Category Archives: WILQ Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 10, 2020

BAD WEATHER AND ACCIDENTS DURING THE COMMUTE An injury accident occurred this morning at East 3rd and Northway Rd in Loyalsock Township around 5:30 this morning after winter weather caused problems for today’s commute. A Hazardous Weather Outlook was issued for today and tonight in Northern Lycoming and Clinton, Tioga and Sullivan Counties.  According tot…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 7, 2020

PENNDOT DISCOURAGES UNNECESSARY TRAVEL There are winter weather warnings in affect for area counties today which will impact travel and activities around the region.  Bradford County is operating under a winter storm warning until 4pm today with accumulations of 4-8 inches of snow, Northern Lycoming and Sullivan counties a warning in place until 2pm with…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 4, 2020

UNIVERSITY STUDENT FOUND DEAD IN APARTMENT A student at Bloomsburg University was found dead in an off-campus apartment yesterday.  According to the Press Enterprise, 22 year old Sean Lenahan from Lititz, PA, was found by police at the Honeysuckle Student Apartments around 11 a.m. Monday.  The Columbia County Coroner’s Office processed the scene.  Lenahan  was…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 3, 2020

DRUG BUST IN CLINTON COUNTY Various law enforcement agencies in Clinton County participated in a drug bust over the weekend that brought down 29 suspects who had been investigated during a year-long cooperative effort.  According to the Sun Gazette, during the investigation into the trafficking of drugs including meth, cocaine and prescription medications, undercover officers…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 31, 2020

FELONY STRANGULATION CHARGE FOR LEWISBURG MAN A man from Lewisburg was charged yesterday with felony strangulation in Williamsport from an incident Thursday.  Williamsport Bureau of Police responded to a 911 call from a victim of Quodrice D. Hendrix who said he choked her till she could not breathe or speak around 3am. Police arrived at…more »

MAN SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON AFTER MURDER-FOR-HIRE It’s life in prison for a Cambria County man who admitted to killing a Newberry man’s wife for money in August of 2018.  According to the Sun Gazette, Kenneth Wayne Smith said in court yesterday that Edward Heck promised 10 thousand dollars and a vehicle if he…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 28, 2020

CITY:  CLEAR SIDEWALKS OR FACE FINES Williamsport City Council officials say with lots of winter yet to come, they are reminding the city about the ordinance requiring businesses and residents to clear snow from sidewalks or arrange to have it done within 24 hours of the end of the storm or face a $200 dollar…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 27, 2020

ONE KILLED IN WARRENSVILLE WRECK A Saturday morning crash killed one person and injured six others during icy conditions along Pleasant Valley Road near Warrensville. The Sun Gazette reports that state troopers said 62 year old Holly Moyer, of Cogan Station, lost control of the vehicle around 8:30am and hit a tree.  According to the…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 23, 2020

MAN JAILED FOR WILLIAMSPORT ROBBERY A 19 year old man has been jailed and is facing felony charges for his alleged role in a robbery at a Turkey Hill on Washington Blvd in Williamsport in early January.  According to police reports, Jamaire Mekhai Burget, of Isabella St was wearing a red hoodie while he held…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 22, 2020

POLICE CHASE WOMEN AFTER SHOPLIFTLING Police stopped two women who stole merchandise from a Selinsgrove department store last weekend and they were both were in district court this week.   According to State troopers, 50-year-old Shari Weaver and 30 year old Sarah Karpinski of Shamokin, stole more than 80 dollars-worth of items and fled the Kohl’s…more »

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