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Pa. man gets up to 12 years in prison for abuse that left a toddler unable to walk or talk

WILLIAMSPORT — A Williamsport man will spend up to 12 years in state prison for causing the brain injuries that left a toddler unable to walk or talk. “It’s a tragic situation all around,” Lycoming County Judge Nancy L. Butts said Friday, when she sentenced Bahteem Raimond Sims, 25, to 6 to 12 years in prison after he pleaded no contest to aggravated assault.
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Man discovered vomiting with pants around his ankles, leaning on fence

Williamsport, Pa. — Police said the man was throwing up while leaning on a fence with his pants around his ankles when they asked him what he was doing on the afternoon of April 4. Joshua Serrano, 33, of Williamsport allegedly looked up and said, “yes,” before he returned to throwing up. Serrano, who was charged in April for forgery and then again at the beginning of June for narcotics offenses, was instructed multiple times to pull his pants up. ...

BBQ bandit steals jar of sauce from home, allegedly takes it to different home

Lock Haven, Pa. — When Woodward Township Police received a call for a possible burglary, officers quickly realized they were already headed in that direction. Investigators spoke with the caller near the 2000 block of Woodward Avenue on June 28 who stated they felt there was someone inside their home. Officers located Zachariah James Baney, 30, of Lock Haven a short time later by police from a different department. Baney,...

One Person Hospitalized After Crash on Route 15

LEWISBURG – One person has been taken to the hospital after a two vehicle rollover accident, on Route 15 just south of Lewisburg. The Union County Firewire says the crash occurred around 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the area of Gunny Lane. One person taken to hospital, according to CSR...

Man accused of assaulting two, aiming rifle at another

WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— A man in Williamsport was arrested on June 24 and faces charges for allegedly assaulting two women and aiming a rifle at another, according to police. Officials said Eugene Raymond Caudell, age 50, repeatedly struck two female victims in the 600 block of Penn Street. Investigators said the females called a […]

Williamsport man arrested on assault charges for pointing a rifle at people

Williamsport, Pa. — Williamsport Police Officers radioed other units on June 24 just before midnight and told them to place a man under arrest. The officers had just spoke with three people who accused Eugene Caudell, 50, of pointing a rifle at them. Caudell was taken into custody at his residence near the 600 block of Penn Street. Officer Nathan Kendall wrote in an affidavit that several witnesses said Caudell...

Williamsport Police asking for public’s help to identify man

Williamsport, Pa. —The Williamsport Bureau of Police is hoping to identify the man pictured above with help from the public. According to the release from Williamsport Police, the man is wanted in connections to an active investigation. Anyone with information is being asked to contact Officer Andrew Stevens at 570-327-7560 ext. 7612 or through email at

New Wheels? Nah.

“You can come by Tuesday,” says Louisa Stone, who, along with husband David Stone, co-founded Williamsport Bicycle Recycle in 2012. “But we’ll probably have to talk another time. We’re usually pretty busy.”. She was right. On Tuesday, the place is jumping. Around fifteen people of various...

Skyler Blake Snyder, 28

Skyler Blake Snyder, 28, of Montoursville, passed away at his residence. He was born on January 8, 1994 in Sarasota, Florida, son of Scott and Susan (Robbins) Snyder. Skyler was a graduate of Montoursville High School Class of 2012 and Penn College. He was a member of Eureka Lodge #337 F&AM. He served in the Army 25th Infantry and was still serving in the reserves.

Integration of Bloomsburg, Lock Haven, Mansfield Universities complete

LOCK HAVEN, PA – After more than 18 months of work by nearly 1,000 individuals, the integration of Bloomsburg, Lock Haven, and Mansfield universities under the banner of Commonwealth University officially took place on Friday, July 1. “My sincere thanks go to the teams at each of our universities...

NBC 11 Sports: A step closer to Williamsport

CALEXICO, Calif. ( KYMA, KECY-TV ) - The El Centro 12U Little League team needed to defeat Calexico twice to win the District 22 title. El Centro got their win on Thursday but fell short on Friday. Down 5-0 early, Calexico rallied to a 10-8 win and now moves on the the Section 7 tournament in Spring Valley on July 16th.

Keystone 11s shut down ‘Sock, 11-0

WILLIAMSPORT, PA – The Keystone 11-year-old all-stars have advanced to the District 12 championship contest with an 11-0, 4-inning win over Loyalsock Friday evening. The win was the second in a row for Manager Cole Hanley’s team, following a 13-0 win on June 26 over Montoursville. And for the second game in a row, Keystone pitching was dominant. Starter Bryan Rote and reliever Carson Smith combined on a 3-hitter. Rote went the first three, gave up two hits, walked one and struck out eight; he has now worked seven playoff innings and has given up two hits and no runs.. Smith finished up with one shutout inning, striking out two and surrendering a single.