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Lycoming County DA: Shooting victim was hit in the head

The mother who was shot Tuesday night at Maple Street and Memorial Avenue in the city suffered a gunshot wound to the head and remains in a hospital intensive care unit, District Attorney Ryan Gardner confirmed Friday afternoon. The 25-year-old woman was in a bedroom in her second-floor ...

Homeless woman arrested in Williamsport on arson-related charges

A homeless woman has been jailed on arson-related charges after she attempted to set fire to a chair that she placed against the front door of an occupied apartment at the Victoria Gardens, 653 Hepburn St., about 8 a.m. Friday, city police alleged in an affidavit. Tiffany Whaley, 49, ...

Another shooting in the city; no one hurt in latest incident

Gunfire erupted on a city street for the third time in a week when a shot was fired near Grace and Walnut streets about 11:15 p.m. Wednesday, Assistant Police Chief Jason Bolt confirmed Thursday afternoon. No one was injured, he said. An unoccupied vehicle was “secured,” Bolt said, but he ...

Charges against alleged Isabella Street shooter held for court

All charges against Kiam Alford, the man accused of shooting into an Isabella Street residence earlier this year, passed through to the Court of Common Pleas at a preliminary hearing earlier this week. Alford, 24, of Elmira Street, is alleged to have opened fire on an Isabella Street residence ...

Four people injured in separate crashes

Patricia Goracy, 75, of Nescopeck, was treated at UPMC Williamsport for injuries she suffered when her car and another driven by Adam Prugh, of Schnecksville, Lehigh County, collided on Route 15 in Clinton Township about 11:20 a.m. Tuesday, state police said. Concerning last week’s crash ...

Homeless man allegedly threatens to blow up Cogan Station Market

On the morning of Sept. 18, Seth Eugene Fisher walked into the Cogan Station Market at 3725 Lycoming Creek Road and told the employees “If I don’t get my money back, I’m going to blow this place up,” Old Lycoming Township police alleged in court papers. One startled employee bolted ...