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Man shot multiple times in Reading police say

Reading man dies of wounds suffered in hail of gunfire

The victim, 32-year-old Andre Michael Ruffin from Reading, was found face down on the sidewalk

Double murderer gets 2 life sentences

A Monroe County man pleaded guilty but mentally ill in the shotgun murders of two men in 2014.

Police reveal new details of inmate s escape from constable

Police 'smoke' escaped prisoner out of tree

Police on Monday released new details about a Berks County prisoner's escape and subsequent capture near Blue Marsh Lake.

Auditor general launches audit of Allentown School District

Auditor General DePasquale launches audit of Allentown School District

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale announced Monday the start of a comprehensive performance audit of the city's school district

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PennDOT

Motorists could eventually be getting the roundabout

A study has identified 10 areas each in Berks, Lehigh, and Northampton counties that would be good candidates for traffic roundabouts.

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One person shot in Freemansburg Borough

One person shot in Freemansburg Borough

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State auditor general begins ASD audit

Building 21 school in Allentown will be mostly Hispanic
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Pennsylvania's auditor general has begun a comprehensive performance audit of the Allentown School District.

Five arrested on drug charges in Coopersburg

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COOPERSBURG, Pa.

Five people have been charged in an investigation into drug activity in Coopersburg, including  at the Executive Inn motel along Route 309 in the borough.

Local version of the "Sistine Chapel" trying to survive the test of time

Local version of the Sistine Chapel trying to survive
ALBANY TWP., Pa.

The Kempton Hotel has been around since 1874 and once inside you have to look up to see its rich history

Police seek armed robber who hit Domino's in Mt Pocono

Robber pokes gun into Dominos employee's ribs
MOUNT POCONO, Pa.

An armed robber who hit Domino's Pizza in Mount Pocono Thursday night is being sought by Pocono Mountain Regional Police.

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    Seeking to lend urgency to his climate agenda, President Barack Obama warned Monday that even ramped-up efforts to curb emissions were being outpaced by the effects of a warming planet.

 
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Missing Lansdale resident has been found

Wayne Lundquist, a 73-year-old Lansdale resident missing since Friday, has been found.

Search for missing man continues in Schuylkill County

Search continues for missing man

Authorities in Schuylkill County are continuing their search for a 29-year-old man who went missing earlier in the week under bizarre circumstances.

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    From corn dogs to live turkeys, take a look at some of the craziest items to spill out of overturned trucks and onto American roads.

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State auditor general begins ASD audit

Building 21 school in Allentown will be mostly Hispanic
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Pennsylvania's auditor general has begun a comprehensive performance audit of the Allentown School District.

Five arrested on drug charges in Coopersburg

Police lights
COOPERSBURG, Pa.

Five people have been charged in an investigation into drug activity in Coopersburg, including  at the Executive Inn motel along Route 309 in the borough.

Local version of the "Sistine Chapel" trying to survive the test of time

Local version of the Sistine Chapel trying to survive
ALBANY TWP., Pa.

The Kempton Hotel has been around since 1874 and once inside you have to look up to see its rich history

Police seek armed robber who hit Domino's in Mt Pocono

Robber pokes gun into Dominos employee's ribs
MOUNT POCONO, Pa.

An armed robber who hit Domino's Pizza in Mount Pocono Thursday night is being sought by Pocono Mountain Regional Police.

 

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    On this day: August 31

    Jack the Ripper claims his first victim, Coca-Cola makes its European debut, Jimi Hendrix rocks in the early morning hours at the Isle of Wight, and the "People's Princess" dies in a car crash, all on this day.

 
 

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