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Pickup in police-involved shooting in Easton 10-24-14

Wilson man dead after chase, police-involved shooting

A Northampton County man was killed in a police-involved shooting that followed a chase early Friday morning.

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Police: Man provides false information about Eric Frein

State police continue their search for accused cop killer Eric Frein. Sometimes, the tips they receive don't pan out; other times, they're blatantly false.

Berks highway dedicated to fallen Navy SEAL

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Berks highway dedicated to fallen Navy SEAL

A highway was dedicated to a fallen Berks County Navy SEAL on Friday afternoon.

Woman pleads guilty in animal cruelty case

Woman pleads guilty in animal cruelty case

A Northampton County woman has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty: officials say she allowed more than 100 animals to live in a filthy shed.

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Ebola: Woman isolated in N.J. tests negative

A preliminary test shows that a health care worker who traveled to West Africa does not have Ebola, New Jersey officials said Saturday. But the unidentified woman will remain in quarantine at a hospital in Newark for at least 21 days under a controve...

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Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed

A doctor in New York City tests positive for Ebola. The European Union pledges more funds to fight the deadly virus. And a military response team begins training.

Reading-NYC commuters react to Big Apple s 1st Ebola case

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Reading-NYC commuters react to Big Apple's 1st Ebola case

Questions are swirling about the latest diagnosis of Ebola, and some of those concerns have landed in Berks County.

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The best time to book your holiday flight is...

If you're planning on flying over the holidays, now's the time book your tickets.

Reading Royals eager to play for home fans

Reading Royals eager to play for home fans

The Reading Royals are back in town and ready for a fresh start to this season.

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Haunted Hugh Moore Park event kicks off

A new Halloween event in Easton kicked off Friday night.

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History's Headlines: Ripples down by the old mill stream

It was 1908 and a fellow named Tell Taylor had an idea for a sentimental love song about a boy, a girl and a mill stream where they met. It evoked for many in a rapidly industrializing America a simpler time of quiet and innocence. 

Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting vigil

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Grandfather: Marysville school shooter hit cousins

When a gunman opened fire at students in a school cafeteria in Washington state on Friday, he was not shooting at random targets, his relative said.

Jaylen Fryberg, who witnesses said gunned down students at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, is the cou...

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    Grandfather: Marysville school shooter hit cousins

    When a gunman opened fire at students in a school cafeteria in Washington state on Friday, he was not shooting at random targets, his relative said.

    Jaylen Fryberg, who witnesses said gunned down students at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, is the cou...

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Foul language may stop plans to rename ASD field for Andre Reed

J. Birney Crum Stadium

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A Facebook interaction may have killed plans to rename the Allentown School District football field after a local NFL Hall of Famer.

Easton police charge shooter with attempted homicide

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EASTON, Pa.

An Allentown man has been charged with attempted murder and the Easton man he shot has been charged with possessing drugs he intended to deliver.

Whitehall man stole from ALS victim in Bethlehem

Anyemil Rodriguez
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Thirty-eight-year-old Anyemil "Animal" Rodriguez of Whitehall Township has been charged with the unauthorized use of a bank card that belonged to a Bethlehem man suffering from ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Berks attractions on list of top 100 events in North America

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A pair of popular attractions that draw thousands of people to Berks County each year are being recognized for their tourism value.

Quakertown HS parent wants school board to reconsider testing policy

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QUAKERTOWN, Pa.

A Quakertown Community School District parent is asking the school board to reconsider a testing policy for students in sixth through 12th grade.

IronPigs put their money where their snout is

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Last Saturday afternoon, three little pigs did not go to the market.

Teachers union head says ASD has too many administrators

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The head of the Allentown teachers union criticized the school district for being top-heavy.

Reading mayor expresses support for referendum question

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Reading's mayor is putting his support behind the efforts of some concerned citizens who pushed to get a referendum on the ballot.

 

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