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Carjackers plan fails when gun falls apart police say

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Carjackers' plan fails when gun falls apart, police say

Neighbors are on edge after an attempted carjacking in Reading.

One dead after crash in Windsor Township

Berks man dies in accident after hitting tree, overturning vehicle

A one-car accident left a 21 year-old Berks County man dead Thursday.

Phillipsburg teacher charged with invasion of privacy

Phillipsburg band teacher arrested, charged for taping student

A music teacher at Phillipsburg Middle School accused of recording a student's "intimate body parts," was charged with invasion of privacy by Phillipsburg police Wednesday.

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Berks man charged in theft of millions in public money

A Berks County man is one of two people charged in the alleged theft of more than $3.6 million in taxpayer money.

Pedestrian killed in Heidelberg crash

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Deadly pedestrian accident investigated as hit-and-run, police say

An accident that took the life of a man walking across Route 422 in Berks County is being investigated as a hit-and-run, state police said Thursday.

Motorcycle accident scene

Allentown teacher dies in motorcycle accident

A 47-year-old Allentown School District teacher died in a motorcycle accident early Wednesday evening in Lower Macungie Township.

Parking tickets doubled during Musikfest

Parking tickets doubled during Musikfest

If you're headed to Musikfest in Bethlehem, make sure the spot you're parking in is legal.

PPL proposes new 725-mile regional transmission line

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PPL proposes new 725-mile regional transmission line

PPL announced Thursday plans to build a new 725-mile regional transmission line that will run through four states.

Corn affected by drought

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Drought leads to high prices, low lakes

Just how bad is the drought in California? It's so bad, that in some extreme cases, thieves are stealing water.

A father and daughter living off a water tank in the Central Valley report being ripped off eight times -- 2,500 gallons disappeared. That ...

Gluten-free food

Health Beat: Gluten-free: Health benefits for non-celiacs

These days, whole supermarket aisles are devoted to products that are gluten-free. Easy access to these foods is a blessing for the two million Americans who struggle with celiac disease and can’t tolerate gluten.  The gluten-free movement, however, is gaining followers for other health reasons.

Gaza Strip

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3-day cease-fire begins in Gaza

After weeks of fighting and more than 1,500 deaths, a humanitarian cease-fire began Friday between Israel and Hamas in Gaza.

Announced Thursday by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, the halt to hostilities is pl...

 
 
 
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    Amir Cohen / Reuters

    3-day cease-fire begins in Gaza

    After weeks of fighting and more than 1,500 deaths, a humanitarian cease-fire began Friday between Israel and Hamas in Gaza.

    Announced Thursday by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, the halt to hostilities is pl...

 

Missing Persons

Pennridge Police want help to find missing teen

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Police in Bucks County are asking the public's help to locate a missing teen.

Man walks away from Pennsburg facility; found in Texas

Man missing in Pennsburg

A man reported missing from an assisted-care facility in Montgomery County has been found safe and sound.

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Iraq hero to be honored with bridge name

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LEHIGHTON, Pa.

When the $28 million bridge is completed in Lehighton, it will be named in honor of a soldier who gave his life to protect our freedoms.

Nazareth could start regulating rentals

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NAZARETH, Pa.

Borough officials say the Nazareth community is set to join a number of other Lehigh Valley municipalities in regulating and inspecting rental properties.

RAWA authorizes execution of new lease, requests small changes

City Council RAWA come to an agreement
READING, Pa.

Reading Area Water Authority (RAWA) moved to authorize execution of the 4th Amendment to the lease agreement between RAWA and the City of Reading on Thursday, but not without leaving room for small changes.

Allentown teacher dies in motorcycle accident

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A 47-year-old Allentown School District teacher died in a motorcycle accident early Wednesday evening in Lower Macungie Township.

 
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