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Feds preparing charges against New Jersey's US Sen. Menendez

The Justice Department is preparing to bring criminal corruption charges against New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez, alleging he used his Senate office to push the business interests of a Democratic donor and friend in exchange for gifts.

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AG: No criminal charges in Richard Scheurmann's shooting by police

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane says no criminal charges will be filed in connection with a fatal shooting by an Easton police officer.

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Police: 2 brothers charged in Philadelphia police officer's death

The Philadelphia police officer killed in a shootout with two would-be robbers at a video game store engaged in a "fierce" gun battle, officials said Friday.

Reading School District warns of reported abduction attempt

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Reading police chief updates investigation of child luring reports

Reading's police chief is addressing the recent rash of reported child luring cases throughout the city.

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Determined Berks man bikes to work amidst snow, freezing temps

The frigid temperatures and heavy snow aren't stopping one Reading man from biking to work.


Snow totals around region; how much did you get?

The accumulation of snow from our latest storm ranged from just more than an inch in some places to more than a half-foot in others around the region.

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PLCB allows sales of beer 12-packs by distributors

Pennsylvania's beer distributors are getting the green light to sell brew by the 12-pack.

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Judge tosses out Applebee's face-burning fajitas lawsuit

A diner who sued Applebee's after burning his face on a platter of fajitas got his lawsuit tossed out by an appellate court in New Jersey.

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Hall and Oates sue over granola-maker's Haulin' Oats cereal

Hall and Oates are saying ``no can do'' to a granola-maker's Haulin' Oats cereal.

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Health Beat: Boutique medicine: Pay-as-you-go healthcare?

Do you want the best possible medical care? Do you want to choose your doctor and pick your procedures? Insurance companies might not offer you those benefits, but you could turn to "Boutique Medicine" a new ground-breaking trend.

Senator Robert Menendez D New Jersey

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Sen. Bob Menendez: 'I am not going anywhere'

The Justice Department is preparing to bring criminal corruption charges against Sen. Robert Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat, alleging he used his Senate office to push the business interests of a Democratic donor and friend in exchange for gifts.



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Police in Berks County are asking the public's help to find a teen who may want to harm himself.

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Allentown police say they are looking for a woman who has been missing since April.

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Fire breaks out on East Penn Township home

Fire crews were up against today's brutal cold as they fought flames in Carbon County.

Parkland seniors win honorable mention from C-SPAN

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Parkland High School seniors Liam Power, Matilda Kitabwalla and Emily Kapelsohn  are honorable mention winners in C-SPAN's national 2015 StudentCam competition.

Who says Lower Macungie doesn't have its own police department?


Lower Macungie Township has its own police department — and its name is Pennsylvania State Police.

Judge denies school board's appeal in Wyomissing fence feud

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A Berks County judge has denied the Wyomissing Area School Board's latest attempt to put a fence around its high school football field.


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    On this day: March 6

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Americans love beer, and they like it light, fizzy and (mostly) American-made. Take a look at the top 10 most popular beers in the U.S. for the year 2013, according to VinePair.


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