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Police: Mechanical malfunction may have lead to motorcycle crash

A possible mechanical malfunction may have caused a motorcyclist to crash into a wooded area Sunday morning.

Plane makes emergency landing near homes in Penn Township

A small single-engine Rockwell Commander plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Penn Township, Berks County Saturday afternoon.

Plane part to be examined in France

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MH370 search: Malaysia says debris is from Boeing 777 wing

A piece of wreckage that washed up on an island in the Indian Ocean is from a Boeing 777 -- the same type of aircraft as the long-missing MH370, Malaysian authorities said Sunday.

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Kraft recalls 36,000 cases of cheese

Kraft is recalling 36,000 cases of individually-wrapped cheese singles because part of the wrapper could become a choking hazard.

Body recovered at Birdsboro Climbing Quarry in Berks County

69 News has learned the identify of the body of the man who appears to have drowned in the Birdsboro Climbing Quarry on Friday.

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    Thousands evacuated ahead of Calif. wildfire

    Thousands of California acres are ablaze as firefighters battle at least 21 wildfires throughout the state, but while many of those fires are small or mostly contained, the wind and heat that are spreading the Rocky Fire in Northern California -- and...

 
 
 
 

Missing Persons

Fountain Hill Police investigating possible abduction of two children

UPDATE: Police say both children have been returned safely to their mother.

Reading police locate missing 10-year-old girl

Camryn Corcoran was located by police around 8:45 p.m. Tuesday evening

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Violent home invasion in Chester County

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WEST VINCENT TWP., Pa.

The search is on for the guy behind a violent home invasion robbery in Chester county.

LVPC executive director finds governor’s advisory board “impressive”

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Calling it a “real honor” to serve on Governor Wolf’s newly formed advisory board on economic development, Lehigh Valley Planning Commission (LVPC) Executive Director Becky Bradley described her first meeting with the governor and fellow advisory board members earlier Thursday in Harrisburg as an “interesting and refreshing collaborative effort with an impressive broad-based group of professionals”.

Montco Health Department to distribute free potassium iodide tablets

NORRISTOWN, Pa.

The Montgomery County Health Department will provide free potassium iodide (KI) tablets to Montgomery residents who live, work or attend schools within a 10-mile radius of the Limerick Generating Station, on Thursday, August 6 from 9:00am to 3:00pm, at the Pottstown Health Center, 364 King Street, Pottstown, PA. 

A&H Sportswear closing Nazareth plant Sept. 1

NAZARETH, Pa

A&H Sportswear Company permanently is closing its Nazareth plant on Sept. 1.

 

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