Hundreds of officers sweeping through Northampton County Prison

Hundreds of law enforcement specialists are sweeping through Northampton County Prison Wednesday morning.

Early morning barn fire closes roads

An early morning barn fire Wednesday closed a nearby intersection in North Whitehall Township.

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Very warm and humid with sun and clouds PM gusty t-storms

Very warm, humid with sun, clouds; PM gusty t-storms

The summer-like pattern continues Wednesday with a mix of clouds and sunshine.
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Hundreds of officers sweeping through Northampton County Prison

Hundreds of law enforcement specialists are sweeping through Northampton County Prison Wednesday morning.

Double homicide in Reading

An early morning shooting left two people dead and a third injured in Reading.

A pair of armed robberies in Allentown last night

Police investigate a pair of armed robberies in Allentown last night

Allentown Police are investigating two armed robberies that happened minutes apart.

Schuylkill County teen drowns

Schuylkill County teen drowns

A Schuylkill County teenager drowned in West Mahanoy Township Tuesday night.

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Suicidal teen reported missing

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

Police looking for missing Allentown woman

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

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    Severe storms, flooding drench Texas

    A massive storm system has caused heavy flooding and killed at least 19 people -- 13 in Mexico, four in Oklahoma, and two in Texas, where a dozen were still missing Tuesday.

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Alpha votes to keep its pool

Council of Alpha Borough set to decide fate of pool

Roughly 100 Alpha Borough residents came out in tidal wave fashion Tuesday evening in an effort to save the John Dolak Pool.

Caught on camera: Man steals Crime Alert donation box

Man caught on camera stealing Crime Alert donation box

A nonprofit organization that works to fight crime in Berks County has become the victim of a crime.

Exeter Twp. Supervisors bolster Planning Steering Committee and cut EDAC


The Exeter Twp. Board of Supervisors Tuesday night unanimously approved Todd Arnold’s resignation from the Economic Development Advisory Council (EDAC). Supervisors explained Arnold's resignation was due to time and scheduling constraints.

Palmer Township OK's new apartment complex


The Palmer Township Board of Supervisors granted preliminary and final approval to an eight-unit apartment complex during Tuesday night's meeting.


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    On this day: May 27

    A tornado nearly wipes out St. Louis, the Chrysler Building and the Golden Gate Bridge open, the Sex Pistols court controversy with "God Save the Queen," and Arsenio Hall signs off, all on this day.


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