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Sunny, warm and breezy for your Saturday

Today: Mostly sunny and very warm and breezy; dry weather brings a high fire threat. High: 82

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Berks County high school student killed in Oley Township crash

Police say Jamie Lynn Kotas, an 18-year-old Exeter Township woman, was killed in an Oley Township crash late Friday night.

Tractor trailer rollover off of I-80 in Kidder Township

The driver of a tractor trailer suffered minor injuries Saturday morning after rolling his vehicle off of I-80 in Kidder Township.

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Judge denies request to move 14-year-old murder suspect to juvenile facility

Silvonek's attorney John Waldron confirmed Lehigh County Judge Maria Dantos signed an order denying his request to have her transferred. 

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Berks ERT nabs child porn suspect; 600K images, videos found

A Berks County man is under arrest on child pornography charges.

Police involved shooting in Pottstown

Lower Pottsgrove officer hit by fleeing car, opens fire on driver

A chaotic scene unfolded Thursday night in the Pottstown area of Montgomery County.

Fans flock to Baseballtown for home opener

Fans flock to Baseballtown for home opener

Baseball is back in Baseballtown and fans are rejoicing.

Wolf says wheels are in motion for manufacturing resurgence

Wolf says wheels are in motion for manufacturing resurgence

Governor Tom Wolf said the wheels are in motion for a manufacturing resurgence in Pennsylvania.

Allentown mayor throws his hat in race for US Senate

Allentown mayor throws his hat in race for US Senate

Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski made it official Friday: He is running for U.S. Senate.

John Kasich

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With eye toward 2016, Kasich considers message

To hear Ohio Gov. John Kasich tell it, the decision to run for president is a question of a higher calling.

"It's really like, what's the Lord want me to do?" Kasich told a group of Republicans gathered over a barbecue here Friday.

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    Oklahoma jury convicts 'thrill kill' teen

    The bored 16-year-old who gunned down a college baseball player in Oklahoma simply because he and his two friends "had nothing to do," is now a convicted murderer.

    Chancey Allen Luna was found guilty of first-degree murder Friday for his role in the ...

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Lower Pottsgrove officer hit by fleeing car, opens fire on driver

Police involved shooting in Pottstown
POTTSTOWN, Pa.

A chaotic scene unfolded Thursday night in the Pottstown area of Montgomery County.

Berks war veteran honored for heroic efforts in Iran

Berks war veteran honored for heroic efforts in Iran
READING, Pa.

An Air Force veteran from Muhlenberg Township is being honored for his heroic efforts.

Allentown man sentenced for robbery, kidnapping

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HARTFORD, Conn.

Twenty-seven-year-old William Davis of Allentown was sentenced to more than 14 years in prison in Connecticut  Friday, for his participation in a violent kidnapping and jewelry store robbery in April 2013.

Pocono couple charged with stealing Internet service

Gleisner and Malago
STROUDSBURG, Pa.

Robert Gleisner, 51, of Mount Pocono, and Constance Malago,49, of Tobyhanna, are  facing criminal charges after investigators discovered the couple was using their neighbor's Internet service for nefarious purposes.

Frank Gutekunst: A driving force behind Berks Jazz Fest

25-year volunteer at the Berks Jazz festival
READING, Pa.

The Berks Jazz Fest is a moving experience for one volunteer who has been involved since the very beginning.

Forks Township takes step towards paperless government

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FORKS TWP., Pa.

Officials in one Northampton community are going paperless.

Northampton County clerks finally get a raise

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EASTON, Pa.

Saying it was "long overdue," Northampton County Council Thursday night approved raises for 228 clerical workers.

Upper Milford supervisors not pleased with PennDOT road service

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UPPER MILFORD TWP., Pa.

The Upper Milford Township Board of Supervisors' patience has worn thin with PennDOT's lack of action on township roads.

 
 

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Studies have shown medical marijuana can help treat or alleviate ailments associated with certain diseases. Here are 10 of those diseases and a little bit about the medical studies that discovered potential benefits of the drug.

 

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Krysten Mendez was located in New York City and was unharmed. 

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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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