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.

Body recovered at Birdsboro Climbing Quarry in Berks County

The Berks County coroner says the body of the man who went missing in the Birdsboro Climbing Quarry Friday has been found.

Accident closes Route 100 in Lower Macungie Twp

Two-vehicle accident shuts down Route 100 in Lower Macungie Township

Emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident that shut down part of Route 100 in Lower Macungie Township Saturday morning.

Fire crews respond to two-alarm blaze in Reading

Six people are now without a home after a two-alarm fire in Reading, Berks County.

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 MH370, which vanished last year, Malaysian authorities said Sunday.

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Fountain Hill Police investigating possible abduction of two children

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Reading police locate missing 10-year-old girl

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Violent home invasion in Chester County

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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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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


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


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


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