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Officials: 2-alarm fire burning at home on Route 309

Firefighters are battling a huge blaze at home in Schuylkill County.

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WFMZ's Eve Tannery wins Dancing with the Lehigh Valley Stars

We're going behind the scenes of Dancing with the Lehigh Valley Stars!

Police mayor discuss synthetic marijuana problem

Police, mayor discuss synthetic marijuana problem

Concern continues to grow about overdoses -- and possible deaths -- linked to synthetic marijuana.

Allegheny Avenue, Reading, homicide

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RPD homicide detectives seek clues in killing of pro-boxer

Homicide investigators in Reading went door-to-door in the city's Glenside neighborhood on Friday.

FBI renews search for former college swim coach

FBI renews search for former college swim coach

The FBI is searching for new clues as agents hunt for a former swim coach from Lancaster County.

Circus workshop at Muhlenberg College

Cirque du Soleil-type show comes to Muhlenberg College

The circus is in town. Muhlenberg College students put on quite the show Friday night.

Statue of Liberty

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Statue of Liberty evacuated after bomb threat

New York's iconic Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island will reopen to the public Saturday -- one day after a bomb threat that led to its evacuation was declared unfounded, officials said.

The NYPD bomb squad on Friday examined a locker thought to con...

Statue of Liberty threat

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Lehigh couple in Statue of Liberty's crown when told to evacuate

Tourists were evacuated Friday from the Statue of Liberty, where New York City police said they responded to a report of a suspicious package.

Disagreement over Pennsylvania Governor Wolf s tax plan

Report: Governor's tax proposals will cost all Pennsylvanians

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's budget proposal is taking center stage once again, weeks after it was first introduced.

Officials Brace for delays during Buttonwood bridge project

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Officials: Brace for delays during Buttonwood bridge project

Drivers are being urged to brace for delays when a major bridge project in Berks County begins this summer.

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Man punched while trying to take Reading officer's stun gun

A man found himself with a fist in his face while trying to disarm a Reading police officer of his stun gun.

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Teen who suffered rare stroke supported, celebrated year later

One year later, the Muhlenberg Township teenager who suffered a life-changing stroke remains an inspiration.

History's Headlines: Ukrainian sculptor finds muse in Allentown

On March 27th, the troubles that are roiling the small Central European republic of Ukraine became the focus of attention in the Lehigh Valley.

Bruce Jenner in black

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Bruce Jenner: 'For all intents and purposes, I'm a woman'

Bruce Jenner, who has spent his entire adult life in the public spotlight, has secretly spent his entire life as a woman. Now the secret is out after he confirmed in a TV interview he is a transgender woman.

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Jackpot-winning Match 6 Lotto ticket bought in Reading

Speedway gas station on Lancaster Avenue in Reading

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READING, Pa.

If you play the Pennsylvania Lottery's Match 6 Lotto and bought your ticket in Berks County, take a close look at your numbers.

Berks courthouse lanterns to receive $86K upgrade

Berks courthouse lanterns to receive 86K upgrade

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READING, Pa.

Two antique lanterns at the Berks County Courthouse have a bright future.

Officials: Brace for delays during Buttonwood bridge project

Officials Brace for delays during Buttonwood bridge project

Matt Schaffer/69 News

READING, Pa.

Drivers are being urged to brace for delays when a major bridge project in Berks County begins this summer.

History's Headlines: Ukrainian sculptor finds muse in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

On March 27th, the troubles that are roiling the small Central European republic of Ukraine became the focus of attention in the Lehigh Valley.

Police investigate thefts of bronze plaques from monuments

Police investigate thefts of bronze plaques from monuments

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CUMRU TWP., Pa.

A rich part of Berks County history is now in the hands of thieves.

Activists charge Allentown School District with 'racial toxicity'

Community rallies at Allentown School District meeting
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Community members donned surgical masks that read "racism is toxic" at the district's board meeting on Thursday.

Shooting victim found dead inside car in Reading

Man found dead in car after shooting

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READING, Pa.

Reading police are investigating the apparent shooting death of a man in Reading late Thursday night.

Slight tax increase proposed by Quakertown Community SD board

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QUAKERTOWN, Pa.

Residents in the Quakertown Community School District will see an increase in next year's property tax bill of $81.

 
 

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Missing New Jersey woman has been located

Krysten Mendez reported missing

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

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.

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