Penn Avenue fire

Crews battle blaze on Penn Avenue in West Reading

Crews arrived on the scene of a 2-alarm fire in the 500 block of Penn Avenue in West Reading Saturday afternoon.

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Italy earthquake: Country in mourning begins burying the dead

Italy began the painful task of burying its dead Saturday following a massive earthquake, as aftershocks rattled the heart of the country and the death toll climbed to 291.

Doctor s office vandalized

Doctor's office vandalized, spray-painted with 'Doctor Death'

Police are investigating vandalism at an Allentown doctor's office.

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Syria barrel bomb attack: At least 16 killed at wake

At least 16 people died when two barrel bombs struck as mourners attended a wake for children killed in a separate barrel bombing in Aleppo, a Syrian monitoring group said.

West Penn Twp crash

Rescuers free man trapped in SUV after crash in Schuylkill County

A man was injured in an early morning crash in West Penn Township.

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Police: Missing elderly man found safe in Allentown

Authorities in Lehigh County say they have found an elderly man who had been missing since early Sunday morning.

Elio Cabrera of Allentown reported missing

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Elio Cabrera of Allentown has been reported missing.

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Reading offers option to customers who can't pay water bill

Reading offers option to customers who can t pay water bill

The city of Reading said it won't shut off the water for late payments.

Police say grandma ODs while babysitting


The 7-year-old girl called her great-grandmother after her grandmother wouldn't respond.

Police: woman watches ex shoot arrow at her house



The projectile hit a garage window about 12 feet from the front door.

Allentown man nabbed in second drug raid in 6 weeks


Previously free on $75,000 bail, the 31-year-old is back in prison on another $100,000 bail.


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