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Baltimore riots: Looting, fires engulf city

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Low 40s overnight mostly sunny skies on Tuesday

Low 40s overnight; mostly sunny skies on Tuesday

Temperatures drop down to the low 40s on your Tuesday morning.

Fatal hazmat crash in Montgomery Co

Human waste tanker, makeup truck collide; driver killed

One person was killed after trucks hauling human waste and makeup materials collided, spilled their cargo and sparked a fire in Montgomery County.

Overturned tractor trailer on Route 183

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Overturned tractor trailer closes Route 183 in Jefferson

An accident involving an overturned tractor trailer has closed a stretch of Route 183 in northern Berks County.

Route 145 wreck

Northampton County woman sentenced in fatal crash blamed on lack of sleep

Courtney Quinn was sentenced to one to two years in jail after a fatal crash a year ago that authorities said was due to lack of sleep.

Correctional officer, inmates charged in prison drug smuggling

A correctional officer acted as the drug delivery man to inmates in a county prison, officials said.

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Audit: Pa. universities need to better track crime, sex bias

Pennsylvania's system of 14 state-owned universities should do a better job of tracking crime and sex discrimination, according to a new audit.

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane in her office

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Criminal probe of AG Kane may expand to include staff firing

A criminal investigation of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane may expand to include the firing of a staff prosecutor following his grand jury testimony.

Bottoms up Mayor encourages others to get colonoscopy

Bottoms up! Mayor encourages others to get colonoscopy

He put it off for 13 years, but last month, Easton Mayor Sal Panto joined the "colonoscopy club."

Volunteers needed in fight against invasive species in Berks

Volunteers needed in fight against invasive species in Berks

An invasive insect has been inhabiting parts of Berks County since September, and government leaders are trying to stop it.

Health Beat: Melanoma drug: Lifesaver and game-changer

More than 76,000 new cases of melanoma will be diagnosed this year, and about 10,000 people in the United States will die from this form of skin cancer. Until now, there was no hope for melanoma that spread to other areas of the body. For the first time, a new drug is changing the game and saving lives.

Yuengling's Ice Cream

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Yuengling's Ice Cream auctioning off 1 millionth quart

Yuengling's Ice Cream is celebrating another milestone, and it's encouraging its customers to take part.

Baltimore on fire

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Baltimore riots: Looting, fires engulf city

[Breaking news update at 12:59 a.m. ET Tuesday]

Another building is on fire in Baltimore -- this one at Gilmor Homes, in a mixed-use neighborhood in West Baltimore.

Other parts of West Baltimore now look like a "war zone," CNN's Brian Todd said from t...

 
 
 
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    "Whoa! Whoa!" Screams and expletives are heard.

 

Missing Persons

Missing New Jersey woman has been located

Krysten Mendez reported missing

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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Tuesday: Sunny to partly cloudy and breezy. High: 68

South Bethlehem Historic Board tables developer's plan

Discussion continues over seven-story high rise in Bethlehem
BETHLEHEM, Pa.

On Monday night, the South Bethlehem Historic Conservation District resembled a hung jury on developer Dennis Benner's proposed 7-story building at Third and New streets.

Death toll climbs in Nepal earthquake; local Berks doctor stays to help

Death toll climbs in Nepal earthquake
WEST READING, Pa.

The number of people killed in this weekend's earthquake in Nepal has now climbed above four-thousand

"Lunch ladies" protest possible job outsourcing

Lunch ladies protest possible job outsourcing
DOUGLASVILLE, Pa.

Lunch ladies in the Daniel Boone Area School District could soon be out of work.

 

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    Benito Mussolini is arrested trying to escape Italy, an ailing Babe Ruth is honored at Yankee Stadium, construction begins on a new World Trade Center, and President Obama produces his birth certificate, all on this day.

 
 

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How much some CEOs earn hourly

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Fight for $15 is a growing national protest movement that represents fast food workers' demand for higher wages. Take a look at what average restaurant and retail CEOs earn, broken down as if they got paid hourly.

 

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