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Shooting victim speaks out surveillance released

Barbershop shooting victim speaks out; surveillance video released

Police on Friday released surveillance video that, they said, shows the man who opened fire inside a crowded barbershop in northeast Reading.

Vigil for Richard Scheuermann

Mother speaks out during Richard Scheuermann vigil

On what would have been Richard Scheuermann's 40th birthday, a few dozen people gathered at the spot where an incident involving him and the police ended. Friends and family prayed, sang, and lit candles at the corner of 13th and Spring Garden Streets in Easton.

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Police: Man injured while fighting off robbers armed with guns

A man was injured while fighting off a pair of robbers armed with handguns outside a mall in Northampton County, according to police.

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Black ice, snow shower possible early Saturday

Another cold day is on tap for Saturday, with some passing flurries or even a snow shower possible during the first part of the day.

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Woman flown from rollover accident in Muhlenberg

A Fleetwood area woman was seriously injured in an accident near the Walmart in Muhlenberg Township.

WWII vet shoots wife kills self Allentown police say

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Woman dies week after husband shoots her, himself

A 92-year-old Allentown woman has died almost a week after officials say she was shot by her husband.

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'Charlie Brown' Christmas tree backdrop for couple's wedding photos

From "atrocious" to "ugly," many of the words used over the last week to describe Reading's official Christmas tree have not been nice.

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Train ride with Santa a dream come true for very deserving kids

Santa Claus made a special trip south Friday to meet some very deserving kids. About 65 young people with special needs or serious illnesses took a train ride through the Lehigh Gorge in Jim Thorpe.

Community helps young boy battling leukemia

Berks community rallies around young boy battling leukemia

The community came together Friday night to support a two-year-old boy in his battle with leukemia.

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Lights in the Parkway now open for its 19th season

Allentown's Lights in the Parkway is now open for its 19th season in Lehigh Parkway.

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History's Headlines: Thanksgiving in Pennsylvania

One governor's action made Thanksgiving official in the Keystone State.

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Police: Man shoots woman, self at Nordstrom

A bustling Nordstrom store packed with holiday shoppers became the scene of a deadly shooting Friday night when a man shot a woman and then himself, Chicago officials said.

Panicked Black Friday shoppers bolted when gunfire rang out in the crowded st...

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    Egypt: Mubarak's charges for deaths dismissed

    In what many Egyptians call the trial of the century, a court has dismissed charges against former President Hosni Mubarak related to the deaths of hundreds of protesters.

    The court has also found Mubarak not guilty of corruption Saturday.

    Mubarak, wh...

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Berks community rallies around young boy battling leukemia

Community helps young boy battling leukemia
WYOMISSING, Pa.

The community came together Friday night to support a two-year-old boy in his battle with leukemia.

Train ride with Santa a dream come true for very deserving kids

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JIM THORPE, Pa.

Santa Claus made a special trip south Friday to meet some very deserving kids. About 65 young people with special needs or serious illnesses took a train ride through the Lehigh Gorge in Jim Thorpe.

Easton Peace Candle aglow for the holidays

Easton Peace Candle aglow
EASTON, Pa.

The Peace Candle in Centre Square was lit Friday night.

Reading's 'Charlie Brown' tree continues to draw national attention

'Ugly' Christmas tree lit in Reading

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READING, Pa.

Reading's official Christmas tree continues to generate a fair share of publicity across the country and around the world as the holiday season gets into full swing.

Stewie, the cat, is rescued from tree after two days

Plea to save Stewie a cat stuck up a tree

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EASTON, Pa.

After two days stuck in a tree in Easton, a cat named Stewie has been rescued.

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You know the name, but do you know the man behind Boscov's?

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Volunteering at the Lehigh Valley Zoo
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The Lehigh Valley Zoo is in need of volunteers.

Shoppers skip leftovers and warmth at home to go shopping

Shoppers skip leftovers to go shopping
WHITEHALL TWP., Pa.

A holiday sport of a different kind was in full swing on Thanksgiving.

 

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DA meets with state police about missing woman case

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Family members are desperately looking for answers as the search for a missing Lehigh County woman entered its third day.

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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