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Man killed by gunfire in Reading

Police are investigating the shooting of a man outside a busy Dollar General store in Reading.

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Car, school bus collide; 17 students to hospitals

More than a dozen students were taken to the hospital following an accident involving their school bus and a car in Berks County.

More than 20 arrested in Tamaqua drug sweep

More than 20 arrested in drug sweep in Tamaqua

The Tamaqua Police Department worked with the Schuylkill County Drug Task Force to conduct a drug sweep operation Monday morning. 


Dropped bullets lead to lockdown at Emmaus HS

Dropped bullets lead to lockdown at Emmaus HS

Authorities and school administrators have caught the person who was responsible for dropping bullets inside Emmaus High School in Lehigh County on Monday and have determined there is no threat.

Cow s head left at sanctuary for cows in Monroe County

Cow's head left at sanctuary for cows in Monroe County

Two Tannersville residents have been charged with ethnic intimidation and more for leaving the head of a cow at the sanctuary for cows near Stroudsburg.

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2 US missionaries killed in Jamaica

2 US missionaries killed in Jamaica

 

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Police in Monroe County searching for 15-year-old autistic boy

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State police are searching for Shane O'Neil who was last seen on Wood Oak Court in Saylorsburg

Police in Fountain Hill searching for man with special needs

According to police, Emmanuel Alvarez Torres was reported to have left his home in Fountain Hill on Sunday

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Palmer eyes Pittsburgh firm for its new comprehensive plan

PALMER TWP., Pa.

Palmer Township officials are getting ready to blow the dust off the old comprehensive plan for where the township is headed in the next 10 years or so.

Ironton Rail-Trail agreement forwarded in Whitehall

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WHITEHALL, Pa.

The Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners moved several ordinances and resolutions to next week's regular board meeting Monday night.

Bethlehem Township commissioners approve vacation buybacks for non-union employees

BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Bethlehem Township commissioners on Monday night approved vacation buyouts for six non-union township employees — some who had received in excess of 300 hours’ vacation in 2014 — who lost time with the adoption of the new paid-time-off policy.

Cow's head left at sanctuary for cows in Monroe County

Cow s head left at sanctuary for cows in Monroe County
JACKSON TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Two Tannersville residents have been charged with ethnic intimidation and more for leaving the head of a cow at the sanctuary for cows near Stroudsburg.

 
 

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    On this day: May 2

    Leonardo da Vinci dies, Lou Gehrig sits out a game for the first time in 14 years, the Soviets capture Berlin, and a version of "The Scream" sells for a record amount at auction, all on this day.

 
 

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