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District attorney investigating death in Catasauqua

District attorney investigating death in Catasauqua

A 62-year-old Whitehall Township man was fleeing a police officer when he jumped off a bridge in Catasauqua and died early Monday morning.

Teen girl admits causing crash that killed 3 other teens

Teen receives probation for role in deadly crash

Sixteen-year-old Julia Ware was sentenced to indefinite probation and community service

Police Bad batch of heroin may make its way into Berks

Police: Bad batch of heroin may make its way into Berks

Authorities are putting out an urgent warning about a batch of heroin, potentially laced with dangerous chemicals, that may make its way into Berks County.

Man struck by car near Weona Park in Pen Argyl dies

Man struck by car near Weona Park in Pen Argyl dies

A Monroe County man who was struck by a car near Weona Park in Northampton County has died, authorities said Tuesday.

Ritter Street, Reading homicide

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Reading police: Man shot, killed over cigarette

Reading police have identified a possible motive for an alleged murder over the Memorial Day weekend.

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    Severe heat claims more than 1,150 in India

    From behind her stall on the stifling hot streets of Hyderabad, Amruta Bai spends her day refilling plastic water cups.

    It's free for anyone who needs a drink during a deadly heat wave that's killed more than 1,154 people in the past few days.

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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.

Police looking for missing Allentown woman

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Allentown police say they are looking for a woman who has been missing since April.

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    Severe storms, flooding drench Texas

    A massive storm system has caused heavy flooding and killed at least 19 people -- 13 in Mexico, four in Oklahoma, and two in Texas, where a dozen were still missing Tuesday.

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Man caught on camera stealing Crime Alert donation box

Man caught on camera stealing Crime Alert donation box
WYOMISSING, Pa.

A non-profit organization that works to fight crime in Berks County has become the victim of a crime.

Exeter Twp. Supervisors bolster Planning Steering Committee and cut EDAC

EXETER TWP., Pa.

The Exeter Twp. Board of Supervisors Tuesday night unanimously approved Todd Arnold’s resignation from the Economic Development Advisory Council (EDAC). Supervisors explained Arnold's resignation was due to time and scheduling constraints.

District attorney investigating death in Catasauqua

District attorney investigating death in Catasauqua
CATASAUQUA, Pa.

A 62-year-old Whitehall Township man was fleeing a police officer when he jumped off a bridge in Catasauqua and died early Monday morning.

Palmer Township OK's new apartment complex

PALMER TWP., Pa.

The Palmer Township Board of Supervisors granted preliminary and final approval to an eight-unit apartment complex during Tuesday night's meeting.

 

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  • 1896 St. Louis tornado destruction

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    On this day: May 27

    A tornado nearly wipes out St. Louis, the Chrysler Building and the Golden Gate Bridge open, the Sex Pistols court controversy with "God Save the Queen," and Arsenio Hall signs off, all on this day.

 
 

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