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Lehigh County man killed in Berks crash

The crash happened around 2:30 a.m. Saturday in the 2800 block of Route 143 in Albany Township.

Police mayor discuss synthetic marijuana problem

Police, mayor discuss synthetic marijuana problem

Concern continues to grow about overdoses -- and possible deaths -- linked to synthetic marijuana.

Former boxer killed

RPD homicide detectives seek clues in killing of pro-boxer

Homicide investigators in Reading went door-to-door in the city's Glenside neighborhood on Friday.

WFMZ's Eve Tannery wins Dancing with the Lehigh Valley Stars

We're going behind the scenes of Dancing with the Lehigh Valley Stars!

West Penn Township fire destroys home

Firefighters battle inferno in Schuylkill County

Firefighters battled a huge blaze that destroyed a home in West Penn Township, Schuylkill County late Friday night.

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Municipal pension woes have people talking in Harrisburg

They may not yet be at the forefront of policy debates at the Capitol, but Pennsylvania's municipal pension troubles are stirring more discussion than usual.

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Judge: Attending Pink concert didn't harm New Jersey girl

The verdict is in -- a mom's decision to take her 11-year-old daughter to a Pink concert isn't evidence of bad parenting.

Circus workshop at Muhlenberg College

Cirque du Soleil-type show comes to Muhlenberg College

The circus is in town. Muhlenberg College students put on quite the show Friday night.

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Teen who suffered rare stroke supported, celebrated year later

One year later, the Muhlenberg Township teenager who suffered a life-changing stroke remains an inspiration.

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A-Treat's new lease on life is among the week's top stories

History's Headlines: Ukrainian sculptor finds muse in Allentown

On March 27th, the troubles that are roiling the small Central European republic of Ukraine became the focus of attention in the Lehigh Valley.

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7.8 magnitude earthquake slams Nepal

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake centered less than 50 miles from Kathmandu rocked Nepal with devastating force Saturday, toppling homes, temples and historic buildings and leaving at least 1,457 people dead, authorities said.

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    7.8 magnitude earthquake slams Nepal

    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake centered less than 50 miles from Kathmandu rocked Nepal with devastating force Saturday, toppling homes, temples and historic buildings and leaving at least 1,457 people dead, authorities said.

    Afterward, whole streets and s...

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    Earthquake kills hundreds in Nepal

    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake centered less than 50 miles from Kathmandu rocked Nepal with devastating force early Saturday, killing at least 1,400 people -- and probably more -- in Nepal's capital city, authorities said. 

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Jackpot-winning Match 6 Lotto ticket bought in Reading

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READING, Pa.

If you play the Pennsylvania Lottery's Match 6 Lotto and bought your ticket in Berks County, take a close look at your numbers.

Berks courthouse lanterns to receive $86K upgrade

Berks courthouse lanterns to receive 86K upgrade

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READING, Pa.

Two antique lanterns at the Berks County Courthouse have a bright future.

Officials: Brace for delays during Buttonwood bridge project

Officials Brace for delays during Buttonwood bridge project

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READING, Pa.

Drivers are being urged to brace for delays when a major bridge project in Berks County begins this summer.

History's Headlines: Ukrainian sculptor finds muse in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

On March 27th, the troubles that are roiling the small Central European republic of Ukraine became the focus of attention in the Lehigh Valley.

Police investigate thefts of bronze plaques from monuments

Police investigate thefts of bronze plaques from monuments

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CUMRU TWP., Pa.

A rich part of Berks County history is now in the hands of thieves.

Activists charge Allentown School District with 'racial toxicity'

Community rallies at Allentown School District meeting
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Community members donned surgical masks that read "racism is toxic" at the district's board meeting on Thursday.

Shooting victim found dead inside car in Reading

Man found dead in car after shooting

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READING, Pa.

Reading police are investigating the apparent shooting death of a man in Reading late Thursday night.

Slight tax increase proposed by Quakertown Community SD board

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QUAKERTOWN, Pa.

Residents in the Quakertown Community School District will see an increase in next year's property tax bill of $81.

 
 

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The Sustainable Development Solutions Network released its annual World Happiness report. Here are the top 10 happiest countries in the world, according to the 2015 report.

 

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Missing New Jersey woman has been located

Krysten Mendez reported missing

Krysten Mendez was located in New York City and was unharmed. 

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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