NETCAST for Thursday 12/18/14

NETCAST for Thursday 12/18/14

NETCAST for Thursday 12/18/14



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Mom, boyfriend ordered to trial in killing of 3-year-old boy

Three people charged in connection with the brutal death of a three-year-old Chester County boy are headed to trial.

Concerns growing over safety of Route 222 in Berks

Concerns growing over safety of Route 222 in Berks

Safety concerns are growing about a dangerous stretch of Route 222.

Allentown businesses hurt by 8th Street bridge project

Allentown businesses hurt by 8th Street bridge project

Some business owners in south Allentown claim a bridge revitalization project is hurting their bottom line.

Cash award offered for help identifying bank robber

If you can help police identify a suspected bank robber, you may be in for a cash reward.


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Army to launch 'blimp' that detects missiles

The U.S. Army plans to launch two stationary "blimps" at 10,000-feet in the air next week to better protect the Washington D.C. area from cruise missiles and other possible air attacks.

Charlie Brown Christmas tree in Reading redecorated

Charlie Brown Christmas tree in Reading redecorated

Reading's "Charlie Brown" Christmas tree is getting some much-needed TLC.

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From AMC Theaters

A movie a day? AMC eyes subscription service

Could the Netflix model work for a movie theater chain?

AMC Theaters is reportedly exploring that with a pilot partnership with MoviePass, a company which offers a subscription service where movie lovers can attend a movie a day for a monthly fee.

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ALDI grand opening in Exeter

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ALDI welcomes shoppers to new store in Exeter

For the first time, ALDI is showcasing its 'new look' to shoppers in Berks County.

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Lehigh Valley may have its next millionaire

Check your lottery tickets-- a Powerball ticket worth $1M was sold in Lehigh County!

Phil Wentz as Santa

The art of being Santa is serious business

For the majority of those who take on the art of being Santa Claus, the job expires come Christmas Eve, once the children are nestled all snug in their beds and visions of sugar-plums are dancing in their heads.

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Officials: Hackers stole Sony computer credentials

U.S. investigators have evidence that hackers stole the computer credentials of a system administrator to get access to Sony's computer system, allowing them broad access, U.S. officials briefed on the investigation tell CNN.


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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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East Allen woman charged with stabbing husband

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Forty-one-year-old Amanda Duffy of East Allen Township has been charged with aggravated assault after stabbing him with a steak knife and striking him in the head with an unidentified "solid object."

Axel Figueroa-Velez going to court for stabbing

Axel Figueroa Velez presunto agresor de joven herido

Axel Figueroa-Velez, an Allentown teenager charged with stabbing another boy with a large kitchen knife in October, was ordered held for court on all charges at his preliminary hearing Thursday.

Inside look at the Renaissance Hotel in Allentown

Inside look at the Renaissance Hotel in Allentown

It's no secret that downtown Allentown is undergoing a renaissance.

Allentown City Council oks appointment of LVHN doc to health board

Allentown City Council meeting

Preventive and occupational medicine physician Kevin A. Vrablik, MD is the newest member appointed to the Allentown Health Bureau board.


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    On this day: December 18

    America celebrates its first official day of thanksgiving, "The Nutcracker" debuts, the first "Pink Panther" short premieres, and the first nuclear power plant in America goes online, all on this day.


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