NEWS | WEATHER | TRAFFIC | SPORTS | BUSINESS | ENTERTAINMENT | COMMUNITY | OBITS

Afternoon headlines from Executive Producer, Katie Kennedy...

Here's a look at the stories we're working on for this evening:

Tragedy in Hoboken:

Tonight at 4PM, 5PM, 5:30 & 6PM

At least one person was killed and dozens more were injured when a commuter train slammed into the station in Hoboken, New Jersey. We'll be following this story all night on 69 News.

Charged with homicide:

tonight_at_530Tonight at 5:30PM

He was initially named as a person of interest, but now a man has been formally charged with the murder of a Reading teenager. WFMZ's Amanda VanAllen has the full story, coming up on the Berks Edition at 5:30.

Evacuations:

Tonight at 4 & 5

A sinkhole and a gas leak forced evacuations in Bethlehem this morning, and some of those residents might not be allowed back into their homes anytime soon. WFMZ's Kyle Rogers reports, at 4 & 5.

Man charged in robbery of bank in downtown Reading

A Reading man is behind bars for allegedly robbing a bank in downtown Reading.

Lancaster woman charged in deadly S. Whitehall crash

Lancaster woman charged in deadly S. Whitehall crash

A Lancaster County woman has been charged in a deadly crash near Dorney Park in Lehigh County over Memorial Day weekend.

Fireball Run races through Easton

Fireball Run races through Easton

A live-action reality TV series on Amazon Prime was shot on location in Easton yesterday.

Owner of property searched was coworker of missing Lower Mac woman

New details emerge in Ross Township investigation

Pennsylvania State Police are digging at a…

Police digging near home in Ross Township

Pennsylvania State Police are excavating land…

Sinkhole leads to evacuations in Bethlehem

A sinkhole and gas leak in Bethlehem caused…

Person of interest comes forward in Reading teen's death

Person of interest comes forward in Reading teen s death

Andrew Valentino/69 News

A person of interest has come forward in…

Person of interest now suspect in teen's killing

Avery Valentin-Bair

Andrew Valentino/69 News

Avery Valentin-Bair was charged Thursday…

Red Knights claim 1st place with comeback win at Wilson

Reading rallies past Wilson to claim first place

Pablo Rodriguez's goal early in the 2nd half broke a 2-2 tie, as Reading rallied to defeat Wilson, 3-2, in a battle for first place in Berks I on Thursday at Gurski Stadium.

Parkland boys shine in rainy weather victory Thursday

Parkland rolls past East Stroudsburg South 5-0

The Parkland boy's soccer team rolled past East Stroudsburg South Thursday, 5-0, through a rain storm.

Texans DE Watt undergoes back surgery, done for season

Texans JJ Watt

Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt underwent back surgery Thursday and will be lost for the remainder of the 2016 season.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Weather Forecast |  Hour By Hour  |  Local Radar



Keep in touch with us!

RSS | Facebook | Mobile



Email Newsletters

Get daily news updates delivered directly to your inbox or mobile device with wfmz.com Email Newsletters. Sign up for these newsletters and many more:

  • Sunrise News Headlines at 6am
  • Headlines at 9am, 11am, 4pm 8pm
  • Headlines from the Newsroom at 4:30pm
  • Breaking News Alerts
  • Severe Weather Alerts
  • Entertainment News
  • Latest Contests
  • Big Ticket Scoreboard

Click here to sign up now!

Today's Clickers

What to eat when you're sick

Sick, ill, cold, flu, allergies, blowing nose

Uberphotos/iStock

Cold and flu season is shifting into high gear. Find out what foods you should eat when you're sick to feel better.