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Reading residents return to homes following UGI gas odor investigation

Thirteen people are now back in their homes after UGI officials investigated and resolved a gas odor issue in Reading.

Police investigating fatal multi-vehicle crash in Tamaqua

A young woman is dead as the result of a multi-vehicle crash Sunday morning along Route 309 at the southern tip of Tamaqua, Schuylkill County.

Police in Berks County arrest fugitives

Police in Berks County arrest dangerous fugitives following traffic stop

Police in Berks County say they have arrested a pair of dangerous fugitives wanted by the FBI following a routine traffic stop.

Save By The Bell s Mr Belding visits Reading

Save By The Bell's Mr. Belding visits Reading

Fans flocked to the Santander Arena in Reading for some Royal's hockey and to see special guest Dennis Haskins, also known as Mr. Belding.

Parent meet to discuss recent wave of attempted abductions

Parent meet to discuss recent wave of attempted abductions

Concerned parents in Reading joined forces with local officials Friday night to come up with ways to protect their kids after a string of reported child luring incidents in Berks County.

Local llama breeder reacts to llama drama

Local llama breeder reacts to 'llama drama'

Loose llamas captivated the nation, including some local llama breeders, on Thursday.

Setting the stage for Sir Elton s 3rd concert in Reading

Setting the stage for Sir Elton's 3rd concert in Reading

Sir Elton John is set to make his return to Reading for the third time in front of a sold-out crowd.

Santander Arena -- snow on ground

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Santander Arena set to host 6 events in 6 days

Over the next six days, periods of rest may come few and far between for the staff at the Santander Arena in Reading.

Reading School District warns of reported abduction attempt

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Reading parents alerted to another attempted abduction report

The Reading School District has alerted parents of city schoolchildren to another report of an attempted abduction.

Parents schools police unite against attempted abductions

Parents, schools, police unite against attempted abductions

Parents, school officials and law enforcement in Berks County are uniting to take a stand against attempted child abductions.


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