Search continues for shooting suspect Eric Frein

Game Commission bans hunting in manhunt search area

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has temporarily banned hunting in seven townships near where state police are searching for a alleged cop killer.


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gas line struck in West Reading at 423 Museum Dr

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Contractor strikes gas line in West Reading

A contractor disrupted gas service in part of Berks County by hitting a gas line.

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Man in custody for allegedly robbing mentally disabled man

A Berks County man who police say robbed a mentally disabled man is now in custody.

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Man heads to trial for alleged marijuana grow operation

A Lehigh County man accused of running a marijuana grow operation will stand trial on the charges.

More on teacher s aide case

New details emerge about teacher's aide accused of driving rampage

New details are emerging about the teacher's aide who police in Berks County say left a trail of destruction near Perry Elementary Center.

Christian Gomez heading to trial

Man accused of causing freight train to crash faces trial

A man accused of causing a crash involving a freight train in Berks County is heading to trial.

Mentally disabled man robbed

Mentally disabled man robbed; suspect on the loose

An arrest warrant has been issued after a mentally disabled man was robbed in broad daylight in a busy shopping district.

Documentary features former exchange student

Former Berks County exchange student featured in documentary

A former exchange student with a Berks County school district is now the subject of a documentary.

Sewer system plan under siege

Plans for sewer system outraging many homeowners

Plans for a new state-mandated sewer system are outraging many homeowners in Marion Township, Berks County.

Fires intentionally set

Officials: 3 Reading fires were intentionally set

Officials are confirming three of the four fires that broke out Monday in Reading were intentionally set.

Fomer Boyertown High student subject of a documentary

A former exchange student with a local school district is now the subject of a documentary.


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    On this day: October 1

    Thomas Edison opens the world's first electric lamp factory, Yosemite becomes a national park, soccer great Pele says goodbye, and Walt Disney World opens, all on this day.

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