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Arrest made in Reading homicide

Arrest made in Reading homicide

A Reading man was charged with first degree murder after police say he shot and killed another man in the city.r

Marchers parade in Mohnton to celebrate Memorial Day

Marchers parade in Mohnton to celebrate Memorial Day

The parade included performances by local students, such as the Governor Mifflin High School band

Crews battle brush fire in Tilden Township

Crews battle brush fire in Tilden Township

Flames were reported near the 400 block of Pine Road

Motorcycle car collide in Union Township

Motorcycle, car collide in Union Township

Police said 35-year-old Stanley Thomas was traveling north on Route 345 near Shed Road when a car entered his path causing a collision

Fleetwood couple killed in crash with SUV

Fleetwood couple killed in crash with SUV

A Fleetwood couple was killed Sunday in a crash with an SUV in Richmond Township.

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St. Luke's awards scholarships to 14 seniors

Fourteen graduating high school seniors are receiving academic scholars from St. Luke's Hospital's Miners Campus in Coaldale.

Fatal Shooting in Reading

Suspect arrested in Sunday's deadly shooting in Reading

Police are investigating after a man is shot dead and a woman is injured by gunfire in broad daylight in a busy Reading neighborhood.

 

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Reading police at scene of shooting

Reading police car

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READING, Pa.

The shooting was reported in the area of West Douglass and Ritter streets.

Elderly couple distracted, home burglarized in Berks County

Police lights file
DISTRICT TWP., Pa.

Pennsylvania State Police are looking for two men who they say burglarized an elderly couple's home in District Township, Berks County.

Memorial Day weekend DUI crackdown continues

DUI - sobriety checkpoint

Pennsylvania State Police are beefing up roadway security over Memorial Day weekend.

Reading School District teacher appears on Jeopardy

Reading School District teacher appears on Jeopardy
SPRING TWP., Pa.

It was an atypical night for some Reading School District teachers at P.J. Whelihan's Pub and Restaurant in Spring Township

Police in Berks County cracking down on DUI

Police in Berks County cracking down on DUI
WEST READING, Pa.

The unofficial start of summer is here and millions of Americans will be hitting the road and as they do police in Berks County are issuing a warning

Schuylkill County man charged in 1-year-old's death

Schuylkill County man charged in 1-year-old s death
ASHLAND, Pa.

State police said 29-year-old Joseph Brennan killed a 1-year-old girl in Schuylkill County

Fundraiser honors boy who lost battle with brain cancer

Fundraiser honors boy who lost battle with brain cancer
EXETER TWP., Pa.

A group that formed after a young boy lost his battle with cancer is helping others suffering from the disease.

Sale of Rest Haven proceeds in Schuylkill County

Rest Haven to be sold to a new buyer
SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, Pa.

Schuylkill County commissioners unanimously approved the sale of the county's Rest Haven nursing home for $10.9 million Thursday.

Berks school bus driver remembered

Berks school bus driver remembered
MUHLENBERG TWP., Pa.

A beloved school bus driver who died in a crash this past weekend is being remembered.

Hailstorm's impact still being felt year later

Ryan Hughes/69 News

Repairs are still underway exactly one year after a devastating hailstorm ripped through the region.

Tom Masano Auto Park to be 'like no other in the world'

Tom Masano Auto Park ribbon cutting

Liz Kilmer/69 News

READING, Pa.

After standing vacant for several years, the former Baldwin Hardware manufacturing facility in southwest Reading is about to be revived.

Serious crash closes Route 724 in Sinking Spring

Sinking Spring accident

Patrick Manwiller/69 News

SINKING SPRING, Pa.

An accident injured four people and closed a busy stretch of Route 724 in Berks County for more than three hours Friday.

Penn Street to close for removal of hotel scaffolding

Matt Roth/69 News

READING, Pa.

Drivers who normally make Penn Street in downtown Reading part of their normal commute may have to plan a different course next Wednesday.

Man extradited from Berks to face murder charge in Arizona

Gustin Ray Woodman and Mark Woodruff
PHOENIX

A man has been extradited from Pennsylvania to face prosecution in the killing of a church janitor in Arizona last year.

Construction continues near DoubleTree Hotel

Construction continues near DoubleTree Hotel
READING, Pa.

Anyone traveling on Court Street in Reading Thursday morning may have run into some traffic

Three-year-old caught in crossfire in Reading

Scary moments in Reading
READING, Pa.

It was a close call for a three-year-old as several adults got into an altercation that ended in gunfire.

Crime Watch volunteers stepping up after armed robberies in Amity Twp.

Crime in Amity Twp
AMITY TWP., Pa.

Crime Watch members filed inside St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Amity Township to hear details that might help them spot a man wanted in one of the two recent armed robberies in Amity Township.

Local wineries in need of a drink...of water

Local wineries in need of a drink of water
ANDREAS, Pa.

Pennsylvania's wine industry has more than a $2 billion impact to the state so protecting the crop is key especially with the lack of rain

Amanda Stout Elementary fourth graders release trout into wild

Amanda Stout Elementary fourth graders release trout into
TULPEHOCKEN CREEK, Pa.

Some elementary students in the Reading School District are fishing around for a good grade

Former soldiers receive information, advice at Veterans Expo

Former soldiers receive information advice at Veterans Expo
CUMRU TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Organizers put on an expo for veterans at the Barn at Flying Hills in Cumru Township

Funding approved to restore BARTA's Sunday Service

Funding approved to restore BARTA s Sunday Service
READING, Pa.

The plan is still not finalized and service won't be in place for several months

Free car seat checks at state police barracks in Reading

Free car seat checks at state police barracks in Reading
READING, Pa.

Pennsylvania State Police in Reading are asking parents to swing by and make sure their car seats are properly installed

PSP troopers, dogs sweep Brandywine Heights HS for drugs

Pennsylvania State Police at Brandywine

Patrick Manwiller/69 News

LONGSWAMP TWP., Pa.

Pennsylvania State Police troopers and several K9 units converged on Brandywine Heights High School in Berks County on Thursday.

11th annual YNOT Awards honor Berks' best

the 11th annual y-not Awards
READING, Pa.

Hundreds of people converged on the Santander Performing Arts Center in Reading on Wednesday to see Berks County's young talent.

Reading Public Works puts fleet of unique trucks on display

Reading Public Works puts fleet of unique trucks on display
READING, Pa.

Folks in Reading were treated to an up-close look at the city's public works fleet.

Man fires gun into vehicle with 3-year-old inside, police say

Joshua Ramos
READING, Pa.

A Reading man stands accused of firing a gun into a car with a young child inside.

Reading Hospital thanks first responders with BBQ picnic

Reading Hospital thanks first responders with BBQ picnic
WEST READING, Pa.

Reading Hospital is saying "thank you" with barbecue.

Masked robber holds bank employees, customers at gunpoint

Oley bank robbery surveillance
OLEY TWP., Pa.

The search is on for a brazen bank robber in Berks County.

Dale Finkbone remembered after deadly crash

Dale Finkbone remembered after deadly crash
ONTELAUNEE TWP., Pa.

Several communities in Berks County are mourning the loss of a school bus driver in a special way.

Fleetwood PD worth higher taxes to Richmond Township residents

Fleetwood Board of Supervisors, community members discuss state of Fleetwood PD
FLEETWOOD, Pa.

The Richmond Township Board of Supervisors, along with Fleetwood Police Chief Steven Stinsky, held an informational meeting on Wednesday night to discuss the option of discontinuing the township's partnership with the Fleetwood Police Department.

 
 
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