State Police: We have taken Eric Frein into custody

Accused cop killer Eric Frein surrendered to U.S. Marshalls before being handcuffed with the cuffs formerly used by the State Police Corporal he allegedly killed, Governor Corbett.

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Lieutenant governor takes walking tour of downtown Reading

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Lieutenant governor takes walking tour of downtown Reading

Pennsylvania's lieutenant governor stopped in Reading on Thursday.

Sale of Berks-based food distributor finalized

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Sale of Berks-based food distributor finalized

A Robesonia-based food distributor that filed for bankruptcy has been sold.

Melissa Strause

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Berks pet groomer wins prize at international competition

A local pet groomer has been named the "top dog" in her field, having recently earned a first-place prize among international competitors.

Reading voters asked to answer 7 questions on city ballot

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Reading voters asked to answer 7 questions on city ballot

Voters will head to the polls on Tuesday, and those in Reading will find seven questions on the ballot.

SUV vs. porch in Reading

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SUV goes over sidewalk in Reading, slams into porch

The occupants of an SUV avoided serious injury when the vehicle went off the road, over a sidewalk and into the porch of a home.

Exeter ambulance

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Exeter Ambulance to seek medical response allowance

When you are in dire need of help and call 911, the Exeter Ambulance Association is there, but now it needs your help.

Daniel Boone students honor teacher who passed away

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Daniel Boone students honor teacher who passed away

About 40 students at Daniel Boone High School in Union Township spent the day improving a memorial courtyard.

Exterior work on Berks services center largely complete

Exterior work on Berks services center largely complete

Improvements to the exterior of the Berks County Services Center in downtown Reading are largely complete.

Turkey Hill in Birdsboro

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Winning Pa. Lottery Cash 5 ticket sold in Berks County

If you want to try boosting your chances of winning the lottery, you may want to consider where you buy your ticket.

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Berks native to open for Charlie Daniels Band in Reading

The stage is set for the Charlie Daniels Band to perform for the first time at the Santander Performing Arts Center in Reading.

 
 
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