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Mission BBQ set to open first Berks County restaurant

One of the nation's newest restaurant chains is about to set up shop in Berks County.

Police Tulpehocken student had weapon at school

Police: Tulpehocken student had weapon at school

A student will be disciplined for bringing a knife to Tulpehocken Junior-Senior High School, officials said Monday.

ACE Bail Bonds search

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Detectives seize items in search of bail bonds office in Reading

The recent arrest of a bail bondsman in Bucks County has led authorities to search his employer's offices in Berks County.

Reading Outlet Center building fire

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Developer of fire-ravaged outlet building: 'Hopefully it is just a setback'

Federal investigators from across the country are traveling to Reading to investigate the massive fire that heavily damaged one of the former Reading Outlet Center buildings over the weekend.

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Home inspector accused of selling items left behind

State police have accused a property field inspector of selling the items and appliances that were left behind in a foreclosed house.

Sears at Schuylkill Mall

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Sears store closing at Schuylkill Mall

The Sears store and Sears Auto Center at the Schuylkill Mall will close in mid-January, according to Sears officials.

Reading fire

Federal agency assisting with Reading outlet building fire investigation

A federal agency has been called in to assist with the investigation into a fire that devastated an old Reading Outlet Center building that was in the process of being redeveloped.

Man dies from injuries sustained in pedestrian accident

A man who was hurt in a pedestrian accident in Pottsville has died from his injuries.

Reading fire

Fire puts Reading revitalization project on hold

The Reading Outlet Center Building 10, on the corner of 8th and Oley Street, went up in flames early Saturday morning. The structure was in the process of being restored after sitting vacant for nearly 15 years. But Saturday's fire changed those plans.

Old Reading Outlet fire

Four alarm fire engulfs an old Reading Outlet building

A building a part of the old Reading Outlets is hit by a massive fire that started early Saturday morning.


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