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Dollar General robbery

Police looking for man who robbed Dollar General in Topton

Officials say a robber who struck at a Dollar General is still on the loose.

Teacher s aide arrested near school on suspicious of DUI

Teacher's aide arrested on suspicion of DUI

A teacher's aide in the Hamburg Area School District was taken into custody near an elementary school on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Reading duo walk off with stolen ATM in trash can

A couple of Reading residents were caught pulling a trash can along Franklin Street with a stolen ATM machine stuffed inside.

Serial church burglar nabbed

Burglar admits to hitting same church six times

A Shillington man admitted to burglarizing the same church five to six times when police caught him in the act.

Crime Alert Pine Street Burglary

Crime of the week; West Reading burglar

Police in West Reading are on the hunt for an accused burglar.

Fire damages home on Mulberry Street in Reading

Fire damages home on Mulberry Street in Reading

A fire broke out late Monday afternoon on the six-hundred block of Mulberry Street.

Three suspicious fires break out in Reading

3 fires on same street keep Reading firefighters busy

Crews battled three fires on Chestnut Street in Reading Monday morning.

Police charge two Reading men with attempted homicide

Two Reading men have been charged with attempted homicide after a shooting in April.

Nature-lovers get up-close-and-personal on Tree Trek

Nature-lovers get up-close-and-personal on Tree Trek

Some nature-lovers turned the forest into a classroom Sunday in Berks County.

Schuylkill Co. woman facing homicide charges after March fatal accident

Homicide by vehicle charges have been filed after a lengthy investigation of a March fatal accident in Schuylkill County.


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    Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs, James Dean dies in a car crash, "The Flintstones" and "Cheers" premiere, and researchers capture a giant squid on camera, all on this day.

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