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Reading woman busted with $1M worth of cocaine

An undercover drug operation led to the discovery of more than $1 million worth of cocaine and the arrest of a woman in Reading.

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Women lure men to be robbed at gunpoint

A night of fun on the town took a violent turn for two men. Police say they were lured into a violent trap by a pair of women.

Reading residents prepare for bitter cold to settle in

Reading residents prepare for bitter cold to settle in

People across Berks County are bundling up as frigid temperatures move into the region.

Torres trial Investigators testify about day of homicide

Torres jury hears about encounter moments after homicide

Prosecutors are trying to convince a jury that Miguel Torres was possessive and snapped after his wife filed for divorce.

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Boyertown grad's proud parents gear up for Super Bowl

Boyertown Area High School graduate James Develin is about to take the biggest football stage in the world.

Kate Gosselin on 'Celebrity Apprentice'

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Donald Trump to Kate Gosselin: 'You're fired!'

Berks County reality TV star Kate Gosselin has heard the words no contestant on Donald Trump's 'Celebrity Apprentice' wants to hear.


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'MythBusters' to be unleashed in Reading this spring

From show to stage, the "MythBusters" are set to be unleashed in Reading.

Medical marijuana bill news conference

Pa. Sen. Mike Folmer

Berks lawmaker backs bill to legalize medical marijuana

Gov. Tom Wolf gave an impromptu audience to parents of children who are suffering daily from debilitating seizures and is vowing to sign a medical marijuana bill that senators are writing.

Fred Roberts

Berks man jailed in sex assault cases involving underage girls

A Berks County man has been jailed in Wyoming County on charges that stem from inappropriate relationships he allegedly had with three underage girls.

Widening of busy intersection in Muhlenberg to take 2 years

Postponed Route 61 intersection project to begin Wednesday

A two-year project that will improve a busy intersection in Berks County is set to get underway Wednesday.


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  • space shuttle Challenger explosion, 1986


    On this day: January 28

    "Pride and Prejudice" is first published, Elvis makes his national TV debut, "We Are the World" is recorded, and the space shuttle Challenger breaks apart after liftoff, all on this day.

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