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Reading K9 Fundraiser

Fundraiser benefits Reading K-9 unit

Folks in Reading are helping K-9 officers in need.

Attempted child luring

Police investigating attempted child luring in Ontelaunee Township

Police are investigating a report of an attempted child abduction in Berks County.

Police hope surveillance video will help nab mall burglars

Police hope surveillance video will help nab mall burglars

Surveillance video released Friday captures the three brazen burglars in the act

A sizzling weekend in Boyertown

A sizzling weekend in Boyertown

Saturday, the Mobile Madness food truck fest is back for another year, where plenty of the area's food trucks will line the outside of the Museum of Historic Vehicles, and it…

Water faucet

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Hamburg authority issues boil water advisory

The advisory begins Monday when work on a water main begins

Berks County nonprofit seeking volunteer help

Berks County nonprofit in desperate need of volunteer help

Shady Hollow horse farm runs an assisted riding summer camp

Holocaust imposter

Man who claimed he escaped Auschwitz admits story a lie

A 91-year-old Pennsylvania man who has for years lectured to school groups and others about what he said were his experiences at Auschwitz now says he was never a prisoner at the…

 

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Berks County authorities investigating car arson

READING, Pa.

Someone torched an 88-year-old's car while it was parked in a handicap space

Authorities identify woman found dead in jail cell

LEESPORT, Pa.

The Berks County coroner is seeking help in notifying the 26-year-old's family

Exeter Twp. police searching for shoplifting suspects

EXETER TWP., Pa.

Authorities said the pair walked out of a Walmart Tuesday with three computers

Aaron's Acres helps raise money for cancer research

SPRING TWP., Pa.

Volunteers are turning to a sweet treat to support a good cause in Spring Township.

'Park after Dark' program launches in Reading

READING, Pa.

A community group launched a popular summer program in Reading on Thursday night.

Berks County teenager killed in head-on crash

CORNWALL, Pa.

A Berks County teen was killed in a head-on crash.

Berks County plans next two decades of road improvements

The Berks County Planning Commission released a preliminary Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) for Berks County, providing the basis for transportation funding decision through 2040.

State police investigating after prison inmate dies

State police are investigating after an inmate was found dead inside her Pennsylvania prison cell.

Berks County immigration group reacts to Supreme Court ruling

READING, Pa.

The high court deadlocked on a challenge to President Obama's reprieve plan

Robber pleads guilty in violent Oley Township home invasion

READING, Pa.

Edward Martinez faces up to 32 years in prison

Prosecutors: Berks County exec stole from nonprofit that helps disabled

NEW YORK

She allegedly used the money for expenses such as furniture and maids

Police in Schuylkill County investigating arson

SHENANDOAH, Pa.

According to state police, 13 homes suffered major fire damage. The homes were located on E. Mt. Vernon Street, N. Union Street, and E. Centre Street

Yuengling settles Clean Water Act violations

HARRISBURG, Pa.

The country's oldest brewery has installed an $8 million wastewater pretreatment system and will pay a $2.8 million fine to settle allegations that it violated the Clean Water Act

Driver injured in Berks County rollover

WYOMISSING, Pa.

Police said the driver may have suffered a medical issued before the crash

Kralik found guilty of murder

POTTSVILLE, Pa.

The trial of a Schuylkill County man accused of killing a Marine more than two years ago has come to an end and Stanley Kralik has been found guilty on charges of third degree murder, conspiracy, aggravated assault as well as robbery and theft.

Police investigating shooting of 61-year-old man in Cumru Twp.

CUMRU TWP., Pa.

Randolph Tait was shot several times late Tuesday night

Sinking Spring man runs from police, lands in jail

RICHMOND TWP., Pa.

Authorities arrested the 26-year-old after he crashed his motorcycle

Reading's new top cop shares vision for city

READING, Pa.

Reading has a new police chief and with that, comes his new vision for the city.

Bridge repairs take toll on local business owners in Bethel township

BETHEL TWP., Pa.

Construction crews are still working to replace a bridge that goes over I-78 in northwestern Berks County.

Cumru Commissioners recognize exiting fire chief

Outgoing Fire Chief Scott Brady thanked the commissioners for their support during his fire department report at the Cumru Township Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday night.

Reading introduces new police chief, managing director

READING, Pa.

They addressed community leaders during a reception Tuesday

Fleetwood officials say the pool should open soon

FLEETWOOD, Pa.

The pool is expected to be open by month's end

Horse adopted by Stewarts dies

The horse from our area adopted by Jon Stewart and his wife has died.

Reading steps up patrols in city parks

READING, Pa.

A push for more patrols has some families in Reading feeling safer tonight at City Park.

Berks Co. man's remains found in home nearly 3 years after death

CENTRE TWP., BERKS Co.

The remains of a man who had been dead for nearly three years were found inside of his Berks County home. The new homeowner made the discovery.

Trial begins for man accused of killing Marine

A trial is underway for a teenager accused in the murder of a former Marine in Schuylkill County.

Berks County teen charged in Maryland hotel robbery

OCEAN CITY, Md.

The public helped police identify three suspects and more charges are possible

Reading School District launches summer meal program

READING, Pa.

District officials are partnering with local community organizations

Turning lemons into lemonade for a good cause

BOYERTOWN, Pa.

A Berks County boy and his mom who were handed lemons are making lemonade, and they are selling it for a good cause.

Mayor releases statement on shots fired near City Park

READING, Pa.

Mayor Wally Scott has issued a statement in response to the shots that rang out near City Park Thursday night.

 
 
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