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Childrens wishes granted

A local program is granting wishes for children

Two brave young children in Berks County are being honored for their courage and their strength at a local pool party.

After car crash, woman found with drugs and drug paraphernalia

Police arrived at the scene of a two vehicle crash in Oley Township Friday morning.

Man on cross-crountry mission to fight childhood cancer

Man on cross-country mission to fight childhood cancer passes through Berks

WFMZ's Maria Salizar profiles Ronnie Duvall, who is riding across the country to raise awareness for childhood cancer research.

Swimmers react to official warning of no trespassing

Swimmers react to official warning of no trespassing at Peace Rock

State and local officials gathered for a private meeting to look for ways to increase safety in the area of the rock, which some call the Peace Rock.

Boy Scouts treat RPD officers to lunch

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Boy Scouts treat RPD officers to lunch

Some Boy Scouts in Berks County had a run-in with police.

Officials working to make 'Peace Rock' safer

Officials working to make 'Peace Rock' safer

Less than a week after a drowning at a popular summer spot on the border between Berks and Schuylkill counties, officials are coming together to try to find a way to make it safer.

Berks Co Police arrest alleged serial robber

Berks Co. Police arrest alleged serial robber

Multiple police departments have been looking for a man accused of several robberies in the last week. Now the search is over.

 

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Man arrested in connection with 6 robberies

WYOMISSING, Pa.

Police may have put the brakes on a robbery spree in Berks County.

Repairs bring vandalized dinosaur back to life

READING, Pa.

The animatronic dinosaur outside the Reading Public Museum is moving again less than a month after its claws were ripped of, several teeth yanked from its mouth and a part of its spine broken.

Spinosaurus back in action at the Reading Public Museum

READING, Pa.

The animatronic dinosaur outside of the Reading Public Museum is moving again less than a month after it's claws were ripped off, several teeth yanked from its mouth and a part of its spine was broken.

Man seriously injured in crash in Reading

READING, Pa.

A man was seriously injured in a crash in Reading on Friday.

Camp where Muhammad Ali trained has new ownership

DEER LAKE, Pa.

It's a new era for the Schuylkill County camp where Muhammad Ali practiced floating like a butterfly and stinging like a bee.

Two valuable sconces stolen from Berks History Center

READING, Pa.

Caught on camera: two people stripped the Berks History Center of its sconces-- the two lights which adorned the outside of the building on Centre Avenue in Reading.

Rash of robberies in Berks County

Police in Wyomissing are searching for a man who held up a bank on Thursday around noon.

Hazleton man accused of stalking

EAST UNION TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Man was also found with box cutter

Caught on Camera: West Reading auto theft

WEST READING, Pa.

Many employees use the Reading Health System parking garages near Reading Hospital.

Berks County Air Force Captain dies in plane crash

MUHLENBERG TWP., Pa.

A family in Muhlenberg Township is struggling to cope with a devastating loss.

Armed man shot outside White House faces new charge

WASHINGTON

A Pennsylvania man shot by Secret Service at a White House gate earlier this year after refusing to drop a gun is facing a new federal charge.

Fleetwood HS wraps up youth football camp

FLEETWOOD, Pa.

It won't be long before we trade in the dog days of summer for the chill of autumn under the lights of the football field.

Reading branch of NAACP holds town hall

READING, Pa.

Dozens gathered at the Albright College Chapel for an evening of serious dialogue hosted by the Reading Branch of the NAACP.

Bern Township police chase ends in crash; 2 injured

BERN TWP., Pa.

A police chase in Bern Township, Berks County sent two people to the hospital.

Amity car theft suspect headed to trial

An Amity township man will head to trail after allegedly preying on an elderly man and stealing his car.

Man convicted of killing girlfriend in dorm gets 20-40 years

LANCASTER, Pa.

A man convicted of killing his girlfriend in her dorm room at a Pennsylvania university will spend 20 to 40 years in prison.

Several arrested following murder two years prior

READING, Pa.

It took two years, but now the Berks County district attorney said he's got his guy.

Police investigating robbery at Muhlenberg tractor company

MUHLENBERG Twp., Pa.

Police say they are investigating a robbery that took place at a Berks County Business.

Cars roll in for Kutztown Kruizz

KUTZTOWN, Pa.

Thousands of car enthusiasts will be driving to Kutztown this Saturday for the Kutztown Kruizz car show.

Berks County Coroner seeks next of kin for Todd Bauer

The Berks County Coroner is seeking the next of kin of 42-year-old Todd Allen Bauer.

Police investigating two Family Dollar store robberies

READING, Pa.

Police in Reading are investigating a robbery at a Family Dollar.

Gluttony Night in Baseballtown

READING, Pa.

Nearly 6,800 fans came out to Baseballtown for Gluttony Night. Afterall, America's favorite pastime is only complete with food -- and lots of it.

Family of Reading Murder Victim speaks out

READING, Pa.

It's a bit of closure for James Hopkins the fourth and his family. Three people have been charged in connection with the murder of his brother, Saxxon Hopkins.

20-year-old man charged in 2014 homicide

Authorities have charged 20-year-old Jah-Kare Sanders with a list of charges, the most serious being first and third degree murder

Guilty plea in Reading taxi robbery

READING, Pa.

A few months ago we showed you a viral video of a Reading man robbing a taxi driver at gun point.

Relief from poor road conditions in sight for Reading residents

READING, Pa.

Major renovations are in process for one of the City of Reading's most highly traveled corridors.

Cumru Township Police searching for robber

CUMRU TWP., Pa.

Police in Cumru Township are on the hunt for a thief.

Reading Public Museum dino gets all $10k for repairs

READING, Pa.

A story that captured the attention of Berks County and beyond now has a happy ending.

Local 10-year-old girl serves food and smiles to homeless

A 10-year-old girl from Muhlenberg Township had an encounter with a homeless man and it inspired her to take action

Coroner identifies man who drowned at The Rock

The Berks County Coroner says 26-year-old Essam Saba of Allentown died while swimming in a popular spot known as "The Rock" or "Peace Rock."

 
 
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