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Camp where Muhammad Ali trained has new ownership

Camp where Muhammad Ali trained has new ownership

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

Two valuable sconces stolen from Berks History Center

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

Rash of robberies in Berks County

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

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Hazleton man accused of stalking

Man was also found with box cutter

Caught on Camera West Reading auto theft

Caught on Camera: West Reading auto theft

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

Berks County Air Force Captain dies in plane crash

Berks County Air Force Captain dies in plane crash

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

Schuykill Co man shot at the white house now facing charges

Armed man shot outside White House faces new charge

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.

 

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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."

Police nab suspect in car theft of 83-year-old man

AMITY TWP., Pa.

Authorities said the Amity Twp. man hopped into the car when the driver stopped to check a door.

State police investigating drowning death near 'Peace Rock'

WINDSOR TOWNSHIP, Pa.

Pennsylvania State Police say they are investigating the drowning death of an Allentown man at a popular swimming spot along the Berks-Schuylkill county border.

Missing Gilberton man located, state police say

GILBERTON, Pa.

Pennsylvania State Police in Schuylkill County say they have located a Gilberton man, who was reported missing on Tuesday.

Man fatally shot in Reading early Saturday morning

READING, Pa.

Officials in Berks County have released the name of the victim killed in an early morning homicide.

Teenager missing from Bethany Children's Home

HEIDELBERG TWP., Pa.

Police say a 16-year-old boy failed to return from a home pass from Bethany Children's Home for unknown reasons Friday.

Sunday's Reading POPS concert in Hamburg canceled

The Reading POPS concert scheduled for Sunday evening has been canceled.

Conventions brings thousands to Berks County

READING, Pa.

Reading is hosting one of five Jehovah's Witness conventions this weekend.

Police investigate hit and run in Berks County

FLEETWOOD, Pa.

Police are investigating a hit and run in Fleetwood.

Berks Sustainability Festival to take place despite heatwave

Despite the heat wave, events and activities in West Reading Park are moving forward this weekend.

Police name suspect, victim in East Brunswick fatal shooting

E. BRUNSWICK TWP., Pa.

The shooter was found dead about 3 miles west of New Ringgold

Reading hosts Jehovah's Witnesses Convention

READING, Pa.

Philadelphia might be busy with preparing for the Democratic National Convention next week, but Reading is getting ready for one, too.

 
 
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