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K-9 training facility dedicated to fallen sheriff s deputy

K-9 training facility dedicated to fallen sheriff's deputy

Dozens gathered in Bern Township to honor a fallen Berks County sheriff's deputy.

Fallen deputy s dream brought to life

Fallen deputy's dream brought to life

The Berks County sheriff's office is dedicating a new K9 training center in the name of fallen Deputy Sheriff Kyle Pagerly.

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Criminal charges against Reading officer dismissed

Criminal charges have been dropped against a Reading police officer who had stood accused of punching a woman and smashing her cell phone during a traffic stop.

Neighborhood plagued by water main break, sinkhole

A water main break may be to blame for causing part of a street in Berks County to cave in.

'Large amount of heroin' found in stop on I-78

A stop by Pennsylvania State Police on Interstate 78 led to much more than just a traffic ticket for the driver.

Man busted in theft of Mercedes from dealership

Surveillance photos posted to WFMZ.com and aired on 69 News have helped lead to the arrest of a luxury car theft suspect.

Family displaced by 2-alarm fire near Mohrsville

A fire forced a Berks County family out of its home Wednesday morning.

 

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Midway Diner reopens while bridge work continues

BETHEL TWP., Pa.

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

Ceremony marks anniversary of deputy's death

READING, Pa.

Berks County is marking the anniversary of one of its darkest days.

7 hurt in crash on Route 73 in Ruscombmanor

RUSCOMBMANOR TWP., Pa.

Seven people were injured in a head-on crash in Berks County.

Reading Public Auto Auction celebrates grand opening

CUMRU TWP., Pa.

The blare of an auctioneer's microphone filled the air and bystanders shouted their bids at the grand opening of the Reading Public Auto Auction.

Rita's owner tackles alleged donation jar thief

BOYERTOWN, Pa.

Score one for the owner of a Rita's Italian Ice franchise.

Reading School Board passes budget with 3 percent tax hike

READING, Pa.

City of Reading residents will see a 3 percent hike in real estate taxes next year.

Tires going missing from cars in Spring Township

SPRING TWP., Pa.

People in part of Berks County are banding together after a series of brash thefts.

Eagles super-fan remembers Buddy Ryan

EXETER TWP., Pa.

Football fans are mourning the loss of legendary head coach Buddy Ryan.

Pa. auditor: Berks looks to be 'in good shape'

READING, Pa.

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale spoke to community leaders in Berks County on Tuesday.

Gun-carrying Pa. man shot by Secret Service ordered held

WASHINGTON

A Schuylkill County man shot by the Secret Service at a White House gate after he refused to drop a gun he was carrying has been ordered held while his case proceeds.

Authorities investigating Hereford Twp. barn fire

HEREFORD TWP., Pa.

All the horses in the barn were rescued

Reading says no to municipal IDs

READING, Pa.

Mayor Wally Scott released a statement at the regular meeting of the Reading City Council Monday night that the city would not be moving forward with the provision of municipal identification cards.

Berks County cops cracking down ahead of the holiday

BERN TWP., Pa.

Authorities will begin increased drunk driving patrols on the road and in the water

Tractor trailer crash ties up Route 222 during morning commute

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Authorities said the load shifted, causing the truck to tip over

Berks County truck fire closes street in Muhlenberg Twp.

MUHLENBERG TWP., Pa.

The fire broke out along Commerce Street in Muhlenberg Twp.

Teenager arrested in shots fired near City Park

READING, Pa.

Police have made an arrest, after shots rang out near City Park in Reading earlier this month.

Horses rescued from ferocious barn fire

HEREFORD TWP., Pa.

The fire ravaged a barn in Hereford Township.

Fundraiser benefits Reading K-9 unit

READING, Pa.

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

Police investigating attempted child luring in Ontelaunee Township

ONTELAUNEE TOWNSHIP, Pa.

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

Police hope surveillance video will help nab mall burglars

WYOMISSING, Pa.

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

A sizzling weekend in Boyertown

BOYERTOWN, Pa.

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 very well could be worth skipping breakfast for

Hamburg authority issues boil water advisory

HAMBURG, Pa.

The advisory begins Monday when work on a water main begins

Berks County nonprofit in desperate need of volunteer help

UNION TWP., Pa.

Shady Hollow horse farm runs an assisted riding summer camp

Man who claimed he escaped Auschwitz admits story a lie

ADAMSTOWN, Pa.

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 concentration camp

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.

 
 
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