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East Allen woman charged with stabbing husband

EAST ALLEN TWP., Pa.

Forty-one-year-old Amanda Duffy of East Allen Township has been charged with aggravated assault after stabbing him with a steak knife and striking him in the head with an unidentified "solid object."

Berks commissioners approve county's 2015 budget

READING, Pa.

The Berks County Commissioners have passed a budget that holds the line on taxes in 2015.

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Mohnton man charged with sharing child pornography

HARRISBURG, Pa.

The Pennsylvania attorney general's office has charged a man from Mohnton with possessing and sharing child pornography.

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Borough's vote puts regional police force in jeopardy

ROBESONIA, Pa.

The future of a regional police force that serves Robesonia and Wernersville is now in question.

Casey legislation to help disabled passes in Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C.

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey's Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) bill, promoted as "the broadest legislation to help the disabled in nearly a quarter-century," has passed the Senate and is awaiting President Obama's signature to become law.

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Students dedicate holiday concert to slain teacher

WEST EARL TWP., Pa.

When Brownstown Elementary School students gather to perform their holiday concert Thursday night, they will do so with heavy hearts.

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Axel Figueroa-Velez going to court for stabbing

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Axel Figueroa-Velez, an Allentown teenager charged with stabbing another boy with a large kitchen knife in October, was ordered held for court on all charges at his preliminary hearing Thursday.

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Police: Telephone scam resurfacing in Reading area

READING, Pa.

Police are once again putting people in the Reading area on notice about a troubling telephone scam.

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Mom, boyfriend ordered to trial in killing of 3-year-old boy

HONEY BROOK, Pa.

A Chester County woman, her boyfriend and the boyfriend's estranged wife have been ordered to stand trial in connection with the killing of the woman's three-year-old son.

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Lehigh Valley may have its next millionaire

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Check your lottery tickets-- a Powerball ticket worth $1M was sold in Lehigh County!

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