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3 hrs ago | NBC Philadelphia
A 32-year-old former color guard instructor at Reading Senior High School is facing charges after she allegedly had an affair with an underage student that last months, according to police.
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8 hrs ago | WFMZ
Authorities have made an arrest in another alleged sex abuse case involving a school employee and a student in Berks County.
10 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News
A Philadelphia man was sentenced Wednesday to one to two years in state prison for scamming a 73-year-old North Annville woman.
14 hrs ago | Patch.com
The man accused of killing a Warminster woman after at hit-and-run at Kutztown University in 2008 will head to trial Monday in Berks County on murder charges.
14 hrs ago | Patch.com
Written by Kara Seymour A Marlton man accused of killing a Warminster, Pa. woman after at hit-and-run at Kutztown University in 2008 will head to trial Monday in Berks County on murder charges.
15 hrs ago | PennLive.com
Berks County medical marijuana activist Dana Urlich with daughter Lorelei in an image from the YouTube video "WE ARE THE 85%!" A grassroots effort to legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania sought to ratchet up pressure on state elected officials Wednesday with an amateur YouTube video called "WE ARE THE 85%!" The video features dozens of quick ... (more)
Strong wind gusts are hampering the efforts of firefighters battling a 5-alarm fire at a motel in Berks County.
A 39 year old special education teacher is charged in Berks County with drug trafficking.
A man whose wife was shot and killed in Berks County earlier this year has been taken into custody on firearms violations.
The fire was first reported at about 10:50 a.m. at the Klein's Motel in the 4800 block of North 5th Street Highway in Muhlenberg.
A Reading cop is under arrest for allegedly stealing money from the Reading Police Department's evidence room.
Officials with District 5, which includes Berks County, will hold a public open house in the grand ballroom of the Reading Country Club in Exeter Township on May 1 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. PennDOT will review improvement alternatives for the reconstruction of the bypass, also designated as Route 422, between Perkiomen Avenue in Exeter and the ... (more)
"Unfortunately, we find ourselves in the same position as other non-profit and for-profit organizations that have had to make similar choices due to the challenging economic environment.," said Tom Minick, board chairman, in a statement.
Pennsylvania State Police wish to identify a person and a vehicle in connection to a body found in Bethel Township, Berks County.
State Police have released photos of a man and a car they are searching for in relation to a death investigation.
The Emerald Ash Borer has made its way through Michigan, Ohio and now Pennsylvania, threatening the livelihood of ash trees in Berks County.