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18 hrs ago | WFMZ
At Giant supermarket in the 600 block of Lancaster Avenue in Cumru Township, two black males stole $400 in health and beauty products, police said.
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Members of the Berks County sheriff's office fugitive task force and detectives with the district attorney's office apprehended Xavier Lacosta-Franco without incident at a home in the 1300 block of North 10th Street in Reading, officials said Friday.
Yesterday | PennLive.com
Among the regional wineries with a number of selections for this weekend's meal is Pinnacle Ridge, located in Kutztown, Berks County.
Pete LeClair is surrounded by eggheads small enough to be put all in one basket before he hops a plane in Florida and heads north.
A crime tip group that helped police in Berks County make dozens of arrests last year is getting a big boost.
It is that time of year again for the Berks County Bard Festival 2014. This is the 16 years the poetry festival which is held in April to coincide with National Poetry Month.
An accident has knocked out electricity to hundreds of Met-Ed customers in eastern Berks County, including the Amity Township Police Department.
Sometimes, a sketch can be the best clue police have to solve a crime, but getting that composite image requires not just a witness, but a special type of artist.
Customers at Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets donated a record-breaking $607,035 at the checkout to support local hunger relief efforts through the grocers' in-store Bag Hunger campaign, which ran February 23 through March 8. The previous record of $587,000 was raised last year.
There may be some slick spots if you head out early this morning. A Freeze Warning remains in effect until 8 a.m. The National Weather Service has also issued a Freeze Watch in effect for late tonight until tomorrow morning, as temperatures drop down below freezing again tonight.
"I am out of the golf and food business," said Felicita owner Richard Angino Tuesday afternoon in front of his law firm in Susquehanna Township.
Gilbert-Kristman approached the woman as she walked home from a bar Thursday night.
Thousands of animals each year are neglected and in need of a loving home. The Berks County Animal Rescue League is dedicated to providing shelter and care to those unwanted animals, but it needs help from volunteers.
Pennsylvania State Police issue an Amber Alert for an abducted 20 month old child from Shillington, Berks County.
State police are searching for 20-month-old Aedan Michael Mauger of Shillington and his mother, 24-year-old Jessica Mauger.
The Pennsylvania State Police have issued an amber child abduction alert for the Shillington State Police Department in Berks County.