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2 hrs ago | Inside Self-Storage
Self-storage owner Harold Steve is under investigation by officials in Robeson Township, Pa., and Berks County for dumping several truckloads of sediment from an excavated property onto a forested tract next to his Gibraltar Self Storage facility.
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6 hrs ago | WFMZ
The holiday spirit has been renewed for one family after a Grinch took aim at their Christmas display in Berks County.
9 hrs ago | The York Daily Record
Police said 44-year-old Robert Geist was arrested Tuesday at his residence in Bedminster Township, Bucks County.
10 hrs ago | WFMZ
Berks Women in Crisis was awarded a $125,000 grant through the Stop Violence Against Women program, said Pa.
14 hrs ago | ABC 27
Ephrata police said they arrested a Berks County woman and her 20-year-old son after the two were caught shoplifting together.
16 hrs ago | Reading Eagle/Reading Times
The leader of Berks County's first charter school is leaving his post. Dr. Yamil Sanchez, head of school at I-LEAD Charter School, has announced his resignation, effective Jan. 10. He plans to take a new job as executive director of Promise Neighborhood of the Lehigh Valley, a community development group in Allentown, according to a statement from ... (more)
20 hrs ago | Reading Eagle/Reading Times
Sentences Judge Stephen B. Lieberman presided over the following cases: John P. Williams, 22, of the 1100 block of Green Street was sentenced to three years of probation after pleading guilty to intending to deliver a controlled substance in Reading.
Stephen and Jill Mittl, in the doorway between the dining room and entryway in their Wyomissing home, met at work.
Jolly Old St. Nick has an alter ego, and if you've been bad, don't let him catch you.
The Reading Theater Project is creating an original piece of theater in response to drawings about identity and breaking stereotypes by local visual artist Pamela Shields.
Geist, the former chief of the Brecknock Township Police Department, was charged with various offenses, including possession and distribution of child pornography, according to court documents.
Pennsylvania Sen. Judy Schwank introduced Wednesday legislation that would make online posting of naked or sexually explicit images of former intimate partners, often referred to as "revenge porn," a crime in Pennsylvania.
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A 2012 Chevrolet Cruz that was stuck going up an Upper Milford hill during Tuesday morning's snowfall was struck by a car coming down the hill, police said.
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Plow drivers in Exeter Twp., Berks Co., wasted no time clearing the roads and trying to get ahead of the storm that dumped several inches of snow across the area.
Folks in southern Berks County experienced some of the heaviest snow Tuesday. It was an inconvenience for some, and a pleasure for others.