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1 hr ago | WPMT-TV York
A 39 year old special education teacher is charged in Berks County with drug trafficking.
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A man whose wife was shot and killed in Berks County earlier this year has been taken into custody on firearms violations.
7 hrs ago | CBS Local
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.
8 hrs ago | WPMT-TV York
A Reading cop is under arrest for allegedly stealing money from the Reading Police Department's evidence room.
12 hrs ago | WFMZ
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.
An aggressive enforcement campaign carried out by state police over the Easter weekend resulted in troopers citing hundreds of motorists.
Pennsylvania State Police are investigating after the body of a 24-year-old woman was found at an excavating storage site in Berks County on Saturday.
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.
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.
Among the regional wineries with a number of selections for this weekend's meal is Pinnacle Ridge, located in Kutztown, Berks County.