3 hrs ago
End in sight for repair of shopping center sinkhole
Frustration is mounting among business owners and customers nearly three months after a sinkhole swallowed part of a busy shopping center.
Trending on the Topix Network
4 hrs ago
Woman, 91, struck by fire truck outside senior living community
An elderly woman was injured when she was struck by a fire truck outside a senior living community in Berks County.
5 hrs ago
"Project 505" Restoration Begins
The old wheels have travelled a lot of miles but a few feet it travelled on Tuesday may be the most important distance they ever traveled.
10 hrs ago
RACC hosts hearing on 'heroin crisis' in rural Pennsylvania
What officials describe as a growing heroin epidemic in rural Pennsylvania took center stage at a public hearing in Reading on Tuesday.
18 hrs ago
Police: Man pointed gun at bicyclist
Police are calling on the public to help them find a man who allegedly pointed a gun at a cyclist in Berks County.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Report: Reading among top 10 most exciting places in Pennsylvania
A real estate blog has put out a list of the 10 most exciting places in Pennsylvania, and Reading is on the list.
Attempted homicide suspect captured in Oley
A man being sought for allegedly trying to kill another man in Montgomery County has been captured in Berks County.
Pa. residents protest arrival of 60 illegals in Berks County
Tony A. Phyrillas is a leading conservative columnist and blogger based in Pennsylvania.
200th arrest made by attorney general's Child Predator Section
On Monday, Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced the arrest of more than 200 Internet predators since taking office in January 2013, including recent arrests in Armstrong, Berks, Montgomery and Venango counties.
Attorney Generala s Child Predator Section makes 200th arrest
Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of more than 200 Internet predators since taking office in January 2013, including recent arrests in Armstrong, Berks, Montgomery and Venango counties.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
The Lebanon Daily News
Rally protesting illegal immigrant children at Bethany Children's Home
A group of people in Berks County rallied in front of a children's home Sunday, protesting illegal immigrant children, who are there seeking shelter, food and hoping to be re-united with their families.
The Lebanon Daily News
Roots and Branches: Reader rediscovers inspiring teacher
Ask just about anyone, and they'll be able to tell about someone who influenced or inspired them - and often that person was a teacher.
Police: Berks man drove snowmobile into cars, fired gun at wife
Police in Berks County had their hands full overnight responding to separate incidents in which the same man was first alleged to have been driving a snowmobile during a hit-and-run crash and then firing a revolver at his wife.
AG Probes Campaign Contributions Involving Philadelphia Union Money
The Pennsylvania attorney general's office confirms it is investigating a campaign contribution to a race in Berks County that involved money from a Philadelphia union - some of which allegedly ended up going to two Philadelphia city council candidates.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Goats studied as way to control invasive plants at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Those looking to remove invasive plants may want to put down the herbicide and invest in something more natural, like goats, as Hawk Mountain Sanctuary has done.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Pa. Turnpike To Raise Speed Limit To 70 mph On 100-Mile Stretch Next Week
The Pennsylvania Turnpike has announced that it will raise the speed limit to 70 miles an hour on most of a 100 mile stretch of the turnpike's main line in the east-central part of the state this coming Wednesday.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Border crisis may burden Berks taxpayers, commissioners say
Tens of thousands of unaccompanied children have been coming to the U.S. from Central America.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
AG probes Phila. union's role in Reading
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is investigating campaign contributions a Reading mayoral candidate made to two Philadelphia City Council candidates on the same day he received $30,000 from the powerful electricians' union, Local 98. Carolyn Myers, a spokeswoman for Kane, confirmed Wednesday that an investigation was under way, but said ... (more)
Local program reuniting kids crossing border illegally with families in United States
Lawmakers are still trying to determine what to do about an influx of children from Central America crossing the southern United States border.
Ceremony set to dedicate highway named for fallen soldier
A ceremony has been set to dedicate a stretch of Route 662 in Ruscombmanor Township, Berks County, as the "Chief Warrant Officer-2 Jarett M. Yoder Highway."