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Berks County School Destroyed In Storm

Officials say storms that tore through the region ripped the roof off an elementary school and severely damaged the building.


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Groom, Several Others Arrested After Massive Brawl Erupts At Berks County Wedding

A Berks County wedding quickly spiraled into an out-of-control, alcohol-infused brawl over the weekend, resulting in the arrest of seven people, including the groom.


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Hundreds Gather To Remember Pastor Killed In Berks County Crash

Hundreds in Berks County are remembering a pastor killed in a motorcycle crash.


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24 People Accused Of Operating Drug Trafficking Organization In Central Pa.

Officials announced the results of a joint investigation know as “Operation Ice-out” that began in April 2015 and centered around five principle organizational suppliers on Wednesday afternoon.


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Police: Robbery Plot Uncovered After Homeowner Fatally Shoots Suspect In Berks County

An investigation revealed the homeowner, Andre Vernet, believed someone was at his door to rob him and shot the man before realizing he recognized the suspect.


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Hunters In Berks County Fined $55K For Killing More Geese Than License Allows

The bag limit for the birds is 25 per day, but four of the hunters each took at least 48 more than they were allowed that day and have been fined $10,400 each.


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Fire Damages Rowhomes In Reading

Firefighters battled a three-alarm fire that broke out inside a set of rowhomes in Berks County Tuesday morning.


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Lottery Ticket Worth More Than $900K Sold In Berks County

The ticket, which was from the April 23rd drawing, matched all six winning numbers, 02-03-24-38-39-45.


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Berks County Native Taylor Swift Tops Fortune’s List Of World’s Greatest Female Leaders

The publication released its second annual Top 50 World’s Greatest Leaders, and Swift is the first female on the list at number six.


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Police Continue To Investigate Series Of Reported Attempted Child Lurings In Berks County

Law enforcement officials now tell CBS 3 Eyewitness News they’ve received more than a dozen reported cases of child luring and predatory behavior.


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State Police: Entire Wheelchair Ramp Stolen From Berks County Home

There have been stories about heartless thieves stealing wheelchairs from victims, but it is extremely rare to hear about someone stealing an ENTIRE wheelchair ramp.


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Police Investigate Several Reported Attempted Abductions This Year In Berks County

Authorities say the alleged incident occurred Monday afternoon in the area of Belmont Avenue and Wilson Street.


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Officials: 9 Cold Weather-Related Deaths Reported In The Area This Year

Officials say the cold is more than just dangerous, it can be deadly, with nine deaths reported in the area over the past few weeks.


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Police In Berks County Searching For Armed Kidnapping Suspect With Multiple Warrants Out For His Arrest

Charges against McGinty include kidnapping, unlawful restraint, robbery, criminal trespass, theft, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person. He should be considered armed and dangerous.


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Police Searching For Escaped Berks County Prisoner

The search is on for a prisoner who escaped from a correctional facility in Berks County.