Berks County

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Investigation Underway After Hackers Attack Pine Forge Academy, Demand A Million Dollars

Set on a hill and surrounded by trees, picturesque Pine Forge Academy has become a target for an ugly cyber crime that police are now investigating.

12/19/2014

Pennsylvania Lottery. (credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Lottery Ticket Worth More Than $1.4 Million Sold In Berks County

The ticket correctly matched all six winning numbers.

12/16/2014

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Pa. Police Seek Information After Father And Son Find MAC Machine In Woods

Authorities say it is unknown if any money is in the machine. It is also unclear how long it has been in the woods.

12/09/2014

Shawn Lawless and Justin Andrews escaped from a correctional facility in Berks County.

Inmates Sought After Escaping From Correctional Facility In Berks County

Police are searching for two men who escaped from a correctional facility in Berks County.

11/20/2014

Scene of multi-car crash in Berks County on November 19, 2014. (credit: Justin Finch)

Cops: Driver ‘Dozed Off’ Before ‘Horrific’ Crash In Berks County That Killed 2, Injured 9

The driver of a tractor-trailer fell asleep and was traveling at a high rate of speed before he slammed into several cars in Berks County Wednesday, killing two and injuring nine, police said.

11/19/2014

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Berks County Babysitter Accused Of Physically Abusing 14-Month-Old Girl

A 14-month-old toddler is in critical condition after Pennsylvania State Police allege she was abused by her babysitter.

10/28/2014

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2 Bodies Found Inside Parked Car In Berks County

State police and the coroner’s office are investigating the discovery of two bodies found in a parked car near state game lands in eastern Pennsylvania’s Berks County.

10/17/2014

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Berks County Theater Director Accused Of Inappropriate Relationship With Teen

Police say the suspect, Mark Drey, is the director of the Alpha/Omega Players, a community theater group that stages youth and children’s theater productions.

09/24/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a prime time address from the Cross Hall of the White House on September 10, 2014 in Washington, DC.  Vowing to target the Islamic State with air strikes "wherever they exist", Obama pledged to lead a broad coalition to fight IS and work with "partner forces" on the ground in Syria and Iraq.  (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

Local Residents React To President’s ISIS Strategy

As Americans, we all have a stake in what the President said Wednesday evening. For some of us, though, that stake is very personal.

09/10/2014

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Small Plane Crashes In Berks County

Two people were reportedly taken to the hospital after a small plane crashed in Berks County Wednesday.

08/27/2014

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Berks County School Employee Accused Of Body Slamming Student Multiple Times

Officials in Berks County say an employee at a school in Reading has been accused of physically assaulting a student and his co-worker accused of trying to cover up the incident.

08/05/2014

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Berks County Inmate Fails To Return From Work Release

Randy Allen Robertson, a 24-year-old from Reading, did not show up at the Berks County Prison at the scheduled time following work release.

08/01/2014

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AG Probes Campaign Contributions Involving Philadelphia Union Money

A spokesman for the attorney general confirms there is an investigation.

07/20/2014

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Pa. Turnpike To Raise Speed Limit To 70 mph On 100-Mile Stretch Next Week

Throughout the day on Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission will gradually unveil signs posting a 70 mile an hour speed limit on most sections of the road between Morgantown in Berks County to the Blue Mountain Interchange in Cumberland County.

07/18/2014

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3-Year-Old Run Over By Car In Berks County

It happened Tuesday afternoon on Pine Forge Road in Pine Forge.

07/02/2014

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