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Berks County

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Lottery Ticket Worth $700K Sold In Berks County

A jackpot-winning Cash 5 ticket worth $700,000 was sold in Berks County.

11/12/2013

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Owner Wants Answers After Puppy Shot, Killed By Arrow In Berks County

Lilly was a 10-month-old border collar pointer mix that became part of her owner’s family.

11/11/2013

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Berks County Teacher Accused Of Having Sexual Relationship With Student

A Berks County physical education teacher and cheerleading coach is accused of engaging in a sexual relationship with a student.

11/06/2013

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Man Faces Charges In Botched Robbery At Reading Convenience Store

Reading Police say the would-be getaway driver in Monday’s botched deadly robbery is now facing serious charges, even though he never pulled the trigger.

11/05/2013

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Murder Conviction In Reading Speakeasy Shooting

An eastern Pennsylvania man has been convicted of third-degree murder in the shooting death of a Maryland man in a Reading speakeasy almost four years ago.

10/22/2013

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Berks County Man Calls Police To Report Stolen Strawberry Jell-o

Workplace thieves who cop food from the communal refrigerator can be a pain, but one Berks County man thought his missing Jell-o merited a call to police.

10/21/2013

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Car Crashes Into Five Guys Restaurant In Berks County

The incident happened around 6:45 p.m. at the Five Guys Burger and Fries restaurant in the 3500 block of Penn Avenue in Sinking Spring.

10/03/2013

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Haunted House Drops ‘Naked And Scared’ Promotion

A local Halloween attraction making national headlines is being forced to alter plans.

09/26/2013

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Two Bad Dreams Converge At Berks County’s Naked Haunted House

It’s called the “Naked and Scared Challenge,” and it involves you, the skin you were born in, a bunch of strangers and an array of creepy characters looking to scare the — well, you know — out of you.

09/24/2013

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Man’s Body Found Along Berks County Road

Police are investigating the discovery of a body spotted by a motorist along an eastern Pennsylvania road as a possible homicide.

08/21/2013

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Death Penalty Sought For 2 Men In 3 Killings

Prosecutors in Berks County say they will seek the death penalty against a pair of brothers accused of killing two men in Reading and torturing and killing a woman whose burning body was found in Lehigh County.

08/07/2013

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Taylor Swift’s Childhood Home In Berks County For Sale

She’s a pop sensation with millions of fans around the world, but for megastar Taylor Swift, it all started right here in this house in Berks County.

08/02/2013

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Man Shot After Gun Battle On Pa. Railroad Tracks

Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania say police officers shot and killed a man after a gun battle along train tracks.

07/28/2013

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Toddler Dies After Being Struck By Car In Berks County

A community is mourning the loss of a child after an 18-month-old girl was accidentally run over in Exeter Township.

07/22/2013

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Pennsylvania Man Writes Thrilling, Cautionary Tale On Genetically Modified Organisms From People Up To No Good

An Elkins Park man’s new novel is hardly a garden variety thriller because it explores some frightening what-ifs about cutting edge biotechnology.

07/21/2013

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