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Berks County

Amber Alert

UPDATE: Amber Alert Canceled in Berks County, 20-Month-Old Boy Found Safe

The Amber Alert issued for a 20-month-old in Cumru Township, Berks County was canceled and the boy was found safe.

04/15/2014

(credit: Allentown Police)

Suspect Charged In Craigslist Homicide

Police announced a Berks County man has been charged in the shooting death of Allentown man on April 8.

04/10/2014

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Former Police Chief In Berks County Pleads Guilty To Child Porn

A former police chief in eastern Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty to a child porn charge.

04/08/2014

Victim Carl Yerger.

2 U.S. Men Charged In The Death Of Berks County Man In The Bahamas Being Released On Bail

Police say the men struggled when an allegedly drunk Yerger tried to board their boat. Witnesses say Valles went to move a knife and accidentally stabbed Yerger.

03/19/2014

Victim Carl Yerger.

Berks County Man Fatally Stabbed In The Bahamas; 2 US Men Charged

Authorities in the Bahamas have charged two U.S. men in the stabbing death of a Pennsylvania man on Bimini.

03/18/2014

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Man, 72, Fatally Struck By Snowplow In Pennsylvania

An autopsy is scheduled Tuesday on an elderly pedestrian struck and killed by a snowplow in Pennsylvania.

03/04/2014

Fire

Fire Heavily Damages Under-Construction Apartment Complex In Berks County

A massive fire has destroyed an apartment complex that was under construction in Berks County.

02/25/2014

(credit: Berks County District Attorney's Office)

Berks County Middle School Teacher Arrested For Allegedly Having Sex With Student

Jessica Saienni, 30, of Landenberg, was a science teacher at Southwest Middle School.

02/21/2014

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Police ID Woman Found Dead In Wildlife Preserve

A woman whose body was found in a central Pennsylvania wildlife preserve has been identified as an eastern Pennsylvania woman missing since last month.

01/14/2014

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Woman’s Body Found in Lancaster County Wildlife Preserve

The death of a woman found in a central Pennsylvania wildlife refuge has been ruled a homicide.

01/13/2014

(credit: Steve Patterson/CBS3)

UPDATE: Pa. Turnpike WB Reopens After Chain Reaction Crash

A chain-reaction crash involving dozens of vehicles Thursday morning shut down a portion of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Interstate 78.

12/26/2013

(credit: Jay Lloyd)

Getaway Guide: Bear Creek Mountain

Let’s take a tour of Bear Creek Mountain in nearby Berks County.

12/19/2013

(credit: CBS 3)

Weather Blog: Snow Continues Into Early Afternoon

The storm has behaved as expected with the heaviest snow coming to an end early this afternoon.

12/10/2013

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Two People Charged For Alleged Assault Of Teen In Berks County Hotel

Lower Swatara Township police on Tuesday announced warrants for 23-year-old Rafael Gomez-Echavarria and 25-year-old Alicia Colon.

12/03/2013

Harold Davis. (credit: Pennsylvania State Police)

Truck Driver Wanted In Wild Berks County Chase In Police Custody

A driver who was the subject of a manhunt following a police chase in a tractor trailer in Berks County Thursday is now in police custody.

11/14/2013

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