Coroner: Freight Train Hits SUV, Killing Woman In Berks CountyChief Deputy Coroner John Hollenbach said 51-year-old Denise Mae Hart of Mohnton was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma about an hour later.
Berks County DA Issues Public Health Warning After Deadly Drug OverdosesAccording to Berks County DA John T. Adams, the overdoses involved a substance believed to be cocaine laced with fentanyl or another opioid.
Mother Accused Of Hanging Young Children Once Had Two Sons Taken From Her By Child Protective ServicesA woman accused of murdering her two young kids had a history with Children and Youth Services.
Berks County DA: Mother Hanged 8-Year-Old Son, 4-Year-Old Daughter With Dog Cable In Basement Of HomeDistrict Attorney John Adams says Lisa Snyder has been charged with first-degree murder and other related offenses in the deaths of Conner and Brinley Snyder.
Berks County DA: Mother Hanged 8-Year-Old Son, 4-Year-Old Daughter With Dog Cable In Basement Of HomeAccording to court documents, Snyder told police that the children died by suicide and that 8-year-old Conner was being bullied at school.
Police: Man Beats Mother, Her Boyfriend To Death With Hammer, Lights Self On Fire In Berks County Double Murder-SuicidePennsylvania State Police are investigating a horrific double murder-suicide in Berks County.
State Police Identify Two Of Three People Found Dead After Garage Fire In Berks County, Call Home 'Crime Scene'State police say the third person will not be identified until the autopsy is complete.
Three People, Dog Confirmed Dead In Berks County House Fire, Officials SayAuthorities confirmed that three people and a dog died in a house fire in Berks County.
Police: Former Nursing Home Employee Took Photos Of Dead Residents Because Her Ex-Boyfriend 'Liked That Kind Of Thing'Stephanie Thomas, 28, of Muhlenberg Township, now faces corpse abuse charges.
Berks County Authorities Investigating Mysterious Deaths Of 2 Young Children Found Unconscious In HomeFour-year-old Brinley Snyder and 8-year-old Conner Snyder, both of Albany Township, died at Lehigh Valley Hospital on Thursday.
Reading Day Care Teacher Charged With Molesting Second Boy, Prosecutors SayAuthorities are investigating for more potential victims.
Elderly Couple, 8 Firefighters, Injured In Washington Township House FireThe blaze broke out around 5:30 p.m. on the 500 block of Lenape Road in Washington Township on Sunday.
'It Has Got To Be Stopped': Serial Exotic Bird Napper Terrorizing Berks CountyPolice say there have been six parrots stolen in three separate incidents since February.
Father, Son Killed After Accident Sends Vehicle Over Embankment On I-78 In Berks County: PoliceA father and son were killed after their Jeep plummeted over a steep embankment in Greenwich Township on Saturday.
Construction Company Owner Falsified Lab Reports Of Water Samples, Pennsylvania Attorney General SaysMatthew Barrasso was arrested in connection with falsifying lab reports of water samples.