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Reading, Pennsylvania is located in Berks County. Zip codes in Reading, PA include 19604, 19606, and 19601. The median home price in Reading is $49,900 which is roughly $37/per square foot. More Reading information.

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1 hr ago | WFMZ

Police warn of spike in summertime burglaries

Burglars are on the prowl this summer, and you may be inviting the thieves inside your home without knowing it.

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5 hrs ago | WFMZ

Church youth group members help spruce up Reading

Youth group members from the West Lawn United Methodist Church and Zion Church in Hamburg spent this week doing community service projects in Reading.

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8 hrs ago | WFMZ

New general manager named for Santander Arena, Santander Performing Arts Center

SMG, the company that manages the Santander Arena and the Santander Performing Arts Center in downtown Reading, has hired a new general manager for the two event venues.

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12 hrs ago | WFMZ

Threat forces evacuation of workers from business in Reading

Several officers were dispatched to Reading Truck Body Manufacturing at 201 Hancock Blvd. as employees were told to evacuate the building for their safety.

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12 hrs ago | WFMZ

Snapping turtle found in Reading relocated to Angelica Park

Bruce Ream, a recycling foreman, and Michael Pappas, an equipment operator, were at Pike and Mulberry streets on Wednesday when they found the turtle, according to the city's Facebook page .

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13 hrs ago | WFMZ

Warrant issued for suspect's arrest in Reading homicide

A warrant was issued Friday for the arrest of a suspect in one in a series of homicides in Reading in recent weeks.

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20 hrs ago | PowerPulse

Yuasa Announces Increased Capacity of PL-150 PowerLock Battery

Yuasa Inc. announced it has increased the capacity of its popular industrial front termination PowerLock battery to 150Ah within the same footprint.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WFMZ

Neighborhood fighting for 4-way stop in Reading

Residents said drivers dangerously speed through the West Greenwich and Tulpehocken streets intersection, often failing to stop at the two stop signs already there.

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WPXI

Channel 11 investigates flipping houses in Pittsburgh

House flipping has quickly become the newest booming industry in Pittsburgh. In fact, it's getting national attention.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

WHP-AM Harrisburg

Americans Try Thai Street Food- Including Fish Balls

Senator Rick Santorum will be in for a book signing of his Blue Collar Conservatives on Tuesday, July 22nd at Tremendous Life Books in Mechanicsburg from 6pm-8pm.

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People

Murdered Teen's Remains Given to Her Family 46 Years Later

It took 46 years, but Sandra Ann Stiver was finally reunited with her family this week.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

WFMZ

Residents left without air conditioning after copper theft

The surveillance picture of a man on a bike is what police are hoping will help lead them to the person accused of stealing copper, causing tens of thousands of dollars in damage.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

WFMZ

Firefighters battle multi-alarm blaze in Reading

The fire was first reported shortly after 3:30 p.m. Monday in the 1500 block of Mineral Spring Road.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Family of teen slain in '68 appeals for information on killer

From left, Tom Stiver, brother of Sandra Stiver and husband of Martha Stiver, Elizabeth Stiver, mother of Sandra and Hazel Stiver DeMoss, sister of Sandra attend a news conference on Monday, July 7, 2014 in Bern Township, Pa.

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WFMZ

Police: DUI suspect crashes van with unrestrained children inside

Tests were underway Monday to determine the extent to which a man was under the influence when he crashed a van with four unrestrained children inside, police said.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Family of '68 murder victim appeals for info

The family of a teenager whose bullet-riddled remains were recently identified in eastern Pennsylvania 46 years after she ran away from home say they won't be satisfied until they find out the identity of her killer.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The News Item

Chamber duck drop approaching

The Brush Valley Chamber of Commerce's annual duck drop is fast approaching. On Sunday, July 27, volunteers from the chamber will drop more than 400 plastic ducks into the Shamokin Creek behind Original Italian Pizza on Water Street.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Reading police: Copper thief causes $80K in damage to school, apartments

Reading police are trying to track down the person responsible for causing $80,000 in damage to a school and apartment complex while stealing copper from air conditioning units.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

DNAInfo.com

Man Caught With Assault Rifles Said He Wanted to Die in Combat, Police Say

A man who was driving the wrong way on Seventh Avenue early Wednesday was caught with assault rifles , hundreds of rounds of ammunition and several knives - and police found a note in his car saying he wanted to die in combat, police said.

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PowerPulse

Yuasa Announces Increased Capacity of PL-150 PowerLock Battery

Yuasa Inc. announced it has increased the capacity of its popular industrial front termination PowerLock battery to 150Ah within the same footprint.

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