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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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8 hrs ago | WFMZ

Car goes up on sidewalk in West Reading

Police are investigating a wild set of circumstances involving a car that struck several parked vehicles before hitting a pole and coming to rest on a sidewalk in West Reading.

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8 hrs ago | WFMZ

Images: Wild crash on Penn Avenue in West Reading

Police said they suspect the driver of a car was under the influence of alcohol when he struck several parked vehicles before crashing onto a sidewalk on Penn Avenue in West Reading.

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11 hrs ago | WFMZ

Heavy rain briefly floods Spring Street Subway in Reading

Heavy rain that fell in Reading late Tuesday morning was again too much for the Spring Street Subway to handle.

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12 hrs ago | WFMZ

Police: Man tries to run away with baby inside state building

Nevin Walls tried to lift the baby from her stroller while her mother stood in line at the welfare office on the 3rd floor of the state office building at 625 Cherry St. in downtown Reading around noon Monday, according to court documents.

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18 hrs ago | WHP-AM Harrisburg

April 15, 2014: Things You Need to Know

Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas, who you know better as Snow White and Prince Charming on "Once Upon a Time," were married over the weekend.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WFMZ

Police: two charged after meth bust in Reading

Residents in a Reading community are still in shock after learning that one of their neighbors was arrested on serious drug charges.

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WFMZ

Unused playground finds new home at school in Reading

That is, until the school partnered with Wood-to-Wonderful to move the existing playground at Thomas Ford Elementary over to 10th & Green.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

WFMZ

'It's the Wild West out here,' Reading man says following shooting

Residents in one Reading neighborhood are on edge after a man was shot in the neck.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

MyFoxPhilly

Berks County Man Charged In Craigslist Murder

Police charged a Berks County man with homicide and other offenses in the April 8th 2014 fatal shooting of an Allentown man.

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Lower Township Gazette

Rain could hold off until after sunset in South Jersey

While temperatures are soaring up into the 70s for the first time in months, today's rain could hold off until after sunset in South Jersey, according to future radar simulation forecasts.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Film Threat

the Bootleg Files: Jim Croce VTN Free Concert

REASON FOR BOOTLEG STATUS: No one appears eager to clear the music rights and pay for a full-blown restoration.

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The Washington Post

Reading, Pa., looks to the future with a renewed sense of pride

Rita Ritter almost didn't see the dilapidated Victorian house on Perkiomen Avenue in Reading, Pa.

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Pocono Record

Suspect arrested in Craigslist killing of Pa. man -

An eastern Pennsylvania man is facing homicide charges in connection with the death of a man who was selling his car online.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Victor Ortiz pleads guilty to murder in 2012 shooting in Reading

Victor Ortiz pleaded guilty to third degree murder in Berks County Court on Wednesday.

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WFMZ

Man shot to death in Allentown; 'person of interest' nabbed in Reading

Officers were dispatched to a business in the 600 block of Nelson Street, just off Hanover Avenue, after a woman called police around 2 a.m. and asked them to check on the welfare of her boyfriend.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Times News

Berks man admits attempted robbery of...

A Berks County man admitted on Monday in the county court to attempting to rob a Carbon County bank almost two years ago.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Times News

Fire destroys site of infamous 1809...

Fire has destroyed an old eastern Pennsylvania farmhouse that officials say was the site of a murder that resulted in the last public execution of a woman in Pennsylvania history.

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WFMZ

Reading police ID suspect in deadly shooting of man in Glenside

Police have identified a suspect in the deadly shooting of a man in the Glenside neighborhood of northwest Reading over the weekend.

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Cape Gazette

Rehoboth Art League holds three openings

The Rehoboth Art League held an opening reception for three exhibits March 28. In the Corkran Gallery, So, Il Perspective: Re-Imagined Landscapes opened with artists David Linneweh and John Reddington.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

WFMZ

More details emerge in deadly Reading shooting

Reading police say an argument preceded the deadly shooting of a 26-year-old man in the city's Glenside section early Saturday morning.

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