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  1. 69 News "Week in Review"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | WFMZ

    Monday in Reading, a more than century-old factory building that had been ravaged by fire was reborn . Developer Alan Shuman cut the ribbon on his Big Mill project at North Eighth and Oley streets.

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  2. Allentown stabbing death ruled homicide, suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | WFMZ

    A 22-year-old man is facing homicide charges, after another man was found stabbed to death inside an Allentown home early Saturday morning. Police say shortly before 5 a.m., officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the 400 block of East Cumberland Street.

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  3. Know your rights when recording policeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | WFMZ

    Charges filed against a Reading Police officer are raising questions about what you can and cannot do with your cell phone. Reading officer Jesus Santiago-DeJesus has made national headlines, but for all the wrong reasons.

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  4. Group proposes municipal IDs in ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | WFMZ

    A local immigrant-rights group is gearing up to propose municipal IDs in the city of Reading. Make the Road Pennsylvania met on Thursday evening and is recruiting supporters to attend Monday's city council meeting in hopes of moving the proposal forward.

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  5. Threat prompts school evacuations in MuhlenbergRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | WFMZ

    The latest threat was found written on a bathroom wall inside the Muhlenberg Intermediate School, according to Joseph Macharola, the district's superintendent. Students and staff in that school, as well as in the nearby Muhlenberg Elementary Center, were evacuated as a precaution, said Macharola, who added that he also asked for the evacuation of the public library.

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  6. Reading cop surrenders on criminal chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | WFMZ

    Ofc. Jesus Santiago-DeJesus said nothing to WFMZ's Ryan Hughes as he, along with his defense attorney, Allan Sodomsky, walked into District Judge Thomas Xavios' office in Reading late Thursday morning. Those charges stem from a traffic stop and a pair of arrests by the nearly four-year veteran of the force on April 5. Shortly before 12:30 p.m. that day, Santiago-DeJesus stopped a car for failing to use a turn signal while parking in the 800 block of Greenwich Street, Adams said.

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  7. Reading council set to vote on new chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | WFMZ

    As the acting Reading police chief says goodbye, the search for a permanent replacement is heating up. Monday's agenda shows the council will vote on a resolution naming Andres Dominguez, Jr. as the city's next chief.

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  8. Reading City Council to consider Secret Service veteran as new police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | WFMZ

    A day after losing its acting police chief to the suburbs, Reading could soon have a new man at the helm of the city police force. City council will consider a resolution next Monday to appoint Reading native Andres Dominguez Jr. as police chief, according to the council's agenda, which was posted to the city website Wednesday afternoon.

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  9. Couple learn of charges against cop on 69 NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | WFMZ

    The couple at the center of an incident that led to criminal charges being filed against a Reading police officer said they learned of the officer's arrest on 69 News. Marcelina Cintron-Garcia and her boyfriend, Joel Rodriguez, told WFMZ's Ryan Hughes that they were watching the noon newscast on Wednesday when they saw his report on the charges against Ofc.

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  10. Reading police officer broke the law, DA saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | WFMZ

    The charges stem from a traffic stop and arrest involving the nearly four-year veteran of the force on April 5. Shortly before 12:30 p.m. that day, Santiago-DeJesus stopped a vehicle for an alleged violation in the 800 block of Greenwich Street, according to Adams, who detailed the events that followed: Santiago-DeJesus detained the driver, Marcelina Cintron-Garcia, and the passenger, Joel Rodriguez, outside the car, and both of the vehicle's occupants proceeded to record video of the officer with their cell phones. Santiago-DeJesus then called for backup as he ordered Rodriguez to sit down and hand him his phone.

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  11. Ribbon cut on revitalized outlet building in ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | WFMZ

    Developer Allan Shuman cut the ribbon on his Big Mill project at North Eighth and Oley streets in Reading on Monday. The work was just about complete in October 2014 when someone set fire to the building , causing more than $10 million in damage.

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  12. PennDOT helps to fund traffic signal work in ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    PennDOT announced Monday that it has awarded the city a $12,450 grant for the improvement of damaged equipment at 20 intersections. The money comes from PennDOT's "Green Light-Go" program, through which municipalities request up to 50 percent funding for traffic signal projects, officials said.

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  13. District judge set to appear in court for arraignmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    District Judge Timothy Dougherty stands accused of stealing more than $113,000 from his office and the volunteer fire company where he served as treasurer. Dougherty was supposed to surrender Thursday morning, but instead suffered an undisclosed injury or medical condition at his office in West Reading moments before his scheduled arraignment.

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  14. Facing charges, Berks district justice rushed to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | WFMZ

    A longtime district justice was rushed from his court office to the hospital Thursday morning, moments before he was expected to surrender on criminal charges. Paramedics and police responded to District Justice Timothy Dougherty's office at 401 Walnut St. in West Reading around 9 a.m. Dougherty was injured in some way.

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  15. Red Cross Heroes: Community impactRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | WFMZ

    "He's really a great American story. He came here. He built a business and he's devoted himself to giving back to the community.

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  16. Opening acts set for free 'Downtown Alive' concert series in ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | WFMZ

    They include Stephanie Grace, a young Boyertown-area singer/songwriter who has opened shows for Taylor Swift, Scotty McCreery and Josh Turner. Summer Scouts, a five-piece rock band from Allentown, "infuses an eclectic mix of pop sensibilities with a tinge of post-rock dynamics."

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  17. Bill would overhaul truancy response after mom's jail deathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | WFMZ

    The Pennsylvania Senate is advancing legislation in response to a 2014 jail-cell death of a mother of seven who was serving a weekend sentence for her children's absences from school. The bill passed unanimously Tuesday and goes to the House of Representatives.

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  18. Cyclists on journey to support police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | WFMZ

    About 80 riders are traveling from Pennsylvania to Washington, D.C. Many of the riders are officers themselves or are related to fallen police officers. They left Berks County on Tuesday morning and traveled through Lancaster County, where 69 News caught up with them in Ephrata.

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  19. Firm president agreed to help Reading mayor after election loss, feds sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The president of a Lehigh County-based engineering firm has admitted to contributing thousands of dollars to the re-election campaign of then-Reading Mayor Vaughn Spencer in an effort to be rewarded with city contracts, according to federal prosecutors. Matthew McTish pleaded guilty on April 28 to one count of conspiracy to commit bribery offenses, according to court documents unsealed by U.S. attorney's office on Tuesday.

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  20. Firm president admits to bribing Allentown, Reading officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | WFMZ

    Matthew McTish pleaded guilty on April 28 to one count of conspiracy to commit bribery offenses, according to court documents unsealed by U.S. attorney's office on Tuesday. McTish, identified in previous court papers as "donor #2," is president of McTish, Kunkel & Associates, which heavily relies on contracts with government organizations in Pennsylvania, including Allentown and Reading, officials said. 1 comment

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