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  1. Governor Tom WolfeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | ABC 27

    A Vietnamese man extradited from the United Kingdom will be arraigned Wednesday on charges he provided material support to a Good Morning America Weekend co-host Ron Claiborne stopped by Daybreak on Tuesday to talk about the "500 Men Reading" event in Harrisburg th On Tuesday, Gov. Tom Wolf will unveil his spending plans for the 2015-16 fiscal year that starts July 1. Lt. Gov. Stack; Speaker Turzai; President Scarnati; Leader Corman; Leader Costa; Leader Reed; Leader Dermody; Members of the General Assembly; and, above all my fellow Pennsylvanians.

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  2. Jury mulling case of estranged wifea s 2005 slayingRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | ABC 27

    Jurors are deliberating the case of a man charged in the shooting death of his estranged wife in eastern Pennsylvania almost a decade ago. Forty-three-year-old Miguel Torres is charged with first-degree murder in Berks County in the September 2005 death of 32-year-old Barbara West-Torres, who was ambushed in a Reading parking lot.

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  3. Defendant blames loan shark for wifea s 2005 slayingRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | ABC 27

    A man on trial in the shooting death of his estranged wife almost a decade ago has taken the stand to proclaim his innocence and point the figure at another man. Forty-three-year-old Miguel Torres wept as he testified Friday in Berks County Court on the slaying of 32-year-old Barbara West-Torres, who was ambushed in a Reading parking lot in September 2005.

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  4. Pa. bill would ease truancy sentencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | ABC 27

    House Bill 141 would allow Pennsylvania judges to sentence parents and guardians to community service instead of paying a $300 fine or attending parental education classes. Rep. Mark Gillen said under his bill, judges would be permitted, but not obligated to sentence parents to jail time.

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  5. Pennsylvania man, teen charged in fatal January 2014 beatingRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | ABC 27

    An early morning fire near Penn Station has been brought under control. Authorities say Penn Station remains open Tuesday.

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  6. 2 get life in Middle Creek homicide, arson caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | ABC 27

    Two men accused of stabbing a young woman and burning her alive at a wildlife area in Lancaster County have pleaded guilty to homicide, arson and all other charges. Adam Lynch, 21, of Reading, and Ryan Schannauer, 20, of Wyomissing, were immediately sentenced Monday to life in prison plus 20 to 40 years in the death last December of 23-year-old Ashley Kline.

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  7. Double homicide suspect extradited to IdahoRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | ABC 27

    A Pennsylvania man has been ordered held without bail after an Idaho prosecutor said he came to the state and carried out a contract killing that left two men dead. The Idaho Statesman reports that 44-year-old John C. Douglas of Reading was arraigned Tuesday in 4th District Court in Boise, Idaho.

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  8. Reading to replace 'ugly' Christmas treeRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | ABC 27

    A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly. Now a group led by the city council president is raising money to buy and decorate a more impressive replacement.

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  9. 2 to plead guilty in Middle Creek homicide caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | ABC 27

    Two men accused of stabbing a young woman and burning her alive at a wildlife area in Lancaster County will plead guilty next month, according to court records. Adam Lynch, 21, of Reading, and Ryan Schannauer, 20, of Wyomissing, are charged with homicide, kidnapping, arson, and abuse of a corpse in the death of 23-year-old Ashley Kline.

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  10. Cops: 4 Pennsylvania men smuggled drugs in XboxesRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | ABC 27

    Four men have been jailed on charges they smuggled cocaine from the Dominican Republic to eastern Pennsylvania inside Xbox video game systems. The Reading Eagle reports the Reading men remained in the Berks County Jail after their arrests Saturday.

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  11. Police investigate deadly crash in York CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | ABC 27

    Authorities are hunkering down in the overnight darkness of the wooded northeast Pennsylvania neighborhood where a man suspected of the fatal ambush of a state police trooper lived with his parents. Authorities are hunkering down in the overnight darkness of the wooded northeast Pennsylvania neighborhood where a man suspected of the fatal ambush of a state police trooper lived with his parents.

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  12. Parents Upset Over West Shore Elementary Schedule ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | ABC 27

    In an effort to reduce classroom sizes from 22 to 17 students Washington Heights Elementary School on the West Shore decided to create a new section of kindergarten. The change goes into effect Mon.

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  13. State police search for missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | ABC 27

    State police in Reading are asking for the public's assistance in the search for a missing man in Berks County. Stanley Miller, 77 was last seen at his home in Mertztown at approximately 2 p.m. Friday, according to police.

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  14. Teen bicyclist collides with truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | ABC 27

    Lancaster city police say a teen bicyclist is in critical but stable condition after colliding with the back of a truck Friday afternoon. Police say the 15-year-old was riding his bike westbound on the sidewalk on W. King St. at Water St., when he collided with the back of a Chevrolet Silverado truck.

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  15. Police: Man found with homemade bombs in carRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | ABC 27

    Police in eastern Pennsylvania say they arrested a man after finding him passed out in a parked car with two children and three homemade bombs. Police in eastern Pennsylvania say they arrested a man after finding him passed out in a parked car with two children and three homemade bombs.

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