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  1. PA Game Commission determines cause of death for dozens of deer in Chester, Berks CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | WPMT-TV York

    The Pennsylvania Game Commission has determined the cause of death for dozens of deer in the northern Chester and southern Berks County areas. EHD is caused by a virus which is contracted through the bite of insects called "biting midges," according to the PA Game Commission.


  2. Reading man charged with drug delivery resulting in deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | WPMT-TV York

    A Reading man has been charged with supplying drugs to another individual who died of an overdose in August, according to the Berks County District Attorney's Office. Kevin Rauch, 52, is charged with drug delivery resulting in death, delivery of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and criminal use of a communication facility.


  3. Drone to help fight crime in Dauphin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | WPMT-TV York

    It's a new tool to help fight crime. Dauphin County leaders and law enforcement officials unveiled a protective eye in the sky, a drone.


  4. Grand Jury: Recommendations for legal changes in response to child sex abuse investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | WPMT-TV York

    The Grand Jury has issued four recommendations for legal changes in response to the child sex abuse investigation within six Pennsylvania Catholic Dioceses. This grand jury exists because Pennsylvania dioceses routinely hid reports of child sex crimes while the statutes of limitations for those crimes expired.


  5. One man dead, two people flee after crash closes portion of PA Turnpike in Lancaster CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | WPMT-TV York

    LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa.- One man is dead and two others fled the scene after an early morning crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The crash, which occurred around 2:20 a.m. on Thursday morning, has closed westbound lanes of travel between the Morgantown and Reading exits.


  6. Berks County woman arrested for allegedly leaving 5 children unattended car while she workedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | WPMT-TV York

    A 25-year-old Reading woman has been charged with endangering the welfare of children after police say she left her five children unattended in a car while she worked at a Reading-area shopping center. Ashley Marie DeJesus was charged Saturday after police discovered her five children, ages 8, 7, 5, 2, and 11 months, were left in a locked car in the parking lot of the Broadcasting Square Mall on the 2700 block of Paper Mill Road in Spring Garden Township.


  7. Roadside America employees lauch kickstarter campaign to buy miniature villageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | WPMT-TV York

    UPPER BERN TOWNSHIP, BERKS COUNTY, Pa. - More than 80 years in business, a well-known exhibit is up for sale in Berks County.


  8. Rep. Ryan Costello will drop bid for reelectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | WPMT-TV York

    Republican Rep. Ryan Costello will drop his bid for reelection in Pennsylvania's 6th Congressional District and retire at the end of his term. Costello confirmed news that was first r eported Saturday by City&StatePA and confirmed by CNN in an interview with MSNBC on Sunday evening.


  9. Berks County couple charged after police find body of 6-month-old...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2018 | WPMT-TV York

    A Berks County couple is facing criminal charges after police say they hid the body of their infant daughter in a plastic container filled with cat litter in a crawlspace inside their West Lawn home, according to the Berks County District Attorney's Office. Samantha Trump, 27, and Shaun Oxenreider, 25, are charged with abuse of a corpse, concealing the whereabouts of a child and criminal conspiracy, according to a criminal complaint.


  10. Former PA police officer to serve jail time for misbranding body armorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | WPMT-TV York

    A former Pennsylvania police officer will serve one year in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for mail fraud, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement . Marco DeCamillo, who was sentenced Thursday, falsely claimed that body armor sold by his business, Mad Dragon Tactical , would protect against armor piercing rounds.


  11. 10 people charged for re-selling opioids obtained from fake prescriptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | WPMT-TV York

    Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced charges against 10 people who used home computers, prescription paper obtained from supply stores, and information stolen from doctors to write more than 100 fake prescriptions and obtain more than 12,600 Oxycodones and other opioids for re-sale on the streets of southeastern Pennsylvania. The fraudulent prescription drug mill was run by David Francis Lawson, 46, of Fairdale Road, Philadelphia, who created fake prescriptions on his home computer using prescription paper obtained from office supply stores.


  12. Powerball jackpot stands at $425 million; Odds not in your favorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | WPMT-TV York

    BERKS COUNTY, Pa.- A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket sold in Berks County for the Thursday, December 28, drawing matched all five balls drawn, 05-13-21-27-41, to win $125,000, less applicable withholding. Smart Mart, 1235 Lancaster Ave., Reading, earns a $500 bonus for selling the big winning ticket.


  13. Reading man accused of not returning loaner car to Lancaster BMW dealerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | WPMT-TV York

    A 31-year-old Reading man is charged with theft by deception after allegedly concocting a false story to get a loaner vehicle from a BMW dealership on the 1500 block Manheim Pike and then neglecting to return the car. Garicin Allen Moore was arrested in Hamburg, Berks County, while still operating the vehicle, Manheim Township police say.


  14. Several municipalities planning lawsuit over gas metersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | WPMT-TV York

    Several central Pennsylvania communities are planning to potentially team up against the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission over UGI gas meters in historic districts. City officials, such as Columbia Borough Manager Greg Sahd, said the phraseology they hear most often from residents is they're "ugly."


  15. African Serval cat mistaken for cheetah by Reading Police DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | WPMT-TV York

    BERKS COUNTY, Pa.- The Animal Rescue League of Berks County is in possession of an African Serval cat after it was mistaken for a cheetah by the Reading Police Department. According to the Animal Rescue League's Facebook page , the group received a call from the Reading Police Department on Saturday, November 4 saying that a cheetah was running through the streets of Reading.


  16. Police searching for Lebanon County teen missing since July 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | WPMT-TV York

    Pennsylvania State Police are continuing the search for a 17-year-old girl who has been missing since July 9. Liriolgie Crystal Mercado-Reyes, of the 100 block of North Ramona Road in Jackson Township, hasn't been since since leaving home in July. She reportedly left a note indicating she was going to help a friend, but has not been seen or heard from since.


  17. Accident with entrapment reported on eastbound lanes of PA Turnpike in Lancaster CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | WPMT-TV York

    An accident with entrapment has been reported on the eastbound lane of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, according to the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission.


  18. Reading woman identified as homicide victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | WPMT-TV York

    Investigators in Berks County have identified the woman whose body was found on Sunday. Berks County District Attorney Crime Unit Detectives were contacted by the Lower Heidelberg Police Department when a body was found body in a wooded area off of Riegel Road.


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