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  1. Berks County authorities investigating car arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WFMZ

    Authorities are on the hunt for a possible arsonist who they say set an elderly woman's car on fire earlier this week. "I don't know what I was thinking, I just couldn't believe that I saw what I saw," said Mary Owens, who said she was in shock when she walked outside to see her car burned.

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  2. Reading introduces new police chief, managing directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Managing Director Glenn Steckman and police Chief Andres Dominquez Jr. met the public during an afternoon event at the Berks County Community Foundation.

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  3. Lonnie Walker a finalist for USA U18 teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | WFMZ

    The final 12 players will be announced before the team leaves for Chile and the FIBA Americas U18 championship in mid-July. Walker helped lead the Red Knights to the Berks County and District 3 championships this past season.

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  4. Wyomissing shooting suspects remain at largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | WFMZ

    Shaquille Crawley, 21, of West Reading, and Melvin Morris Jr, 23, of Reading, are charged with attempted murder, robbery, aggravated assault and related charges. Wyomissing police said a man was robbed, attacked and shot inside the Quality Inn & Suites in the 600 block of Spring Street about 4:15 a.m. Wednesday.

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  5. A message of tolerance and solidarity in Berks CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Hundreds came out to Reading's Centre Park Wednesday to share their sorrow and show their solidarity with the families who lost loved ones in the mass shooting in Orlando. "Regardless of what we have going on, we are all brothers and sisters," Exeter resident Benjamin Harris said.

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  6. Men wanted for attempted murder in WyomissingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    "They were armed so we consider them armed and dangerous," said Wyomissing Police Lieutenant Thomas Endy. "We're looking to get them off the street before they hurt anybody else."

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  7. Reading man pleads guilty to 2014 Craigslist murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    A Berks County man will spend up to 60 years in prison after pleading guilty to the 2014 shooting death of an Allentown man at his auto detailing shop. Tyrell R. Young, of the 100 block of South Fifth Street in Reading, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Lehigh County Court to criminal homicide and related charges in connection to the shooting death of Eric Ervin.

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  8. Police: Three people shot in ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | WFMZ

    Victims were found at the intersection of Avenue A and Avenue D in Glenside Homes. Another victim was found in the 1100 block of Luzerne Street.

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  9. 5 of 42 suspects still at large after drug sweep in BerksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Five people remained at large Tuesday, several days after more than three dozen others were rounded up in a large-scale drug sweep in Berks County . An undercover investigation that began in January 2014 resulted last week in multiple raids and warrants for the arrests of 42 suspects, 16 of whom were described by authorities as mid-level drug dealers.

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  10. Police arrest suspect in Reading's 1st homicide of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Jajour Caceres was charged Thursday afternoon with first- and third-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Kevin Grossman in an alley off the 600 block of Locust Street on April 14. Caceres, 18, was already behind bars in the Berks County Jail in connection with the assault and pistol-whipping of a Kutztown University student at West Main and Baldy streets on April 9. Caceres' arrest in the homicide is the result of "a lengthy and exhaustive investigation," according to Reading police Sgt.

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  11. Vandals will not stop Olivet, club CEO saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | WFMZ

    The leader of the Olivet Boys & Girls Club is sending a strong message to a community it's aiming to help. The organization's newest location, the Pendora Park Club under construction on South 19th Street in east Reading, has been plagued by vandalism in recent weeks.

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  12. Dozens of alleged drug dealers, customers arrested, sought in 'Operation Antidote'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | WFMZ

    An undercover drug investigation in Berks County has led to multiple raids and warrants for the arrests of more than three dozen people, 16 of whom are described as mid-level drug dealers. The other 26 suspects are alleged to be customers.

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  13. Men sought for unloading car full of trash in alley in ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Police are seeking the public's help in identifying two men who were caught on a surveillance camera unloading a car full of trash in an alley. The illegal dump happened on June 5 in an alley behind the 400 block of North Ninth Street, according to police.

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  14. Busy 1st week on job for Reading's new police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    It's been a busy few days for Reading's new police chief, Andres Dominguez. He started last week, and the next morning, he was at the scene of a homicide.

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  15. Man tried to steal train crossing signal, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | WFMZ

    A Berks County man is behind bars, accused of trying to steal a flashing signal from a busy train crossing. Police responded around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday to the report of a suspicious situation at the Reading and Northern Railroad train yard in the 100 block of Tuckerton Road in Muhlenberg Township.

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  16. Suspect ID'd in shooting of man in ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | WFMZ

    Police said they are seeking Elisamuel Baez, 31, for his role in the shooting of a man at Cedar and Walnut streets late Tuesday afternoon. An RPD officer was walking to police headquarters, about a half-block away, when he heard shots fired shortly before 6 p.m., police said.

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  17. Pro-cycling team previews Reading 120 courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Some professional cyclists have gotten a sneak peak at the path they'll take through Berks County in late-summer. Team Illuminate previewed Wednesday the new 120-mile course that will make up the second annual Reading 120 race on September 10. The Reading 120 is an international cycling competition that will feature a 74-mile outer loop through Berks County followed by five laps of a nine-mile circuit in the city, including grueling journeys to the Pagoda atop Mount Penn.

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  18. Donation biggest ever for Humane PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | WFMZ

    Margaret "Peg" Schumo has donated $250,000 to Humane Pennsylvania, granting her naming rights to the new veterinary hospital at 1729 N. 11th St. in Reading, officials announced Wednesday. "I've always loved animals," Schumo said, "and I feel that Humane Pennsylvania is doing great work saving animals' lives and doing their part to prevent animal homelessness."

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  19. Man shot twice near Reading police headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | WFMZ

    "We had an officer that was returning to the rear of city hall to do some paperwork, he was walking across Cedar Street, he heard a number of shots being fired," said Reading Police Captain Damond Kloc. The officer ran down Cedar Street, toward Walnut, and found a man with a pair of apparent gunshot wounds to his abdomen.

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  20. Berks man stole $1,000 worth of baby formula from Walmart, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    A Berks County man faces theft and drug charges after authorities said they found cocaine in his pocket following his arrest for allegedly stealing more than $1,000 worth of baby formula. Pennsylvania State Police arrested Anthony Austin late Monday morning at the Walmart store in Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County, as he tried to steal 12 containers of Similac.

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