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  1. West Reading police add new bicycles to patrol fleetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | WFMZ

    Reading Health System and Penske Racing Shocks teamed up to donate the bikes, which can cost upwards of $1,000 each.

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  2. Police in Berks County cracking down on DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Police in Berks County are issuing a warning as millions of Americans prepare to take to the road for the holiday weekend. To avoid highway tragedies, police will be setting up sobriety check points on routes: 422, 222, 183, 22, 737, 10, and many others.

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  3. Dozens rounded up as suspects in Berks County crime ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    "I think it's going to make a huge dent," said District Attorney John Adams during a news conference Friday morning. "Gucci" was reportedly a term used by the ring, which committed a variety of crimes over several years, investigators said.

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  4. Berks doctor returns from Nepal after devastating earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | WFMZ

    Dr. Neil Chesen set out on vacation to Nepal, but his fourth trip to the poverty-stricken country turned into a harrowing experience. On Monday, Chesen spent his first day back to work at Chesen Laser Eye Center in West Reading, Berks County.

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  5. Officials: Brace for delays during Buttonwood bridge projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | WFMZ

    In anticipation of the closure, community leaders have set up a website that will disseminate information about detours and real-time traffic. "There will be a lot of impacts to the area, and we want to make sure we are ready," said Alan Piper, the transportation planner for Berks County.

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  6. Officials: Fire police desperately needed in Berks CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | WFMZ

    "Being volunteer fire police, you never know when an emergency is going to happen," said Tom Kupiszewski, the West Reading fire police captain. Their mission is public safety, and their personal vehicles are stocked full of supplies ready to respond to any emergency scene.

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  7. Another suspect arrested in credit card schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | WFMZ

    During a search of Bourjolly's apartment in the 700 block of Court Street on Friday, investigators said they seized devices used to emboss and encode blank cards or gift cards. Dozens of fraudulent cards were also found, including some that had been "activated and partially used," Chief Steven Powell, West Reading Police Department, said during a news conference Monday afternoon.

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  8. Crime Alert launches 'Ribbons of Respect' campaign in BerksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | WFMZ

    Municipal officials picked up blue ribbons at the Dairy Queen in Kenhorst on Thursday. They're being asked to put the ribbons on poles and trees on March 20 and leave them up for a month.

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  9. Police find more victims in Dunkin Donuts credit card schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | WFMZ

    Police in Berks County are widening their investigation into a credit card scheme that was allegedly carried out at Dunkin' Donuts in Wyomissing. Police said surveillance footage at the store, located on State Hill Road and Cheltenham Drive, captured Kline swiping several credit cards through a card skimmer that captured and stored the stolen info.

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  10. Blue 'ribbons of respect' showing support for policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | WFMZ

    "We thank them for protecting us. Our communities are safer and we need them," said Tina Shenk, owner of Tina's Salon and Day Spa in West Reading.

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  11. 'Big John' Ulrich, former restaurateur, councilman, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | WFMZ

    "Big John" Ulrich, a Reading man known both for his big heart and colorful suspenders, died Sunday. He was 84. Big John was best known for his Pennsylvania Dutch restaurant and catering business -- "Big John's" -- on Schuylkill Avenue in northwest Reading.

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  12. Sale of VF Outlet Center to developer falls throughRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WFMZ

    A Maryland developer, Atapco Properties, was supposed to buy the 52-acre property, which straddles the border between Wyomissing and West Reading.

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  13. Home-delivery of beer begins this weekend in BerksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WFMZ

    The business at 719 Penn Ave. in West Reading offers 10 beers on tap, as well as almost 700 different craft bottles. It has been open a little less than a year, but the owners are now pioneering beer delivery service in Berks County.

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  14. Home-delivery of beer begins this weekend in BerksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WFMZ

    The business at 719 Penn Ave. in West Reading offers 10 beers on tap, as well as almost 700 different craft bottles. It has been open a little less than a year, but the owners are now pioneering beer delivery service in Berks County.

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  15. Pump prices climbing yet again; how high will they go?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | WFMZ

    It's the end of the road for plummeting pump prices. After a record price decline that lasted 123 days nationwide, gas costs are climbing once again, and fast.

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  16. Community reaching out after double homicide in ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Reading Police are investigating a double homicide in the city that left a mother and son dead. Mary Branford, 74, was found dead along with her son Johnny Branford, 52, on Saturday night in the living room of their home at 646 North 11th Street in Reading.

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  17. Berks County prepares for snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | WFMZ

    "I got to go to work in the morning, so it's going to be bad," said Dan Scott from West Reading. "I'm going to hate it."

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  18. One of store clerk's alleged victims: 'You feel robbed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | WFMZ

    Police are putting people on notice about the theft of credit card numbers at a Dunkin' Donuts in Berks County. Christine Kline, a Reading woman who worked as a clerk at the store at State Hill Road and Cheltenham Drive in Wyomissing stands accused of swiping credit card numbers from customers.

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  19. Police: Store clerk swiped customers' credit card info.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | WFMZ

    Police have arrested a Reading woman for allegedly swiping credit card numbers from customers while working at a Dunkin' Donuts in the suburbs. The thefts happened at the store at State Hill Road and Cheltenham Drive in Wyomissing, where Christine Kline was employed as a clerk, police said.

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  20. Berks County officers are well supported by the public.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | WFMZ

    Then Monday, residents like Tina Shenk, owner of Tina's Salon and Day Spa, tied blue ribbons around telephone polls in West Reading, all in support of law enforcement. "I thought the moral for our policemen in our country must be so down with things that are happening.

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