| Jun 19, 2012
| 10:40 AM
Governor Tom Corbett announced today that Dollar General Corporation, a national retailer with more than 10,000 stores, will locate its new distribution center in Bethel Township, Berks County and create more than 500 jobs and an additional 75 indirect...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 1:06 PM
Pennsylvania State Police make an arrest in a Berks County homicide. 29 year old Michael Walker is charged with killing 49 year old Stephen Leibensperger, of Shoemakersville. It happened between 10:30 and 11:30 Monday night at Leibensperger's home. Police...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 6:04 PM
Police have captured a second suspect in a Berks County homicide. U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force, along with state and local police captured 50 year old Mark Ellis Wednesday afternoon at around 4 o'clock in Phildelphia. Ellis was taken back to Berks...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 8:13 PM
Pennsylvania State Police arrested the third and last suspect in a Berks County homicide. 21 year old Brandon Simpkins surrendered to police in Philadelphia after a day long search of numerous homes in both Philadelphia and Reading. Simpkins and two other...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 3:57 AM
Pennsylvania State Police in Reading are looking for an escaped inmate from the Wernersville Corrections Center. On Wednesday night around 11 p.m., Daryl O'Donnell, 27, walked out of the Corrections Center, a halfway house for inmates.
O'Donnell had been...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 8:16 PM
A prison escape in Berks County. Pennsylvania State Police say that 26 year old Kyle Perry signed out of the Wernersville Community Correction Center at around 12:45 Wednesday afternoon to go to the library. Perry never returned.
Perry is 5 feet...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 8:52 AM
The state Department of Health is advising the public of potential exposure to a case of measles in Berks, Bucks, Delaware and Lehigh counties. This possible exposure is in direct link to the July 11 exposure previously reported at the Rite Aid Drug...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 8:18 PM
Pennsylvania State Police in a joint operation with the Schuylkill County District Attorney's Office raided establishments in Schuylkill and Berks Counties seizing synthetic marijuana, bath salts and narcotic paraphernailia.
Search warrants were...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 2:10 AM
A dense fog advisory has been issued for Cumberland, Adams, York, Dauphin, Lebanon, Lancaster and Berks Counties until 9:00 Friday morning. Visibility will be down to less than a quarter mile. Exercise extra caution during the morning commute. Drive...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 7:37 PM
Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a murder-suicide in North Heidelberg Township in Berks County.
They say 39-year-old Donna Evans was distraught over the breakup of her relationship with her lover and that she bludgeoned her 11-year-old...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 2:10 PM
The state departments of Agriculture and Health Monday advised consumers and retailers who purchased raw milk and raw milk cheese from Norman Z. and Edith B. Sauder in Kutztown, Berks County, to discard or return the products immediately. Raw milk and raw...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 5:34 PM
Starting Monday, bath salts and synthetic marijuana will be illegal in Pennsylvania. Berks County District Attorney, John Adams, says they are preparing to prosecute those who do not comply with the ban.
"We will be on your doorstep starting Monday...