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Music

Taylor Swift shouts out Bruce Springsteen, hometown of Reading on new song 'London Boy'

Taylor Swift London Boy

Pests

Scientists use fungi to kill spotted lanternflies and are 'cautiously optimistic' about success

spotted lanternfly fungi

Investigations

Investigation resumes decades after man found dead in Pennsylvania cave

Blue Mountain

Beaches

Reading man dies after saving son from drowning at Atlantic City beach

Atlantic City man dies drowning son

Earthquakes

2.2-magnitude earthquake rattles Reading, Berks County area

Earthquake july 19 pennsylvania

Accidents

Pa. official resigns over Facebook post about pregnant mother who drowned in flash flood

Facebook post woman flooding drown

Investigations

Three parrots stolen from Pennsylvania dairy farm and exotic animal zoo

Parrot theft pennsylvania

Weather

Montgomery, Chester counties see flooding as intense downpours roll through area

Pennsylvania flooding rain weather 7/11

Investigations

Philadelphia man, 21, drowns at Blue Marsh Lake

Blue Marsh Lake

Animals

Berks County woman bitten by venomous snake while doing laundry in her basement

Copperhead Snake Berks County

Investigations

Suspect wanted in David Ortiz shooting could be connected to Berks County shooting

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Geology

3.4 magnitude earthquake reported in Central Pennsylvania

Earthquake in Mifflintown, Pa.

Courts

'Swiss Cheese Pervert' returns to Philly court for probation-violation hearing

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Courts

The 'Swiss Cheese Pervert' breaks his silence on a life of infamy

Christopher Pagano Swiss Cheese Pervert 06042019

Courts

U.S. Supreme Court won't hear appeal to overturn Boyertown transgender bathroom policy

Supreme Court denies Boyertown case

Pests

Berks County fungi could help ‘decimate’ spotted lanternflies in Pa., new research says

spotted lanternfly fungi

Pets

Humane Society of Berks County waiving fees to celebrate Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

Carroll - Dogs

Documentaries

Philly artist releases trailer for documentary about Berks County immigrant detainment

Berks Prison Doc

Odd News

Berks County man charged with using magnets to steal 63 million gallons of water

Reading Area Water Authority

Fires

More than 25,000 chickens killed in Berks County barn fire

A&L Farms chicken fire

Business

Reading Eagle newspaper's owner files for bankruptcy after 150 years in business

Reading Eagle

Business

Berks County’s Bieber bus line ending service after 72 years

Bieber Bus

Investigations

Authorities search Pennsylvania landfill for missing Staten Island dad

Mikey Stewart SI

Weather

Berks County breaks 129-year-old mark for wettest year on record

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Investigations

Pennsylvania man allegedly took upskirt photos of women at King of Prussia Mall

Berks County upskirt photos

Food & Drink

Pennsylvania Arby's one of 16 to test limited-run seared duck sandwich

Arby's Duck Sandwich

Tourism

Pa. now has its own official Ice Cream Trail, made up of 12 local creameries

Ice cream trail

Pests

The spotted lanternfly has made its way to Pa., and people are trying everything to kill them

spotted Lanternfly French Creek

Investigation

Police: Fugitive accidentally killed by Pennsylvania Game Commission bulldozer

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Investigations

Authorities dismantle major fentanyl operation in eastern Pennsylvania

Fentanyl Montgomery County Bust

Odd News

Roadside America employees launching campaign to save Pennsylvania attraction

Roadside America

Congress

Congressman Pat Meehan announces resignation

Pat Meehan - USA TODAY

Flight 1380

Berks residents asked to keep an eye out for Flight 1830 debris

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Police

State police ID Chester County woman who fell to death at quarry

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Odd News

Buyer needed to save 'world's greatest miniature village' in Pennsylvania

Roadside America

Social Media

ACLU to Pa. congressman: Stop blocking constituents on Facebook

Ryan Costello

Schools

Report: One local district shared in $237,000 of NRA grants to Pennsylvania schools

Wayne LaPierre, NRA

Courts

Inmate's lawsuit to proceed after jail destroyed birthday card from daughter, 5

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Child Abuse

Pennsylvania mom intentionally cut child with scissors, prosecutors say

Ashley Marie Kase

phone

This new Philly-region area code is finally rolling out next month

Stock_Carroll - Verizon Wireless

Holidays

Pennsylvania Christmas village makes top 10 U.S. small towns for holiday lights

Koziar's Christmans Village

Courts

Authorities: Montgomery County man tried to ram motorist before firing gun

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