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Man sought in robbery of V&S Sandwich Shop in Reading

READING, Pa. - Police are trying to track down the man who robbed a sandwich shop in Reading. The holdup happened Tuesday night at the V&S store in the 1500 block of North Ninth Street. Police have not provided any information about whether a weapon was used for the robbery or if any money was taken

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-01-17 21:29:34

Reading police seek persons of interest in fatal shooting

The driver of the Jeep Wrangler has facial hair and was wearing a blue and gray hooded sweatshirt with the hood up, police said. [ + - ] RPD investigators on Tuesday released several photos in connection with the fatal shooting of Elmer Maldonado in the 1600 block of Perkiomen Avenue on December

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-01-16 21:52:19

Hit by more snow than predicted, some municipalities face challenging cleanup

The snow that fell Tuesday has been costly for some municipalities in Schuylkill County. The National Weather Service, State College, said as much as 9 inches of snow fell in Ashland during the storm. Available measurements were: Tamaqua, 7.5 inches; Auburn, 6.7; Mahanoy City, 6.3; and Valley View,

REPUBLICAN & HERALD - 2018-01-18 09:11:39

Reading man gets 10 years of probation for sexually assaulting young girl

A Berks County judge said Tuesday that he had "extreme reluctance" about accepting a plea deal for a 10-year probation sentence for a Reading man who sexually assaulted a girl several times in a two-year span. Judge Paul M. Yatron said that he felt it was "excessively lenient" for what Miguel A. Mor

READING EAGLE - 2018-01-17 08:01:00

Man pleads guilty to robbing bank in Reading

A Reading man with a history of mental health issues and prior convictions admitted in Berks County Court that he robbed a city bank in October. Jarvis J. Gulley, 29, told President Judge Thomas G. Parisi that he's remorseful for what he did, but said he still needs help. He said he was put on medic

READING EAGLE - 2018-01-17 08:01:00

Reading police release photos in search for homicide suspects

Anyone with information on the identity of the men in the photos is asked to call city police at 610-655-6065 or Crime Alert Berks County at 877-373-9913. Crime Alert pays cash rewards up to $10,000 for tips that lead to arrests. Police are releasing photos of individuals wanted for questioning in t

READING EAGLE - 2018-01-17 00:00:00

Reading man jailed in stabbing outside downtown tavern

A Reading man was in Berks County Prison on Tuesday after police accused him of stabbing another man in the arm during a fight outside a downtown city bar. Anthony B. Hardy, 44, of the 200 block of North Front Street was jailed in lieu of $150,000 bail following arraignment Sunday before District Ju


Lancaster County schools close, delay starts; Light snow could bring coating to 1 inch into mid-morning

Lancaster County public school districts are announcing closures for the day as snow continues to fall this morning. Intermittent light snow could yield an additional coating to 1 inch of snow through mid-morning, Eric Horst, director of Millersville University's Weather Information Center, said in

LANCASTERONLINE - 2018-01-17 12:15:00

Grayslake Senator In Hawaii During False Missile Alert

GRAYSLAKE, IL - Sen. Melinda Bush, D-Grayslake, was in Hawaii visiting family when the emergency notification popped up on her phone. It is the same alert tourists and locals across the island state received Saturday morning: "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS

PATCH - 2018-01-18 08:05:17

Battle Over Silverstein's Petition Signatures Continues

The legal battle over whether state Sen. Ira Silverstein will be on the primary election ballot dragged on Wednesday as lawyers made their closing remarks before a final recommendation to the Chicago Board of Elections. In the basement of the George W Dunne Cook County Office building, Hearing Offic

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-01-17 23:47:36

Dennis Rodman could face prison time after DUI arrest - report

Basketball Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman can't seem to rid himself of the "bad boy" image. Rodman was arrested on suspicion of DUI on Saturday in Newport Beach, California, after police say he was "driving like a maniac and blaring music," TMZ reports. The bigger problem for the former Chicago Bulls

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-17 16:06:00

Paul Vallas 'seriously considering' mayoral run against Rahm Emanuel: report

Former Chicago Public Schools CEO Paul Vallas is considering a run for mayor against Rahm Emanuel in the 2019 election, according to a Wednesday report in Crain's Chicago Business. "I'm talking to friends and family about whether this is something we want to do and can do," Vallas told Crain's. "I'v

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-18 02:11:00

VIDEO: Illinois Democratic governor candidates speak at the Chicago Sun-Times

The Illinois Democratic candidates for governor were invited to meet Wednesday with the Chicago Sun-Times editorial board. The candidates are State Sen. Daniel Biss; Bob Daiber, regional superintendent of schools in downstate Madison County; anti-violence activist Tio Hardiman; business executive Ch

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-18 10:57:00

Chicago trader charged with killing longtime friend, leaving body on South Side

SUN-TIMES MEDIA WIRE - A trader at the Chicago Board of Trade has been charged with shooting his longtime friend and leaving his body in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood last summer. Izat Morrar's body was found about 3:50 p.m. on July 20, 2017 in an alley in the 5300 block of South Calum

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-01-18 01:44:00

Officials: 73-year-old man beaten in Gresham last year died 6 months later

The death of a man who was beaten last year in the South Side Gresham neighborhood and died more than six months later has been ruled a homicide. John Liberty, 73, suffered blunt force head injuries in an assault on April 1, 2017, in the 1600 block of West 79th Street, according to the Cook County M

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-17 19:40:00

Police: Tire deflation device used to end chase, arrest gang members in Boone County

BELVIDERE - Police say two gang members from Elgin were arrested Sunday after they led police on a chase that ended shortly after the use of a tire deflation device disabled the stolen vehicle they were driving. The Boone County Sheriff's Department announced the arrests on Tuesday in a news release

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2018-01-17 00:17:05

WENY News - Elmira man convicted in federal court on gun and drug charges

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WENY) -- An Elmira man was convicted in federal court on drug and gun charges, and could spend the rest of his life behind bars. According to the U-S District Attorney's Office for Western New York, 41-year-old Devaughn Salazar was found guily on several charges, including the inten

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2018-01-17 22:15:00

Lodi man gets prison for big drug bust

WATERLOO - The Lodi man arrested last summer in a major Seneca County drug and weapons bust is heading to prison. Shawn Rousseau, 33, was sentenced Tuesday by county Judge Dennis Bender to three years in prison after pleading guilty to third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He w

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2018-01-17 20:00:00

Beaver Dams man jailed on drug charges

A Beaver Dams man is accused of manufacturing meth in the City of Corning. Corning police charged Kevin L. Quackenbush Jr., 37, of county Route 19 in Beaver Dams, with one count of third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine and one charge of third-degree criminal mischief, both felonies. P

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-01-17 21:15:41

WENY News - Nearly 40 young adults become members of Elmira's Youth Court

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Family and friends packed Elmira City Hall Wednesday night for the 2018 Youth Court Induction Ceremony. The young adults made the mark after weeks of studying and training. It's a process that takes seven weeks, and many added responsibilities. "We do homework, we do quizzes

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2018-01-18 03:56:00