Berks County

Tropical Storm Isais overturned cars at Doylestown Hospital
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KYW Staff
August 04, 2020 - 8:01 am
Tropical Storm Isaias packed a gut punch to the Philadelphia region and South Jersey on Tuesday with heavy rain and strong winds. The early parts of the day were marked with flash floods, evacuations, a relentless litany of watches and warnings from the National Weather Service. There were even...
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Jim Melwert
July 29, 2020 - 1:38 pm
A Montgomery County woman is dead after police say she was run over by her own car. Read more here.
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Emergency landing in Berks County
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Mark Abrams
July 21, 2020 - 8:38 am
Three people escaped injury Monday night when the pilot of a single-engine airplane made an emergency landing on a stretch of Route 422 in Exeter Township in Berks County. Read more here.
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Mark Abrams
July 06, 2020 - 10:27 am
A couple of state parks in southeastern Pennsylvania were forced to turn away visitors at various times over the holiday weekend because of near-record crowds showing up at the gates. Read more here.
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Tony Romeo
July 01, 2020 - 10:44 am
Pennsylvania state senators gave initial approval to legislation that would allow Philadelphia, Bensalem Township and certain larger cities to opt out of the law allowing individuals to set off fireworks. Read more here.
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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Jim Melwert
June 19, 2020 - 1:13 pm
Southeastern Pennsylvania counties, including Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware and Chester, will move into Gov. Tom Wolf’s “green” phase on June 26. Philadelphia will too, but with a more cautious approach guided by city officials. Read the latest here.
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Reopen PA protest
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Mark Abrams
May 12, 2020 - 12:42 pm
Businesses in counties that decide to ignore Gov. Tom Wolf’s phased-in reopening plan may be putting their insurance coverage at risk, warned Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman. Read more here.
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Face masks
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Mark Abrams
April 21, 2020 - 9:24 am
Berks County’s district attorney is cracking down on businesses refusing to follow the state’s orders to wear masks and follow other safety protocols. Read more here.
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Someone signing a piece of paper.
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Mark Abrams
April 01, 2020 - 8:28 pm
Berks County officials say they will furlough up to 400 county workers because of the impact of the coronavirus on government operations. Read more here.
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Governor Tom Wolf speaking to reporters.
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AP News
March 27, 2020 - 2:55 pm
An order that restricts people's movement is being expanded to nine additional Pennsylvania counties, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Friday as his administration confirmed more coronavirus cases and deaths. Read more here.
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