Berks County

August 28, 2018; Scottsdale, AZ, USA: Roger Baker (right) of Scottsdale, walks back to his vehicle after voting for the primary, at the polling place at the Paiute Neighborhood Center.
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Larry Kane
November 06, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Election Day has arrived, and it turns out that both the Republican and Democratic Parties are watching our region, especially as Republicans face Democratic challenges. The Democrats want to regain control of the house. The Republicans want to stop it. In...
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Spotted lantern fly
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Jim Melwert
October 03, 2018 - 1:24 pm
At first glance, they’re kind of neat looking, but in some parts of the Delaware Valley the invasive spotted lanternfly has become quite a nuisance. The spotted lanternfly is native to Asia. It first surfaced in Pennsylvania in Berks County in 2014. Since then it’s been found in every county in...
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August 14, 2018; Harrisburg, PA, USA; State representative Mark Rozzi (D-Berks) speaks to media about the findings of the grand jury's report means to him after the press conference
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Tony Romeo
September 24, 2018 - 7:09 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania state House has voted for a proposal long sought by victims of child sexual abuse that would give them a new opportunity to seek justice. State House Democrat Mark Rozzi of Berks County, a victim of child sex abuse, is the leading victim advocate...
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Pipeline construction
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Kim Glovas
August 06, 2018 - 1:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sunoco has been fined $148,000 for violations surrounding the Mariner East 2 Pipeline. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection assessed the penalty, saying Sunoco violated the Clean Streams Law and Dam Safety Encroachment Act. Counties affected were...
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The Mighty Writers are sending 700 books, written in Spanish, to kids at a Berks County detention center and elsewhere who have been separated from their families. They made bookmarks to go along with the books.
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Andrew Kramer
June 28, 2018 - 8:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A nonprofit that teaches kids how to write is giving them a chance to use what they learn to spread some cheer to immigrant children currently being detained due to the Trump administration's family separation policy. The Mighty Writers are sending 700 books, written...
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