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>>Reading Cops To Start Using Body Cameras Today

(Reading, PA) -- The Reading Police Department says officers will begin wearing body cameras today. Officials say the cameras are capable of recording audio and video, with the recordings stored on the cloud and overseen by the evidence unit of the department. Mayor Eddie Moran says the cameras will benefit all residents and visitors of Reading.

>>One Dead, Three Hurt In Eden Township Horse-And-Buggy Crash

(Eden Twp., PA) -- One person is dead, and three others are hurt after a crash involving a horse and buggy near Quarryville. The wreck happened on Route 372 in Eden Township Saturday evening, with 16-year-old Samuel Lapp ejected from the buggy after it was struck by a vehicle during rainy weather. The three others were taken to Penn State Health Hershey Medical Center with one in critical condition while the other two were stable.

>>Autopsy Done On Laureldale Man Shot In Muhlenberg Township

(Muhlenberg Twp., PA) -- An autopsy is complete on Laureldale man who died nearly three weeks after a shooting in Muhlenberg Township. Police say 25-year-old Jamain Pink died Thursday after he was shot during a fight at the Lit Lounge on August 10th. Pink studied criminal justice and played football at Lincoln University. Authorities arrested 36-year-old Andres Keyes in connection with the shooting.

>>Berkshire Mall Has New Owner

(Wyomissing, PA) -- There is a new owner of the Berkshire Mall in Wyomissing. New York-based Namdar Realty Group bought the 50-year-old mall. Namdar Realty is a privately held investment firm that owns dozens of malls around the country. Wyomissing's mayor says borough officials are keeping their minds open but want to know the long-term plan.

>>No Halloween Parade, Haunted Hollow Events In Muhlenberg Township This Year

(Muhlenberg Twp., PA) -- There will not be a Halloween parade in Muhlenberg Township this year. The annual Temple Halloween parade was cancelled by a vote by the Muhlenberg Township board of commissioners Monday. They also cancelled their Haunted Hollow events. Halloween trick-or-treat is still set for October 31st.

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