TOP HEADLINES (BERKS, LANC) 10/12


>>Remnants of Delta Hit Pennsylvania

(Harrisburg, PA) -- The remnants of Hurricane Delta has brought a soaking to the Susquehanna Valley. Rain will continue for most of the day today with temperatures only in the upper 50s. Much of the area is expected to pick up anywhere from one to three inches of rain. Motorists are being told to be mindful of possible standing water as they make their way around the area on the roadways.

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>>FOP:LancasterChief Forced To Resign Over Wife's Pro-Trump Comments

(Lancaster, PA) -- TheLancasterFraternal Order of Police says that Police Chief Jarrad Berkihiser was forced to resign over pro-Trump comments posted by his wife on Facebook. Former FOP president John Fiorill says the alleged pressure came from Mayor Danene Sorace's office. Fiorill says Chief Berkihiser got advice from the FOP solicitor and was able to retire on his own terms. Fiorill says he believes the Democratic mayor's decision was politically motivated. The mayor's office hasn't commented on the issue.

>>DA: Young Gang Members Behind Recent Reading Shootings

(Reading, PA) -- District Attorney John Adams says recent shootings in Reading are believed to involve young gang members. Three people were shot last week in Reading, one as part of crossfire between two cars. Adams says police have a lot of intelligence on the gang activity and that recent events seem to center around young members with few or no priors. Adams also said Bethlehem is seeing an uptick in similar crimes.

>>Berks Residents Want To See Clean Up At Park

(Hamburg, PA) -- Some Berks residents want help to sue those responsible for contamination at a local park. Members of Friends of Kaercher Creek Park are asking Berks County Commissioners for assistance in suing the owner of the former Price Battery Plant. Battery casings and lead contamination were found at the park about seven years ago, and the Price plant is believed to be responsible. Commissioners say the clean up is not their responsibility, but fall under the Fish and Boat Commission and the state government.

>>St. Joe's Cancels Last Two Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinics

(Bern Township, PA) -- Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Clinic is canceling its last two drive-thru flu shot clinics. The hospital announced Friday that it was canceling the clinics this week to make sure that the needs of inpatients and staff can be covered through the fall and winter months. The hospital says it may reschedule the clinics if it receives an additional supply of shots from manufacturers.

>>Dozens In Reading March Against Domestic Violence

(Reading, PA) -- Family, friends, and neighbors are remembering Melissa Gonzalez-Torres by taking action. Dozens marched in her honor against domestic violence Friday afternoon. Authorities say Gonzalez-Torres was killed in May by her significant other before he took his own life. The DA said the couple had a history of domestic violence.