TOP HEADLINES (BERKS, LANC) 11/02


>>Thousands Turn Out For Trump Rally In Bern Township

(Bern Township, PA) -- President Trump is making a last campaign push in Pennsylvania. Thousands of people turned out for a rally at Reading Regional Airport Saturday. Trump promised a second term in which he would revitalize the economy and end the COVID-19 pandemic. The President stopped for three other rallies in the state on Saturday. 

>>Firefighter Suffers Minor Injuries While Fighting Berks County Blaze

(Berks County, PA) -- A firefighter is dealing with minor injuries suffered while fighting a Berks County blaze. The apartment fire broke out early Saturday morning on the 900 block of Franklin Street. A caller reported that the fire started in the alley and spread to the building. The rooming house had at least 12 occupants, one who had to be rescued from the rear roof. Officials say the large fire left the building uninhabitable until repairs are made.

>>One Dead, One Injured In Lancaster Double Shooting

(Lancaster, PA) -- One person is dead and another is injured after a Lancaster double shooting. The shooting happened early yesterday morning in the 100 block of East Chestnut Street. Arriving officers found 24-year-old Carlos Bristol with several gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital, where he died. An unnamed 23-year-old Lancaster man was found behind a home on East Chestnut Street with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries. An investigation is continuing.

>>Berks Woman Sentenced For Bank Embezzlement

(Harrisburg, PA) -- A 29-year-old Berks County woman is facing prison time for embezzlement. Officials say Morgan Herrera was sentenced Thursday to six months in prison, followed by two years of supervised release. She was also ordered to pay just over 80-thousand dollars in restitution. Prosecutors say Herrera was a personal banker at an S and T location in Harrisburg when she stole over 80-thousand dollars, opening multiple accounts for CDs. 

>>Coroner Searching for Reading-Area Man's Next Of Kin

(Reading, PA) -- The Berks County coroner is searching for a Reading-area man's next of Kin. Officials say 85-year-old Michael Kline was pronounced dead Friday of natural causes in Reading. The coroner's office is searching for any living relative to make arrangements for Kline.