TOP HEADLINES 11/10 (BERKS, LANC)


>Commission Votes to Dissolve Northern Berks Regional Police

(Berks County, PA) -- The Northern Berks Regional Police Department is going to be disbanded next year. The commission overseeing the force voted in favor to dissolve the department yesterday. A majority of residents who attended the meeting say they want the police to stay. The department currently covers Ontelaunee Township, Leesport Borough and Maidencreek Township. Only one commissioner voted no to dissolving.

>>Reading City Council Approves New Managing Director

(Reading, PA) -- Reading City Council is appointing a new managing director for the city. Mayor Eddie Moran picked Abraham Amoros as the next managing director last month. The City Council voted to approve the mayor's choice yesterday. Amoros was a community development director for the city of York and a director of communications in Governor Ed Rendell's administration.

>>One Dead After SUV Crashes Into Five Motorcycles

(Berks County, PA) -- More information is being released about a car accident that left one man dead over the weekend. State Police say an SUV crashed into five motorcycles in Penn Township after crossing the double yellow line. Forty-four-year-old Jess Rohrbach was pronounced dead at the scene and two other motorcyclists are being treated at the hospital for severe injuries.

>>One Man Shot in Reading Monday Afternoon

(Reading, PA) -- A Reading man is being treated at the hospital after a shooting yesterday afternoon. The shooting happened on the 200 block of Cedar Street. Police say the man was taken to the hospital but his condition is unknown. An investigation is ongoing.

>>Lancaster County Man Leads Police on Chase

(Lancaster County, PA) -- A Mountville man is being accused of leading police on a chase in a stolen vehicle. Police say the chase began last Thursday after they spotted the stolen vehicle on the 300 block of West Main Street. The man was charged yesterday with attempting to elude police, theft by unlawful taking, DUI and other summary traffic offenses.