TOP HEADLINES (BERKS, LANC) 11/23


>Roadside America Closes

(Upper Bern Township, PA) -- Roadside America is closing its doors for good after almost nine decades in business. Roadside America announced the closure on Saturday in a Facebook post. The organization will be auctioning off display pieces throughout the next few weeks. The miniature train village attraction had been open for about 85 years.

>>Drug Trafficking Ring Busted in Reading

(Reading, PA) -- Two men are behind bars after Reading Police busted a drug trafficking ring. A 52-year-old man and a 65-year-old man were arrested this past Thursday for allegedly selling heroin, fentanyl and cocaine from the 300 and 400 blocks of South Seventh Street. Police say the investigation lasted about 16-months. It ended when they raided four homes on South Seventh Street and found about eight-thousand packets of heroin, over 30-thousand dollars-worth of cocaine and almost 250-thousand dollars in cash.

>>Lancaster Man Injured in Saturday Night Shooting

(Lancaster, PA) -- A Lancaster man is recovering from a Saturday night shooting. The shooting happened in the first block of Mulberry street. Police say they found a 41-year-old man injured on the scene with multiple gunshot wounds. The man was taken to the hospital and is in critical but stable condition. The investigation is still ongoing.

>>Berks County Woman Charged for Coughing on Nurse

(Tilden Township, PA) -- A Hamburg woman is being charged for allegedly coughing on a nurse. Jessica Saul was charged yesterday after coughing in a St. Luke's Care Now nurse's face earlier this month. Police say Saul intentionally lowered her mask, coughed and said "take that" before leaving the urgent care center. She is facing charges of reckless endangerment of another person and disorderly conduct.

>>State Senator Schwank's District Office Closing

(Muhlenberg Township, PA) -- State Senator Judy Schwank's district office will be closing to the public starting today due to the rise of COVID-19 cases. Schwank announced the closure Friday morning. The office can still be reached by phone or email during business hours.