TOP HEADLINES BERKS, LANCASTER 05/17


>Berks Fiddle Fest To Return This Year

(Lyons, PA) -- The Berks Fiddle Fest is going to be returning this year, but it's going to look a little different. While it is usually held in the Lyons park, it will be held at the Bear Creek Mountain Resort this September. Organizers say the new location was needed to accommodate the almost 300-thousand visitors who come to the festival each year.

>>Reading Man Charged In Death Of His Fiancee

(Reading, PA) -- A Reading man is facing multiple charges for the death of his fiancée. Authorities confirmed over the weekend that Joseph Alley was taken into custody recently, but he is now out on a 15-thousand-dollar bail. Alley is being accused of hitting his fiancée, Mikerrah Page, with a vehicle during a domestic dispute. Page succumbed to her injuries several days later.

>>P-S-P Searching For Suspect Accused Of Hitting Trooper With Car In Lancaster County

(Lancaster Township, PA) -- Pennsylvania State Police are looking for an 18-year-old man who is being accused of hitting a trooper with a car in Lancaster County earlier last week. Authorities say they recovered the car that was allegedly used by David Pratt on a property along Conestoga Woods Drive in Lancaster Township on Friday. A five-thousand-dollar reward is being offered for information that leads to Pratt's arrest. Anyone with any information is being asked to call Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers.

>>Lancaster City Police Retiring Horse That Has Served For About 20 Years

(Lancaster, PA) -- The Lancaster City Police Department is retiring a horse that has been in service for about 20 years. A 22-year-old Percheron named Duke will now be living the rest of his life on a private farm. He has been a part of many memorable protection details including serving at the G20 summit in Pittsburgh in 2009 and protecting Pope Francis during his visit to Philadelphia in 2015. Lancaster City Police recently introduced a new horse named Jake, who will begin patrolling the city's downtown area this month.

>>Reading Police Still Looking For Missing Woman

(Reading, PA) -- Reading Police are still searching for a missing woman. Thirty-seven-year-old Heather Karner was last seen in the area of Sixth and Court Street on March 12th. Officials say it is unclear at this time if she is still in that area. Anyone who has any information on her whereabouts is being asked to call the Reading Police Department.


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