TOP HEADLINES 09/02 FOR BERKS AND LANCASTER


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(Undated) -- Here is the latest news: Thousands of people are without power in Lancaster and Berks counties following tropical depression Ida's arrival Wednesday. Dozens of dogs and cats from shelters in Louisiana are now in Berks and Lancaster counties. A 22-year-old Fleetwood man is charged for trying to steal 28 cases of Red Bull from a Target store in Muhlenberg Township. 

>>Tropical Depression Ida Knocks Out Power To Thousands

(Lancaster, PA) -- Thousands of people are without power in Lancaster and Berks counties following Tropical Depression Ida's arrival Wednesday. The Lancaster Airport had more than five inches of rain, and Ephrata was hit with almost ten inches. Flooding hit the area, closing many roads. 

>>Humane Pennsylvania Brings Animals From Louisiana To Berks County

(Reading, PA) -- Dozens of dogs and cats from shelters in Louisiana are now in Berks and Lancaster counties. Reading's Humane Pennsylvania coordinated their rescue due to Hurricane Ida. The animals are at the Freedom Center for Animal Live-Saving in Reading and The Humane League of Lancaster County. The dogs and cats will be assessed before being put up for adoption.

>>Man Arrested With 28 Stolen Cases Of Red Bull

(Muhlenberg Township, PA) -- A 22-year-old Fleetwood man is charged for trying to steal 28 cases of Red Bull from a Target store in Muhlenberg Township. Jesse Bredbenner is free on bail after being arraigned. Police say the value of the beverages was 531-dollars.

>>Lancaster County School Officials Say State Mask Mandate 'A Curveball'

(Lancaster, PA) -- School officials in Lancaster County are calling Governor Wolf's mask mandate "a curveball." That is the thought of Penn Manor school board president Herk Rintz, who says the district will enforce the mandate after starting the year with masks optional. Teachers are in favor of the new rule, while parents are mixed. Some feel the mask mandate takes away their choice and creates more anxiety.

>>Police Still Searching For Double Shooting Suspect

(Reading, PA) -- Police in Reading are still searching for a suspect who shot two men Tuesday night. The 18-year-old and 20-year-old victims were found on South 10th Street with their injuries. Both are being treated at Reading Hospital. Police say they do not think the shooting was random.


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