TOP STORIES FOR BERKS, LANCASTER 09/27


>>The Latest

(Undated) -- Here is the latest news: A 20-year-old woman is in custody after being accused of intentionally setting two fires at a Manheim Township hotel last month. A Sunday afternoon crash between an SUV and a motorcycle in Exeter Township has resulted in one death. Berks County has lost one-thousand residents to COVID-19 since March 2020. 

>>Lancaster County Arson Suspect Arrested

(West Lampeter Township, PA) -- A 20-year-old woman is in custody after being accused of intentionally setting two fires at a Manheim Township hotel last month. Police in West Lampeter Township arrested Qianna Myers-Gray after a traffic stop on Friday. She is facing charges of arson, burglary, risking a catastrophe, and recklessly endangering for the fires at the Hammock Hotel on August 26th.

>>One Killed In Motorcycle-SUV Crash

(Exeter Township, PA) -- A Sunday afternoon crash between an SUV and a motorcycle in Exeter Township has resulted in one death. The Berks County Coroner's Office was called to Reading Hospital for a crash victim. Both vehicles suffered damage in the crash on Route 562 near Ritters and Loder roads. The incident is still under investigation.

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>>Former Daycare Worker Convicted Of Sexual Assault

(Reading, PA) -- A former daycare worker who worked at Creative Beginnings Early Learning Center in Bern Township has been convicted of sexually assaulting three children. Andrew McCollin abused the three in 2018 and 2019. His bail was revoked after being convicted, and he is being held awaiting a sexual offender evaluation.

>>Berks County COVID-19 Deaths Hit 1,000

(Reading, PA) -- Berks County has lost one-thousand residents to COVID-19 since March 2020. The coroner's office says there are 26 other deaths listed as probable for the cause. Acting coroner John Hollenbach says the grim milestone is another reminder for people to get the vaccine. He says the majority of people who have died were unvaccinated.

>>Impounded Cat In Berks County Positive For Rabies

(Birdsboro, PA) -- A cat impounded by the Animal Rescue League of Berks County's Department of Animal Protection has tested positive for rabies. The cat was caught in Birdsboro near the intersection of East Main and North Water streets. The cat had bitten a Birdsboro resident, who has received treatment. 


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