69 News week in review
Updated On: Nov 10 2012 10:21:29 AM CST
It's time to take a look back at the stories making headlines this week in the 69 News week in review.
Tuesday, President Obama defeated Mitt Romney in Pennsylvania en route to winning re-election.
The president picked up 52 percent of the vote in the Keystone State.
In other statewide races, Kathleen Kane became the first woman and Democrat to be elected Attorney General.
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey turned back Republican challenger Tom Smith.
A Berks County battery maker will be laying off 150 employees.
Exide Technologies announced that it's stopping its lead recycling operations in Laureldale by the end of March.
Exide will continue to operate the plastics recycling business in Laureldale.
Exide is one of the largest lead-acid battery companies in the world.
A man wearing a fake beard robbed a Bucks County bank and later eluded police and SWAT teams, officials said.
The robber hit the TD Bank in Quakertown on Thursday.
Police thought he fled to a home at Route 309 and Fairmont Street in Upper Saucon Township.
Police and SWAT teams surrounded the house, but after searching inside, they discovered the man had gotten away.
He has not been identified.
A teenager who was wanted for murder in Puerto Rico was collared while trying to hide in the city of Reading.
Luis Santiago Castro, 18, was nabbed in the 1200 block of Mulberry Street on Friday.
Castro had been on the lam since April when he killed another man in front of two young kids, authorities said
He was sixth on Puerto Rico's most-wanted list.
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Bucks County man killed in crash on I-78 East in Upper Saucon
School district cancels classes Tuesday after alleged Frein sighting
State police: Possible Eric Frein sighting near post office
School bus crash sends 4 students to hospitals
Inferno damage at least $12M; collapse potential examined
BASD reaches agreement with former parent it sued
Police: Blood found is not Eric Frein's; search zone shifts
Home inspector accused of selling items left behind
Woman shares story about possible Eric Frein sighting
Farm animals gunned down; police investigate