Steven Henshaw, The Reading Eagle

Steven Henshaw

The Reading Eagle

Reading, PA, United States

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Recent articles by Steven:

Latest Reading homicide may be justifiable self-defense, Berks DA says

The shooting last weekend occurred during a domestic incident, District Attorney John T. Adams said. → Read More

Riders seriously injured when motorcycle collides with motor trike in eastern Berks

The crash happened Friday afternoon in Oley Township and left the rider of the trike with a brain injury, investigators said. → Read More

At least 6 residents displaced in multihome fire in Reading

Saturday’s two-alarm blaze damaged four homes and at least as many vehicles, the fire marshal said. → Read More

Soaking wet burglary suspect captured in breezeway at vacant Reading home

Suspect was wet because of the pipes in the basement that had been cut to obtain copper, police say. → Read More

Sketch released of suspect in fatal shooting of security guard in southern Berks

State police in Reading released a composite sketch of the suspect in the killing of a West Reading man and wounding of another security guard Aug. 6 in the borough of New Morgan. → Read More

Reading apartment fire linked to nail polish vapors

A family was displaced by a kitchen fire in their Jamestown Village apartment. → Read More

Eastern Berks man fired at and hit fleeing car after confrontation, police say

A 29-year-old Douglass Township man faces multiple felony counts as a result of the July 29 incident in front of his home. → Read More

Scottish Rite Cathedral in limbo after devastating fire in West Reading

The cathedral and its 1,300-seat auditorium near Reading Hospital remained off-limits to anyone except investigators the day after a suspected arson, an official said. → Read More

Route 422 motorists put to Move Over Law test in eastern Berks

An enforcement detail was conducted by Exeter Township police in conjunction with PennDOT and its partners. → Read More

Man seriously hurt in single-vehicle accident on Route 61 in northern Berks

The 19-year-old man lost control of his car before it crashed onto two front lawns along Route 61 near Shoemakersville, shearing a utility pole, state police said. → Read More

Scottish Rite Cathedral in West Reading damaged by suspicious fire

The fire discovered overnight in the lobby of the Scottish Rite Cathedral in West Reading is being investigated as arson, the borough police chief said. → Read More

Birdsboro couple lose home to fire while away on vacation

There was fire damage throughout the two-story home and it appears to be a total loss, the Birdsboro fire marshal said. → Read More

Reading man charged in fatal shooting of man in argument

Police say he fired eight rounds from a rifle following an argument. → Read More

West Reading man identified as security guard fatally shot, Berks coroner says

The 37-year-old man was one of two security guards shots while investigating a suspicious vehicle near Morgantown, state police at Reading said. → Read More

Berks planners approve 4-year plan for spending $300 million on road and transit upgrades

Key projects are mainly on the drawing board however, with the construction phase still years off. → Read More

3 men shot during planned encounter in Spring Township, police say [Video]

Police say there is no reason to believe that there is any danger to any other members of the public. → Read More

It feels these days you’ve got to be a Superman to survive [Opinion]

Inflation, worker shortages, soaring murder rates … sometimes, the columnist observes, it feels as if you’ve got to be a superhero to get by. → Read More

Section of Route 73 closed in eastern Berks closed after fatal motorcycle accident

The Berks County coroner’s office was called to Route 73 in Earl Township after a pickup truck and a motorcycle reportedly collided shortly after 9:30 a.m. Thursday. → Read More

Berks shoplifting suspect threatens store security with a syringe, police say

The suspect ran out of a Wyomissing grocery store and was captured with the help of a K-9 unit. → Read More

Reading house fire ruled accidental

A stove malfunction sparked the July 19 fire that forced four members of a family to be rescued from the upper floors, the Reading fire marshal said. → Read More