History's greatest showman is born, a war begins, and two of man's greatest inventions are unveiled, all on this day.
1810: P.T. Barnum, the showman, entertainer and businessman remembered for promoting celebrated hoaxes and for founding the circus that became the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, is born in Bethel, Conn.
A former police chief in Berks County has been arrested on child pornography charges.
Officials in Schuylkill County are investigating an accident that leveled a utility pole.
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Pennsylvania Sen. Judy Schwank has introduced legislation that would make online posting of naked or sexually explicit images of former intimate partners, often referred to as "revenge porn," a crime in Pennsylvania.
Anywhere large numbers of humans gather, strange and wonderful stories are likely to emerge. Over the past week, at least three noteworthy tales surfaced at separate airports.
A man accused of killing his infant son is heading to trial.
Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives on Tuesday advanced several pieces of a child-abuse reform package stemming from the Jerry Sandusky and Roman Catholic clergy scandals.
It's been nearly a year since the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School and now Pa. State Police are doing their part to make sure students are as safe as possible.
Two Carbon County projects are moving forward with the awarding of $300,000 in grant money.
A new park in Quakertown is more than half paid for, thanks to two recent state grants.
It's a conversation many of us avoid: dying and end of life wishes.
Apparently, there IS room at the inn of a nativity scene in Brooklyn -- where feral cats are taking over.
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Pope Francis is Time's Person of the Year. Here are 12 interesting facts about this non-conformist leader of the Catholic Church.
The world's first motor show opens in Paris, Marie Curie receives her second Nobel Prize, Muhammad Ali fights his last fight, and Bernie Madoff is arrested, all on this day.