Rome burns, a famous gunslinger kills for the first time, Marilyn Monroe passes a big test, and The King's first single is released, all on this day.
A.D. 64: A fire begins to burn in the merchant area of Rome and soon burns completely out of control in what will become known as the Great Fire of Rome. According to a popular, but untrue legend, Nero fiddled as the city burned.
A Wernersville woman is back behind bars for allegedly ransacking cars outside a hospital, and police said she has struck before.
A homeless couple was involved in a domestic dispute Wednesday, and the man was stabbed, police said.
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An all-out emergency response to a home near Boyertown turned out to be nothing more than a false alarm, officials said.
The suspect accused of gunning down a man outside an Allentown club is being extradited to Lehigh County.
The Animal Welfare Society of Monroe County is offering a $500 reward for information about two dogs, one emaciated and one dead, found in garbage bags.
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Plans to revive a 50-acre industrial site are now underway in Reading, exciting both city officials and nearby residents.
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Billy Joel has signed a deal to perform at Madison Square Garden in New York City once a month, the venue announced on Tuesday.
There are Eagles fans, and then there's Barry Vagnoni of Berks County, a longtime fan of the team who's in a league of his own.
An accident can change a person's life instantaneously and lead to days, months and years of recovery.
Once called juvenile diabetes, type 1 diabetes is a serious illness requiring a lifetime of injections.
A mass of arctic air is moving over most of the United States, threatening 32 million people for the rest of the week with snow, ice, wind and extraordinary drops in the temperature. Check out the major blizzards in U.S. history.
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The U.S. Senate approves America's participation in the United Nations, the "Million Dollar Quartet" jams at Sun Studios, Led Zeppelin disbands, and Pan Am collapses, all on this day.