Women have played a role in major combats throughout history.
One of the earliest -- and most famous -- examples of women in combat is Joan of Arc, the French teen whose divine visions compelled her to lead the French army to several important victories in the Hundred Years' War. She was later captured and burned at the stake for heresy when she was just 19.
Tonight: Increasing clouds with a bit of snow, sleet, and rain towards dawn. Low: 31
According to partner station WPVI, two people are confirmed dead after a small plane crash in West Goshen Township, Chester County.
The Central Berks Regional Police Department is investigating a home invasion style robbery in the borough of St. Lawrence.
An off-duty Darby Borough police officer who was shot inside of his home has died.
The Pennsylvania State Trooper wounded in a deadly ambush outside his barracks last fall says he hopes to eventually return to the State Police force.
Easton Police say they are investigating the scene of a shots fired call, where two residences were struck by gunfire.
Fire officials say a fire in Tilden Township, Berks County has gutted a single-story mobile home.
Fire crews are still on the scene of a fire that destroyed a two-story home in Jackson Township, Monroe County.
Officials say two homes are heavily damaged following a fire in Blythe Township, Schuylkill County.
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Notable names on Twitter -- including celebrities, athletes and politicians -- are pushing back against an Indiana law that allows businesses to refuse service gay people on religious grounds. Click on to see who's making social media waves.
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Henry VIII divorces his first wife, Vincent van Gogh is born, America agrees to buy Alaska from Russia, and President Reagan survives an assassination attempt, all on this day.
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