With seven deaths now confirmed in the Adriatic Sea ferry fire, take a look at some of the deadliest maritime disasters of modern times.
Perhaps the world's most famous disaster at sea was the sinking of the massive luxury liner RMS Titanic on its maiden voyage on April 15, 1912. At least 1,496 perished in the icy waters of the Atlantic.
Today: Noticeably cooler with some sunshine giving way to clouds. High: 66
Tonight: Mostly cloudy and increasingly windy with rain arriving around/just after midnight, becoming heavy late. Low: 44
More than 100 firefighters spent Saturday night battling a massive brush fire on Blue Mountain in Carbon and Lehigh Counties.
Police say Jamie Lynn Kotas, an 18-year-old Exeter Township woman, was killed in an Oley Township crash late Friday night.
The sudden death of 14-year-old David Sostre has had a devastating impact on his friends, family and community.
On Syria's Independence Day, dozens came out to see their home country's flag raised alongside of the American flag at the Whitehall Township Municipal Building.
Crews responded to the scene of a brush fire that spread quickly in Lower Saucon Township, Northampton County.
Bethlehem police and the coroner's office are involved in a death investigation.
The driver of a tractor trailer suffered minor injuries Saturday morning after rolling his vehicle off of I-80 in Kidder Township, Carbon County.
A woman was seriously hurt in a motorcycle crash in Walker Township, Schuylkill County Saturday afternoon.
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The American Revolutionary War breaks out, the Soviet Union launches the first space station, the Waco siege ends in a deadly blaze, and homegrown terrorists strike Oklahoma City, all on this day.
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