After 16 days, the partial government shutdown is finally over. Look back at the 17 other times our country has closed its doors.
The shutdown that ended Thursday is the 18th time the government has shut down and the third-longest shutdown on record so far. Here's what caused the other shutdowns and how they turned out, according to the Washington Post, Annenberg School and ABC News.
Investigators say a new phone scam seems to be emerging in our area and across state lines.
A money website says the financial picture for a locally-based camera maker is blurry.
A family in Reading has been forced out of their home by a fire.
An 88-year-old woman is the victim of a robbery which occurred Wednesday.
President Obama is making another pitch to raise the federal minimum wage.
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.
A Kutztown High School assistant field hockey coach accused of failing to tell police about an alleged rape has turned herself in.
Internet safety and cyber bullying are serious issues facing today's teenagers.
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.
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.