John Adams becomes the first U.S. vice president, Mark Twain dies, Elvis hits No. 1 for the first time, and Geraldo Rivera opens Capone's vaults, all on this day.
2004: A California grand jury indicts Michael Jackson on child molestation charges after determining there is enough evidence to proceed with allegations made against him by a 13-year-old boy he had befriended and spent time with at his Neverland Ranch. On June 13, 2005, a jury found Jackson not guilty on all charges following a nearly five-month long trial.
A student at Lehigh University in Bethlehem has tested positive for the Zika virus.
Ursinus College in Montgomery County has closed its cafeteria and snack bar following at least 100 students reporting symptoms of a stomach infection.
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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination after a disappointing finish in New Hampshire, a source close to the campaign said Wednesday.
The Pennsylvania Senate has failed in its bid to remove from office Attorney General Kathleen Kane, on grounds her lack of an active law license has made it impossible to do her job.
A Lehigh County man allegedly admitted to police fatally stabbing someone as an officer was on his way to the murder scene.
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Police were pressed into service at Reading Intermediate High School on Wednesday.
A water main break in Pottstown on Wednesday closed an elementary school and shut down portions of the Montgomery County Community College campus.
The average U.S. household is expected to pocket $320 in savings this year thanks to plunging gas prices.
Here's a look at the 2016 presidential candidates who have ended their campaigns.
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"Tom and Jerry" make their debut, Carole King's "Tapestry" hits record stores, Mike Tyson is convicted of rape, Oprah sits down with the King of Pop, and Deep Blue beats Garry Kasparov, all on this day.
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