Fletcher Christian leads a mutiny on the Bounty, Benito Mussolini dies by firing squad, Muhammad Ali refuses to be drafted, and the iTunes Music Store opens, all on this day.
2014: Former NBA coach and Basketball Hall of Fame member John "Dr. Jack" Ramsay dies of cancer at age 89 in Naples, Florida. He coached the Philadelphia 76ers, Portland Trail Blazers, Buffalo Braves and Indiana Pacers in a career lasting from 1968 to 1988, winning an NBA title with Trail Blazers in 1977. He's also known for his broadcasting work with the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat, and for ESPN, both on television and radio.
Thirty-two-year-old Thomas Poynton was killed in a fire in Williams Township, Northampton County.
A child was struck by a vehicle in Allentown Tuesday morning.
Police in Reading are investigating a robbery at a Family Dollar.
A few months ago we showed you a viral video of a Reading man robbing a taxi driver at gun point.
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"We want Bernie" was the loudest cheer throughout the Wells Fargo Center as Bernie Sanders gave his much-anticipated address to the Democratic National Convention.
Pennsylvania is playing an important role as the host state of this year's DNC and its delegates are being reminded of that from the start.
This afternoon is another 90 degree day, but it won't be record challenging warmth like the last two days. High temperatures will still reach into the low to 90s but with slightly lower humidity.
A story that captured the attention of Berks County and beyond now has a happy ending.
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As top DFL officials try to unify the party behind presumptive candidate Hillary Clinton, protesters and activists are demonstrating throughout Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention.
The Inca civilization suffers a blow, the Postal Service, the FBI and the CIA are born, The Babe makes his last public appearance, and the space shuttle returns to space, all on this day.
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