P.T. Barnum and Henry Ford die, baseball's first save is recorded, John Wayne wins his first and only Oscar, and Bob Dylan wins a Pulitzer Prize, all on this day.
2014: English model, TV host and journalist Peaches Geldof is found dead of a heroin overdose at age 25 in her Wrotham, England, home. She was the second daughter of musician and Live Aid founder Bob Geldof, and the television presenter Paula Yates.
He was already accused of using excessive force while on the job, but a former Allentown police officer is now facing even more charges.
A police officer in Carbon County has been charged with homicide by vehicle for his alleged role in a deadly crash.
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Emergency demolition is planned after a massive fire ripped through several homes in Reading.
It's official: the Allentown City Waterfront project is set to take off.
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A Georgia-based dermatology company with offices in our region is coming under fire.
Multiple charges have been filed against a Carbon County man for allegedly shooting a bald eagle.
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It's hard work, but some students at Reading High School are never caught without a smile.
A Lehigh County woman has more than 100 reasons to celebrate. Mabel Sandt turned 107 years old on Wednesday.
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Mike Huckabee announced his candidacy for the 2016 presidential election on Tuesday. Check out other formally announced or potential 2016 candidates.
Babe Ruth hits his first home run, the Hindenburg goes down in flames, the four-minute mile barrier is broken, "I Love Lucy" goes off the air, and President Clinton is hit with a sexual harassment suit, all on this day.
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