Genghis Khan dies, American women win the right to vote, Elvis Presley scores his second No. 1 hit, and Jimi Hendrix closes down Woodstock, all on this day.
2005: Dennis Rader, aka the BTK Killer, receives 10 consecutive life sentences nearly two months after pleading guilty to 10 murders that spread fear across Wichita, Kansas, from 1974 through 1991. He was particularly known for sending taunting letters to police and newspapers describing the details of his murders. "BTK" stands for "Bind, Torture, Kill," which was his infamous signature. After a long hiatus, Rader resumed sending letters in 2004, leading to his arrest in February 2005.
A shooting in Reading overnight left two people dead and a third wounded.
Hundreds of law enforcement specialists are sweeping through Northampton County Prison Wednesday morning.
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"The indictment also alleges that corruption and bribery extended to the 2011 presidential FIFA election, and to agreements regarding sponsorship of the Brazilian national soccer team by a major U.S. sportswear ...
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Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator who mounted an unexpectedly strong bid for the Republican nomination in 2012, is making another bid for the White House.
Ron Angle has won the Republican nomination for county controller.
The summer-like pattern continues Wednesday with a mix of clouds and sunshine.Links: Local radar | Hour-by-hour forecasts
The trial of Allentown police chief's son, Christopher Fitzgerald, was expected to begin Tuesday morning.
A new teacher found the best way to connect with her students was through music.
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Three of the top five fastest growing U.S. cities are in Texas, according to new U.S. Census Bureau data on population growth between 2013 and 2014. Here are the other cities that made the top 10.
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A tornado nearly wipes out St. Louis, the Chrysler Building and the Golden Gate Bridge open, the Sex Pistols court controversy with "God Save the Queen," and Arsenio Hall signs off, all on this day.
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