Charles Darwin publishes his theory of evolution, the NFL is founded, Lou Gehrig belts his 23rd career grand slam and NASA heads for Mars, all on this day.
2013: Author Elmore Leonard, best known for his westerns and crime novels, several of which have been turned into movies and TV shows, dies at age 87 in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, of complications from a stroke suffered three weeks earlier. Among his most well-known books are "Get Shorty," "Out of Sight," "3:10 to Yuma," "Rum Punch" (the basis for Quentin Tarantino's "Jackie Brown") and "Pronto," which introduced the character of U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, the central figure in the FX television series "Justified."
Police on Friday released surveillance video that, they said, shows the man who opened fire inside a crowded barbershop in northeast Reading.
If you're heading out for Black Friday shopping, bundle up.
Two little boys have something to be thankful for this year following their rescue after spending hours buried under a pile of snow in New York.
A 92-year-old Allentown woman has died almost a week after officials say she was shot by her husband.
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The early Thanksgiving shopping sent a woman in Berks County to the hospital.
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A drunk driver from Lehigh County fell asleep at the wheel on a New York City highway, where his van was found stopped in the middle of traffic, police said.
Easton Police are investigating a shooting.. where a bullet hit a home.
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From "atrocious" to "ugly," many of the words used over the last week to describe Reading's official Christmas tree have not been nice.
After two days stuck in a tree in Easton, a cat named Stewie has been rescued.
A man shot up a federal courthouse and a Mexican consulate -- which he also seemingly tried to set ablaze -- early Friday before being shot dead outside the Austin, Texas, police headquarters.
Black Friday is here. And so are the long lines and brawls that go with it.
Magellan reaches the Pacific, William Shakespeare gets hitched, the Grand Ole Opry debuts, Olympic gymnast Nadia Comaneci defects, and Jeffrey Dahmer is killed in prison, all on this day.
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