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."
The snow, sleet, freezing rain and plain rain (extreme southern locations) will continue this evening and overnight.
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February 2015 was one for the record books in the Northeast--the coldest month ever for four cities in New York and the snowiest ever for Boston.
A spokesperson for UGI says officials are carrying out a gas odor investigation in Reading.
The cause of the Hudson Street fire remains under investigation.
A young woman is dead as the result of a multi-vehicle crash Sunday morning along Route 309 at the southern tip of Tamaqua, Schuylkill County.
The coming days will provide the first glimpse at how Gov. Tom Wolf's administration wants to regulate the natural gas industry.
After 20 surgeries, 42-year-old Jennifer Dietrich remains in the hospital. Dietrich will need extensive rehabilitation after being hit by a car last month in Whitehall Township
A local organization is doing what they can to put local veterans back to work.
The Obama administration is trying to ease tensions with Israel before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to Congress on Tuesday.
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Take a look at the most notable deaths of 2015.
Salem is gripped by witch hysteria, Yellowstone becomes the world's first national park, the Lindbergh baby is kidnapped, and the Watergate Seven are indicted, all on this day.
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