Napoleon goes into exile, Wrigley gets lights, the "Dream Team" clinches gold in Barcelona, and the United States' debt rating takes a hit, all on this day.
2013: Actress Karen Black, best known for movies such as "Easy Rider," "Five Easy Pieces," "The Great Gatsby," "The Day of the Locust" and "Nashville," dies of ampullary cancer at age 74 in Santa Monica, California. Black earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for "Five Easy Pieces," a role that also earned her a Golden Globe. She also received a Golden Globe for "The Great Gatsby" and was nominated for "The Day of the Locust."
Tonight: Mostly clear and seasonably cool. Low: 41
***Red Flag Warning in effect until 8 PM***
A number of area fire departments are being called to battle a massive and spreading brush fire in East Penn Township, Carbon County.
Crews responded to the scene of a brush fire that spread quickly in Lower Saucon Township, Northampton County.
Police say Jamie Lynn Kotas, an 18-year-old Exeter Township woman, was killed in an Oley Township crash late Friday night.
The sudden death of 14-year-old David Sostre has had a devastating impact on his friends, family and community.
On Syria's Independence Day, dozens came out to see their home country's flag raised alongside of the American flag at the Whitehall Township Municipal Building.
Bethlehem police and the coroner's office are involved in a death investigation.
The driver of a tractor trailer suffered minor injuries Saturday morning after rolling his vehicle off of I-80 in Kidder Township, Carbon County.
A woman was seriously hurt in a motorcycle crash in Walker Township, Schuylkill County Saturday afternoon.
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The American Revolutionary War breaks out, the Soviet Union launches the first space station, the Waco siege ends in a deadly blaze, and homegrown terrorists strike Oklahoma City, all on this day.
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