A Nobel Peace Prize winner and astronaut are born, a gymnast reaches Olympic perfection, and an epic superhero hits summer theaters, all on this day.
2013: The city government of Detroit, Michigan, with up to $20 billion in debt, files for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, exceeding the $4 billion filing by Jefferson County, Alabama, in 2011. Detroit is also the largest city by population in the U.S. history to file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy, more than twice as large as Stockton, California, which filed in 2012.
Additional snowfall amounts will generally be in the coating to two-inch range.Links: Hour-by-hour forecasts | Local radar
Temperatures today will top out near 30 degrees, but a gusty northwest wind will make if feel much colder at times.
Travel and business are mostly back to normal in western New Jersey after the region avoided the worst of a predicted snowstorm Tuesday.
A Berks County man has been jailed in Wyoming County on charges that stem from inappropriate relationships he allegedly had with three underage girls.
Three rock bands are joining forces to open the 163rd Great Allentown Fair in September.
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From show to stage, the "MythBusters" are set to be unleashed in Reading.
Chocolate buffs are clamoring for the Hershey Co. to "gimme a break" after the chocolate manufacturer reached a settlement with an importer to stop distributing British-made candy bars.
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A Delaware County couple whose pet ferrets attacked their newborn daughter and chewed off parts of her face have been charged with child endangerment.
Fire left a Lehigh County family homeless early Tuesday.
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Tuesday marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camps by Soviet troops on Jan. 27, 1945.
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The first blizzard of 2015 is keeping much of the U.S. Northeast shut down -- at least for the day.
Mozart is born, Auschwitz is liberated, Elvis releases "Heartbreak Hotel," tragedy claims the crew of Apollo 1, Michael Jackson's hair catches fire, and Steve Jobs unveils the iPad, all on this day.
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