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.
One man was killed when his car was broadsided in a crash Wednesday afternoon.
Folks living in a mobile home in Northampton County were able to safely get out before being trapped by a fire Wednesday.
Two State Troopers were hurt during the Eric Frein manhunt Wednesday night.
Allentown will continue to change as prominent downtown developer J.B. Reilly now has the approval for two more projects.
The Borough of Quakertown is buzzing with revitalization and borough Economic Development Consultant Edward Scholl is excited about the future.
Hockey fans filled Allentown's PPL Center Wednesday night for some Phantoms preseason action.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and Lehigh Valley Health Network is bringing new clinical trials to the area to help fight the disease.
Just because you have memory trouble doesn’t mean you have dementia. How can you tell the difference?
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Brandon Crawford hit a grand slam and Madison Bumgarner pitched a four-hit shutout as the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 Wednesday night in the National League wild-card game.
Does it really matter what kind of car you drive when it comes to traffic tickets? One new study says yes.
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Charles Darwin returns home, Gandhi is born, "Peanuts" is published for the first time, Thurgood Marshall becomes the first black justice on the Supreme Court, and the Beltway sniper attacks begin, all on this day.
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