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.
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More than 500 migrant children are being housed in Pennsylvania as federal officials wrestle with a national crisis created by a flood of tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors across the southern U.S. border.
An 89-year-old Philadelphia man suspected of Nazi war crimes has died while awaiting extradition to Germany, according to his attorney.
The man's yard was green, but those plants was a different kind of grass.
A Berks Co. man says his marriage and career are falling apart all because he can't stop tractor trailers from crashing into his home.
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Drivers with the need for more speed are in luck on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
A dog in Stroudsburg, Monroe County is set to make his big television debut next month.
Officials are raising safety concerns following a man's death while swimming in a pond in Allentown.
An unidentified male's leisurely afternoon at a hotel pool turned deadly Wednesday in Monroe County.
A historic railroad was reborn across Berks and Montgomery counties Wednesday morning.Images: All aboard the Colebrookdale Railroad
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A year ago, we took you on a tour of an impressive family estate in Montgomery County, called Cairnwood.
It's easier than you think to eat well and save money. Here are 8 tips to live by.
An aviation pioneer is born, a lost city is rediscovered, a famous comedy duo performs together for the first time, George Brett flips out, and Apollo 11 splashes down, all on this day.