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.
The team will look for violations of Pennsylvania's criminal, civil or ethics laws
Police have identified the woman who was struck by a car and killed while walking to work in Berks County on Monday.
Pennsylvania's Republican Party will feature billionaire real-estate mogul and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as the guest at a fundraiser in New York City.
A former assistant city solicitor for Allentown pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges Monday as the FBI's investigation into the city continues
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The soon-to-be-opened DoubleTree in downtown Reading is preparing its grand ballroom to serve as the venue for the hotel's first concert.
In gambling the house usually wins, but in Atlantic City it's the casinos that are facing long odds.
Allentown City Council is on the verge of approving a new city budget that contains items based on fraud, maintains council member Jeanette Eichenwald.
A Monroe County woman died early Tuesday morning after colliding with a garbage truck on Route 209.
The website BabyCenter released their updated list of the popular baby names for 2015. Click on to check out the 10 most popular boys and girls names.
Dr Pepper is served for the first time, Ford introduces the first moving assembly line, Rosa Parks refuses to move to the back of the bus, and TWA completes its last flight, all on this day.
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