A president is shot, a Supreme Court justice is born, aliens land -- or not -- and an acting legend passes, all on this day.
2014: Louis Zamperini, a World War II veteran and POW and a member of the 1936 U.S. Olympic track and field team, dies of pneumonia at age 97 in Los Angeles, California. Zamperini wrote two memoirs about his life experiences and was the subject of Laura Hillenbrand's best selling 2010 biography "Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption," which was adapated into a 2014 movie directed by Angelina Jolie.
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Police are sorting out the wild details surrounding a crash in Berks County.
A former Lower Saucon Township, Northampton County, judge faces a laundry list of misconduct charges.
A woman who survived a crash that killed her parents in Berks County several years ago is sharing her story in a video that is going viral.
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It was a tragedy that targeted the LGBT community and shocked the nation.
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Police in Chester County are investigating a homicide, after finding a homeless man who had been shot several times.
A three-year-old Luzerne County girl, apparently taken by her father early Friday morning, was found several hours later in New York City.
A famous resort is the Poconos will soon be no more.
A Lancaster County man accused of threatening two nurses at gunpoint to spring his girlfriend from a mental health care hospital has waived extradition in South Carolina.
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WalletHub has put together its ranking of the states with the best community college systems. Analysts looked at 821 schools and used 12 metrics to create its list. Click through to see the top 20 states that made the list.
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Major-league baseball makes its television debut, The Beatles release "Hey Jude," women stage a nationwide strike for equality, and aviation hero Charles Lindbergh dies, all on this day.
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