Alcatraz prison closes, Martin Luther King Jr. marches toward Montgomery, the U.S. decides to boycott Moscow's Olympics, and Spielberg nabs his first Oscar, all on this day.
2014: Actor James Rebhorn dies of melanoma at age 65 in South Orange, New Jersey. At the time of his death, he had recurring roles in the TV series "Homeland" and "White Collar." He was also known for his supporting roles in movies such as "Independence Day," "Scent of a Woman," "My Cousin Vinny," "The Talented Mr. Ripley," "Carlito's Way" and "Real Steel."
Police in Schuylkill County are investigating an incident involving a police officer being assaulted
United States Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Philadelphia on Wednesday, seeking public and congressional support for the Iran nuclear deal.
He was larger than life, both in stature and in personality, and Wednesday, hundreds gathered to say a final farewell to NBA great Darryl Dawkins.
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The parents of a young woman who was killed in a car crash are distraught after her memorial was removed and replaced with an anonymous note.
An overturned trailer closed Route 443 in Schuylkill County Wednesday morning, spilling human waste along the road.
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Authorities pursuing suspects in the fatal shooting of an Illinois police officer have made "some progress," Lake County Major Crime Task Force Commander George Filenko told CNN on Wednesday night.
A police officer was left bruised and battered after being assaulted by a man in Berks County, authorities said.
The school bell is loud enough to get your attention.
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Here is a list of some of the notable public figures, athletes, musicians, artists and actors we've lost in 2015.
The American Revolutionary War ends, baseball Hall of Famer Ty Cobb collects his last hit, the Allies declare war on Germany during World War II, and a U.S. Supreme Court chief justice dies, all on this day.
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