The Scottsboro Boys are arrested, John and Yoko take to bed, a New York City nightclub fire kills 87, and mad cow disease halts British beef exports, all on this day.
2006: Country music singer and guitarist Buck Owens, who had 21 No. 1 hits on the Billboard country music charts with his band the Buckaroos, dies of in his sleep of a heart attack at the age of 76 in Bakersfield, California. Owens and his band pioneered what came to be called the Bakersfield sound after his adopted home town with songs like "Act Naturally" and "I've Got a Tiger By the Tail." Beginning in 1969, he also co-hosted the TV series "Hee Haw" with Roy Clark.
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Gene Wilder, the star of "Willy Wonka" and Mel Brooks comedies, is dead at 83, The Associated Press reported.
Pennsylvania needs to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana possession in systematic fashion, and remains guarded about the kind of recreational legalization in place in several western states, the state's governor, Tom Wolf, said Monday.
A mother has pleaded guilty in the death of her child in Lehigh County.
A Berks County police department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing teenager.
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Nearly 10,000 workers are suing Chipotle for allegedly cheating them on their pay.
Helping preschoolers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. It's part of a new investment at The Da Vinci Science Center.
Pennsylvania State Police are searching for an assault suspect who, they said, should be considered dangerous.
Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine will be campaigning in Pennsylvania this week and he will be making a stop in the Lehigh Valley.
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A New Jersey transit officer was faced with a difficult decision: Let go of the man lying on the tracks as a train barreled toward the station, or pull hard one last time and get them both to safety.
State police are investigating a drive-by shooting in Berks County.
Forty-one cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus have been confirmed in Singapore, the city-state's Ministry of Health said. Here's what you need to know about the virus.
American troops march through a liberated Paris, the King of Pop is born, The Beatles perform their last concert before paying fans, and Hurricane Katrina hits the Gulf Coast, all on this day.
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