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.
Crews arrived on the scene of a 2-alarm fire in the 500 block of Penn Avenue in West Reading Saturday afternoon.
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Nykea Aldridge was walking near a South Side Chicago school Friday to register some of her four children when she was shot in the head, an innocent victim in the crossfire.
Police are investigating vandalism at an Allentown doctor's office.
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A Southwest Airlines flight from New Orleans to Orlando was forced to make an emergency landing when one of the engines failed, the airline said.
A woman who was on the plane with her husband and three children told CNN affiliate KOCO that the engine ...
A man was injured in an early morning crash in West Penn Township.
After a hot but sunny start to the weekend, skies will remain clear to partly cloudy tonight with low temperatures reaching the mid 60s.
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A man has been arrested in the stabbing deaths of two nuns whose bodies were found in their home in rural Mississippi, authorities said.
Saturday, at Kutztown University, members of the union that represents thousands of faculty members and coaches at Pennsylvania state schools passed out flyers and fielded questions about current contract negotiations with the state.
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A powerful 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Italy about 100 miles northeast of Rome early on the morning of Aug. 24. The damage was significant and the death toll is climbing.
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Krakatoa blows its top, The Guinness Book of World Records debuts, "Mary Poppins" premieres, The Beatles meet The King, and a guitar great dies, all on this day.
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