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.
It was a case of too much too fast as a storm dumped heavy rain on the region Thursday afternoon.
The case of a former Warren County sheriff accused of sexually abusing a boy decades ago is in their hands.
Rape suspect Jason Davies didn't look at his alleged victim during his preliminary hearing on Thursday.
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Police in Berks County are cracking down on drivers who are speeding through neighborhoods and whizzing past playing children.
The widow of one of three people killed in a shooting at a municipal building has filed a federal lawsuit against township officials and a county sheriff.
It's an iconic building in the Lehigh Valley, but the future of Martin Tower in Bethlehem remains up in the air.
Two people have died in a Legionnaires' disease outbreak in New York. Thirty-one cases of the flu-like disease have been reported since mid-July in the South Bronx, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said.
Legionnaires' disease ...
A local non-profit group is literally giving new color to something many people just cast off.
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Jen Welter, who made history this week by becoming the first woman to hold a coaching position in the NFL, is only the latest woman to blaze a trail in the world of sports. Click on for some others.
Mt. Fuji erupts, the Apollo 15 astronauts go for a ride, major-league baseball players end their strike, and Michael Phelps swims into Olympic history, all on this day.
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