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.
Temperatures Tuesday will climb into the lower 90s under mostly sunny skies and high humidity.
Schuylkill County authorities are investigating after a high school football player was allegedly assaulted and harassed by three of his peers.
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A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash with a car in Berks County.
People hoping to make the papal pilgrimage to Philadelphia via SEPTA's regional rail system will have to rely on the luck of the draw.
A gun battle has Reading city officials firing back.
If you're heading to the Poconos this weekend, you'll want to be aware of some traffic changes due to a NASCAR race on Sunday.
The Lehigh Valley has lost a longtime polka legend.
A longtime fixture at a Bethlehem holiday festival has passed away.
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With the NFL upholding Tom Brady's four-game suspension over the Deflategate scandal Tuesday afternoon, check out the timeline of events in the case so far.
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Vivaldi and Bach die, the first hamburger is sold in the U.S., World War I breaks out, a bomber crashes into the Empire State Building, and the Summer Olympics open up in Los Angeles, all on this day.
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