The Boston Massacre riles up American colonists, Che strikes a famous pose, Elvis is discharged, a plane crash kills Patsy Cline, and John Belushi overdoses, all on this day.
2013: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies at age 58 following a long battle with cancer. Chavez first announced his cancer diagnosis in June 2011, but the government never revealed details about his prognosis or specified what kind of cancer he had. He had served as an army officer before attempting to overthrow the country's government in 1992, for which he served two years in prison. He was elected president in 1999.
A student at Lehigh University in Bethlehem has tested positive for the Zika virus.
Ursinus College in Montgomery County has closed its cafeteria and snack bar following at least 100 students reporting symptoms of a stomach infection.
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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination after a disappointing finish in New Hampshire, he formally announced in a Facebook post Wednesday.
Christie made the announcement earlier on a call wi...
The Pennsylvania Senate has failed in its bid to remove from office Attorney General Kathleen Kane, on grounds her lack of an active law license has made it impossible to do her job.
A Lehigh County man allegedly admitted to police fatally stabbing someone as an officer was on his way to the murder scene.
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Police were pressed into service at Reading Intermediate High School on Wednesday.
A water main break in Pottstown on Wednesday closed an elementary school and shut down portions of the Montgomery County Community College campus.
The average U.S. household is expected to pocket $320 in savings this year thanks to plunging gas prices.
Here's a look at the 2016 presidential candidates who have ended their campaigns.
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"Tom and Jerry" make their debut, Carole King's "Tapestry" hits record stores, Mike Tyson is convicted of rape, Oprah sits down with the King of Pop, and Deep Blue beats Garry Kasparov, all on this day.
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