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.
The victim, 32-year-old Andre Michael Ruffin from Reading, was found face down on the sidewalk
A Monroe County man pleaded guilty but mentally ill in the shotgun murders of two men in 2014.
Police on Monday released new details about a Berks County prisoner's escape and subsequent capture near Blue Marsh Lake.
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale announced Monday the start of a comprehensive performance audit of the city's school district
A study has identified 10 areas each in Berks, Lehigh, and Northampton counties that would be good candidates for traffic roundabouts.
Investigators responded to the 700 block of Ramblewood Lane around 8:30 p.m.
Seeking to lend urgency to his climate agenda, President Barack Obama warned Monday that even ramped-up efforts to curb emissions were being outpaced by the effects of a warming planet.
This year, there is one major change in the Bethlehem Area School District, kindergarten classes are now a full day instead of a half day
From corn dogs to live turkeys, take a look at some of the craziest items to spill out of overturned trucks and onto American roads.
Courtesy of NOAA/Institute for Exploration/University of Rhode Island
The last passenger pigeon dies, World War II begins, the Soviet Union shoots down a Korean airliner, and the wreck of the Titanic is discovered, all on this day.
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