Christopher Columbus lands in the New World, Oktoberfest finds its roots, Sid is arrested for allegedly killing Nancy, and Matthew Shepard dies, all on this day.
2011: The "underwear bomber," Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, pleads guilty to attempting to blow up an airplane en route from Amsterdam to Detroit on Christmas Day 2009 using explosives sewn into his underwear. Abdulmutallab, who had told authorities he had been directed by al-Qaeda and that he had obtained the device in Yemen, would be sentenced in February 2012 to four consecutive life sentences plus 50 years.
A path of damage and destruction on the border between Berks and Chester counties was caused by a tornado, according to the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service has confirmed it was a microburst and straight line winds, not a tornado, that tore through Lehigh County near Whitehall on Tuesday
Farmers were assessing the storm damage to their crops Wednesday.
Officials said two ATVs were involved in the crash shortly before 8:30 p.m. on Gerryville Pike
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A budget meeting between Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and the state's legislative leaders ended less than a half-hour after it began.
With the Fourth of July just days away, a foundation that honors a fallen soldier held a ground breaking for a special memorial Wednesday
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Wednesday was National Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day, and Wayback Burgers in Wyomissing has reason to celebrate.
Kalahari Resorts and Conventions officially opened for business Wednesday
The Fourth of July is nearly here, which means it's time to take a look at the biggest and best fireworks celebrations across the U.S.
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A president is shot, a Supreme Court justice is born, aliens land -- or not -- and an acting legend passes, all on this day.
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