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.
Authorities have charged two California residents in the 2002 homicide and dismemberment of a Luzerne County man.
A new report says a disciplinary board wants to suspend Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's law license
According to police, the owner of a home based distributing company in Spring Township was supplying stores in Reading with the deadly drug
If agriculture is the root of the Great Allentown Fair, the music is its calling card
The incident happened just before midnight Thursday in the 200 block of Virginia Avenue
The Kempton Hotel has been around since 1874 and once inside you have to look up to see its rich history
The iconic Exeter Township location plans to close its doors this weekend
The physical damage to Dominica is worse than first thought and the emotional toll from Tropical Storm Erika, which killed at least 20 people on the tiny Caribbean island, is substantial, the nation's Prime Minister said Friday night.
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Ten years after being devastated by Hurricane Katrina, the city of New Orleans continues to rebuild.
American troops march through a liberated Paris, the King of Pop is born, The Beatles perform their last concert before paying fans, and Hurricane Katrina hits the Gulf Coast, all on this day.
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