Bobby Thomson hits the "shot heard 'round the world," Woody Guthrie passes away, Germany comes together, and O.J. Simpson is found not guilty, all on this day.
2008: President George W. Bush signs the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 into law within hours of its congressional enactment. The law, enacted in response to the subprime mortgage crisis, created the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program to purchase failing bank assets, especially mortgage-backed securities, and supply cash directly to banks.
One person died and another was critically injured in a crash that happened around 5:15 Monday night, Lower Saucon police said
State police are on the hunt for at least two people who, they said, pulled out a shotgun and opened fire on a house in Berks County.
The trial of an accused murderer in Easton may be delayed because that man now finds himself without legal representation
A mother has pleaded guilty in the death of her child in Lehigh County.
Pennsylvania State Police are searching for an assault suspect who, they said, should be considered dangerous.
New rules for the commercial use of drones went into effect on Monday
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are down to the wire, trying to win over folks in battleground states
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Donald Trump's campaign is disavowing support from a prominent white nationalist, David Duke, who is once again causing problems for the Republican nominee by claiming that Trump is a kindred spirit.
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Gene Wilder mastered the art of the comic nervous breakdown, the character that always seemed seconds away from a shrieking, totally manic fit.
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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