A president is shot, Cal Ripken Jr. breaks an unbreakable record, and the world mourns the passing of a princess, all on this day.
2012: Art Modell, the businessman, entrepreneur and former National Football League team owner best known for moving the original Cleveland Browns to Baltimore, where they became known as the Ravens, dies at age 87 in Baltimore. Modell owned the Browns from 1961 to 1995, when he struck a deal with the NFL and the city of Cleveland that allowed him to move his team while relinquishing ownership of the Browns' name, colors, logos and history, paving the way for a new Cleveland Browns team that resumed play in 1999. He owned the Ravens through 2004.
A Northampton County man was killed in a police-involved shooting that followed a chase early Friday morning.
State police continue their search for accused cop killer Eric Frein. Sometimes, the tips they receive don't pan out; other times, they're blatantly false.
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A highway was dedicated to a fallen Berks County Navy SEAL on Friday afternoon.
A Northampton County woman has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty: officials say she allowed more than 100 animals to live in a filthy shed.
Centers for Disease Control
A woman quarantined at a New Jersey hospital after arrival from West Africa has tested negative for Ebola in a preliminary test, authorities said Saturday.
A doctor in New York City tests positive for Ebola. The European Union pledges more funds to fight the deadly virus. And a military response team begins training.
Chad Blimline/69 News
Questions are swirling about the latest diagnosis of Ebola, and some of those concerns have landed in Berks County.
If you're planning on flying over the holidays, now's the time book your tickets.
The Reading Royals are back in town and ready for a fresh start to this season.
A new Halloween event in Easton kicked off Friday night.
It was 1908 and a fellow named Tell Taylor had an idea for a sentimental love song about a boy, a girl and a mill stream where they met. It evoked for many in a rapidly industrializing America a simpler time of quiet and innocence.
A school shooting has been reported at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington, about 35 miles north of Seattle.
Pablo Picasso is born, the first domestic microwave oven goes on sale, Led Zeppelin debuts in concert, the U.S. invades Grenada, and Bill Buckner blows it for the Red Sox, all on this day.
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