Construction begins on the Brooklyn Bridge, FDR founds the March of Dimes, Apple Computer is incorporated, and Gen. Manuel Noriega surrenders, all on this day.
1521: Pope Leo X excommunicates Martin Luther in the papal bull Decet Romanum Pontificem. An earlier papal edict had demanded Luther recant or face excommunication over his written attacks on orthodox Catholic beliefs and his denial of the power of Rome to determine what is right and wrong in matters of faith.
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The deep freeze is on, and temperatures barely made it to the freezing mark in most areas Wednesday.
Police are investigating the death of a 19-year-old college student.
The 10-year tenure of Plainfield Township Police Chief Dean Ceraul ended Wednesday night.
A former police chief in Berks County has been arrested on child pornography charges.
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Pennsylvania Sen. Judy Schwank has introduced legislation that would make online posting of naked or sexually explicit images of former intimate partners, often referred to as "revenge porn," a crime in Pennsylvania.
Sneaky thieves are stealing holiday packages right off the front porches of some homes, authorities said.
A pair of Carpenter Technology employees were injured on the job Wednesday morning.
Pennsylvania State Police released a school safety report Tuesday offering guidelines for school administrators to consider implementing to make their schools safer.
Snow is on the ground, and temperatures plummeted this week. But there are some easy ways you can keep old man winter outside without emptying your wallet.
If you've ever thrown a holiday party, you know it can be stressful. But it doesn't have to be! Here are some tips from the pros.
Some cities are better than others for people ages 25-34, or millennials, to live and work. Take a look at the top 10 cities for millennials.
Ol' Blue Eyes is born, Boys Town is founded, the first motel opens, "The Godfather: Part II" premieres, and the U.S. Supreme Court decides the 2000 presidential election, all on this day.