Chicago burns, Don Larsen is perfection in the World Series, Jerry Lee Lewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on this day.
1793: American revolutionary John Hancock, who served as president of the Second Continental Congress and was the first and third governor of Massachusetts, dies from at the age of 56. Hancock is also remembered for his large and stylish signature on the Declaration of Independence, so much so that the term "John Hancock" became a synonym for signature.
The region will wrap-up the work week with a comfortable, mostly sunny day as afternoon highs reach into the low 80s.
The Main Stage at Musikfest will no longer be dark on opening night.
A Bucks County woman was killed after being thrown from her car Thursday night.
The Allentown School District will have to procure an additional $2.1 million to make ends meet on its 2014-2015 budget.
"From a cash standpoint we're in fine shape," a consultant said about the Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone District Authority (ANIZDA).
In Montgomery County, customers at a beauty salon got quite the shock when a car came barreling inside the shop early Thursday afternoon.
A nursing home in Warren County, New Jersey could be one step closer to being sold.
Cole Hamels pitched eight strong innings and Chase Utley had a tiebreaking RBI single in the fifth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday.
To convincingly yell "I am Hercules!" in his new action movie, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson had to do more than warm up his vocal chords.
It seems that residents of Louisiana are some of the happiest people in the country, and New Yorkers remain some of the unhappiest, according to a new report. Take a look at the happiest - and unhappiest - U.S. cities.
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America gives its Army generals five stars, a family favorite amusement park ride is patented, Dylan plugs in, and Roseanne "sings," all on this day.