"Silent Night" is first performed, the Library of Congress burns, NORAD begins tracking Santa, and man orbits the Moon for the first time, all on this day.
2012: Actor Charles Durning, best known for his roles in movies such as "The Sting," "Dog Day Afternoon," "Tootsie," "To Be or Not to Be" and "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas," dies at the age of 89 in New York City. Durning earned Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor for his roles in "To Be or Not to Be" and "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas."
Our latest storm provided a fresh coating of three to six inches of snow, with locally higher amounts of up to seven and eight inches.Links: Hour-by-hour forecasts | Local radar
Bitterly cold and record-shattering air will move in Thursday night and Friday.
The accumulation of snow from our latest storm ranges from just more than an inch in some places to more than a half-foot in others around the region.
In light of the brutal winter, city officials in Reading are cutting residents a break when it comes to snowy sidewalks.
A Philadelphia police officer was killed in the line of duty Thursday afternoon.
A man who was shot by Reading police last month has long been sought by prosecutors in New York as a material witness in a homicide that happened nearly five years ago.
The Lehigh County district attorney said it was a drug deal turned deadly.
A man accused of robbing a bank in downtown Reading is now in custody.
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The Lehigh Valley Music Awards is adding a "twist" to this year's ceremony and show by honoring the man who created the 60s dance craze – Chubby Checker – at Sunday's Lehigh Valley Music Awards 16 at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem.
Hundreds of motorists were stranded on Interstate 65 near Elizabethtown, Kentucky, and on Interstate 24 near Paducah after a snowstorm.
The Boston Massacre riles up American colonists, Che strikes a famous pose, Elvis is discharged, a plane crash kills Patsy Cline, and John Belushi overdoses, all on this day.
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