The nation's capital is founded, the world gets its first parking meter, Joltin' Joe sets an unbreakable record, and man heads to the moon, all on this day.
2012: William Asher, one of the most prolific early television directors, known especially for his work on "I Love Lucy" and "Bewitched," dies from complications of Alzheimer's disease at age 90 in Palm Desert, California. Asher directed more than 100 episodes of "I Love Lucy" and also produced "Bewitched" during its entire eight-year run. At that time, he was married to the show's star Elizabeth Montgomery, although they divorced soon after the cancellation of the series in 1972. He also directed episodes of "Make Room for Daddy," "The Twilight Zone," "The Patty Duke Show," "Gidget," "The Dukes of Hazzard" and "Alice," and several movies, including "Muscle Beach Party," "Bikini Beach" and "Beach Blanket Bingo."
Police are issuing a warning about a Facebook exchange that escalated to an armed robbery.
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The body of 75-year-old Stanley Kurkowski of Bound Brook, N.J. was recovered from Pocono Summit Lake in Coolbaugh Township on Monday.
Android phones can get infected by merely receiving a picture via text message, according to research published Monday.
Quick-thinking may have prevented a disaster at a convenience store in Montgomery County.
It's a part of getting older that can sometimes be a tough decision to make, giving up the car keys. A new study says not only can it be emotional for senior citizens but it can also lead to health risks
Rush Township police said the teenage student was assaulted inside a locker room at Marian Catholic High School last fall
Protesters lost the fight to save the historic Donecker Mansion in Allentown as the demolition process began Monday.
Musikfest, the nation’s largest free music festival, just announced the release of its new mobile app
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New York magazine's July 27 cover features a photo montage of 35 of Bill Cosby's accusers. Here is a timeline of accusations made against the comedian.
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Vivaldi and Bach die, the first hamburger is sold in the U.S., World War I breaks out, a bomber crashes into the Empire State Building, and the Summer Olympics open up in Los Angeles, all on this day.
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