A president marries in the White House, Babe Ruth retires, Lou Gehrig dies, Queen Elizabeth II is crowned, and "Donkey Kong" debuts, all on this day.
2012: English-American actor and game show host Richard Dawson, best known for playing Corporal Peter Newkirk on "Hogan's Heroes" and being the original host of the "Family Feud" game show, dies of esophageal cancer at age 79 in Los Angeles, California. He also parodied his TV persona in 1987 by co-starring alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger in the action film "The Running Man," in which he portrayed Damon Killian, the evil, egotistical host of a televised gladiator-style game show in which convicted criminals fight for their lives.
An Allentown man was hit by gunfire as he fled robbers early Friday.
Police say they're investigating after students reported seeing a sexually explicit video involving juveniles circulating among classmates at a Bucks County middle school.
A Phillipsburg teacher will lose his license for taking photos of some of his female students.
A plan to widen one of our region's most dangerous highways is facing a bumpy road.
Safety concerns are growing about a dangerous stretch of Route 222.
The Northampton Borough Council Thursday unanimously approved a 2015 budget that includes a one-half mill property tax increase.
A controversial $3.3 million allocation to install two artificial turf fields spurred two of Lower Macungie Township’s five commissioners to vote against the 2015 budget Thursday night.
The Upper Milford Township Board of Supervisors want nothing to do with land that will become part of the Fields at Indian Creek proposed housing development.
With the holiday shopping season in full swing, it’s a good time to think about personal safety.
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With Alyssa Milano marking her 42nd birthday on Friday, join us for a look at what she and the rest of the cast of "Who's the Boss?" are up to today.
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Stephen Colbert bid farewell on his final show Thursday night after a nine-year run. Take a look at other high-profile personalities and their exits from particular shows or TV altogether.
"A Christmas Carol" is first published, the NHL plays its first games, Apollo 17 splashes down, and the U.S. House impeaches President Bill Clinton, all on this day.
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