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.
The victim, 32-year-old Andre Michael Ruffin from Reading, was found face down on the sidewalk
A Monroe County man pleaded guilty but mentally ill in the shotgun murders of two men in 2014.
Police on Monday released new details about a Berks County prisoner's escape and subsequent capture near Blue Marsh Lake.
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale announced Monday the start of a comprehensive performance audit of the city's school district
A study has identified 10 areas each in Berks, Lehigh, and Northampton counties that would be good candidates for traffic roundabouts.
Investigators responded to the 700 block of Ramblewood Lane around 8:30 p.m.
Seeking to lend urgency to his climate agenda, President Barack Obama warned Monday that even ramped-up efforts to curb emissions were being outpaced by the effects of a warming planet.
This year, there is one major change in the Bethlehem Area School District, kindergarten classes are now a full day instead of a half day
From corn dogs to live turkeys, take a look at some of the craziest items to spill out of overturned trucks and onto American roads.
Courtesy of NOAA/Institute for Exploration/University of Rhode Island
The last passenger pigeon dies, World War II begins, the Soviet Union shoots down a Korean airliner, and the wreck of the Titanic is discovered, all on this day.
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