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 suspect in the shooting of 2 Pa. State Police troopers is a survivalist who has expressed a desire to kill law enforcement officers and commit mass murder, officials announced Tuesday.
While police continue their search for the man who they said shot a Pennsylvania state trooper and injured another, his neighbors said they can't believe Eric Frein is the suspected shooter.
A school district in the Poconos has cancelled classes Wednesday due to safety concerns for students following a shooting that killed one Pennsylvania State Trooper and injured another.
A proposed amusement tax increase for Bethlehem was unanimously tabled by City Council Tuesday night.
One less unsolved homicide is on the books in Northampton County.
James Albright, the northern Lehigh County man charged with beating his wife to death, might be set free Tuesday.
Governor Tom Corbett had a busy day in Berks County.
Although the ways you can get scammed are endless, there are ways to protect yourself.
Alexi Amarista had three hits, including a go-ahead two-run homer, to lead the San Diego Padres to a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
Sometimes, even doctors get it wrong. Find out which 15 diseases are notoriously difficult to diagnose.
Library of Congress
The U.S. Constitution is signed, the Civil War sees the bloodiest battle in American history, the prototype space shuttle Enterprise is unveiled, and the Camp David Accords bring peace between Egypt and Israel, all on this day.
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