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Pennsylvania Makes List Of States With Confirmed Enterovirus Cases Video included

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday that 12 states have reported confirmed cases of enterovirus over the past month. Pennsylvania is now on that list, and some of the sick have been treated in Philadelphia.

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Delaware man arrested in copper wire theft

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Police in Dover say a man has been arrested for stealing about 1,000 feet of heavy-duty copper wire from a city power plant. More>>

Police: Man Kills Daughter's Boyfriend Climbing In Window Video included

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Philadelphia police say a man shot and killed his daughter's 31-year-old boyfriend after the boyfriend was caught trying to climb into a window.

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Band Teacher Accused Of Sex Crimes Against 14-Year-Old Student Video included

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A Bucks County teacher is facing assault and related charges stemming from a sexual relationship with a middle school student, prosecutors announced Tuesday morning.

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Suspect Identified In Deadly Pa. State Trooper Ambush At Barracks Video included

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Investigators say they have a suspect in the weekend ambush of two Pennsylvania State Police troopers that left one dead and one wounded outside their barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania.

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Police: Woman Stole Thousands From Cheer Association Video included

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A woman is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a youth cheerleader association and police say she staged another crime to cover her tracks. More>>

Police ID Suspect In Murder Of Pregnant Mother, Baby Video included

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Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect in connection with the shooting death of a pregnant mother and her baby over the weekend.

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Police Release Video After Attack On Gay Couple In Philly Video included

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Police have released surveillance video that investigators say shows suspects they're seeking to locate and identify after the assault and robbery of two gay men last week in Center City.

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TASTE OF FALL CONTINUES

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A fall-like feel will stay in the air through the week with chilly mornings and mild afternoons.

Wednesday (74/55): Sunny/Mild

Thursday (76/58): Sunny/Nice

Friday (71/54): Sunny/Nice

Saturday (77/54): Sun/Clouds

Sunday (81/58):Sunny/Warm

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Students Tested For Alcohol At Phoenixville Area High School Football Game Video included

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Some football fans showed up to a Friday night high school game in Phoenixville, but they needed to pass a breathalyzer to prove they didn't have any alcohol before the game. More>>

Angry mob throws Ukrainian parliament deputy in trash can

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One Ukrainian politician is deemed garbage by a group of protesters. More>>

Coast Guard Searches For 83-Year Old Man In Long Beach Island

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The Coast Guard is searching for a missing 83-year-old man Tuesday off the coast of Beach Haven.The 83-year-old man, who has Alzheimer's disease, reportedly headed to the beach on Long Beach Island early Tuesday. More>>

Philly's Courtney Lapresi Wins MasterChef

Congratulations to Courtney Lapresi, 25 who is now the MasterChef!  (PHOTO: FOX BROADCASTING) Congratulations to Courtney Lapresi, 25 who is now the MasterChef! (PHOTO: FOX BROADCASTING)
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Congrats to our own Philly girl who is now the MasterChef! More>>

Trump Plaza Closes Its Doors In Atlantic City Video included

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Another day, another Atlantic City casino crumbles as Trump Plaza closes its doors early Tuesday. But there's some good news in store for a different A.C. casino.

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Kent State University blasts red-stained sweatshirt sold by Urban Outfitters

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A sweatshirt being sold by Urban Outfitters featuring fake blood stains and tattered edges with the logo of Kent State University, where four students were killed in a 1970 incident that shocked America, is “beyond poor taste and trivializes a loss of life,” university officials said. More>>

Police: 13-Year-Old Shot In Hunting Park

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Police say a 13-year-old was shot in the city's Hunting Park section by Old York Road and Erie Ave on Monday night. More>>

Authorities Continue To Investigate State Police Barracks Shooting Video included

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State police say one trooper is dead and another is injured after a shooting at a state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania. 

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Gay Couple Speaks After Center City Attack Video included

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Investigators say a gay couple was walking in Center City when they were stopped by a group of people and brutally beaten on the corner of 16th and Chancellor. Both of the victims are now recovering from nasty injuries. On Monday, the victims broke their silence in hopes that the group will be caught by police.
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Papelbon blows save as Phils lose to Marlins 5-4

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By CHRISTOPHER A. VITOAssociated PressPHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia closer Jonathan Papelbon made a lewd gesture to fans and was ejected after giving up four runs in the ninth inning during the Phillies' 5-4 loss to the Miami Marlins on Sunday.Papelbon (2-3) had converted 14 straight save chances since July 22 when he entered with a 4-1 lead in the ninth. Papelbon allowed five of his first six batters to reach, giving up Jarrod Saltalamacchia's double, Kike Hernandez's walk, Adeiny Hechava... More>>

Flyers Legend Reveals Remedy For Gynecomastia Video included

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Flyers legend Bernie Parent is opening up about an embarrassing condition that affects men of all ages. He also is revealing an option for those with the condition that does not involve surgery.  More>>

Police Looking For Man Who Robbed Princeton, NJ Bank

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Princeton Police are looking for the person who robbed a TD bank on Monday around 11:30am.Police were called to the TD Bank on State Rd. after a store employee reported they had just been robbed. According to police, a white male, 23-25 years old, approached a bank teller and passed a note saying that he was armed and demanded cash. The bank teller handed the robber cash in an envelope and the man left. No weapon was seen by the bank employees and no one was injured.Police searched the area b... More>>

Burglar Caught Climbing Through Window in Havertown

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Haverford Police were called to the 1000 block of Allston Rd in Havertown on Monday morning after someone confronted a burglar climbing through a second floor window of their home.After being confronted, the man exited out of the same window and ran away. Officers responded to the area and located the man on East Township Line Road. When officers stopped him, he pushed a detective and continued running. After a short foot pursuit, he was taken into custody and identified as Paul E. Giuliano, ... More>>

78 Bags of Heroin Seized After Wilmington Car Chase

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Wilmington Police arrested Tyrone McManus, 41, after he sped off from police after they tried to pull him over for an equipment violation.During the chase, McManus was seen throwing objects from his car. The car finally stopped on the 800 block of East 7th St, where McManus then got out of the car and ran through several yards and into a house.Officers entered the home and were able to put McManus in custody/ A search of his vehicle and the pathway taken by McManus resulted in 78 bags of hero... More>>

Newborn of Pregnant Woman Killed In Frankford Dies Video included

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Police say the 25-year-old Megan Doto was full-term when someone shot her in the face with a .40-caliber, fully automatic weapon just before noon. More>>

Getting Results: Residents Fed Up With Illegal Dumping Video included

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Two years ago, FOX 29 got the Streets Department to clean up the mess along the 3000 block of West Abbotsford Avenue where trash and overgrown weeds were forcing walkers to detour into busy traffic, well now, the problem has returned. More>>

McCoy's 20-Cent Tip Receipt Going For Thousands On eBay Video included

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That 20-cent tip receipt left by Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy for a waiter at a restaurant in Northern Liberties is now for sale, but the price is rising quickly.


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2 Men Escape From Juvenile Detention Center, Wanted By NJ Police

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New Jersey State Police are assisting local authorities in Bridgeton, NJ after three juveniles escaped from the Cumberland County Juvenile Detention Center on Trench Rd.A New Jersey State Police official confirms to Fox 29 an active search is underway. A description of the three juveniles was not given, and it was unclear how the men were able to escape. The boys escaped some time before 8pm on Saturday night.Police would not give any more details at this time. Stay with Fox 29 News for updat... More>>

One Injured After Car Crash in Sicklerville

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One person has been hospitalized after a car crash in Gloucester County, New Jersey.This happened at around 10:40am on Sicklerville Road near Greenbar Drive where two cars collided. More>>

Bill Cosby to loan art collection to Smithsonian

Bill Cosby and his wife Camille plan to showcase their extensive collection of African-American art for the first time in an exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution. More>>

#FOX29Weekend Morning Newscast Debuts Saturday

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Our morning weekend show premieres this Saturday! We're going interactive – your stories, your views, your news.
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Family Starts 'Lemon Shot Challenge' To Help Support Ill Daughter Video included

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It's been said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. A Glen Mills, Delaware County couple certainly thinks so. More>>

2 Del. teens seriously hurt in hit-and-run crash

Wilmington police say two teenagers are critically injured after they were struck by an SUV while riding motorcycles. More>>

Geno's Holds Fundraiser For Paralyzed Man Video included

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A  man on the way to his job in 2012 was involved in an automobile accident that left him paralyzed from the chest down. The accident changed his life forever, but he says that he plans on overcoming the challenges that he now faces.
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Power Restored At Six Flags Great Adventure After Transformer Explosion

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A power outage at a New Jersey amusement park left some thrill-seekers stuck on Sunday. More>>

40 'I do's' at Vatican as Pope marries 20 couples Video included

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By FRANCES DEMILIOAssociated PressVATICAN CITY(AP) - Forty "I do's" - or "Si" in Italian - were pronounced in St. Peter's Basilica Sunday as Pope Francis married 20 couples, with one bride already a mother.Francis in his homily likened families to the "bricks that build society."Among the couples, all from the Rome area, is one in which the groom's first marriage was annulled by the church and the bride has a daughter from an earlier relationship. Some of the other couples already were living... More>>

Del. police arrest sex offender suspected of rape

State police have arrested a registered sex offender for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor. More>>

Albright student killed in house fire, 2 injured

Albright College officials say a sophomore was killed and two other students injured in an early-morning house fire. More>>

Drexel Teams Up With DCCC To Help Women With Affordable Way Into Workforce Video included

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While employment numbers are improving nationwide local jobs and career counselors say that is not true for women 40 and older. More>>

Football Player With Cancer Gets Support From Delco Community Video included

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A community came together for a high school freshman in the fight of his life Friday. More>>

Cops Looking For Gunman In Kensington Shooting

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Police are looking for the suspect in a shooting incident last month along a busy Kensington Street.


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Police Look For Philly 7-Eleven Robbery Suspect Video included

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There were some frightening moments for a Philadelphia 7-Eleven employee early Thursday morning.

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Police: Zimmerman Accused Of Threatening Driver

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Police say a driver has reported that George Zimmerman threatened to kill him after a confrontation on the road.


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Woman, 21, Convicted Of Kidnapping, Assaulting Kindergartner Video included

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A former day care worker was convicted Friday of abducting a 5-year-old girl from her school classroom and sexually assaulting her during a 19-hour ordeal.

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Local Star Of 'Girl Meets World' Visits 'Good Day' Video included

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From her hometown of Quakertown to Hollywood, Sabrina Carpenter is a young star you are going to want to keep your eye on. Carpenter is on the road to super-stardom as she premiers in the new show "Girl Meets World," a spin-off of the popular 90s show "Boy Meets World."

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3-Day Breast Cancer Walk Stepping Off In Montco Video included

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The Susan G. Komen 3-Day Breast Cancer Walk is getting under way Friday.

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Burger King in Japan introduces an all-black cheese burger Video included

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(FOX NEWS)First there was the burger simply made with a black bun.Now Burger King in Japan has gone even darker with an all-black burger.Introducing the Kuro Burger, made with a black bun, black sauce and black cheese, reports Kotaku.com.The cheese looks like slices of processed American cheese singles—but dark as night--and reportedly made with smoked charcoal.The cheese is layered on a beef patty, which contains black pepper and topped with a black sauce made with onion, garlic, and squid i... More>>

New Video Surfaces Of LOVE Park Ranger Assault Video included

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Brand new video of the park ranger attacked in LOVE Park last month has just surfaced on social media.The new video clip that surfaced on Instagram shows the moments before that brutal beating. About an hour ago, FOX 29's Chris O'Connell watched that video with that park ranger who was attacked.The video of Park Ranger Erron Williams, who is a 7-year city worker, is at times is hard to watch.Police have charged Curtis Tanner,9, from Pottstown with aggravated assault and other crimes.FOX 29 wa... More>>

Army Specialist Surprised With Keys To New Home Video included

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One local serviceman received a gift that will change his life for the better aboard the Battleship New Jersey in Camden on Thursday.Army Specialist Agustin Bruno was surprised with keys to a new home, mortgage- free, thanks to Wells Fargo and the nonprofit organization Operation Homefront, which helps military families through financially hard times.Bruno served two tours of duty in Iraq and is now medically retired from the military. He has three children, works as a school teacher, and had... More>>

Sisters Give Birth To Baby Boys 22 Hours Apart Video included

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Emily and Bridgid are as close as can be. The sisters were born 4 years apart, and were Maid of Honors in one another weddings. When it came time to give to their first child, their closeness was taken to another level.Baby Jack Bink and Baby Owen Whittaker's story of their birth is a 1 in million shot.It all began with a pizza party about 9 months ago, Bridgid and Lee Bink announced they were pregnant with their first child. Emily Whittaker was there with her husband Colin for the big announ... More>>

Owner Finds Swastikas Spray-Painted On Northeast Philadelphia Kosher Shop Video included

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NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA-The store owner at a landmark business in Northeast Philadelphia found swastikas painted on the front windows of his business Thursday morning. What makes it more hurtful is that his mother narrowly escaped the Holocaust.Simon Fachshtut arrived at his kosher meat store on Bustelton Avenue this morning in Northeast Philadelphia to find the vandalism.“This is very bothering me, like a Jewish person. I feel bad,” said Rachshtut.Simon has owned Simon's Glatt Kosher Meat Pro... More>>

LeSean McCoy Addresses 20 Cent PYT Tip Controversy Video included

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A server at PYT says that Eagles player LeSean McCoy tipped 20 cents on a $61.56 check. More>>

Player Just Signed From Practice Squad Has Team's Top-Selling Jersey Video included

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One of the most popular NFL jerseys is of a player who wasn't even on the team until this week. In fact, his jersey is flying off the shelves! See how the proceeds are helping his daughter.

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Nation Pauses To Remember 9/11 Victims, Honor Heroes Video included

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The nation pauses today to mark 13 years since the terror attacks on 9/11, which killed more than 3,000 Americans and sparked the global war on terror.

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Two Men, Woman Steal $20,000 In Jewelry From Washington Square Home

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Police are looking for three people wanted for a residential burglary in Washington Square.The break-in occurred overnight on September 1 on the 400 block of South Jessup St. More>>

Cemetery cell tower plan divides Del. residents

A proposal to build a 14-story cellphone tower in a Delaware cemetery and camouflage it as a bell tower is angering some residents of the area. More>>

Revel says it has $90M offer to buy closed casino

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The Revel AC, Inc., the parent company of Revel Entertainment Group, LLC announced on Wednesday that it has entered into a stalking horse asset purchase agreement with Polo North Country Club, Inc.The proposed purchase price is $90 million in cash. The Polo APA contains no financing, due diligence or gaming or licensing approval contingencies, and the Stalking Horse Purchaser has deposited $10 million in cash into escrow in connection with the execution of such agreement.The announced they wi... More>>

Beloved Philadelphia Teacher Gets Successful Kidney Transplant Surgery Video included

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 A popular Philadelphia teacher is all smiles and feeling very grateful to be alive after a successful transplant surgery.

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Obama orders airstrikes in Syria for first time Video included

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By JULIE PACEAP White House CorrespondentWASHINGTON (AP) - Opening a new military front in the Middle East, President Barack Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes inside Syria for the first time Wednesday night, along with expanded strikes in Iraq as part of "a steady, relentless effort" to root out Islamic State extremists and their spreading reign of terror."We will hunt down terrorists who threaten our country, wherever they are," Obama declared in a prime-time address to the nation from the Wh... More>>

7 And 10-Year-Old Struck By Vehicle In Northeast Philadelphia Video included

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SkyFOX was live over the scene of a pedestrian accident at Academy and Byberry Road in Northeast Philadelphia shortly before 4 p.m. on Wednesday. More>>

Woman Claims Alleged Brutality At Harrah's Casino Video included

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A new federal lawsuit accuses Harrah's Casino of a pattern of excessive force by security guards,A New Jersey woman says she was brutally beaten by security guards at Harrah's in Atlantic City two years ago. She claims it was all caught on camera.Amy Walsh's suit is the latest in a pattern of similar claims filed against the security team at Harrah's.Walsh, a 26 year old nurse, says a minor seating issue with a group of women became a major problem."Said this table is only for 5. We told them... More>>

An Inside Look At The Philadelphia Police Department's DIVRT Program Video included

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Almost every day we show you surveillance videos that help get dangerous criminals off the street.FOX 29's Dave Schratwieser takes us inside Philadelphia's program that's putting those criminals behind bars.It's a plea heard all too often when police put out surveillance video of a crime like of a shooting last week that left a 49-year-old Wynnefield man paralyzed from the waist down.As victim's families plead for the public's help, detectives scramble to find video to identify the shooter. I... More>>

Nutter, Council Reach Agreement On Pot Decriminalization Bill

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Philadelphia is about to become the largest city in the United States to decriminalize small amounts of pot.

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Warns Of Scam Video included

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Sheriff's deputies in Montgomery County are warning you to beware of scammers that are on the prowl looking to cash in on your fear. More>>

Flight 93 visitor's center tour on anniversary eve

The National Park Service will provide a tour of the visitor center being built at the Flight 93 National Memorial on the eve of the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. More>>

New Jersey's 2014 revenue worse than expected

New Jersey's Treasury Department says revenue from the fiscal year that ended June 30 fell below expectations even after they were revised downward. More>>

Newark spent nearly $600k on rejected proposal

The city of Newark has spent more than $577,000 on legal and consulting fees related to a data center at the former Chrysler assembly plant site that was ultimately rejected by the University of Delaware. More>>

New Season of Hell's Kitchen Premieres Tonight on FOX 29

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18 aspiring chefs will brave Ramsay and his fiery command of the kitchen as he puts the competitors through an intense culinary academy to prove they possess the right combination of ingredients to win a life-changing grand prize. More>>

Police: Boy In Wheelchair Robbed And Assaulted Video included

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Police in Delaware are looking for two teenagers accused of assaulting and robbing a 12-year-old boy in a wheelchair on Monday.Police say the boy was beaten and robbed outside his house on Buchanan Circle in Newark, Delaware. According to New Castle police say it's the second time it happened to the boy in the past week.FOX 29's Chris O'Connell spoke with the brave little 12- year old, LeQuan Mackey. The boy and his father want you to hear his story.The boy says he was outside his home exerci... More>>

Wade win GOP Senate primary in Delaware

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NEWARK, Del. (AP) - Northern Delaware businessman Kevin Wade has won the state's Republican primary for U.S. Senate.Wade's easy victory over 81-year-old Carl Smink on Tuesday advances him to a November contest against incumbent Democrat Chris Coons.Wade is making his second Senate bid, having lost a 2012 race to incumbent Democrat Tom Carper, Delaware's senior senator, with 29 percent of the vote.As he was against Carper, Wade will be a decided underdog against Coons, who won a 2010 special e... More>>

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Check 2014 Delaware Primary Election Results

See the latest results for Tuesday's Delaware Primary Election, including the Republican race for the nomination to challenge Sen. Chris Coons in November. More>>

Chadds Ford Restaurant Robbed at Gunpoint

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Pennsylvania State Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at a Friendly's Restaurant in Chadds Ford, PA.On Monday morning around 9:35am, police say a man walked into the Friendly's in the Painters Crossing shopping center and displayed a silver revolver with a black handle and a short barrel. The man ran away after the robbery. Police did not disclose how much money the robber got away with. If you have any information, contact Pennsylvania State Police at 484-840-1000. More>>

Teen Shot, Killed In North Philadelphia Video included

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NORTH PHILADELPHIA-Police are looking for the gunman who killed a North Philadelphia teenager right in front of his own home.Residents say it's the latest in a line of senseless cases of violence in their neighborhood.The shooting happened at 24th and Huntingdon Street, just after 9:30 p.m. on Monday.Police say one or more gunman opened fire on Naaire Murray, 17, while he was walking to his home on Huntington Street. He was struck once. According to police, between 15-20 shots were fired. A g... More>>

Trump casinos file Chapter 11; Taj threatened Video included

Trump Entertainment Resorts has filed for bankruptcy and threatened to close the Taj Mahal Casino resort in November if it can't get concessions from its unions. More>>

Baltimore Ravens Terminate Ray Rice's Contract After Video Surfaces Video included

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Newly-surfaced video shows the vicious punch Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice delivered to his then fiancee, earning him a two-game suspension that prompted critics to accuse the NFL of taking a weak stance on domestic violence. More>>

Upper Darby Peeping Tom Suspect Under Arrest, Police Say

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An arrest has been made in the case of an Upper Darby peeper, police say.

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Police: Man Eats Pot During Delaware Traffic Stop

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Officers with the Harrington Police Department arrested a man who police say ate marijuana during a traffic stop on September 5th.Police say they stopped Veron Smith, of Dover, for a traffic violation on West Chester St. Officers smelled alcohol coming from the vehicle, and also saw a small plastic bag containing marijuana. The officer returned to his patrol vehicle and found that Mr. Smith's license was suspended. When the officer went back to Smith's vehicle, the plastic bag was missing. Wh... More>>

Man Attempts to Rob Bustleton 7-11

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Philadelphia Police are seeking your help in identifying a suspect wanted for a robbery at a 7-11 in Bustleton.Police say a man entered the store with a handgun just after 5am on September 7th. He demanded money from a store employee. When the employee told the suspect that there was no money in the store, the suspect then demanded lottery tickets. The store employee refused, and the suspect took off with nothing.The suspect is described as a white male, 5'0”-5'2”, medium-stock build. He fled... More>>

Philadelphia schools settle lawsuit over beards

The Philadelphia School District has settled a U.S. Justice Department lawsuit that accused school administrators of discriminating against an employee who said he couldn't trim his beard for religious reasons. More>>

Police: Man ate pot during Del. traffic stop

Police in the Delaware town of Harrington say they arrested a drunk driver who ate marijuana during a traffic stop. More>>

72-Year Old Man Reported Missing From West Philly Residence

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Police are looking for a 72-year old was reported missing from his residence at 1600 North 60 Street. Hughle ”Duke” Brown was last seen on his porch at 3:30pm Monday.  More>>

Leagues Expected To Challenge NJ Sports Betting Video included

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Atlantic City is losing steam. Many are hoping sports gambling will be the troubled city's saving grace. But will Gov. Chris Christie's action hold up?

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O'Doodles Toy Store In Chestnut Hill Set To Shut Its Doors Video included

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A long-standing business in Philadelphia's Chestnut Hill neighborhood is closing its doors. FOX 29'S Dave Kinchen paid a visit and found out what's next for the business owner. More>>

Widow Of Slain Officer Brad Fox Sues Gun Store Video included

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The widow of a Plymouth Township police officer is suing Montgomery County gun store. More>>

Christie: Casinos, tracks can offer sports betting Video included

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has issued a directive allowing his state's casinos and racetracks to immediately offer sports betting without fear of criminal or civil liability.But his action is likely to be challenged in court by the professional and collegiate sports leagues that fought New Jersey's efforts to overturn a ban on sports betting in all but four states.That effort ended with the U.S. Supreme Court declining to hear the ... More>>

FOX 29 Investigates: Motorist's Police Brutality Claim Video included

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A city man says he was the victim of police brutality during a traffic stop. But police tell a far different story. There is video, and FOX 29 Investigates' Jeff Cole has it.

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Victim Runs Into Home During Shooting In West Philadelphia

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Philadelphia Police are investigating a shooting that left a 24-year old man in critical condition in West Philadelphia.It happened Sunday just after midnight when he was hit by bullets while sitting outside his home on the 5600 block of Catharine Street. More>>

Suspect Wounded In NE Philly Police-Involved Shooting Video included

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Philadelphia police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in the Wissinoming section of the city. It happened around 10 p.m. Sunday night on Tulip Street. More>>

British royal couple expecting second child

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The Duchess of Cambridge, wife of Prince William, is expecting her second child and being treated for severe morning sickness, royal officials said Monday. More>>

4 children killed in fire on Chicago's South Side

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Four children were killed early Monday in a fire on Chicago's South Side, authorities said.Chicago Fire Department Chief Michael Fox told reporters at the scene that the first firefighters to arrive found "heavy fire blowing" from the building's windows.  More>>

Father Honored By Eagles After Horrific Crash Video included

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About a year ago, a member of the FOX 29 family nearly lost her father after a horrific motorcycle crash. Good Day producer Jessica Klein says the Philadelphia Eagles played a big part in her dad's miraculous recovery. More>>

Arrests Made In Beating Of Mentally Challenged Man Video included

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A disturbing video surfaced online showing a mentally challenged man from Newark, Delaware, being beaten by several teens. More>>

Person Struck, Killed By Train In Center City

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Police say a person was struck and killed by a southbound train near the Walnut/Locust Station around 7:40 p.m. on Sunday.Shuttle buses are operating in place of train service between Walnut/Locust and Girard Stations on SEPTA's Broad Street Line.No word on the identity the person struck. Police are currently on the scene investigating.Stay with FOX 29 for updates on this developing story. More>>

1 Injured In Fairhill Shooting

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A 26-year-old woman is in stable condition after a shooting the city's Fairhill section on Sunday. More>>

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Unveils Official Prayer And Iconic Image For World Meeting Of Families

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia unveiled the official prayer and iconic image for the World Meeting of Families, which is set to take place in September of 2015 in Philadelphia. The Archdiocese of Philadelphia unveiled the official prayer and iconic image for the World Meeting of Families, which is set to take place in September of 2015 in Philadelphia.
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The Archdiocese of Philadelphia unveiled the official prayer and iconic image for the World Meeting of Families, which is set to take place in September of 2015 in Philadelphia More>>

Children Receive Free Haircuts And Backpacks At 'The Barber Back 2 School Drive'

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Local barbers volunteered their services to give back to the children in the community. More>>

Police Issue Arrest Warrant For Suspect In Shooting That Left Victim Paralyzed Video included

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Philadelphia police say they have issued an arrest warrant for Allan Stokes, 23, of the 5700 block of Harmer Street in Philadelphia.
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Two Men Shot, 1 Killed, In Kingsessing

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One man is dead another is in extremely critical condition after a shooting in the Kingsessing section of Philadelphia. Philadelphia police were called to the 5300 block of Angora Terrace just after 8pm. Upon arrival, they found a 24-year-old man shot once in the chest and once in the head. That man was transported to University of Pennsylvania Hospital in extremely critical condition. Another man in his late 20's was pronounced dead on the scene.A weapon was found at the scene, but there hav... More>>

Community Comes Together For Boy With Mitochondrial Disease Video included

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This youngster isn't sporting the latest fashion trend.In fact, it helps him make it through life. More>>

Local Man Schemed Out Of $14,000 Cash Video included

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A local man says two guys robbed him of $14,000 in cash. More>>

Plane From NY With Unresponsive Pilot Crashes Near Jamaica

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A spokesman for the Jamaican military says a U.S.-based private plane with an unresponsive pilot has crashed in the ocean north of the Caribbean island.

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Report: American Playing Key Role On Social Media For ISIS Video included

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We're getting some new insights into how ISIS developed such a sophisticated social media apparatus, and it may involve this American.

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Gov. Markell Responds To Racy Photo Posted On Twitter Video included

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Moments after appearing on air this morning, a suggestive photo has sparked controversy from Delaware Gov. Jack Markell's Twitter account. More>>

Former Philadelphia Eagle Irving Fryar In Court Friday Video included

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We're expecting to learn whether former Philadelphia Eagle Irving Fryar will accept a plea deal in connection to a mortgage fraud scheme with his mother.

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Horse Receives Final Checkup Before Heading To Forever Home

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Earlier this summer FOX 29 told you Pat's story; a blind draft horse who was almost certainly heading for slaughter. But thankfully, local animal activists and the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary Specialists stepped in to save his sight and his life. More>>

Officials: HealthCare.gov Hacked, No Personal Information Compromised Video included

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The White House confirmed on Thursday that hackers broke into HealthCare.gov in July, but the breach was only discovered one week ago. More>>

2 Men Found Shot Dead Inside Crescentville Home Video included

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Two men were found dead inside of a home on the 500 block of Allengrove Street in the city's Crescentville section. on Thursday Police say both men were shot to death.


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Family:Comedian and TV Host Joan Rivers Dies At 81 Video included

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Iconic comedian Joan Rivers has died at the age of 81. She went into cardiac arrest on Aug. 28 and had been on life support at New York's Mount Sinai Hospital. More>>

Market East Station Will Be Renamed Jefferson Station

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A SEPTA Station is getting a name change. Market East Station will be renamed Jefferson Station in a multimillion-dollar deal between SEPTA and Jefferson Health System. More>>

Attorney: Quakertown Community HS Senior Drops Lawsuit Against PIAA Video included

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A boy who was suing over a brand new state rule, which got him kicked off a local high school varsity field hockey team, has dropped his case.  More>>

Temple University Expands Security Patrols Video included

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 Temple University is beefing up security patrols to keep the students and community safe.

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Man Found Dead In Burning Car In Olney Video included

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A man was found dead in the passenger seat of a burning car in the 6100 block of Lawrence Street in the city's Olney section. More>>

Aston Township Police Investigate Attempted Child Luring Video included

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Children in Delaware County say two men pulled up in a van and tried to get them inside on Tuesday.
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Mercer County Sheriff's Office K-9 Finds Man After 3 Mile Track

Pictured Maverick and his handler Officer David Smithson (Courtesy: Mercer County Sheriff's Office) Pictured Maverick and his handler Officer David Smithson (Courtesy: Mercer County Sheriff's Office)
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The Mercer County Sheriff''s Office says their police K-9 helped locate a 22-year-old man who went missing on Monday evening. More>>

Girl injured in south Jersey crash dies

Police say a teenage soccer player who was hurt in a weekend car crash in southern New Jersey that injured four teammates has died. More>>

Police Investigate Serious Accident on Blvd

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Police are investigating a serious motor vehicle accident that happened on the Boulevard at Horning Road.The accident happened at around 10:05 A.M. Wednesday when a white car plowed into an Infiniti Q45. More>>

Baby That Needs Specialized Formula Receives Overwhelming Support Video included

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Insurance policies have rules governing what's covered and what's not. Generally, they make sense. The rules are designed to prevent unreasonable costs from being passed along to the insurer, and by extension to other insurance customers. But listen to Sheree Kober's story. 

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