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on going. good evening, i'm lucy noland. >> i'm dawn timmeney in tonight for iain page. we're following the investigation and talking to the young woman's mother about this horrible loss. fox 29's bruce gordon is in galloway township for us tonig tonight. bruce, so sad. >> reporter: yeah, sure is. look, white horse pike at sixth avenue very busy place as you can see behind me. heavy traffic through most of the day. now, it's a scene of unspeakable tragedy. young woman's live cut short. not by the demons she was battling but bite actions of a callus driver. >> she was my daughter. she was beautiful girl. >> reporter: still numb dottie service stood outside her little egg harbor township home reflecting on her oldest daughter i wasn't brie. which with photo in the album she grows older but not to her mother. >> she was baby no matter how old she was i look at her and she was still my baby. >> reporter: oldest daughter but still your baby? >> yes. >> reporter: 27-year-old audrey service was cut down crossing the white horse pike at
sixth avenue in galloway township around 10:20 monday night. she was in the crosswalk with the light when a silver colored suv ran a red, ran her over, then sped away. dottie says aubrey a mother of a seven-year-old daughter and six-year-old son with whom she was estranged had battle battled addictions in her life but -- >> she was headed in the right direction, you know, she was doing better than she had in the last, you know, couple years. she was really trying to put forth the extra evident to stay clean and, um -- >> reporter: get her live in the right direction. >> yeah. >> reporter: on tuesday afternoon police investigators were on the scene of a gas station at the intersection checking security camera footage for evidence in the accident. dottie's message to that hit-and-run driver -- >> do the right thing. turn yourself in. you know you hit something. and, um, how would you feel if it was one of your family
members? >> reporter: as friends came to the house to offer support,. >> i'm sorry. >> reporter: dottie stared at her favorite photos aubrey whom she described as a troubled girl with a big heart. >> you had high hopes that aubrey was turning things around? >> yup. yup. guess we'll never know now. >> reporter: witnesses describe the vehicle in this incident as a '90's model silver suv. perhaps a fifty three fifty two tahoe or suburban. certainly front end damage. most likely on the driver's side of the front end. if you know anything about the accident or about that vehicle, dottie service begs to you call galloway police. lucy yes. >> hopefully people will, thank you, bruce. developing right now in delaware, a major ruling ruling from the state supreme court. in fact high court said today the state's death penalty law is unconstitutional. in light of us supreme court
ruling majority of justices said delaware's law violates us constitution because it let's a judge sentence a person to death independently a jury's recommendation. questions arose about delaware month law after the u.s. supreme court struck down similar did he know penalty statute in florida. in north philadelphia, friends, family and dozens of fellow firefighters said their final farewell to firefighter gabriel lee today. the 17 year veteran died while on his shift at engine 50 back in july. >> fox 29 potions bill anderson attend the celebration of the her row's life. ♪ >> family chain is broken. nothing seems the same. but as the almighty calls us one
by one the chain will link again. >> reporter: philadelphia firefighter gabriel lee passed away july 23rd while working his shift at ladder 12. the cause of his death remains uncertain but today as he was laid to rest, how his fellow firefighters felt about him was clear. >> he epitomized a if guy. and what men should strive to be. he was great family man. gabe had habit of always doing the rye things. >> reporter: together they grew as family with their three children. >> reporter: many of the speakers spoke direct toll his children including mayor kenney who used his personal experiences to tell the children that as they get older, they will always be known and respected for their father's service. >> i happened to be the mayor of the city of philadelphia at the moment but i am the son of a firefighter. i will be the son of a firefighter long after i'm mayor. and perhaps that's the most proud thing i am. >> reporter: hundreds of firefighters and friends came to
north philadelphia to pay their respects. they came from new york, boston, even alaska to join their philadelphia brothers in celebrating a man everyone remembered fondly. >> one of our members has fallen we come together and show a lot of support. >> good hearted person as you can tell with all these pebble out here coming to his funeral. >> reporter: celebrating the life of a man that they all loved was a somber affair here today but there was a common theme of unity of togetherness. they have spoke of being there for firefighter lee's children and making sure that although he's gone too soon, he will never be forgotten. in north philadelphia, i'm bill anderson fox 29 news. for more images from today's service and the community's tribute to the fallen hero go to fox29.com and look for the link to this story on our home page. monsignor william lynn is free from a state prison in northeast pennsylvania. a judge agreeing to release lynn after the state supreme court throughout his conviction and granted him a new trial. lynn is the first u.s. roman
kathy lick church official ever charged and convicted of helping to shield child molesters. prosecutors say the 65-year-old endangered a boy by transferring a suspected predator priest to his parish. seth williams said he will retry the former church official even though his conviction has been overturned twice. lawyers on both sides speaking briefly after today's hearing. >> it's the da's office position that this level of institutional sexual abuse and the cover up that ensued is something that didn't deserve justice and the people of the commonwealth deserve to definitely into this and have this matter come to a conclusion in accordance with the law. >> da has just been that way for long, long time, and to the extent that, you know, some of the material in his briefs have just been, you know, over the top, i think, inaccurate and dishonest. >> monsignor lee has in and out
of prison and served nearly three years of his sentence. he would have been eligible for parole in october. now he's due back in court on thursday to get a new trial da date. dozen young girls kept inside a bucks county home authorities say traded for financial help. now the three people charged are indeed head to do trial. in todays preliminary hearing the judge ordered the girl's parents and another man to stand trial. prosecutors say daniel and seville la gave their 14-year-old daughter to leonardo dicaprio plan in he can change for financial help. kaplan admitted he impreganted the oldest girl twice. several of the other girls found in kaplan' home are also the couple's daughter. they face child endangerment. prosecutors charged kaplan with sexual assault. all three face arraignment in september. police identified a man killed they are january man shooting yesterday. 26-year-old cameron robertson was shot several times on the 4500 block of germantown avenue just after 5:00 o'clock last
night. officers rushed him to albert einstein medical center where he was pronounced dead. police say they don't have motive at this pope haven't not made any arrests yet. if you have any information at all police want to hear from y you. temperatures are cooling off. sticking around in your fox 29 weather authority. enjoyable i think today, right, dawn with welcomed relief. after last week's brutal heat rain is on the way. along with weather you'll like better than today. let's check in with meteorologist extraordinary kathy orr. >> good afternoon lucy. one lone storm that is it today. more clouds unfortunately than anything else. you can see the storm right here was over reading, berks county, moving toward the south into lancaster county very heavy rain associated with this. otherwise, just some cooler temperatures and lower humidity to talk about. right now in philadelphia, 80 degrees. 82 in wilmington. it is 76 degrees in trenton. in millville it is 78. this evening temperatures will be falling through the 70s. mainly clear at 9:00 p.m. 72.
by 11:00 o'clock, mainly clear as well with a temperature of 71 degrees. coming up we'll talk a little bit more about the break in humidity seasonal temperatures for at least a few days and chance of weekend storms. if you're timing something outdoors, you won't want to miss this seven day. i'll see you little bit later on in the broadcast. that's it for now from the weather center. we'll zen it back to you. >> all right, kathy, thank you see in in you a bit. new jersey governor christie stood behind donald trump but when reporters asked christie about trump criticize thing th e parents of a soldier killed by in iraq it's not okay. >> you won't find me being critical of mrs. and mrs. khan even if i agree with any particular statement they might make. it's inappropriate for us in this contact text to be criticizing them and i'm not going to participate in that. khan gave emotional tribute to his son at dnc critical of
trump. since then the twitter and news outlet feud has ensued. meantime the president and vice-presidential candidates are fanning out four different swing states today. >> this as trump reignites his attacks on hillary clinton. our nation's political system and the media. fox's joel waldman has the story from washington, d.c. >> here's woman who's a total thief. these a crook. >> reporter: familiar refrain from donald trump blasting opponent hillary clinton while hoping to take attention way away from day's long war of words with the parents of an american muslim war heroism trump in the swing state of virginia, discussing everything from trade to the deaf is the with little in the way of details while also finding time to tear into our political system and the media. >> we're running against a rigged system and we're running against a very diss hospital nest media. >> reporter: trump torn to the tax against clinton not paying dividends in the poll. the democratic nominee seeing a post convention bump of four
points. >> hillary clinton got a nice bounce out of philadelphia i would say i'm sort of surprised she didn't get a bigger bounce i'm surprised donald trump got any bounce at all given the amount of negative coverage. >> reporter: democratic vice-president candidate tim kaine visiting another crucial battle ground state florida where 29 critical electoral votes are on the line. with a fraction avenue point separating hillary clinton and donald trump. >> i saw that donald trump kicked a crying baby out of an event earlier today. i'm thinking about pre k sometimes you wonder who the baby is. >> reporter: president obama weighing in on the race saying drum is that unfit to be president. questioning why some prominent republicans are still backing the candidate. in washington, joel waldman, fox news. you may forget to do it before you go to bed and feel guilty in the morning. but you may be able to lighten up. the new study suggesting flossing doesn't do what you think it does. >> what? >> all right. people across the country are obsessed with pokemon go and
authorities are cautioning all of them to be careful but with the arrest of two parents authorities are fish agnew warning they never thought they'd have to make. and a couple of neighbors get heated in north wildwood and it's captured on video. >> bleep. >> move, man. >> you move you bleep. >> one of these guys is a top septa executive. hear what he has to say at fox 29 investigates. kathy? >> new at 6:00 these kids will never forget what they caught on the the end of a fishing line. it's big. ♪
♪ >> a new jersey man taking on pokemon go going all the way to federal court to keep players away from his house. the west orange man says strangers began lingering outside his home after the games release last month. he says at least five people knocked on his door and asked to get into his backyard to catch a pokemon placed there virtually by the game. he filed the lawsuit friday in federal court in california against the game maker and pokemon company and look for class action status for other who's have had pokemon stops placed on their property. new jersey governor chris christie says his state is making major strides when it comes to education.
speaking at a news conference the republican head of state says students in new jersey exceeded expectations on state standardized tests results from state's readiness for college and careers testing show encouraging results according to governor christie. he says they validate the state' as approach to testing. >> my administration has pursued the highest quality assessment knowing that our students are well pigged and that they needed to know and their parents need to know the result, the real results of these tests. so they could make appropriate educational decisions for their children. >> some teachers, unions and parents opposed new jersey's approach to testing they say it takes way from the classroom experience and is bad for student learning. right now new jersey governor chris christie's desk legislation that would let doctors prescribe medical marijuana to treat people with post traumatic stress diss or. state lawmakers pastor the bill yesterday. supporters say it will help veterans diagnosed with ptsd. it's already legal in new jersey
to treat such thing as terminal cancer with medical marijuana. senator pat toomey and delaware county today sending message about protecting men and women in blue. it all for the national night out activities. republican who is up for re-election this november spoke about the importance of police community relationships he also wants to make sure police have what he calls the appropriate gear to protect themselves. >> the fact is, every day almost 800,000 americans put on a uniform and they put on badge and they go out and they do a dangerous job to help keep us safe. when the rest of us run away from danger they run towards it. taking great personal risk and sometimes paying the ultimate price. >> meanwhile toomeyss opponent in the election katie mcginty in our area. she visited bucks county speak with seniors about her plans for social security and medicare. senior citizens in philadelphia will now be able to stay cool for the rest of the summer thanks to some generous donations. today city officials along with
wal*mart distributed hundreds of fans to seniors throughout philadelphia. this event at the martin luther king older adult center is one of several stops made today. city council president darrell clark says this event is important to lend a hand to those in need. >> the challenge is sometimes a lot of senior citizens live by themselves and they don't necessarily have people coming in and checking on them on a consistent basis. we want to make sure that we give them the fans. we tell them how to use it. >> clark says they plan on giving away 800 to 1,000 fans. in your health tonight you might like this. say the word floss, a lot of people crimples specially my kids. for years dentists have recommended we make it part of our daily hygiene regimen of course but new report from the associated press suggests flossing may not prevent gum or -- diseases or cavities. it look at more than two dozen studies over the past decade. that compared flossing and brushing to just brushing alone. even the most rigorous studies have found the evidence rhee for
flossing is weak and very unreliable. >> hmm. >> we found very little support for the removal of dental plaque and we found actually no support that it reduces gingival inflammation. >> despite these fineings the american dental association insists flossing is an essential part of taking care of your teeth and gums. my kids if you're listening. the earth opens up near one couple's home causing the mess you see right here. authorities really don't know what caused this, but they have a pretty good idea. some call it vertical farming and it's happening closer to us than you might think. how doing away with soil and sun could one day revolutionize the way we get our food. and bad situation gets worse as concerns over the zika virus spread here in the united stat states. the warning officials are now making unlike any they have ever made before. ♪
large sections of the west are burning. disaster for wildlife. the potential for those fires to expand in seven states in high. hot weather, gusty wind and low humidity hampered the battle to contain the flames. two specifically equipped military cargo planes are part of that fight dropping chemical fire retardant on to the flames in idaho. meanwhile in california, the fire has burned more than 40,000 acres so far. the mosquitoes carrying the zika virus in a section of miami, florida, are proving harder to get rid of than experts first thought. the centers for disease control and prevention says that despite aggressive spraying they're showing up in pretty high
numbers and that means the bugs may actually be resistant to the insecticide or hiding out in tiny crevices and aren't getting exposed to the spray. >> what we've seen is continued mosquito activities. more larva mosquito, more adult mosquitoes and cases found in the community survey that florida health department today. >> officials say the mosquito which spreads zika is present in 30 states. the cdc is urging all pregnant women who live in the south to take proper precautions. in michigan an elderly man is lucky to be alive after a serious car accident. >> he narrowly escaped death after his car ended up in a lake. drive lost control of his car, hopped a median, crossed two lanes before driving into the this lake in gross point farms right near detroit. several good samaritans rush to the scene to help free the driver as rescue crews arrived on scene. authorities say they got there just in time before his car fully submerged.
>> some problem getting the driver out. his legs were entangle in the mechanism of the car, the steering wheel and such and we were got him out. right when we got him out the car went under of the a good job by all involved and definitely by those two citizens that stopped by to help. >> absolutely. authorities say the driver may have experienced some type of medical condition when he lost control. changes coming to the new york city police department. police commissioner bill bratton will resign next month. bratton says it's on his own terms. this comes however days after protesters called for bratton's resignation. however mayor bill did he blass yo says the on hey going turmoil between the police and the community has nothing to do with it. the commissioner will take job in the private sector. people across the country are still obsessed with pokemon go. you're not, are you, dawn? >> no. (laughter). >> are you? >> no. >> kathy loves it with her kids. authorities are telling them to be careful. kathy always s with the arrest of two parents they're issue agnew warning they thought
they'd never have to make. a couple of neighbors get heated in north wildwood and of course it's all captured on video. >> move, man. >> you move you bleep hole. >> one of these guy as top septa executive. hear what he has to say as fox 29 investigates. >> the weather may be cooling down, but the tropics are heating up. the latest on tropical storm earl and of course weekend weather forecast coming up when we come back. i approve this message.
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♪ >> welcome back. live look at bush kills falls from our pocono mountains came camera. the humidity stuck around today, and we are track something rain but chances are you're going to like this forecast. meteorologist kathy orr has the details coming up in your fox 29 weather authority. monsignor william lynn is a free man freed from state prison today. a judge today agreed to release lynn after the state supreme court throughout his conviction granted him a new trial. lynn is the first u.s. roman catholic church official ever charged and convicted of helping to shield child molesters. today philadelphia district attorney seth william said he will retry the former church official even though his conviction has been overturned twice. monsignor lynn has been in and out of prison and served nearly three years of his sentence. >> parents of the late star trek actor anton yell kin suing the makers of jeep grand cherokee that type of suv killed the 27-year-old actor when
authorities say it rolled down his driveway and crushed him. his parents filed a wrongful death lawsuit against fiat chrysler today in la. the gear selector in his jeep was defective and poorly designed. automaker recall the suv because its gear shifter has confused drivers which can make the car roll away unexpectedly. that has led to dozens of injuries. hottest game in the country for weeks now. some critics say it's causing more trouble than it's worth and alabama couple may have taken their love for video games too far. the man and his wife are facing criminal charges for allegedly abandoning their two year old child so they can play pokemon go. fox's andrew has the story. >> reporter: child was found wandering bare foot wearing only a diaper an t-shirt out in front of the couple's home near chamber heights. it was 10:30 thursday night temperature still hovering near
100 degrees. >> i think it's awful. i think your child should come before video game definitely. >> reporter: when deputes arrived, the child was screaming and crying trying to get back inside the house. deputes found the front door unlocked and eventually locate add number for the boy's father. when they called 27-year-old brent daily and told him they found this child, deputes claim he hung up on them. >> definitely grad they found the child and reported it to the police. i can't believe someone would do that. >> reporter: after deputes had been on the scene for an hour brent and brianna daily showed up at the house. they initially claimed they left the child at homing to get gas but eventually admitted that they had been driving around san tan valley playing pokemon go for 90 minutes while their two-year-old was home alone. >> completely ridiculous that you would just leave your child at home for have he had yo game. it's gone too far now. >> reporter: deputes say the child was red face, sweaty and dirty when he was found. >> the sheriff's department says it's been warning people to be safe by playing the game but
they never imagined they'd have to tell parents not to abandon their children. >> yeah. >> common sense things. back to your fox 29 weather authority meteorologist kathy orr. >> yes. i go as the guide so that the kids look up at the crosswalk. >> there you go. you have to. that's a good mom right there. >> thank you. >> ultimate doppler we are looking at a few clouds one renegade shower just heavy rain moving in the lancaster county and the western part of chester county near honey brook a few showers but other than this, it is all dry and i think it will stay that way if you're going to the phils it's going to be pleasant may get a little cool later. mostly cloudy sky but blue peeking out from the sky here in old city philadelphia. the temperature is 80 degrees. the normal high is 87. the dew point is sitting at 66 which is a little bit more comfortable it's feeling pretty good out there and it will only be feeling better. right now in philadelphia the temperature is 80. in the poconos 69. 76 degrees in trenton. millville 78. and right now in dover we have a
temperature of 80 degrees. the dew point is it is the true amount of moisture in the atmosphere the humidity that is not dependent on the temperature like a relative humidity. it's the true amount no matter what the temperature. when you see dew points in the 60s, that's uncomfortable but we've been in the 70s which has been oppressive so today you should feel a difference. and drop these numbers during the day tomorrow. little bit lower but look at dover. oppressive humidity. almost unbearable with dew point temperature of 80. we'll watch as fair weather high pressure notices in from new england we have a northeasterly flow. usually that's a moist flow for us but generally with partly sunny sky high temperatures next couple of days in the 80s. tomorrow's high temperature 84 with low humidity. it will feel like the perfect day. keeping an eye on tropical storm earl right now it is just to the south. you can see jamaica. it is heading toward the west at 22 miles an hour has its eye on bullies unfortunately with winds strong sustain at 50 miles an hour. could make landfall as early as
tomorrow afternoon. overnight locally 67 in the ci city. in the suburbs 62 degrees. partly sunny skies. during the day tomorrow, less humid, partly sunny, 84 as we look ahead on the exclusive fox 297 day forecast and shore cast, a perfect week with the exception of saturday. of course. afternoon shower or storm is possible. high temperatures down the shore looking good. peekinpeeking at 90 saturday ann the 80s august not expecting to be quite as warm as the rest of the summer. i'll explain why coming up at 6:00 o'clock. for now we'll zen it back to y you. >> all right. thank you, kathy. well, did he or didn't he? that's the question a lot of fans were asking about jay-z after beyonce''s latest album suggesting he cheated. some fans think they know who the other woman is. did they just take matter noose their own hands? why police are now involved. some call it vertical it's happening close to us. how getting rid of soil and sun
♪ ever sips beyonce' released a bombshell album hinting that her husband jay-z may have cheated fans have been debating the identity of the potential other woman. >> it was a big hint. some think they have a very good idea and they may be lashing o out. carlos greer a host of page six hot now show on fox live from new york city. carlos, breaking it down for us. good to have you with us, carl carlos. >> good to be here. thank you for having me. >> absolutely. you know a lot of folks have been pointing they are finger at fashion designer rachel roy for months now and she just got hack, right? >> well i'll tell you this. everyone should stop pointing their fingers because beyonce' and jay-z they haven't acknowledged it. in fact, ever since she dropped lemonade they've been on vacation. she's been talking about how she loves her husband. her mom has been thanking her husband. so, you know, the fact that
we're still talking about it right now is just great marketing thing for beyonce' and jay-z. but what happened with rachel is that she put herself into the conversation. you know beyonce' had one lyric, where is he referred to someone as becky with the good hair, a phrase that's been around for years, at least since sir mix a lot came back out with baby got back. rachel roy decided to jump in on it and say i got good hair when everyone is speculated about her and jay-z for years also. and it didn't body well for her because it backfired and now she reportedly beyonce''s fans have hacked her computer, her phone, that also hasn't been confirm either. i've been trying to get a confirmation from her team. no one confirming she even made the call. even the lapd has not confirm yet that that call has been made. >> all right. well, carlos, let's talk zach efron one of hollywood's most eligible bachelors end said
"dating something i'll never be able to do". >> never. >> that's a long time. >> where is he going with this? >> it's hysterical. i have to do mitt very far sis sick quote. i don't think he men that it w way. i think zach efron he's just someone whose very how can i put it? he's very intro peck spec tiff. he's doing a lot of thinking right now he hasn't been on lot of dates apparently. what he was saying is people know him. what he was trying to say is that it's hard to date someone who hasn't grown up with him perhaps or who knows him from films. and it just came out probably not the way he intended but it is funny to talk about it. >> john stamos said something like that awhile back. >> did he? >> all his friends were saying you needed to dating site and have a sued know nim. what picture am i going to put up. >> carlos thank you very much for joining us. >> well, thank you for having me. isn't we'll see you on page six tonight and week nights at 7:00 right here on fox 29. well, a top official with
septa is caught on camera threatening his neighbor's wife. hear why he blames her. fox 29 investigates is coming up. howard? >> one of the players that the eagles will really need talks to us about his second year as an eagle. the phillies gm matt klentak tries to explain why he didn't take a trade yesterday for the phillies at the deadline. take a trade yesterday for the phillies at the deadline. that's coming up in sports. prodders, shuckersers, and sniffers, [ inhales ] all giant produce is triple checked. farm, crate, and store. we're focusing on fresh... ...so you don't have to guess. my giant.
♪ 4 by 4 by air - 'cause i like to fly free ♪ ♪ 4 my country and how it all started out ♪ ♪ 4 the brave and every boy scout ♪ ♪ 4 doin' it yourself cuz you want it done right ♪ ♪ 4 by 4 the top down - stars keep ya up at night ♪ ♪ 4 by 4 every one of our seventy-five years ♪ ♪ 4 by 4 the wave - that's how we say 'cheers' ♪ ♪ that's how we live ♪ 4 by 4ever ♪ >> fox 29 investigates has video of a top septa executive threatening to beat up his neighbor's wife. the executive says she provoked him. >> and now the ugly incident that happened in north wildwood has land the both sides in front of a judge. here's fox's jeff cole.
>> reporter: in the beach town of north wildwood, new jersey, on a quiet avenue there's an ugly dispute. >> neighbors from hell, plan. bleep. >> move, man. >> no, you move you bleep hole. >> reporter: neighbors at war. bill and denise teichman of west 13th avenue versus francis and michelle kelly their next door neighbors. this fence devise their beach properties along with the conflict that exploded in anger memorial day weekend. >> neighbor went ballistic and screaming and cursing and carrying on and my son and i looked over the balcony in the back and we were like, oh, my gosh. >> reporter: do you know that she said his wife said she was going smack every person in my house? including -- ooh have you a guy in wheelchair at my house. was she going to smack him. >> reporter: denise teichman denies she threatened anyone. francis kelly is more than just another philly guy with a shore home. he was the lead judge of the
defunct philadelphia traffic court whose now the assistant general manager for government and public affairs for septa. the region's public transportation giant. hired as a lobbyist by septa's prior gm several years ago, the non-lawyer earns 182 grand a year. bill teichman describes himself as an it guy who work in the philadelphia area but tries to spend most of his time at the condo he and had wife bought about a deck aid ago. as his son recorded with a cell phone teichman and kelly got heated. midday may 29th over a garden hose. >> i'm telling you, get this hose out of the here or else i'm cutting it! >> reporter: that's right. a garden hose. teichman' closest on the camera. kelly is on the another side of the fence. >> bleep. >> come on over here. you want me put my sneaks on. (laughter). >> i'll punch you. >> you're not worth it, you punk. >> yeah. you're a punk.
>> i'll beat your whole family up including your wife. >> oh, yeah. >> wow! >> everybody in the house. >> wow! >> you heard right. septa executive francis kelly threatens to beat up his neighbor's wife. we got the video from the teichmans. they called kelly a disgrace and say that esche be removed from office. but kelly says the video only shows part of the story. he says the dispute is long simmering and really centers on the teichman dumping water on his property and other violati violations. denise teichman who kelly claims made the first threat lives full time in her shore home. she says kelly's words scared her. >> are you frightened? >> yes, yes, i am. i'm scared. i'm very scared to be mere by myself. >> reporter: do you think he'll act on it? >> to see him the way he was that day, i wouldn't put it past him. >> reporter: listen, listen. i'm not the guy who said i'll beat the bleep out of fat
manically including your wife. that was. >> you're not the woman who said you're going to smack my -- >> you're not going to attack a woman. >> i would never. >> you're big fit guy. >> we approached francis kelly after a recent septa board meeting. >> i'm going to roll. i'm going to roll. we have video tape mr. kelly and -- >> you don't have the whole story. >story. >> report. >> jeff, i'll be honest with you to have this kind of cheap shot -- >> i'm asking you why it is you said i'll bleep the out of your whole family include i don't go your wife. >> let me explain to you. >> i'm ready to to hear it. >> the neighbor you're talking about buried a hose underneath my property that i asked to have removed. >> reporter: that the dispute is mostly about a garden hose is the only thing the neighbors agree on. >> so it runs down the and tire property line right inside the fence here. >> reporter: this is where teichman says he ran the hose on
his property from his hot tub out back. at the end of the fence he says he buried it under these small stones and ran it along the property line. >> i could connect the extra hose over to here and there's a drainage thing for the sewer right here. >> reporter: he claims, he only used the hose at the end of the season to drain the tub. >> the hose was dug under and hidden for years. >> reporter: kelly argues not only did tight teichman hide the hose on his land, chlorinated water was dumbed on at last year causing a flood in his walkway. he says teichman told him not to worry, he was simply draining his hot tub. >> i thought it was a broken water line. >> reporter: right. >> on my property. >> reporter: right. so -- >> no. it was him draining it but i didn't know to dig down i didn't know they buried it 4-inches below my stones. >> reporter: kelly says when he found the hose memorial day weekend, he politely told
teichman to remove it immediately. but he didn't. the video does not show kelly's claim they asked nicely only the argument. >> it's been there way, work years too long. >> reporter: all right. so -- >> move it right away. you should have moved it. >> reporter: teichman claims kelly lost after he told him he'd take look at the hose after a family barbecue. >> he just called the north wildwood police. >> get him over here quick. >> he ordered me like he was worker like i was be 19 him. >> reporter: you were angered by that because at some point you do swear at him. >> oh, yeah. he be littled me and told me i had to do it now. >> reporter: this police report shows officers did arrive on complaint from denise teichman that francis kelly was being disorderly. there were no arrests. the hose was moved. but now things have turned down right ugly. in late june, bill teichman signed criminal complaints against kelly for the incident. in early july, kelly made a criminal complaint against
teichman for threatening to assault him just before the video rolled. at first, on the phone, kelly's attorney said the threat occurred a couple of weeks prior to the hose incident. teichman says the claim that he threatened kelly is a lie. now they're battling over the location of the teichman's hot tub, the fence and more. >> who do you think you are? get this on video, too. take the fence down and move it back. >> reporter: the fence. kelly claims big section of teichman's fence is on his property. his lawyer says they've got a survey to prove it and are row re surveying to reconfirm. teichman says he never heard that complaint before the hose incident. in a letter north wildwood city attorney wrote kelly's lawyer the fence is a purely private matter to be litigated in court. and the hot tub, kelly's lawyer
claims it was installed without a permit and it violates city ordinances by being too close to the property line. north wildwood zoning official tells fox 29 the tub is 1 foot too close to the line and the teichmans have agreed to move it that 1 foot. he says a zoning permit is not required. and then there's the water. kelly's attorney argues the discharge of chlorinated water on kelly's property is an illegal trespass and may violate new jersey's environmental laws. teichman says, any water on kelly's property was a small amount from the hose hook up r running to the drain with minimal chlorine because it was late in the season. >> you're not worth it, punk. >> you're punk. i'll beat the whole family up. including your wife. >> reporter: as for the threat caught on video, when the teichman sent the video and police report to septa's general
manager it responded with this e-mail from a customer service specialist calling it a regre regrettable incident but wrote it was a private matter that does not require any action by septa. francis kelly agrees. >> you're the head government affairs for this huge southeastern pennsylvania railroad administration non matter what they said, you can't as public person threaten your neighbor, right? isn't that truly -- >> that was wrong. >> the threat was wrong? >> reacting the way i did was wrong. >> reporter: to threaten her was wrong? >> how many more times you want me to say it row report north wildwood neighbor vincent karcher claiming nobody asked him to call us heard denise teichman threatening to smack everybody in kelly's place. teichman says it never happened. fox 29 has learned that francis kelly called at least two septa board members to tell his side of this incident. on friday, teichman and kelly
met in a new jersey court to have their competing criminal complaints heard. they've agreed to try to settle them in mediation later this month. jeff cole, fox 29 news. hopefully the mediation work out. imagine that happening at your home. authorities don't really know why the earth opened up near a home. but they do have pretty good idea. ♪'♪ okay, ready?
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jersey, they're growing things in a very very different way. aero farms now owns this former paintball facility. these days layer after layer of thriving green stacks the towering structures growing without any soil or sun. instead it gross on a special fabric and uses led lights from above. aero farms says that translates into a very efficient production and significantly improved environmental footprint. ♪ a woman is run over in a crosswalk and killed. tonight police are looking for the driver who let her to die. >> she was my daughter. he she was beautiful girl. >> do the right thing. turn yourself in. talk about a fishtail. these kids have one amazing story to tell after hauling in a
massive catch. ♪ >> live from center city in philadelphia, this is fox 29 news at 6:00. search is on for a deadly hit-and-run driver. atlantic county where it happened and the young woman died right there in the street. good evening, i'm lucy noland. >> i'm done timmeney in for tonight pour iain page. that woman's mother now speaking out about the tragedy. she spoke to our bruce gordon who is live in galloway township tonight. bruce? >> reporter: dottie service told me she has seen stories of fatal hit-and-run accidents before, many times. but this time the tragedy has struck her family in the form of her oldest daughter and the pain is numbing. >> i'm sorry. >> report roar long lifetime friends rapid dottie service in their loving embrace she