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after hitting the officer police say the driver just took off but didn't get very far thanks to someone who saw the whole thing. let's get tout fox 29's karen hepp who is live outside police headquarters tonight. karen? >> reporter: just an absolutely amazing good samaritan in this case it turns out there was tow truck driver who happened to be listening to his scanner or heard the description of fleeing suspect go out and seize the vehicle and manages to get some other officers to that fleeing car. we've got to warn you we have obtained surveillance video. it is very disturbing. it is graphic. hit-and-runs are very distur disturbing. we'll start with this video very wide you'll see the act in the background you'll see the sergeant standing up and he's talking with his officer. take look. main street in manayunk just before 1:00 a.m. the sergeant stops to talk to his officers working a traffic stop by the brew pubs n a split second, as a car passes in front a vehicle slams into the police cruiser and the sergeant who was thrown 15 feet struck so hard you can see his hat and shoe fly off him.
witnesses gained in horror. >> it was pretty scary scene. >> individual that struck him fled from the scene. the other officer provided flash information via police radio. luckily there was a tow truck operator in the area that heard that over the scanner, saw this vehicle, began following the vehicle alerted officers that were coming in the opposite direction. they were able to individual and get that male in suspect. >> suspect 21-year-old colin murphy schwenksville charged with driving under the influence and aggravated assault. he was vehicle was found on conroy street. the sergeant was raced to einstein with broken collar bones, ribs and internal injuries while he was sedated overnight right now he's in stable condition awake and talking with his family. >> he's very lucky. i mean extremely blessed to be alive, you know, sustained brutal injuries but lucky to be alive. >> reporter: ex trolley lucky to be alive. we know that his family is now there with him. he's been on the force for 26
years and again that suspect is here at police headquarters facing that whole shrew of charges. that's the latest from out here back inside to you. >> incredible, karen, thank you. in wilmington, delaware, two alarm fire at a manufacturing plant sends three people to the hospital. skyfox over the iko manufacturing on the 100 block of hay road. the fire broke out around noon today. paramedics are telling us all the injuries appear to be heat related. with one person in critical condition. the other two are listed in stable at christiana hospital. no word yet on how that fire started. now to our weather. meteorologist kathy orr is back down the shore tonight she's joining us from the washington square mall in cape may. kathy? >> wow washington an afternoon, iain. we have few clouds that just rolled in, but little bit of a sea breeze the sun still intense at this late date in august. let's talk a little bit about the weather as we look at this beautiful place we call washington square mall in cape may, new jersey. ultimate doppler we do have clouds that are rolling through.
you can see right through i-95 corridor south jersey and into delaware. some in our suburbs as well. temperatures right now in the 80s. peeking in the upper 80s in philadelphia today. lower 80s in pottstown and allentown of the. the 70s in the poconos. talk about a refreshing change. down the shore, looking pretty good. ocean city in the 80s as well as avalon, wildwood, cape may point checking in 78 degrees. beach haven still in the 80s. it is going to be significantly warmer tomorrow. temperatures will be climbing to around 90 degrees. we're talking about the heat indices going back to around 100 degrees. so by tomorrow afternoon in philadelphia, wilmington, even millville feels like 100 and in atlantic city and dover it will feel like 101. good thing this isn't going to last that long. if you're getting a jump start on your weekend forecast, or your weekend coming down the shore, no land breeze tomorrow. 90 degrees down the shore. we're looking at temperatures in the 80s for saturday, sunday and monday. the rip current risks will be on the low to moderate sight and
water temperatures between 69 and 75. back here live some folks coming down early starting their weekend a little bit early and some folks going home. you going home nicole. >> yes, we're going home today. >> nicole in graduate school she's going back. hey, are you taking a picture of me? take picture of her. came all the way to cape may from -- >> new york city. >> take that hamptons. and are you ready to go home? >> no, not yet. i love it here. >> have a safe trip home. thank you very much. >> thank you. >> we'll be back with your forecast if you're staying at homecoming up in the broadcast. we'll see you then. >> kathy, thank. eight-year-old girl is fighting to stay alive tonight after a stray bullet hit her in the head that little girl is in critical condition at cooper university hospital. she had emergency surgery after the incident. which we first told you about last night on the fox 29 news at 10. it happened near the intersection of south eighth and spruce streets in camden. county police are telling us that the girl was outside near her house when several people
started firing their guns at another target. today officers were back at that corner looking for more information on the shooting. >> i was watching tv and i thought i heard firecrackers, and so many of them. turned around it was gunshots i guess people shooting at each other and little innocent girl stand by got hit. >> obviously from our perspective this is an all hands on deck lying in the sand moment. we're pulling out all the stops to pull in the cowards that opened fire on this city block and now critically wounded this eight year old little girl. >> police are reviewing some video of that shooting for any clues. investigators also say the suspected shooters took off from eighth street towards ninth and likely jumped into a car before taking off. a $5,000 reward which is now being offered for anyone with information that leads to an arrest. we hear so much about murder and mayhem in philadelphia, we tend to reduce each incident to crime statistic or number.
behind every incident is a story avenue live cut short. our bruce gordon is live at police headquarters with one such story that we hope spurs some action. bruce? >> reporter: yeah, iain, last weekend was particularly violent one in the city. four murders in just 36 hours. but the families of those victims want you to know their loved ones were not a statistic. they were real people with as you said real stories, stories that unfortunately ended far too soon. >> it's indescribable. all you feel is. >> reporter: inside a steamy south filled apartment anthony eulogized his son. had he loved music he did nicing. >> nass sir robinson loved to dance. anywhere at any time. in front of friends, strangers alike. >> he would teach them and he had time for everybody. he was the kind of kid that he wouldn't shun anyone. whoever you were, if you wanted
to learn this dance move he had time for you. >> reporter: nasir's time came just before 1am last saturday as he was preparing to enter this deli at g and hilton. someone shot him repeatedly in the head, neck and face. he was rushed to temple university hospital. >> we didn't know anything until the detectives talked to us and when i realized the shirt said homicide i knew i lost my son. >> reporter: anthony robinson visited the crime scene later that same day. he could not bear to watch the surveillance tape of the murder but wanted to be there nonetheless. >> i wanted to know. every parent we want to know. you want to know how did this happen? >> reporter: nasir robinson leaves a one-year-old son and another son born just days before his own murder. >> he's not going to see his dad's smile. he won't know his laugh. ♪ >> reporter: he'll never see his father dance in person. >> there were people in the music industry that were trying
to, um, get him to actually go on tour with them. so it was things happening in his life. doors were opening. and he never got a dance to walk through those doors. >> reporter: philadelphia police have no motives, no suspects in the case, they have not released that surveillance video to the media which suggests that video may actually be providing them some clues. there's a 20 to us son dollars reward for information that leads to arrest and conviction. anthony robinson hopes you can pick up a telephone and put a killer behind bars. iain? >> let's hope so, bruce, thank you. the family of a boy found wandering in delaware county has been located but the boy will not be reunited with them just yet. police say the young boy was found walking along septa tracks on mcdade boulevard in collings dale this morning. authorities say his uncle was supposed to be watching him. now the boy is in state custody. police say they did not get any calls about the missing boy for hours. >> he had one shoe on, was
crying and appeared to be lost. he doesn't know his name other than maybe he said jail lynn maybe something along the lines of jail lynn. we drove around the neighborhood, knocked on some doors. nobody recognized him. >> no word if any charges will be filed against the boy's family. authorities in new castle county have released the identity of the woman who died after falling in a ziplining course. state police say 59-year-old tina warner of felton died yesterday after falling 35 feet from the top of a platform. investigators say she was waiting to go down a sip lynn at the go ape rope course in a state park and died later at a local hospital. go ape says the witnesses say the woman had disconnected herself from the safety system despite completing training that said to remain attached. the park says all of their equipment was tested after the accident and it is safe. it says its thoughts are with the victim's friends and family. the gloves have officially come off in the race for the white house.
democratic nominee hillary clinton unleash agnew attack on her rival donald trump trying to link the republican presidential nominee to the kkk. as fox's lauren blanchard reports trump didn't even wait for her remarks to strike back. >> report roar the gloves are off as hillary clinton and donald trump trade bashes on who is worse for minorities. it started with clinton releasing this new web video tying trump to far right white supremacist. >> a lot of what he believes we believe in. >> reporter: after 5-day fundraising blitz, she took that same message to a rally in reno, nevada. >> donald trump has built his campaign on prejudice and paranoia. he is taking hate groups main stream. >> reporter: donald trump countering by blasting the video and his opponent accusations. >> it's the oldest play in the democratic playbook. she lies. and she smears and she paints
decent americans, you, as raci racists. report roar earlier today trump meeting with republican operatives to pull together a plan to reach young and minority voters. >> i've always had great relationships with the of a forty three american community and now, you know, i've made it such a focal point. >> reporter: not everyone outside trump tower was buying his message. >> one day he's building the wall. the next day eh, we can't take him seriously and neither account people that support him. >> reporter: and in the latest quinnipiac poll hillary clinton leads donald trump by 10 points. she's now polling above 50%. in washington, lauren blanchard, fox news. dozens of victims were taken to orlando area hospitals after that pulse nightclub shooting. now those hospitals are making recovery a little easier. if you thought the ryan lochte drama was over you better think again. how the swimmer is dancing this way back into the headlines.
and some college students are returning to campus. surprised to learn about a new guideline campus has instituted. what words they are not supposed to say. and coming up new at 6:00 camden officials attacking blight across the city. we'll show you how progress is being made on the largest demolition project in new jersey.
a living room window hitting a man and woman. they are in the hospital now in stable condition. inside the house at the time of the shooting when five children between the ages of five and 15. they were not hurt. investigators say that house was targeted. police have not made any arrests as of yet. a starbucks in kokomo indiana leveled by tornado on wednesday and all caught on camera. one of dozen tornadoes that spawned yesterday in the hoosier state. incredibly no one was hurt in all that destruction. people in indiana are trying to take in all the damage left behind by those severe storms that moved across the midwest and the gop vice-presidential nominee got his first look at what's expected to be a major cleanup and recovery. fox's mike tobin is in indiana. >> reporter: entire neighborhoods looked like war zones. block after block homes were torn off roofs blown out walls and damaged cars as far as the eye can see. all of this a result of severe storms and at least dozen fast-moving tornadoes across parts of indiana.
governor and vice-presidential nominee mike leading the campaign trail to get a look at the demonstration. he toured one neighborhood by feet and speaking with people beginning to clean up the dama damage. >> we'll work very hard to help you and your families. we have the support and resources you need. >> the severe weather toppling a silo ripping the rooftops off local businesses and destroying crops. strong winds snapping tree limbs like match sticks. >> we were in the bathroom. didn't actually see it come through, but heard the crack of the tree in our front yard come down. >> reporter: those downed trees taking power lines with them leaving thousands without electricity. >> we have a lot of home that is are still without power. we've had out reach from other cities. we have some crews coming from some other communities today that are going to offer assistance and i want to thank -- we've had big outpouring from a lot of the mayors across the state of indiana and we're probabling gov
to have to take them up on their offer for assistance. >> reporter: in wood burn winds destroying a commercial farm with 20,000 chickens. more bad news for the people of indiana, conditions are ripe for even more storms today. in the midwest bureau, mike tobin, fox news. four iranian small boats harassed a u.s. navy destroyer in the straight of who are mews on tuesday. defense officials say the boats approached the uss nitts see in unsafe manner so the destroyer fired 10 flares in their direction and sounded the ship's whistle but they kept coming. nitts see was an international waters at the time. it ultimately changed its course to avoid collision with the iran crane boats. at least 13 people are dead and dozens injured on the american university of afghanistan in kabul. seven students, one teacher, three police officers and two security guards were killed in the attack that lasted for hours. authorities killed two people believed responsible for the attack and think a third person may have been involved. the rescue and recovery
efforts continues in central italy after that massive earthquake on wednesday. at least 241 people have died and hundreds more are injured. fox's amy kellogg has more tonight from italy. >> reporter: devastation is extensive here in central italy. at least three towns have been essentially wiped off the map. but and tire blocks of buildings crumbling to the ground as residents sleep of slept. italian government now mounting a massive rescue operation rac racing to find trapped victims before it's too late. >> translator: around 1,000 men and women from our police forces that are repped here are involved. and more 1,000 firefighters represented. we also have 400 people from the armed forces and more than 3,000 others from different organizations. >> reporter: those efforts are slowed by frequent after shocks more than 400 since the initial quake. with rescue workers using heavy lifting equipment search dogs and their bare hands in many cases when they think some people inside could still be alive.
>> translator: we use all the necessary means including the very important role of the dogs. we have 30 of them working now on the rubble and we're all focusing on the possibility of finding somebody alive. >> reporter: meanwhile survives of the quake are slowly assessing the damage. many finding their returning to homes that have been completely destroyed. pit putting their hopes on the government's pledge to rebuild the region. >> today is bit better. we're hopeful that help will come. we need help because we don't have anything any longer. >> reporter: the italian civil protection agency issued its initial estimate for the reconstruction. somewhere around $11 billion. in in amatrice, italy, amy kellogg, fox news. >> newborns with the zika virus they may have it in their system for as long as two months. new report from the new england journal of medicine describes one case where newborn boy was born in brazil in january. they say the mom developed zika symptoms about halfway through her pregnancy when the baby was born he appeared healthy with no signs of microcephaly but when doctors performed an mri, they
found the child had neurological abnormalities. it wasn't until the boy was eight months old that the virus cleared his system. just when you thought the ryan lochte drama had gone away it will dance right back into our lives. the em balanced swimmer just signed on to be part of the next season dancing with the stars. insiders say he signed a deal to appear on the show before his scandal at the rio summer games and seeing of that scandal in rio brazil's justice department summoned lock tow to go back to rio over his claim that and three and his teammates were robbed at gun point. he can't be forced to return to brazil because of the extradition treaty signed between the us and brazil. if you ever have taken train at 30th street station you use the alcoholic key sound of the letters flipping over on the departures board sign. soon though that classic sign will be a thing of the past. yeah, amtrak says they're removing the sign that's been there for decades and replacing it with a digital board. the new board is still being designed so we don't know yet
when the old one will be taken out but amtrak says they're taking out the old school board to make life easier for passengers. cleanup is underway after tens of thousands saw everything they owned destroyed in historic flooding. special group of volunteers that have shown up to help out in louisiana. and makers of epipen are not butching on the price. what they are doing to help customers afford that life-saving drug. this teenager never been able to attend classes with kids her own age. the reason her mom had to home school the girl her entire life.
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after labor day septa launching new express bus service during morning and evening rush hour. seven at a said it's designed to give more customers more travel options while crews continue to work on that silver liner five train repair. they say the service will provide more flexibility and more frequent service regular transit fares will apply. bus routes starts september 6 many. it's been more than seven years now since president obama signed an executive order stating that guantonimo bay needs to be closed but it's still open. and today while visiting sweden a reporter asked vice-president joe biden if the facility will
be closed by the time biden and president obama leave office. the vice-president said it is his quote hope and expectation. earlier this month the obama add stray station transferred 15 prisoners to the united arab emirates reducing the prison's population to 61. more people put on alert as the crime knee fire threatens homes near santa maria california. right now firefighters say they have the wildfire about 40% contained. they say the fire was not intentionally set. but the cause is still under investigation. crews have called the fire erratic at times because it shifted due to the wind. >> when you can see right up over the ridge that we're looking at smoke and they dropped the chemicals, fiery sift tan chemicals that we can tell that it's on its way and with the winds picking up got to be little more concerned. >> the fire has destroyed 60 buildings so far while threatening another 2,000. two orlando hospitals that treated victims of the pulse
nightclub shooting say they will not bill survivors of the massacre for their out of pocket medical expenses. instead they're going to write off about $5.5 million in medical bills for those who weren't covered by insurance policies. the ceo of orlando health says it's their way of paying the kindness forward that were shown to the city after that mass shooting on june 12th. 49 people were killed and 50 others were injured. are you sleeping on a bed of lies? dirty little secret many retailers and customers didn't know about their bed sheets. and some college students are returning to campus surprised to learn about a new guideline campus. what words they're not supposed to say. kathy is down the shore. >> i certainly am, iain. you can tell it's the end of the season unfortunately. look, sale on tan tanks and bathing suits 20% off. oh, no. is everybody ready for the end of summer? most likely not. we're live in cape may. we'll have your forecast from the city to the shore as temperatures go back to the 90s.
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we've got breaking phillies news to tell you about now. fan favorite carlos ruiz has been traded to the la dodgers. ruiz heading to los angeles for catcher aj ellis pitcher tommy we are gans an player to be named later. ruiz and ryan howard the only two players left from that 2008 world series team. sean bell will have more for you coming up in sports. university of wisconsin milwaukee student prepared to start the fall term campus
leadersare trying to set some controversial guidelines. student group is put out list of words they think people should not use at the university. fox's brett lemoin why some say this is take taking political correctness a little too far. incoming freshman brandon is excited to be out of high school and more independent at. we're all adults. >> a list of words some deem offensive has this student questioning a relatively new campus guideline. >> i feel like it's censor soar ship. >> last year they debuted just words campaign bring attention to words and freezes like retarded and crazy that some might find hurtful. >> we're not saying you can't say those words. some of those words can be construed as aggression. >> jim hill the student affairs officer at uwm he says just words is mere al suggestion, not censorship. >> we're not doing that at all. as a matter of fact, we're trying to improve our have open dialogue. >> reporter: also on the list,
ghetto, nazi and even politically correct. >> someone may take offense to that. i'm not being pc. i am just being me. >> reporter: we reached out to the center for inclusive excellence a group funded by student fees for an interview. ironically a spokeswoman only had to words for fox six "no comment". >> i don't personally find any of them offensive. i think the use of them is all about who you are with. >> reporter: while the group claims some might consider illegal alien and latino bias or lame ridiculing amputees some students say it's society being overly sensitive. >> lot of peoples feelings are getting hurt recently just for anything. ♪ >> kathy orr is back down the shore. tonight she's joining us from beautiful cape may. hey, kathy. >> what beautiful day. we do have some clouds, iain, you can see it's pretty crowded out here. a lot of folks just hanging out enjoying the evening and actually some folks eating ice cream. let's pan the crowd and show
everybody, hey, everybody. having fun? yeah. actually our friends from fudge kitchen are going to stir us up a little bit of yummy dessert coming up but i want to meet my friend over here. this is -- excuse me, sir, this is lilly. lilly, her and i were window shopping in toy store. are you beginning or ending your vacation? >> ending. >> ending you got a souvenir at this shop? >> aww i love it. >> where are you from? >> new york. >> new york. more people from new york. do you love cape may? >> yes. >> what grade are you going into at home? >> pre k. >> pre k. good luck in pre k. very nice to meet you lilly. very nice to meet you what lovely lady. mom and dad over here. she's very bright. chip off the old block. all right. lilly beau we'll do some weather. you ready? let's look at the temperatures right now our temperatures 85 degrees. that temperature is in philadelphia. and down at the beach temperatures are in the lower 80s. in atlantic city it's 83. in the poconos it's 72. the heat and humidity is going
to continue to build and we are going to see our hottest temperatures of the week coming up tomorrow. you can see that huge ridge of high pressure building in jet stream going way north and that means a couple more days of heat. rising temperatures in our sixth heat wave very likely. you can see today near 90. but tomorrow 94. saturday 90. sunday 91 degrees. air quality alert will go into effect tomorrow. you can see that area shaded in orange for south jersey code orange tomorrow for sensitive groups. 11am to 11:00 p.m. it's not going to be great to be outside so try to limb your time. also, in the heat and humidity the tropics are heating up. back here live, we have to talk about a few weather systems and one could eventually threaten the mainland u.s. for more on that, let's send it back to the studio and my colleague scott williams. >> hi, scott. >> hi there, kathy looks like you're having down the shore. let's talk about what's happening in the ocean waters of the atlantic not one but two
systems we're keeping tabs on. we have gaston it was a hurricane now a tropical storm. also the potential around puerto rico moving toward hispaniola the potential is there for hermine. but the latest on gaston. a tropical storm. it should stay out in the open waters of the atlantic. move close to bermuda as we approach the upcoming weekend. then out to sea as potential category two hurricane only concern for us down the shore we could see some of those larger swells sunday into early next week increasing that rip current risk. here's the disturbance we're watching in around hispaniola that could become hermine by the up coming weekend. look at the latest computer models moving it through the bahamas then eventually toward south florida or perhaps kathy even into the gulf of mexico certainly something that we'll continue to watch. back to you. >> we have to talk a little bit about this evening as well and into the weekend, scott, because it will be quiet between now and then and in the next week here's look at your forecast. to night 74 degrees in the city.
of course, cooler in our suburb. in the 60s. tomorrow 94 with heat and humidity it will feel like it's around 100 degrees and on your weather authority seven day forecast, 90s through tuesday. 80s for wednesday and thursday. even down the shore. it's going to be hot. tomorrow down the shore 90 degrees. hit the beach. we're going to need sea breeze but it doesn't look like we'll see much. temperatures in the 80s from there on in the next seven days down the shore. back here live the vogel boys will stir up fudge. we'll show you how they do it coming up and of course we'll send some back to the studio. iain, doesn't that look delicious. we'll send it back to you. >> waiting for that kathy, thanks. all right. coming up a massive truck leaves a trail of destruction and debris on busy city road. what police say happened to the driver that caused him to lose control and the makers of the epipen are not butching on the price. what they're doing to help customers afford the life-saving drug coming and new at 6:00 how a philadelphia towing company
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♪ >> the company that makes the allergy treatment drug epipen is responding to criticism but they're not lowering their prices. mylan now says it will offer coupons covering up to thee hundred dollars for patients and health plans that have high out of pocket costs for the life-saving treatment. the company is hiked prices for epipen as freakily as three times a year over the past nine years. the current list price for a two-pack is more than $600. people with severe allergies can use the epipen to prevent a fatal reaction. cleanup is well underway in louisiana after historic deadly flooding an group of good samaritans call themselves the cajun army out there on the front lines. it's similar to the cajun navy which provided countless water rescues when flood waters were at their highest. this group offers a more boots on the ground approach to help those who need it. many are people who are help themselves and want to pay it forward. >> it feels really good to get
out there and help each other. help out other people, and get this situation handled. we're taking care each other. louisiana takes care of each other. that's what we're doing. >> the cajun army was only formed week ago and organizers are stunned by how many volunteers there are around 3,000 from all over the country. some new research suggests that taxing soda actually does lead to few people drinking it. study conducted boy the american public health association surveyed people living in berkeley california. that town passed a soda tax in 2014 and research showed in the four months after the tax was put in place, people who reported drinking sugary drinks dropped 21%. 1.5 cents an ounce tax on sugary drippings will go into effect in philadelphia on january 1st. are you sleeping on a bed of lies? dirty little secret many retailers didn't even know about your bed sheets. and this teenager has never been able to tendon classes with kids her own age. the reason her home had to home
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♪ kathy orr is back down the shore tonight she's she's in cape may. how is that fudge coming? am i a little early on that? >> no, you're not early iain as a matter of fact. because you're about to get wowed. go ahead paul. hit it. >> you ready. >> go ahead. >> wow! >> that's some special skill, iain. >> where do you call that paul? this is paul vogel coach owner
of the fudge kitchen the original dutch kitchen. >> and this is pj his son. , hi pj. >> hi. >> you're giving out free samples. my daughter hits you up when we come down the shore. i'm glad to have a big stash there. how do you learn how to do that? >> well, when i was just doing -- it was flipping the fudge. i invented that a long long time ago. i learned it from a pizza guy who was getting a big crowd watching him when he was throwing peas pizza in the air i decided i got to get figure out a way to get people watch me make the fudge. >> i think you have a captive audience right here. >> oh! >> does anybody ever stuck their finger in the middle of that. that would contaminate that. >> it wouldn't be a good idea. >> all right. so we'll give out some free samples and i'm going to ask a few questions here. what's your favorite flavor? >> probably just regular chocolate fudge. >> regular chocolate. what about you george. >> chocolate nut. >> what's your favorite. >> mint.
>> little mint. get mint for this lady. >> inside there's mint. >> what is the most popular flavor of fudge. >> believe it or not is chocolate plane. >> chock plane and chocolate nut. chocolate plane and chocolate nut. >> there's a special flavor a lot of people will love. what is the one you told me about. snickers. snickers fudge has peanut butter with peanuts in it and chocolate peanut butter with peanuts in it and it's going a lawyer of caramel and peanuts in between. about 20 calories. >> that's right. calorie free. (laughter). >> all right. >> eat all the calories out of it. >> hash tag the original fudge kitchen here in cape may you'll see it on my instagram and twitter as well. how long does it take to whip this. >> usually about 15 minutes for each batch. >> 15 minutes. how many batches a day? >> we do 40 -- between 45 and 60 a day. >> wow. listen thank you so much. >> thank you. >> you're good friend to us. pj thank you very much. >> let's hear it for the fudge kitchen. (applause). >> all right. we'll be bringing some back to
fox 29ly we'll zen it back to you in the studio. >> kathy, make sure you bring some back. that won't melt on the ride back so thank you. check this out. out of control dump truck is seen side swiping cars in san ghraib brielle california. here's cell phone video from a passenger following the truck who started filming once he saw it driving erratically. you can see the truck drifting over the line forcing drivers to veer out of the its way. sideswiped one car, rear ended another and keeps going. witnesses say the driver looked dazed and police believe the driver may have had seizure. in total eight cars were hit and five people were hurt. thankfully no one was seriously hurt. homeland security is now investigators the website hack of ghostbuster star leslie jones had site was hack yesterday and race seive images posted along with nude photos of jones. hackers also posted her personal information including her driver's license and passport. the website now has been taken off line. mississippi firefighter who received the world's most
extensive face transplant a year ago says he now has hope for the future. it's been a year since 42-year-old patrick had the intense surgery he got horribly burned while fighting a fire in 2001 where doctors say that he shows no signs of rejection right now. he's doing well. he says he can now eat, see and breathe normally evens got a full head hair and hits the gym twice a week. >> i'd like to say i'm the same old pat. but that would -- but that would not give enough credit to the amazing journey i have gone through over the past year. the road to recovery has been long and hard. as i, f i had the opportunity to do it again i would in heartbe heartbeat. >> wow. first responder says since the transplant he's now pretty much a normal guy. a family in central florida spending the next few days preparing their child for first day of college and child is really the right word because she's just 14 years old.
fox's matt, spoke to this impressive young lady and her family to find out how she pulled off such an mazing accomplishment. >> reporter: few people of any age can solve a rubik's cube this fast. so it might not be surprising that 14-year-old danielle carson is starting her freshman year at stetson university. >> i've always real enjoyed math. it's like a puzzle. >> her mom says the math genius was solving college level equations were her peers were just learning addition. >> by first grade she was in algebra. we did algebra and algebra two. >> mindy was forced to home school danielle because schools didn't know what to do with her. >> from third grade to seventh grade no school would take her. >> reporter: until she went to stetson. >> it was night dane for her to have an expert teacher. to always know the answer to always stay ahead of here new exactly what she need. it was just -- such a blessing. >> it was more than just a professor that is helped but her classmates, too. >> it's really nice to be with
other students. i can finally get the education that i'm supposed to be getting with other people. >> reporter: danielle's attending stetson on partial scholarship. >> whether she wants to or not she's breaking on the people's stereotypes about what you can do at her age. even that's great thing if we can a part of that. >> she hopes to go on to mit for her ph.d. after that the sky is the limb. >> maybe engineering or physics. i'm not really sure. in the math field. >> for now she's right where she wants to be. she's even talked with some of her new friends about starting stetson's first blackjack club. speaking of school when you were 10 maybe you spent most of your free time trying to get as far away from school books as possible but nathan bond is different. youngster says that he's memorized the entire us constitution. >> every day i did one segment which was about 40 words so i memorized 40 words a day and whatever i memorized before my
first segment -- we have a i memorized before the segment of that day, i would -- i would have to repeat. i do solemnly swear or affirm i will faithfully execute the office of the president of the united states and will to the best of my ability preserve protect and the constitution of the united states. >> all started when his dad challenged him to memorize the declaration of independence he's now in the guiness world book of records as the youngest american to recite the nearly 1500 word statement from memory. pretty impressive. starting today the world's first self driving taxis will pick up passengers in singapore. they're op beside a massachusetts company. the company says one of the reasons it selected singapore for the first task is because drivers there tend to obey traffic rules which makes the operation of self driving taxi as lot easier. the test the cars have a drive up front who's prepared to take over if necessary. passengers have to invitation
from the company to use the service. uber will start using rides autonomous cars in pittsburgh in a few week. sounds like something out of the jetson's flying pizzas may soon be delivered to your front door. domino's pizza has conducted a demonstration of pizza delivery by drone in new zealand. domino's now hopes to become the world's first company to launch regular drone delivery. if you use what's app on your iphone or android your phone number is going right into facebook's database. the global messaging service says it will start sharing the phone number of its users with its parent company. what seems like a subtle moves means facebook will be able to target you with ads morrell vent to what it think uh-uh want. executives promised ads will stay its service and give you an option to opt out of giving your number to facebook. >> bombshell in the world of bed sheets, wal*mart, j.c. penney and bed bath and beyond are
under fire for selling phony sheets. customers thought they were buying premium egyptian cotton. it turns out they weren't. target pull the sheets last week. no word if others will follow suit. are you pun one of those people that can't live without that morning cup of coffee? why your mom and dad might be to blame for you needing that fix. and at 6:0 6:00, how pennsylvania is trying to cut down on dr. shopping and prescription drug abuse that system doctors will help use to help them be informed of patient's histories. plus a philadelphia towing company accused of of baiting drivers into parking in no sparking zones could be facing some trouble from the city. ♪
>> you drink a lot of coffee? you may want to blame your mom and dad. researchers think that your genes could dictate how much coffee you drink. researchers studied 1200 people and they found that those with specific gene variant drank one less cup of coffee a day than those without it. study authors stay people with the gene will needless caffeine to get the same buzz as those without it. a special anniversary today it's been 100 years since the national park service has been taking care of some of the country's most spectacular landscapes. philadelphia is part of the celebration. independence national park is among the parks across the country that the national park service has looked over. park staff and the community coming together in the old city for a celebration with a picnic, games, a concert and hole lot
more. >> independence historical park is one of those special laces the park service and has lots more than independence hall and the liberty bell. the park itself was create beside congress in 1948. >> park officials also seal a time capsule to be opened in another hundred years. one greatest drummers and singers of our time stopped by our good day studio sheila e she talk about her good friend prince and said it's still hard to hear his songs. >> when you listen to the lyrics. we were doing this. we were here. >> absolutely n you're going to make me cry. let's move on. >> one last thing i think so many people it was so sudden and we're all -- we feel so close. you were really close to him. >> i think lot of people just, you know, people still going to paisley park and the fact that they've announced that they're doing tours of paisley park. do you think that -- i mean it just happened g too soon. >> do you think it's too soon? >> yeah.
yeah. >> yeah? >> i was just there last week. and it will be hard. no. i don't think it's time. i don't. >> sheila e take the stage at dell tonight and says she'll perform some of songs she and prince used to play together. ♪ a young boy found wandering alone on the street. the question tonight, how he got away. >> we all have kids and they're fast. they can get out real quick. >> who police are crediting with finding the boy and why he's not back with his family. plus a philadelphia officer goes flying into the air after a hit-and-run driver plows into him. how that driver was tracked down and the moments after the collision. live from center city in philadelphia this is fox 29 news at 6:00. good evening. i'm iain page. luce so noland is on assignment tonight. it's video that's hard to watch. philadelphia police sergeant is sent flying through the air after someone drives right into
and takes off the sergeant is recovering from his injuries tonight. our karen hepp tells us how officers tracked that driver down. the sergeant was struck so hard hey was knock out of his shoe and hat. a hit-and-run driver plowed into him early this morning around 1ahm. here's how the it happened. sergeant stomped to check on his officers who were making a traffic stop on the main drag of manayunk. as he standing talking to the officer in the car, he is struck by a suspect the drunk driver and hit so far hard, his hat flys off. he's thrown 15 feet out of view. workers from the late night pizza joint were horrified. >> they came outside because i hear a noise, when they came out they seen the police officer in the ground screaming. >> reporter: you can see the other officer immediately put out a flash description of the suspect and vehicle. amazingly a tow truck driver heard it on a corner. >> thank god that tow truck operator was in that area to be able to listen to what was being provided over a police radio, and able to be alert e