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at 6:00. investigators are trying to figure out what brought down a small plane in a residential neighborhood in camden county, new jersey. this could have been a lot worse. good evening i'm iain page. >> i'm lucy noland. amazingly both passengers on the plain survived. no one on the ground is injured. that leaves one big question. what happened? let's get right to fox 29's chris o'connell in lindenwold, new jersey. chris? >> reporter: iain and lucy the wreckage of that single engine plane still remains, yes, in the backyard of this lindenwold home here on the 500 block of len den avenue. the plane left medford, new jersey, just after 1:00 o'clock this afternoon and minutes later, it crashed in the backyard. you see it is on its head, it is cut in half, and just see how close it came to hitting some of these homes. especially the one here on the linden avenue. skyfox on the scene about 20 minutes after the euro coupe 415c went down.
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two victims were pulled from the wreckage and taken to cooper medical zen. they were conscious as they were rushed to the hospital. the plain came down. eyewitnesses say they saw it coming possibly losing power. police and fire say they are amazed us missed this rather large homes in the area. the home opener who lives here came home from work to see first responders sifting through the wreckage. >> as i'm pulling up i'm like, wow, what is going on? as i walked up my neighbors were just telling me a plane had just landed in the yard. >> what day do you come home and there's a plane actually in your yard? i'm just dumb founded actually. but i'm glad that no one died. >> reporter: we can tell you the plane is registered to a flight instructor in chesapeake, maryland. no word if he is one of the victims. we can tell you those both victims at cooper medical cent center. no word on their conditions but we understand they're going to be there for few days. iain? >> chris, thank you.
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school is out for thousands of college students in pennsylvania. no class today but it wasn't their choice. faculty at money a state run universities are now on strike. they failed to reach a contract agreement with the university system. >> chaney, kutztown and west chester universities are among the universities impacted by this labor unrest. our bruce gordon is live on the campus of west chester university tonight. the largest of the state run universities. bruce? >> reporter: yeah, iain, contract talks between faculty and the state run system have been sputtering along for well over a year. last night the talks broke down. this morning, it all hit the fan. faculty members now out on the street. classrooms empty and students lots of them wondering what comes next? ♪ >> reporter: this is what day one of the strike looks like. lots of solidarity with a little salsa mixed in. but already representatives of the university and its striking faculty seem aware their customers are not happy.
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>> i hope this process will create pressure on all sides to move forward, um, i would like to think that we're close. i would like that to think everyone recognizes how upset students are, how upset parents are. >> we are very committed to making sure that all of our students get what they need to graduate. the university and the state system that is indeed a priority. >> reporter: some 5500 faculty at 14 state run colleges and universities walked off the job at 5:00 a.m. when contract talks stalled over pay, benefits and working conditions. the strike idols more than 100,000 students statewide. 17,000 of them at west chester. the largest school in the system. while many are toe vocal in their support of the folks in front of the classroom. >> i'm willing to push off my graduation date if need be for our teachers because that's important. our education is important. >> reporter: the university instructed students to show up for classes on day one of the strike. but in the vast majority of cases they were turned away at
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the door. >> i was told not to come to my first one and then i just told not to go to my second one either. >> reporter: in both cases they said don't bother showing up. >> don't bother showing up. >> reporter: protracted strike could derail big plans. he must maintain his full-time status. >> if you're in the a full-time student because there's no class to go to then you might have to least country? >> yeah, probably. i will have to find another program at different school and i'm in the middle of the semester so it's hard for me to find another school. report no new bargaining talks schedule at this point but a source close to this whole situation hopes that the pressure of an actual strike after all the hand ringing the past few months perhaps causes both sides to take a hard look at compromise. iain. >> let's hope so, bruce, thank you. let's get a check on your fox 29 weather authority now. we broke records today. plenty of people got shorts back out. because the temperatures were
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well into the 80s. >> yup. >> don't get too used it. they stick around for long. >> meteorologist kathy orr soaking up the warmth that is left in old city right now. nice outside senate, kathy. >> i don't think i'm coming in. [ laughter ] >> i understand. >> you'll have to meet me after the show, lucy and iain. we'll go for a stroll. i'll tell you it's just beautiful. everyone is just walking around smiling and in great mood. still have blue skies out there before sunset. i'll step out so you can see everybody outdoors. no one wants to go inside. because they know this is probably the last 85-degree day. probably. take a look at the records. we didn't break one. we didn't break two. we broke all of them. wilmington the new record 87. philadelphia 86 the high the number just came in. trenton 86. atlantic city 86. reading 85. and a new record high in allentown of 84 degrees. right now, most areas in the 70s still a few 80s along the i-95 corridor. wilmington at 82.
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wildwood down the shore 75 degrees. this evening temperatures will be falling through the 70s, but keep the shorts and the short sleeves because it's going to be beautiful evening. by 11:00 o'clock, light wind and 70 degrees. now we will see some spotty showers tomorrow but not all bad. plan on spending some time outdoors. the clouds will be increasing. we'll be tracking that rain moving in. that will be a signature in the atmosphere. because we will see much cooler weather over the weekend. i'll be back with that in your seven day later in the broadcast. we'll see you then. >> sounds good. thanks, kathy. happening right now, police are trying to track down the teen they believe shot a man four times last night in rittenhouse square. police now say they have arrest warrant for 17-year-old. but so far they haven't had much luck finding him. police sources tell fox 29 that officers went to the teen's south philly home this morning but he was not there. they say the 17-year-old along with another person tried to rob people in rittenhouse square last night and that is when a good samaritan on a bike intervened and investigators say the 17-year-old shot the man on
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the bike. ness critical but stable condition. police reviewing surveillance video from the area. developing to night, a local tax driver is back at work after a horrifying experience while on the job. this past weekend. a man stabbed him several times inside his own cab. >> and now he's talking to fox 29 about the moments that could have very well ended his life. fox 29's dawn timmeney live outside police headquarters. dawn, police are trying to track down the guy still behind all of this. >> reporter: that they are, lucy. and police have some very good surveillance video that they're hoping will lead them to the attacker. as for the cab driver who's only been on the job about seven months, he is one lucky guy because this could have ended very badly. today is 35-year-old bryson matthews first day back at work at threes taxi company after being viciously stabbed on the job sunday afternoon. >> he was talking to me normal,
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normally, we were talking about the eagles game. >> reporter: it was just before 1:00 o'clock in the afternoon but matthews went to drop off man named james in the 5800 block of race street in west philadelphia, the guy suddenly grabbed him by the neck, demanding money. the alarming a tack caught on the cab's dash cam. >> my first instinct was to just get him off me. and so i did, you know, i fought with him, and as a result of that he started to stab me. >> reporter: matthews was stabbed repeatedly seven times in all with this large 95 in the back and in the arm. >> i was bleeding, a lot of blood. >> reporter: despite being hurt, matthews says adrenaline and anger kicked in. he grabbed at his attacker's hod dee at which time the guy jumped out. matthews chased him down north 58th but the 20-year-old got away. >> i'm worried that this guy may try this again with someone else and they may not be as lucky. >> reporter: matthews had to spent the night in the hospital but amazingly was not seriously injured.
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he believes divine intervention may have played a part and has a message for the guy who attacked him. >> turn yourself in. you know, to -- and pay your debt and better your life. >> reporter: well investigato investigators definitely want this guy off the street before he strikes again. police say if you recognize the man in the surveillance video, give them a call. iain? >> dawn, thank you. well you decide 2016. we are just three hours from that final presidential debate. both clinton and trump arriving in las vegas today for their closing arguments of this election season. >> previous debates are any indication, we're expecting quite a showdown from the nominees. fox news anchor chris wallace will moderate the prime time dee at any time. they expect him to ask about the respective controversies. on team clinton that includes fallout from e-mails posted by wikileaks. and for trump allegations from several women that he groped them. meanwhile both clintons and trump's running mates are
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predicting victory. >> she'll be what she was in the first two debates, she will be steady and calm whatever donald trump tries to throw at her and there's like a new thing every day. >> you sure saw that on the stage in his last debate a week ago sunday when he beat hillary clinton hands down. i promise you i'll get on airline i'm headed to vegas because you're going to see it happen again tonight. [ applause ] >> real clear politic poll average has clinton ahead nationally by 6.5 points and you can watch what will undoubtedly be an interesting third and final presidential debate right here on fox 29 to tonight at 9:00. stay tuned for fox 29 news right after. the search continues for a missing bucks county woman. officials are returning to where they found her car to continue looking. what they need you to do to help track her down. and it has been a historic day in harrisburg. the senate unanimously pass add bill that would drastically
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change the lives of animals in pennsylvania. sean ben bell. >> lucy the eagles defense trying to figure out what went wrong the last two weeks. things have got as bad as you can really get. the players talk about what they need to get things back to being right. that's coming up later in sports. it's not uncommon for autistic kids to flap their hands. and so when i saw that, that was completely disqualifying. i'm a republican, but this election is so much bigger than party. my son max can't live in trump world. so i'm crossing party lines and voting for hillary. i don't always agree with her, but she's reasonable. and she's smart. she can work with people to solve problems.
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i want to be able to tell my kids that i did the right thing when it really mattered. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. republican party bosses looked to find brian fitzpatrick. nearly three thousand miles - that's how far away they "hand-picked" him to run for his brother's seat. but all mike and brian fitzpatrick share is a name. brian fitzpatrick supports a radical republican agenda, including defunding planned parenthood, just like donald trump. a hundred and sixty miles down the road in dc,
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brian fitzpatrick will put his party first, not pennsylvania families. house majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. pat toomey: he was a founder of this pennsylvania bank and owned stock worth as much as a million dollars. under toomey's leadership, the bank used a controversial foreclosure practice called "confession of judgement" to take away homes from people across pennsylvania. the practice is banned in 35 states because it's considered predatory, but pat toomey didn't care.
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pat toomey the banker: he's really not for you. senate majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. tonight police are hoping surveillance video from a south philly sunoco will lead them to a dangerous criminal. take look at this. the guy walks into the gas station on the 2500 block of island avenue. he showed the clerk his gun and demanded money. he got away with some cash. if you recognize him you know what to do. call police. police need your help finding several men accused of of stealing two cars in haverford township. police say early yesterday morning, four men stole a 2015 white ford f250. they're accused of of taking another car nearby. on the 2600 block of hunting lane. that one of the between 14 black hahn day odyssey.
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>> it was day three for former penn state assistant coach mike mcqueary whistleblower suit against the school. >> former investigator in the jerry sandusky case testified today. he told jurors that investigators concluded that there was no risk to mcqueary's safety before penn state made the decision to suspend him with pay in 2012. earlier in the week, penn state also fired long time head coach joe paterno. there were threats against mcqueary and vague warnings that something could happen at beaver stadium if the game was played that week. mcqueary s contract was not renewed at the end of the 2011 season. he is looking for $4 million in damages. animal advocates are calling what just happened in harrisburg huge. the state senate just unanimously passed package of proposed pet protection laws. and they include banning 24/7 tethering of dogs statewide. keeps pets out of the hands of their abusers. someone convict evidence animal abuse would not be able to get their pet back.
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two other parts of this package include easier for district attorneys to prosecute cases of neglect. cordelia's law. >> tomorrow essential crews will be back at tyler state park to continue looking for any sign of a bucks county woman. 21-year-old lindsay piccone was reported missing earlier this month. officers later found her car at tyler state park in newtown. that's where officers from several police depths as well as philadelphia search and rescue will concentrate their efforts again tomorrow. they're asking for anyone who would like to assist in that search to come out at 10:00 a.m. for information where you nee needing to head to fox29.com. back to your fox 29 weather authority now. and i mean it was maybe mid 80s. >> i know. record breaking and lovely and
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wonderful and kathy is out there soaking it up. >> i decided just to stay out. >> i would. >> come down here and land the show outside today. >> i'd love to. >> i was talking to my photojournalist elaine is it too dark it's twilight quite beautiful out here this evening and everyone is hanging out, walking around, dining outside a little he is fresco this evening. why not? it's wednesday night. it's a beautiful evening. the skies are still clear. and it's going to stay mild right through the 11:00 o'clock hour. temperatures are still warm as well. take a live look. here's a view from our camera top our roof of old city philadelphia. it's just spectacular evening with temperatures that are quite warm and are going to stay warm. 84 right now. the record was 80 degrees. so we shattered that with high of 86 in philadelphia. it is 66 in the poconos. but look at elsewhere. pottstown 78. reading 78. lancaster 78. 78 degrees right now even in millville and in vineland. so we're talking about warmth
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that will stay. tomorrow is kind of transition day in the 70s and then you see those 60s up through upstate new york and new york state through way and up toward burlington, vermont, and new england. those 60s and some of those 50s are going to be moving in this weekend. so high pressure that brought us the heat moves well off the coast. we see a huge dip in the jet stream we call that a trough. that's been hanging out in the western part of the country. guess what? it's coming. that cool air is going to dip as far south as north carolina and that's over the course of the weekend. if you're watching any college football i'm sure they'll be talking about the cold. in the city overnight 62. the suburbs 56 degrees. partly cloudy skies. tow looking for a pretty nice day. fate more clouds a few scattered showers. the heavy rain will stay to the north and west of the delaware valley for the most part. those showers will be building in. not tonight. but during the day tomorrow especially north and west. but once again, they will be spotty, and through the afternoon. so a few sprinkles or few showers on your windshield
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during the day tomorrow. when you look at the precipitation as i mentioned most of the heavy rain stays to the west of us. you can see just about quarter of an inch to half an inch at best over our region over the next couple of days. so here's a look at your exclusive fox 297 day forecast from your weather authority. we have the temple game on friday. could be a few spotty showers. otherwise mostly cloudy. saturday the big dip we're calling it. morning lows in the 40s to around 50 the high only 59. and then sunday it gets better. 62 degrees. monday 65. tuesday 60. and by next wednesday, 62 degrees. so if you calculate it, it will be 24 degrees cooler next wednesday than it was today. wow! >> that kind of sums it up. but 62 is where we should be for this time of year. enjoy it and of course we'll have update tonight at 10:00 after the debate. >> i am enjoying it, kathy. thank you. >> you bet. >> might nippy here in the studio. >> i'll go outside and hang out with kathy. >> me, too. >> we need to worry about that
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weather when the eagles play. >> it will be cool. >> it be july doug pederson made lot of mistakes that weren't very cool last sunday. doug pederson even with those mistake he's sticking with his guns. big v the starter at right tackle and doug immediate pederson and carson wentz came to his support today. defense has been dreadful the last two games. the team needs to get back to what they were the first three week. they told us how they can do that next in sports. most people owe the bank.
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>> eagles offensive line got roasted on sunday and things could definitely get worse. center jason kelce didn't practice today dealing with plantar fascitis he has been great this year but still if the eagles lose another guy up front, carson wentz going to be in major, major trouble. last week, it was vaitai got lit up and got the blame. most fans are calling for his head doug pederson sticking with the kid. they expect him to be much better this week for carson's sake i really really hope he is. >> he just learneed from the god and bad. you kind of get your feet wet. you settle into the game. he got better as the game went on. we had other break downs, you know, offensively other than -- other than big v. so, you know, i feel comfortable with him going again this week. >> obviously the first half, you know, he was kind of just getting jitters out. he would probably say the same thing. i felt he did really good thing in the second half. as offense as a team we have a lot of confidence in him going forward. >> he got better because they
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actually gave him some help but really the bigger problem against washington was that defense. they were gash in the last two games both on the ground and in the air. washington had 230 rushing yards against a defense that was supposed to be the best part of this team. the guys trying to get back to what they were in the first three weeks. >> as group, there were guys kind of doing uncharacteristic things which opened up some creases and that opened the whole flood gates. people tried to start covering for each other that never works. we'll get back to basics and just do our job and get back to how we were playing early on in the season. >> of course how war eskin, gary cobb, dave spadaro and myself will preview the game on "game day live" at 10am then after the game join us for a special fox 29 post game report. we'll have live reactions from the eagles and hopefully sam bradford. to the alcs the cleveland indians about to close out the blue jays in the first inning matt doubled to left center.
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he couldn't throw it back. that let runner come in. indians later would tack on two more runs. they're currently up three-zero in the eighth. doug pederson sticking with his guns. vaitai staying in. >> i guess what else you going to do. >> what else you going to do? you don't have much. jason kelce he hasn't played that well but if he's out you'll put another young guy in there. defense is goining to haywire. because he calls everything. >> exactly. >> all righty. you know what it all comes down to tonight on fox 29. third and final presidential debate watch it live right here starting at 9:00. then stay with us for a full wrap up along with the day's other big news. weather and sports on fox 29. >> that does it for us here at 6:00. we'll see you right back here at 10:00. have a great night. inside edition is up next. ♪
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