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Jun 10, 2016 5:00pm EDT
the movie ali. george foreman is an honorary paul bearer. he fought ali in 1974 as the rumble in the jungle. former president bill clinton and actor comedian billy crystal are among those speaking at the inter faith service. >> muhammed ali's final resting place is a historic hey hill cemetery. joel waldman, fox news. >>> looking live at that inter faith service in louisville for muhammed ali one of his daughters speaking right now. let's take a quick listen. >> as you enter your final rou round, god last boxing bell will sound in heaven. i love you, we all love you. thank you very much. (applause). >> that was muhammed ali's daughter speaking at his inter faith service a crowd of 15,000 people inside that sports center right now remembering the boxing legend. >>> and another big loss in the sports world one of hockey's best and well-known hockey players of all time has died. gore tee how well hailed as one of the greatest hockey players of all time, how well took home four stanley cups in his 25 years as player for detroit red wings. record setting five decade career earned him
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Jun 24, 2016 5:00pm EDT
against animal cruelty in pennsylvania. >> today george bengal's family laid him to rest with full military honors. >> gun salute . (. >> vietnam veteran served more than two decades on philadelphia police force and launched yet another career in humane law enforcement becoming the director of the pennsylvania spca's hle division. well today his officers carried his flag draped casket out of the church and into the hearse accompanied it along with his brothers and sisters in blue the sunset memorial park in northeast philadelphia. bengal just died last saturday from cancer and he was very clear to the very end he had one last and greatest wish. >> we always knew how strong he was and courageous he was on the job but even in facing his own death, courage -- courageous and generous. he wanted to make sure that his work continued, and we've been dedicated to doing that ever since the news of his illness broke. >> we're losing an icon in philadelphia but we're not losing his vision and we're not losing his message and that message is to get harrisburg to fund the enforcement that's bee
FOX
Mar 29, 2016 5:00pm EDT
white stone that marks a life. ♪ >> reporter: it was the life of george allen bryant who served his country in the united states army in the long national nightmare that was the vietnam war. this north philly resident says he's actually scene the marker here for years but either because it was covered with debris or had been recently flipped over he'd never noticed the inscription. what did you think when for the first time you saw that this was a military marker? >> i felt really, um, like i had to do something about it because my family served in marines and the army and the navy. >> reporter: he says once he and others realized it was a veteran's marker they took pictures and posted them on social media. smith called fox 29 seeking he help. >> it's a tombstone. >> reporter: when we arrived, neighbors quickly gathered around the stone wondering allowed how it could have ended up near west 67th and side den ham. a few feet from the front of a neighborhood market. >> it kept gone like yelling out to me to -- to do something about it, upping, like to talk to somebody or to find writ
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Feb 22, 2017 5:00pm EST
obama he signed 276 in his -- during his administration that's less than 291 signed by george w. bush and the 364 signed by president bill littleton. of course just speaking of presidents, it is george washington pots birthday today. he was born on this day back in 1732. how many did he sign as president? oops, got a -- george washington signed eight total. four less than president trump has signed already already in his first month. >>> a farm student reduced to rubble. it was not natural disaster that did this. what caused a house one family has owned for five generations to come crashing down. asperse delivery driver accused of lying to police telling them his car was missing with a kid inside. it turns out it was all fake. why investigators now say it may all be a case of revenge. after several years a woman is reunited with her beloved rink. how investigators managed to finally track down her stolen wedding ring. new at 6:00, meet lie yoness this dog has been spendin spende lot of time at a local library. you can't read but he's teaching kids to read. how he's helping them. shoul
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Mar 14, 2016 5:00pm EDT
. this is a map showing the front of the station. which is adjacent to prince george's county police headquarters. the station sit in a neighborhood of homes in palmer park next to community center. about a quarter mile from route 2 sorry two. late this afternoon, police were still holding the crime scene with at least one wrecked police cruiser win the perimeter along with what may have been the fallen officer's car. by mid afternoon, dozens of officers both in and out of uniform had gathered at headquarters where they stood together near the crime scene at the hospital where officer jacai colson was taken the chief of police had the sorrowful task last night of announcing his death. >> it is my sad duty to come to the community this evening and to tell you that one of your defenders jacai colson four year veteran, 29-year-old man, lost his live in defense of this county today. >> reporter: the exact circumstances of colson's death are still under investigation, but police say he was killed in a gun battle. >> during the exchange of gunfire, the suspect was wounded, jacai was also s
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Aug 28, 2015 5:00pm EDT
devastated the gulf coast. as we all remember, president george w. bush was in office the time the storm hit. >> his administration's response was pants by many in the form the president was in new orleans today to speak about the disaster. fox's casey steegel with a look at how far the city has come since katrina. report report new orleans looks a lot different now than when george w. bush was here ten years ago. remnants of the devestation are still evident but business haves work their way back and homes are being rebuilt. mr. bush visiting the crescent city to mark a decade since katrina hit, touring a local school, and meeting with student. >> we are the resilience of a great american city, whose levies gave out, but as people never gave up. >> president bush's administration was widely criticized for what many say was a slow response to the third strongest hurricane to hit the us, katrina killing more than 1800 people and causing more than $150 billion in damage. the former president says the hurricane's legacy is one of lost, but also, of compassion. >> i hope you remember w
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May 5, 2016 5:00pm EDT
time humane director george bengal. doctors have diagnosed him with terminal cancer. he doesn't know how much longer he has left which fueled raw emotion today from the bitter cold to sweltering heat bengal and his team have saved thousands of animals and brought countless criminals to justice and from around the world, well, well wishes have been flooding him with tweets and e-mails. >> for me it's a thank you from the bottom of my heart. for, you know, what i'm saying all the support that people have been giving me. i mean, it's amazing. i would have never thought, i mean, when i see e-mails and letters and tweets and everything coming in from all over the united states and actually overseas because we did the two shows we had the nat geo wild show and animal cops we are on the air for three years, and you know, if you would have told me this, i mean -- i just -- it's hard for me to believe. >> the pspca has established the george bengal fund to end animal cruelty to carry on his mission of protecting animals and preventing cruelty throughout pennsylvania. he has made an enormous i
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Mar 31, 2017 5:00pm EDT
professor george ciccariello maher fired, bruce. >> reporter: 20 twitter is not happen a couple of examples honor soldier, boycott drexel university, our military fights for his freedom to be disrespectful. he needs to spend that time in war zone and drexel university, what a bunch of loser professors you have and this represents just part of the blow back. drexel university is in spring break on this day the campus is soggy and it is quiet. but inside a lounge at a campus dorm soft more brett long is hard at work. long started a petition drive on the change.org sight thursday night. to demand professor george ciccariello maher be fired. >> he threatens tarnishes the value of our educational experience. i'm shocked a professor at drexel with such an accepting environment would say anything like that. >> reporter: drive comes after this tweet from the controversial professor of politics and globe studies. in which he describes feeling the need to vomit at a passenger giving up first class airline seat to a uniform member of the military. >> i have lot of friends empty military and i
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May 26, 2016 5:00pm EDT
trenches saving lives. the spotlight is on the pennsylvania spca's george bengal director of humane law enforcement. a tireless advocate for animals and their people. ♪ >> cancer is even more progressive than it was. >> your doctor had just told them medical team could do no more. but this is not about what could have been. it's about a live well lived, about the promise of all that will spring forward. >> bengal's request to protect animals from cruelty. >> highlight of my career was the fact that people -- their eyes were opened. what can i do. what can i do to help you? >> biennial and humane law enforcement battle against a scamp of dog fighting in the philadelphia area thrust barbaric blood sport on to the international stage. >> i'm getting bad married in 10 years and i want you to be my best man. >> i'm very proud. he's my hero and i gotten to share him witness world. >> i want more than anything is for this to be carried on. >> george bengal has saved thousands upon thousands of lives he and his team have sent countless criminals to prison but bengal has terminal cancer. t
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Jan 23, 2017 5:00pm EST
hope to hear from them tonight at 10:00. >>> well, former president george hw bush is on the mend today. doctors at houston methodist hospital that encouraging update about the 41st president. the bushes are doing much better. mrs. bush has been discharged after a bout with bronchitis while the former president who's being treated for pneumonia is improving. >> other than sleeping in separate rooms, they pretty much have been -- she's been sitting at his bedside most of the time getting most of her medications, her nurses are bringing it down to her and things hike that. >> they're essentially therapy for each other. >> yes. they really are. >> they help and are compliant in terms when of them doesn't want to take breathing treatment the on the said get on that. >> bush moved out of intensive care today. he's been in the hospital now for 10 days. >> cancer may be a biggest problem than once thought. the reason doctors think more people are dying from the disease. >>> a popular brand of beer recalled. the reason you'll want to check your fridge carefully. ♪ where things come from? how
FOX
Jul 6, 2017 5:00pm EDT
. is very happy birthday to country's 43rd president george w. bush he turned 71 years old today. of course, george w. served as president from 2001 until 2009 remains the only president to have an mba receiving his master' degrees from harvard business school. since leaving office bush has taken up painting and recently released a book of his artwork entitled portraits of courage. >> if you their you're well traveled wait until you hear about this college grad's whirlwind trip. she's making amenta tempt to visit every country in the world and that would break a world record. 22-year-old from alabama on her way to become the youngest and fastest person to travel to every sovereign country. so far she's visited 25. she's got 172 to go. according to the guiness book of world records rules she has to step foot in the country and take a picture for it to count. >> wow! all right. be careful in some of those countries some are a you have little dangerous right now. >> michelangelo used a chisel to make the david. leonardo davinci used a paint brush to create the chapel. >> fox's benjamin
FOX
Aug 10, 2016 5:00pm EDT
christie of flat outlying about the george washington bridge scandal. he and his lawyer are fighting back, though, wait until you hear what they're saying now. >> police officer gets sick after stopping at a restaurant. police say it is a case of intentional food poisoning. what an employee is accused of putting in his drink. >>> imagine remembering everything in your life. every meal you ever ate. what you wore months ago on specific days a chance encounter years ago much this man says it's part of a rare condition with one big draw back. ♪ prodders, shuckersers, and sniffers, all giant produce is triple checked. we're focusing on fresh... ...so you don't have to guess. my giant. everything naand it doesn't take is so wholesothe whole paycheck. giant's exclusive nature's promise. eat well for less. my giant. ♪ >>> an aide to new jersey governor chris christie told a colleague the governor quote flat out lied drag 2013 news conference involving the bridge gate scandal. that's according to a new court filing released today. christie denies lying or any involvement in the george washing
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Feb 16, 2017 5:00pm EST
probable cause to believe governor christie new lane closings at the george washington bridge in 2013 were more than just a traffic study. thanks for joining us at 5:00. i'm iain page. lucy is on assignment. governor christie facing official misconduct charges for failing to act to stop those lane closures and gridlock part of an alleged political retribution scheme. fox 29's dave kinchen joins us thirty five trenton tonight. dave? >> reporter: iain, this news came at a time when many state lawmakers are in d.c. for a conference and while they're talking about this, we know for a fact the taxpayers have a lot to say. for the second time a judge says the criminal complaint filed against new jersey governor chris christie regarding the bridge gate scam can move forward and it has the garden state talking. >> i'm stunned. i work for the state. i didn't even know that. >> i think that's interesting, you know, i'll be curious to see what happens. >> reporter: bergen county commune municipal judge said today there's enough evidence to believe governor christie failed to stop the 2013 l
FOX
Mar 29, 2017 5:00pm EDT
november for a plan to close lanes near the george washington bridge that links new jersey to new york. prosecutors argued the plot was retribution against a democratic mayor who would not endorse new jersey governor chris christie. the governor was not charged in the case. >>> turning now to president trump's first 100 days in offi office. new jersey governor chris christie headed to the white house today to meet with the president and at one point they were campaign rivals now they are coming together to combat the opioid epidemic. fox news correspondent john roberts has more from washingt washington. >> this is a total epidemic. >> reporter: president trump kicking off another busy day at the white house by sitting down with former campaign arrival governor chris christie. the two are teaming up in an effort to begin addressing the deadly opioid and drug abuse crisis facing the country. the president who has hint a taking executive action aimed on tracking down on the abuse has tapped christie to take the lead. epidemic something personal for the governor who dedicated his final gub
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Apr 19, 2017 5:00pm EDT
: the main attraction, general george washington's actual tent. the one he slept in, planned attacks in and even wrote about how close the colonies came to losing to great britain. >> we can never ever know enough about the american revolution. never. >> reporter: famed historian david mccullough says the real live forms of the exhibits include those who's contributions were faded. ignored or never really reward rewarded. among the incredible determination risks and sacrifices all made in the name of freedom. >> it's a reminder of what courage our predecessors had, and how much we have to live up to. >> reporter: the man of the hour was not our current commander in chief. >> we got to fight every damned day tore mine ourselves how we got to where we are. >> reporter: successes, failures and all reminded former vice-president joe biden. >> you cannot define an american by race, religion, ethnicity. you can only define an american by an intuitive commitment to the notion that all men are created equal. >> reporter: performances led by a key cast member of the blockbuster broadway hit h
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Sep 8, 2015 5:00pm EDT
. a busy first day for students and educators alike at george washington carver high school of engineering and science. dozens gathered outside the building this morning for the annual bell ringing ceremony. on hand to help rink in the new school year mayor michael nutter and superintendent william hite. >> another special day for schools across the delaware river. the camden school district welcoming back students to celebrate the beginning of a new school year. camden's mayor dane ya redd was also that to greet students and parents. mayor redd joined the district superintendent and other board of education members at three other schools today. some students were even given new backpacks and school supplies. great welcome back. >> very nice. >>> a lot of folks of course very excited about the pope's visit to fill until a little more than two weeks. can you imagine that flying by. one man really loves pope francis. >> yes. so much so that he's made the pontiff a permanent part of his life. fox 29 photojournalist bill rohrer introduces to us a very dedicated francis fan. report.
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Sep 16, 2016 5:00pm EDT
kell will answer questions about the 2013 george washington bridge lane closing scandal both are facing a list of charges including conspiracy and wire fraud. governor christie was not charged and denies knowledge of the whole thing. >>> in you decide tonight donald trump admits the president was born in the united states. but then he tried to blame the years long birthcement er conspiracy on hillary clinton. she and the president are walling in. joel waldman reports for us tonight from washington. >> hillary clinton and her campaign of 2008 started the birther controversy. i finish it. >> reporter: donald trump putting an exclamation point on the birth er controversy pinning it on hillary clinton despite cries from some trump started it all. >> president barack obama was born in the united states period. >> reporter: hot button issue reignited by rival hillary clinton during her return to the campaign trail. today the democratic nominee reasserting the claim from the very beginning wreaked of bigotry. >> he is feeding into the worst impulses, the bigotry and bias that lurks in our coun
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Nov 4, 2016 5:00pm EDT
guilty of crea creating traffic jams at the george washington bridge back in 2013 for what prosecutors say was political retaliation. a jury found them guilty on all counts. both defendants say they do plan on appealing. sentencing is set for february. we will have much more on toda today's guilty verdicts coming up in our next half hour. >>> a man who claims he was the young boy molested in the shower by jerry sandusky 15 years ago is expected to testify in court today. the testimony is part of sandusky's fight to have his conviction overturned. lawyers for the 29-year-old man say he was the person who was identified during the 2012 sandusky trial as victim number two. but lawyers for the man say does he not believe he's the same person assistant coach mike mcqueary thought he saw in the shower with sandusky. the hearing in bellefont hasn't wrapped up yet for the day. >>> now, on to lumberton, new jersey, where brothers christopher and brian company stelle low facing murder charges tonight. investigators were lookly for missing person who lived with the two men. they found
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May 23, 2016 5:00pm EDT
has the story. >>reporter: with cameras rolling, plate oh resident george sabers set out for an adventure off the coast of corpus chris time it's really a unique experience. and boy, did he find one. we try to find king fish. we let out some life bates and see what we had. we hit a shark. it was an atlantic sharp nose measuring three feet long. saiber was an experienced chack fisherman thought it would be safe to try and cut the shark free. this is the first time one actually turns around and takes charge of the chack. while bringing the distressed shark on board the kayak saiber made a distake. i let go of the line too soon. i wanted to place the head in the the front of the well and what happened was the shark turned around and came back in and charged at my body in my seat. several camera angels captured the tense seconds that followed while the shark thrashed around the kayak inching closer and closer to saiber. as far as fear, i'm surprised i remained as calm as i was. at the rate the shark was coming, i did my best to do evasive maneuvers to avoid getting about it. the sha
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May 31, 2016 5:00pm EDT
wright came in. president obama talked. made some jokes even called jay wright the george clooney of coaches. hilarious. everything was fun. but president obama still had a little trouble pronouncing one of our players names. >> arf. now, i just sped through that in case i didn't say it right. (laughter). >> barack obama is tough but arcidiacono, man, that's a lot of vowels in there. so we'll call him arch. >> i couldn't have written a better script for myself and my senior class. the way we came in to school struggling and continued to fight and topped it off at the white house unbelievable. >> arcidiacono is happy the president said his name at all. no matter how he said it. presented him with the 44 jersey to commemorate the 44th president, of course, and later today we'll talk more about those guys. this big experience and jay wright excited to be here at the white house. we're in d.c., can you believe it? a champion. we may not see one of these in a long time. iain, back to you. >> i'll take it. it was great. man, it was so cool watching that whole thing unfold. >>> controversy
FOX
Jan 20, 2017 5:00pm EST
george washington had the shortest address. his second with a scant 135 words on his way to his first inauguration in new york city he passed through philadelphia and trenton from his home in mount vernon to get there. this lymph graph shows him in trenton in 1789. he was also the only president to kiss the bible as he was sworn in. ♪ >> thomas jefferson's inauguration gave birth to the inaugural parade at that time something called the inaugural open house. when he through open the doors to the president' house and said come one, come all. good for the third president not so much for the seventh. ♪ >> the inaugural open house had battle tested andrew jackson jumping out a white house window in what has become known as the wildest party in white house history a crowd of well wish schers stormed 1600 pennsylvania avenue ruining furniture, breaking china and only the promise of more free liquor could lure them out. ♪ >> want to go to inaugural ball wish you were living during our fourth president' time james maddison had 400 tickets going up for grabs for $4. a tick on the seconda
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Mar 25, 2016 5:00pm EDT
killed in the line of duty. there was a memorial service today in landover maryland for prince george's county detective jacai colson. colson who grew up in delaware county was killed on march 13th after a man fired at a police station and officers returned fire. authorities say friendly fire killed colson who was in plain clothes at the time. colson's familiar l lay him to rest in marcus hook on monday. >>> clearing skies and dropping temperatures in your fox 29 weather authority. here's a live lock at the ben franklin parkway. pretty nice. we saw some showers earlier but things are drying out and now we are looking ahead to the holiday weekend. let's check in now with chief meteorologist scott williams. a good weekend in store, right. >> we are looking at a nice upcoming holiday easter weekend, dawn, but as you mentioned, we saw some clouds along with a couple of showers across the area earlier in the day most of the the activity diminishing we have leftover pockets of showers right now down the shore. a cold front is moving through and those winds are picking up out of the north and
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Nov 16, 2015 5:00pm EST
selling drugs out of their home. cops say 53-year-old joanne beatty and her son 24 year old george beatty sold drugs to undercover officers. investigators found pot, heroin and prescription drugs inside they are home on garrett avenue. they both were taken into custody along with a third woman inside the house. jean bowler loo police say had illegal drugs on her. authorities say the mother and soon duo sold drugs to local college students. >>> happening now new details about a disturbing discovery in ben sink ton. the medical examiner's office says the bodies of two infants found in a lot filled with trash are medical specimens. but there's still a lot of mystery surrounding these babies. fox 29's jennifer joyce is live at philadelphia police special victims union. what's going on here? >> reporter: good evening, joyce. police tell us at this point they don't know where these specimens came from or why they were dumb down a city street like trash. investigator as have lot of questions and so does the community. more than 24 hours after police confirm the discovery of two babies bod
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Feb 8, 2017 5:00pm EST
even less. >> i'm george from danny's auto. >> after explaining we were there to see about repairs, it was it was time to surprise miss catherine. >> let's see if we can do anything with this van. >> it cuts every time you trying to transport your daughter. >> yes. >> that's not good. >> no. >> we think about something better for you. the blue onsie there looking from there it will be your new van. nice service van. never going to break down. >> the van was absolutely free and removable seats make it possible now to comfortably transport mariah to her appointments and other events she previously had to be excluded from. >> thank you. >> you deserve it. >> reporter: the gifts also included a free four-year warranty and $500 gift card but if possible that's all seconda secondary. the real story is a daughter asking for help because she appreciates the sacrifices her mothers makes an business sens sensing sin sincerity deciding the family could use a break for goodness sake. i'm bill anderson. ♪ >>> a woman donates one of their kidneys to total stranger. how she met the man who's li
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Mar 7, 2017 5:00pm EST
george michael died of natural causes. the singer died suddenly christmas day at his home in southern england. initial autopsy couldn't determine the cause of death. british coroner' office says michael died as a result of heart disease and a fatty liver. he was just 53 years old. >>> well nascar could be on track to reduce race car noise. nascar reportedly considering turning down the scholl yum on its stock cars. the sounds given off by the cars norly around 100 decibels during the races the quieter car proposal is aimed at makin makit easier for fans to talk to each other during those races. >>> these days you can find a ton of healthy restaurants but one new restaurant in new york city makes dishes specific toll benefit your brain it's called honey brains. offers newt trent packed meals specifically made to boost your brain health. a doctor opened the spot along with his family to educate folks how food can help alzheimer's, he says most dishes on the menu use ingredients from the med did he rain yann diet which may slow cognitive decline. >> it's fruits, vegetables, la legumes, w
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Jun 3, 2016 5:00pm EDT
upstairs hotel room. we spoke with captain george cap pee of philadelphia's 26th district about challenges police face there. so i can only say my experience with the casino they've been gone over and above anything they can do to help us. >> a study showed the casinos affect on local crime to be 97able he says. contingent of officers initially assigned there was reduced to patrols one of them always carrying a casino radio. cap pee says gamers have a role to play in safety. >> they're the ones that can take the necessary precautions either not to walk out of the establishment with a large sum of money where they can potentially be robbed. but of course, the establishment has some responsibility as well to take actions. >> reporter: this gambler hopes his lawsuit prompts chan change. >> you know, you would hope that there will be steps taken to make sure that people that go to this place don't have to deal with this in the future. >> reporter: carlos rodriguez the robbery suspect cuffed in the sugarhouse bathroom has been banned from all pennsylvania casinos. and remember what the state to
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Jul 12, 2017 5:00pm EDT
come to andy the so-called mastermind of the lane closing scheme on the george washington bridge will not be going to prison. federal judge in new jersey sentencing david wildstein to three years probation today and 500 hours of community service. wildstein pleaded guilty to his involvement in a scheme to close lanes on the bridge back in 2013. it led to absolute gridlock in the town of fort lee, new jers jersey. prosecutors argue this was way to punish the mayor of that town for not endorsing governor chris christie for re-election. wildstein faced up to 27 months in prison. >>> now to another big story today. the weather. it is day two of temperatures in the 90s and people are looking for relief from the heat but don't get your hopes up. because it's not going away any time soon. kathy orr is out in old city where she's track something dangerous heat. kathy it's really horrible out there. >> dawn, and iain, do you know if it was hotter this afternoon in ocean city at the shore than it was in philadelphia. for a big stretch of the afternoon. right now we have a bit of a breeze. you c
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Aug 15, 2017 5:00pm EDT
jackson's coming down. i wonder, is it george washington next week? and is it thomas jefferson the week after? you know, you real i do have to ask yourself where does it stop? awed group on one side and you had a group on the other, they came at each other with clubs, and it was vicious, and it was horrible, and it was a horrible thing to watch. but there is another side. there was a group on this side, you can call them the left. you've just called them the left. that came violently attacking the other group. so you can say what you want. but that's the way it is. >> you're changing history, you're changing culture, and you had people, and i'm not talking about the knee nazis, and the whitemarsh nationalist cents, because they should be condemned totally. but you had many people in that group other than neo-nazis, and white nationalists, okay? and the press has treated them absolutely unfairly. now, in the other group, also, you had some fine people. but you also had troublemakers, and you see them come with the black outfits, and with the helmets, and with the baseball bats. you got -
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Aug 17, 2017 5:00pm EDT
. >> firefightefirefighters you wl out to rescue who climbed the george washington memorial statue near the art museum. they had to bring out a ladder truck to get the person down. guy got stuck. we don't know who it is and why they did it or whether they'll face any charges by the way as of yet. speaking of statues the statue of former philadelphia mayor frank rizzo is clean again. crews hosed off the brown statue at 14th and jfk this morning after someone pelted it with eggs. prosecutors have charged 25-year-old man for throwing them. in the wake of the violence in charlottesville some in philadelphia are pushing to pull down the rizzo statue. >>> we put up a polyester on our facebook page asking our viewers what they think. well thousands of have you voted right now about 75% say it should stay put. >>> for eagles fans tonight is the first of many home games. the birds are taking on the buffalo bills in what will be the pre-season home opener fans can lee joy joyce and cheer for their team and sing the city's famous sports sing fly eagles fly. sean bell has more on the big game. >> sean. >>
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Sep 23, 2016 5:00pm EDT
, he admitted and pled guilty to orchestrating the george washington bridge lane closure, wildstein key witness for federal prosecutors, an ex christie aid also testified today, claiming the governor's office kept track of gift and support given to democratic elected officials. >>> back to your fox 29 weather authority now, picture perfect day out there for a lot of people enjoying old city today. still many of them i saw wearing shorts, t-shirts, for the start of the fall. but you might want to -- might not want to put those pants or get them out ready for the weekends anyway. >> meteorologist, scott williams, kind of liking this warm weather for fall, scott? >> some folks like t some folks think, ya, we should be having temperatures where we should be for this time of year. look at the numbers, 88 wilmington, 88 philadelphia along with trenton, temperatures running good ten to 15 degrees above average. not feeling like fall across the area. but we do have that fall front off to the north. it will move through during the overnight, a dry frontal passage, and take a look at the high
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May 6, 2016 5:00pm EDT
yet to support the presumptive nominee. george w., jw. bush and mitt romney also refusing to throw their support behind trump. >> i don't think it matters if the high level politicos or the washington, d.c. bubble guys do not get behind him right now because the american people are behind him and the american people are the republican party. >> reporter: even president obama taking a jab at trump today while touting the success of the economy. something that billionaires has been blasting during his and tire primary run. >> i just want to emphasize the degree to which we're in serious times and this is a really serious job. this is not entertainment. this is not reality show. >> reporter: both donald trump and hillary clinton have something else working against them. the duo have the highest unfavorable ratings in the last 10 presidential election cycles inform washington, joel waldman, fox news. >>> did you see this today in center city, couple dozen people walking all the way to dallas texas. they make a soggy journey through philadelphia today. this is to carry the load national
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Jun 23, 2016 5:00pm EDT
lebron, george, guys like that. you go back to the bottom. >> reporter: of course, it's not just ben simmons that will be drafted tonight for the 76e 76ers. they had the 24th pick and the 26th pick. but who knows. there have been rumors they might move up in the top five to get one of those top guards in the draft. who knows what's going on? it will be crazy. already a lot of trades in the nba. something else happens i'll let you know later in the sports cast. but hopefully, hopefully we get another pick to go along with ben but we already know, ben, we love you you're great, let's go. the sixers are about to be back. back to you guys. iain? >> sean, thank you. >>> several big decisions coming from the supreme court today. another grapple with whether your race should play a role in the college i was tend. what today's vote means for affirmative action. >> a missouri mom is in trouble for giving booze to trouble. things went from bad to worse after that none too bright decision. >>> are you having trouble seeing? is your phone to blame what you could be doing with your phone that's d
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Jul 30, 2015 5:00pm EDT
radio sponge bob or curious george. >> his buddy likes to tease him. >> do you watch sponge bob. >> no new york city, no. >> he was watching any kid stuff like pokoyo. >> he quick to defense his younger friend and knows whoever did this is wrong. >> they could be 14, 19 or 17. and teenagers can do that. >> it all happened so fast not even the adults could react in time. grace owned the salon for 12 years. >> caught me by surprise. i saw the guy pass by twice. >> grace says the suspect mater a couple of passes back and forth in front of her salon. even does one of these. he gets a clear shot at a little boy with an i-pod. he grabs it. he's out of here. leaving little alejandro stunned. one little boy the victim avenue robbery. the other wondering who would do such a thing to a four-year-old? >> he might be a teenager. >> he might be? >> so but i wonder why did he do that? >> aww thankfully the little boy whose mother work at the salon was not hurt. >> thankfully. back to your fox weather authority now. dealing with heavy downpours and lightning and all kinds of stuff out there, scott. >
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Nov 30, 2016 5:00pm EST
reorder sub nard nantz to reopen lanes on the george washington bridge. >> people in the southeast assessing the damage after heavy storms and self suspected tornadoes further north in tennessee there's still trying to get a handle on those wildfires. >> but despite the best et cetera of firefighters and first responders more homes are going up in flames every single day. fox's john roberts has more. >> reporter: folks in the southeast are assessing the damage following this series of heavy storms overnight. with several suspected tornadoes hitting parts of alabama, tennessee, louisiana and mississippi. first responders and rescue workers combing through damaged and destroyed buildings anxious residents return home. >> we got down to the basement and after went by come over here and building is tore up. >> we've had community member lose their residence but nobody got seriously hurt. nobody loft any live. so we got that to be hang full for. >> reporter: but other communities weren't so lucky. there have been several confirmed deaths and officials throughout the southeast are report
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Dec 15, 2016 5:00pm EST
moments after a robbery but as fox's george franco shows us that deliveryman was not about to let that gunman get away. >> reporter: show me where the bullet was fired at you. >> right here. in my car. >> reporter: raymond told me he wasn't concerned about safety when he saw this shotgun wielding man who seconds earlier as seen op surveillance had robbed a sit company gas station. >> jumped in his car and took off. i noticed in the window a dude on the phone looked out trying to get a tag number. i immediately took chase. >> reporter: he chased in his car he was using on his early morning paper route but instead of delivering news he was making it especially when things took a dangerous turn a few blocks into the chase. >> opened the door and he saw a fire -- started firing i leaned over the passenger side and when i got back up, i shot back at him. he took off again. >> immediately followed the vehicle and called 911 and let us know what was going on exactly what his involvement w was. >> carrollton police detective says he was instrumental in the capture of 25-year-old michael dennis
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Oct 19, 2016 5:00pm EDT
toward jurors in 2013 he was left alone to explain to legislators about the traffic jams on the george washington bridge while everyone around him stayed out of it. also, today governor chris christie's former press secretary michael, testified he thought they arely on the traffic jams were all part of a traffic study. the other defendant bridget kelly is expected to testify at some point. >>> wild attack caught on video as a man stabbed a taxi driver during a ride. now we're talking with the victim about how he survived the ordeal. >>> and a snake pops out of hood of a car as a man is driving. most of us would probably have been startled. why this guy didn't panic. >> all new at 6:00 the search continues for missing bucks county woman. officials are returning to where they found her car to try to pick up her trail. what they need you to do to help find her. when government bureaucrats refused to approve a cancer vaccine equally for both girls and boys, i stepped in to change that rule. when my own party held up recovery funds after sandy hit us, i took them on and won. and when vetera
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Dec 3, 2015 5:00pm EST
handled touchy situation the wrong way. fox's george franco has the story. >> he's 21 years old. he has cerebral palsy. he's autistic. he's non verbal. he has seizures. >> reporter: dion haines spoke to me about her on antoine via skype from new jersey where they live. she and antoine were passing through the checkpoint at hearts felled jackson international. she says things turned ugh whole tsa agent went to search antoi antoine. >> i said you can just wait, let me grab my items off of the bag -- off of the belt because i want to watch you search my son. so he proceeded to tell me, no, he's going to go ahead and do his job. i said no again. >> miss haines is very protective of antoine after she claims he was fondled and mistreated by a tsa agent a few months ago. >> i didn't like the way that they searched him. so from this moment on i decided that i was going to be in his presence from now on any time he got searched. >> reporter: she admits she reactioned strong whole they atlanta tsa agent refused to let err be present during the search of her son. >> he cep saying, you impeding
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Nov 11, 2016 5:00pm EST
photojournalist and veteran himself george roach has their story. ♪ >> i know that i am an american airman. ♪ >> i'm an air space medical technician. >> i'm a security force special. >> i'm in charge of shipping and receiving. >> i provide important information to pilots and sensor operators in the rpa community. >> i'm dental services here at horsham air national guard base. >> i'm a pilot on the m29 reaper aircraft. >> i am aerospace medical technician. >> commander of the 111 security force squadron. >> my grandfathers were all in the air force in the navy. my sister actually was five years younger than i went through basic training. >> something i wanted to do. discipline in myself. >> i decide wad better way to continue that family legacy than to join the united states air force. >> we had only three females out of a squadron of 300. >> i was the only woman and senior ranking i was in charge of a lot of folk. >> in the beginning i was very shy and very quiet. i kept to myself and just did my job. i became very close with some of my co-workers here and i know that they would h
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Oct 26, 2016 5:00pm EDT
about traffic closure on the george washingtod he knew about the scheme. prosecutors say, officials closed the lanes to punish the mayor of fort lee for not endorstigon bid. prosecutors have never charged christie. >>> right now investigators are trying to figure out wtarted a e near the battle of brandywine area in chester county. >> firefighters responded to birmingham township. police say 65-year-old bonnie lynn hall died after her home on the 1300 block of birmingham road went up in flames. first responders saw the flamese so they discover the victim on the first floor. the home sits on a secluded and wooded area so they were no available hydrants. police say the fire though is not considered suspicious. >>> fire investigators are also looking in a fire this morning at a senior living facility in pennsauken, new jersey. flames ripped through a two bedroom apartment at bend 7:00 s morning. firefighters helped nearly 150 residents get out of that building. medic took six people to the hospital for smoke inhalation. firefighters were able to contain the fire to one room. the people
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Jul 12, 2016 5:00pm EDT
previous administration also touched by the tragedy. former president george w. bush and his wife laura paying their respects at the service. the couple now calls dallas home after leaving the white house. >> with their deaths we have lost so much. we are grief stricken, heart broken and forever grateful. >> reporter: the service emotional with immediate family of all five slain officers seated in the front row. leaders from several faiths offering prayers. >> and there's no greater love than this. that these five men gave their lives for all of us. >> reporter: now there are two visitation today's as well taking place in the greater dallas area. the funerals for these five officers two of them start tomorrow. lucy and iain. >> thank you very much, joel. >>> live there in dallas. you can good the very latest on fox29.com. more on today's service and the investigation it's all right on the home page. >>> happening now, the search for a shooter in southwest philadelphia. police are on the hunt for a man who shot three young teens last night when they left a basketball game. one of those t
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May 18, 2016 5:00pm EDT
much for george zimmerman's gun? tmz is reporting zimmerman is now weighing several offers and that the top bid is more than $120,000. zimmerman put the gun on the auction block saying it's the firearm that was used to kill 17-year-old trayvon martin. in 2013 a jury ruled zimmerman not guilty of second degree murder and manslaughter in the teen's death calling his action self-defense. >> a stolen letter crit written by christopher columbus is back at its home in italy. someone took the letter from a florence library back in the 1950s. the thievery placed that letter with a forged copy. the real letter was sold several times and somehow ended up at the library of congress in the u.s. following a tip, american art historians examined the two versions and confirmed one was a fraud. the original printed copy is now back and on display in a library in florence italy. >>> he's being called house guest from hell. soon aft finding a family to crash with police say he pulls a gun and said he wasn't leaving. ordeal lasted for months. how it all finally came to an end. >>> massive flames engul
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Jan 17, 2017 5:00pm EST
will focus on r and development and maintaining it's existing factories in alabama and georg georgia. >> you could call it trump change. see what we did there. >> i see what did you there. >> russian metal workers created a commemorative sterling silver coin to mark president-elect donald trump's inauguration this friday. the coin depicts mr. trump's face on one side with the flip side showing the statue of liberty and the inscription in trump we trust. remember this is russia. 45 of the commemorative coins will be issued including five which will be minted in gold. >>> a south jersey homeowner wants to know why some of his prized possessions ended up in the back of a public works truck. and why that worker came in through a side window. >> major mess inside one home in michigan. broken glass, plants knocked over. what got into this home that this guy needed to fight off. sean bell? >>> lucy nba voting polls have ended but the push continues. some question whether or not joel embiid should be in the all star but coach brett brown says -- hear what he had to say later in sports.
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Jan 11, 2016 5:00pm EST
. george washington university is now saying it's going to take back an honorary degree awarded to bill cosby. the school's decision reverse as stance taken last year when officials say they would not rescind that degree. but debate on campus continued dan the university said it is now purchase sueded to take it back. in december montgomery county prosecutors charged cosby with drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his home in 2004. dozens of other have accused of the comedian of sexual assault or attempted molestation. >>> ribbon cutting in cherry hill opening up opportunities to feed the needy. officials gathering at the grand opening of the brand new cherry hill food pantry it's now on brace road. the new location is more than four times the size of the old one so that means those in need of food assistance can shop around the store for what they need. >> here they can shop for themselves, they go around with a shopping cart and they get to select all of their items themselves. we can put many more items out. they can take what they need and not what just is hasn'ted to th
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Feb 5, 2016 5:00pm EST
baroni accused of of orchestrating the george washington bridge closures in september 2013 to punish a local mayor for not endorsing christie's re-election campaign. their trial is scheduled for mid may. kelly is christie's former deputy chief of staff and baroni he was a top appointee to the port authority new york and new jersey. lawyers for both sides say the u.s. attorney's office has refused to provide information and they want that to change. >>> developing now, new weapons in the fight against zika virus. ing that text health officials announcing a local patient contracted the zika virus after having sex with an infected person who recently traveled to venezuela. >> well now federal health officials are giving new guidelines to help prevent a transmission like this from happening again. fox's jonathan serrie is at the cdc in atlanta tonight. >> reporter: the centers for disease control and prevention is taking new action to combat zika. issuing interim guidelines to ward off sexual transmission of the virus. pregnant women are being urged to talk with health care provid
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Nov 29, 2016 5:00pm EST
deathdeaths of another firefigh. the attorney for 21-year-old george matos injury calls the death of 16-year-old parker hess quote a terrible accident. but state police say matos took out his legally owned gun and fired at the teenaged junior firefighter. a judge is keeping matos in jail over criminal homicide charges. >>> flames are lighting up the sky in eastern tennessee tonight as two huge wildfires rage out of control. not only are firefighters battling the flames, they're also focusing on puttin puttingt house fires and clearing roads. >> meanwhile national guard is lending a hand making sure people in the fire's path get out. fox's jonathan serrie has the story. >> reporter: raging wildfires fueled by high winds forced evacuation of thousands of people in tennessee. officials say more than 100 buildings have also been damaged or destroyed. >> the wind blowing like it was we didn't get to leave. >> the past 24 hours we experienced a wind storm that was up to 80 miles per hour. >> when you couple that with the dry -- the drought that we've been experiencing, everything was almost l
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Jun 9, 2017 5:00pm EDT
double from where it was about year ago. >> reporter: ceo george duffle son says the new administration changes everything. >> code of government has -- tone of government has completely changed. coa will is no longer a four letter word. fossils fuels are encouraged and that's great things for our economy. tack cuts possibly infrastructure spending are great for our business. >> president trump didn't come, even the democratic governor of the pennsylvania looked on as he delivered message during the mine's opening ceremony. >> when i campaigned for president i said that we would end the war o on coal and put or incredible miners back to work. >> this coal seam is about 4 feet thick. so eventually men will spend an entire eight to ten hours shift miles deep with just this much clearance. it is dark, dangerous, tough work. for the 70 jobs in this mine they have more than 400 applicants. >> it's a hard day's work every day but it's worth it. >> at the coalminers cafe in town betty roads remembers the boom times and knows one mine opening won't bring them back. >> we probably
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Dec 1, 2015 5:00pm EST
2004 dodge caravan when he crossed george washington bridge headed south on i-95 into new jersey. cops say he's armed and dangerous so if you see him or rebecca, call 911. >>> the race is on tonight to find a local mom and her three month old daughter. thirty four-year-old ramirez and three month old genesis were last seen friday november 27th in the vineland area. police found ramirez car abandoned on northbound route 55 on saturday. family and friends don't know where they might be. so if you've seen them or you know where they are, please call police. >>> to a developing story now he will bammed pennsylvania attorney general kathleen kane taking action against defensive e-mails. some pornographic or racist in nature were shared among a group of judges and prosecutors in the state now kane is appointing a team lawyers to investigate. fox 29's jeff cole joins us now. jeff, what did the ag say today. >> reporter: lots iain. attorney general cane can took her battle for survival against pornographic e-mails to the place where americans come to learn about the constitution. she dis
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Jan 19, 2017 5:00pm EST
former president george hw bush and his wife barbara are still in the hospital. the 41st president is in intensive care for pneumonia. doctors are constantly evaluating the 92-year-old to see if they can remove a breathing tube that was put in yesterday during surgery. right now he's in stable condition. vice president-elect mike pence sent his well wishes to the family at a conference this morning. >> they're on the hearts of every american. this morning we understand they had good night last night. but we encourage every american to remember president bush and his wonderful wife barbara in their prayers. >> mrs. bush says she's feeling 1,000% better aft being treated for bronchitis. >>> all right. get ready to shell out more cash to send a letter or pay a bill. stamp prices are going up. how much the price is riding and when you need to have all your forever stamps by. >> it's hank i'm new field gloucester county had the flag heap of the shield alloy super fund site. it's been leaking things into the ground water and ground for more than a decade much there's news. things are hap
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Feb 9, 2017 5:00pm EST
mal 39 while george is 55. >> wasn't he the one that said he didn't want any kids? >> now he's got two. >> better get some energy at 55. >> you know this having triplets my goodness. there was probably a little stressful for you and vita having the triplets. >> yes. >> lots of love. we all deal with stress of course. burn out can really take a toll on your job and your relationship. >> yeah. so how can you tell if you're becoming burned out? some of the signs are severe exhaustion, mentally, physically emotionally you just feel kind of spent. those are signs that you're overwhelmed. so is dreading work. and constantly thinking about the weekend. if the weekend yet? how do you fix it? experts say first thing to do step back and look at what you really want. >> write out what are your priorities. sometimes just re-evaluating the things that you need to do, the things that you want to step back from. i think that's important because ultimately it's well-being that leads to success. >> that means more golf if you ask me. [ laughter ] >> another tip if you have too much on your plate se
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Mar 24, 2017 5:00pm EDT
would happen. >> reporter: george armstrong says he moved in a few doors down from the murder scene where police say 38-year-old nora lived with her six-year-old son. a picture of the victims is filling newspapers in india as it was reported their software engineer husband and father of the boy discovered the bodies. >> came to a big shock to both of us. i mean we really weren't expecting anything like this. real nice neighborhood. i've lived in a lot of bad places and this is a nice one. >> reporter: investigators could be scenery moving evidence from the home as the burlington county prosecutor's office leads the probe m neighbors say they heard sirens last night. but no screams of terror. >> never heard of anything like this before. at least three years i've been here. detail coming from theore- prosecutor' office its and law enforcement. they debunking earlier reports that this murder double murder was motivated by a hate crime because of the indian decent of the victims they say there's no indication of a hate crime at this point. the investigation still underw underway. back t
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