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right now a father clings to live in the hospital shot in a carjacking. he had just parked his truck in north philadelphia to pick up his teen son when the armed men struck, beat and shot before the men stole his truck leaving him for dead g evening, i'm iain page. >> i'm lucy noland. those men are still on the loose tonight. fox 29's dave schratwieser is live at police headquarters. how is that father doing tonight, dave? >> reporter: lucy, he is in stable condition after being pistol whipped and shot one time in the neck. tonight detectives are trying to figure out why he was targeted or if the thieves and carjackers were actually targeting his brand new high end dodge ram pickup truck. >> i'm just hoping everything comes out okay 'cause he's a good guy. i love him like my son. >> reporter: for the family of 35-year-old metro, some scary moments tuesday evening when two suspects carjacked the father of three right out of his new 2016 dodge ram pickup truck in west
kensington. >> he comes here every afternoon to pick up my grandson. >> reporter: police say he had just pulled up to relative's home the on the 2,000 block of bodine street to pick up his 13-year-old son when two men carjacked him seconds before his son came out of the house. >> the two perpetrator as proved him, drug him from the car, forcefully and struck him in the head, shot him. and then fled with the vehicle. >> the neighbors were saying black car was following him. >> reporter: police respond to go scene found victim lying in the street bleeding from his head. they rushed him to episcopal hospital. he was then transferred to temple university hospital in stable condition. suffering from a gunshot wound to the neck. they got the kids. he's a good worker. >> definitely hi-end expensive vehicle. >> reporter: police found his dodge ram 1500 hem me moments later in the 2,000 block of randolph street. >> we did find what appears to be some fresh fingerprints on the driver door. >> reporter: cq's family says
he's a teamster who work at the food distribution center out an essington avenue. one witness told police fox 29 he heard the carjackers yell, dea, dea, before they attacked him. >> detectives are going to dust this vehicle for fingerprints. they're also going see if they get any dna evidence. >> reporter: now, family members told me tonight they have no idea why this man would have been targeted. they say he's a hard working family man. tonight police are looking at surveillance video from areas near the two crime scenes looking for lead in this case but no suspects and no arrests to report at this hour. lucy? >> all right, thank you very much, dave. on your radar get ready for a cold blast when you wake up. many already had their coats on tonight walking around out in queen village. live to wilmington most of us are in the 40s right now. by the time we wake up we'll and down to the 30s. oh, my, kathy orr. >> enough is enough. right? enough already.
take look at ultimate doppler you can see the skies are clear. we still have northwest wind that's keeping it cool an freeze warning again for northern and western suburbs berks county and also the lehigh valley believe it or not the average last freeze date is within the next couple of weeks. so it is not too late in the season to see something like this. and for philadelphia we're basically done. that's the good news. right now in the city it's 51 but 40s throughout a good part of the region. allentown 42. in the poconos 35 degrees. feeling more like winter or late fall. future temperatures show the numbers going way down during the early morning hours. by 6:00 a.m. we're in the mid 30s in the city no freeze there. but to the north and west around freezing or blow so if you have any tender plants please cover them up hopefully this would last that much longer. coming up we'll talk about the allergy forecast because that's going get a whole loss worse very soon. 70s back in the seven day so we will see a warmup and our next rain chance i'll see you later on in the broadcast. >> all right, kathy, thanks.
police are describing it has the lowest of lows. someone stole the doors off a mausoleum inside the laurel hill cemetery on ridge avenue in north philadelphia overnight. cops say the doors are made of brass and weigh about 800 pounds. they look similar to the doors pictured here and they are valued at about $25,000. >> they're pretty unique. we would ask public's help in locating and recovering them. i mean new york city doubt these people will try to pawn them off a scrap yard locally. >> police say likely took at least two people to make off with the doors. if you can help, call philadelphia police. this south jersey woman says she loved her job protecting children as they walked to and from school but a car hit the 81-year-old and she's now out of work. tonight, community is coming together to help a long-time crossing guard. fox 29's shawnette wilson has been talk wig her tonight live in millville now. shawnette. >> reporter: lucy, according to police report the driver is being cited for careless driving and failure to comply with a
crossing guard sign. in the meantime this 81-year-old woman is heart broken as she will not be able to return to work. >> once you get hit, it's frightening. >> reporter: mat dee riley sits in the living room of her millville moment with a cane and two bruised knees, one in a brace. >> she hit my knees. i fell over the hood of her car. and then when she hit the brake, i came back off of the hood, but thank god i was on -- landed on my feet and not on my head. >> reporter: mad tee was hit by a car last month at the intersection of harrison and sharp street why while doing the john she has loved for the past 17 and a half years. >> i start walking out with my sign up this way. >> reporter: at 81 years old, mat dee is a crossing guard. >> i'm a firm believer in god and without him, i wouldn't be here today.
>> reporter: this vibrant woman with an infectious smile and strong faith says she worked five days week, three hours in the morning, three hours in the afternoon at three different stops. >> i love it. those kids, they help me as well as i help keep them safe. they make me want to live. >> reporter: before the accident she had replacement surgery on one knee and she's a diabetic so she's had major surgeries on the other knee, t too. but maddie maintains sense of humor thinking about the students who she calls her children. >> they say probably saying, we don't have to -- >> community started collection for the beloved crossing guard. the incredible store on high street is the drop off site. >> just to know that they care. that my 17 and a half years wasn't for nothing. >> reporter: and back here live before maddie became a
crossing guard, she work as an is machine operator at a glass factory. she tells me she was the first woman to ever hold that position. for more information on donations for maddie visit our website, "fox 29".com. iain. >> shawnette, great woman, good for her. thank you. developing to night, medical marijuana is one step closer to being legal in pennsylvania. a bill passed in the state senate today and now heads back to the house for final approval before landing on the governor's desk and supporters hope the bill will be signed later this week. it would let patient who's have least of ailments obtain marijuana for therapeutic purposes. governor wolf supports making pennsylvania the 24th state to enact a comprehensive public medical marijuana program. skyfox over a schoolbus crash that sent two children to the hospital. police tell us several students were on that bus you see right there. it tangled with two other cars in north philadelphia just before 5:00 tonight. this is at the corner of diamond and north vanpelt streets. two children did go to the hospital for observation.
no one else is hurt. things turned violent when store employee tried to stop two suspected shoplifters. police want to find these two women. they say they walk out of the five below in center city last friday without paying. officers say an employee followed them outside to get back the stolen stuff when they whip out steak knives and stabbed her in the neck and back. the two women ran away. the victim was treated at a hospital. a local mother is floored by a nasty note someone left at her home about her little boy. the language it uses to describe her three-year-old son with autism is, well it's beyond the pale. fox 29's bill anderson has been speaking with the mom who received that anonymous letter. >> my son has autism, adhd, pica, he eats non-food items. he has behavior issues. um, he's in therapy a lot. >> reporter: bonnie three-year-old son ryan faces many challenges on daily basis. most of his neighbors know he's autistic and are compassionate
towards the family. but recently a letter they received changed everything. >> to the parent of a small child at this house. the weather is getting nicer and like normal people i open my windows for fresh air. not to hear some brat screaming his head off as he flaps his hands like a bird. >> the opening line of the letter was actually fairly tame compared to what followed. comments that bonnie says hurt that much more because of the challenges that autism presents for her son every day. >> but the screaming and carrying on needs to stop. no one wants to hear him acting like a wild animal. it's utterly nerve wracking, not to mention it's scaring my normal children. >> reporter: bonnie posted the letter on social media and received overwhelming support. support that seemed to be echoed by her neighbors. >> it's never been like that. i've been here 50 years. so, you know, nothing. it does -- it disturbs me really. >> reporter: doesn't appear to be any recourse but bonnie's
hope people who see this will think before they speak or write and realize the impact it has on the person you're addressing. >> just utterly stunned by the third sentence. my stomach turned. i felt like i was going to be sick. i really did. i felt sick to my stomach. >> reporter: bonnie is aware that no punishment likely to come to the center, she does hope that at least awareness will open up people's eyes to just how cruel we can be to those facing challenges. as always we want to know what you think. you can tweet us at fox 29 philly or leave your comments on our fox 29 facebook page. in the newsroom, i'm bill anderson, fox 29 news. the sharon hill woman heading to prison. she was behind the wheel of an suv that hit and killed a four-year-old boy. 27-year-old shaneeka mason pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of abdul wilson last april. investigators say mason's vehicle knock the boy to the ground on south 57th street in
kingsessing an she started to leave the scene the suv hit wilson again and killed him. mason has been sentenced to two to five years in prison. woman's car riddled with bullet holes. one of those bullets landed just inches from her heart. >> i really hope they catch the guys that did it because i can't sleep at night. >> the move she made behind the wheel that almost cost her her life. a billboard so many find so offensive. thousands are demanding it come down. why they're now finding out there's nothing they can do. and parents at one school told to just stay home. the new rule about picking up their children that's left many irate. come here, bud deem how you doing? >> daddy! >> hey. >> special surprise for local five-year-old boy in the middle of karate class.
♪ it was a karate practice two young brothers from bucks county will always remember. after six months overseas they're daddy a u.s. army staff sergeant finally came home. >> our chris oh com was there for the big surprise. >> reporter: at action karate in shall font there's a lesson in every class. lessons such as courage, strength and discipline. >> there's all kinds of different reactions. >> reporter: five-year-old yellow belt daniel and the rest of his class are learning about reacting to the unexpected. >> and that lesson in reaction, well it's about to pay off for little daniel. that's because in just a few minutes, fresh off plain from
korea, his father is about to walk through the door. >> daniel, come here, buddy. how you doing. >> daddy! >> hey, i love you. how is it going buddy? >> it's been six months since five-year-old daniel and three-year-old ryan have been able to hug their dad. >> definitely nice to have someone to come home to. >> reporter: army sergeant joseph myrick has been deployed to korea. >> how do you feel? >> awesome. >> did you miss him. >> cyber terrorism expert on 30 day leave and he made it just in time for daniel's sixth birthd birthday. >> missed them. everybody the whole time i was gone. more than anything, i can see with the kids they're shock. don't know what's going on. >> reporter: he's in the miffled his third tour of duty overseas. >> do you miss daddy? >> reporter: his wife jennifer who has the hard job of keeping the family together back home. >> i miss having him a around. they spend a lot of time
together and learn a lot from dad and it's hard to pick up -- you're trying to play mom dan. >> reporter: next 30 days will all be about family. video games and a couple's short vacations before dad heads back to korea. it will be his last deployment overseas saying he's missed enough family time already. >> i missed daniel's birth. missed his last birthday and kind of not really easy but you got to do what you got to do. >> reporter: in shall font, chris o'connell, fox 29 news. >> mayor jim kenney introduces philadelphia to its new fire commissioner. the mayor announced the appointment of adam thiel to the post today. thiel has been serving as deputy secretary of public safety and homeland security for the state of virginia. before that he was the fire chief in alexandria, virginia. thiel says he's ready to take on what he knows will be a tough job. >> please rest assured i hold no illusions about the challenges that are set before us.
but if there's one thing i know about my sisters and brothers in this business, it is that they never shy away from a challenge. >> thiel is replacing derek sawyer named fire commissioner by former mayor michael nutter in 2014. people in west philadelphia neighborhood notice a 25-year-old man in a car early this morning and they realize something is wrong. police say someone had shot and killed him. now there's a $20,000 reward to help catch his killer. >> ing two fine's bruce gordon spoke with upset neighbors who say this kind of violence is nothing new. >> reporter: 1600 block of north red field street springtime means not renewed life but violent death. folks around here say when the weather turns warm, the street crime returns. >> when i was coming up, you could walk the streets all night long. >> reporter: 90-year-old clarese chambers they call her miss sis around here knew the latest victim since before he was born. >> held him as baby.
>> reporter: what goes through your mind as you see this and hear about this now? >> terrible. so upsetting it really has upset me. >> reporter: police say 25-year-old jahlil hubbard was discovered slumped over the wheel of a 2014 dodge charger around 2:00 a.m. tuesday. just across the street and a few doors down from his own home. he had been shot to death. the doors of the car were closed but the driver's front window was open. projectiles were found inside the car. >> he appeared to either have been sleeping or they thought he was sick, and so witnesses report he was in the vehicle for several hours. somebody finally called 911. >> reporter: several neighbors told me they heard gunshot as few hours earlier, but around who are the reaction to gunshots is either to ignore them or hunker down in your home. >> not to be desensitized but -- >> reporter: you're so used to it that it's no longer shocks you. >> no, i'm not surprised. >> reporter: yvette brown lives right next to hubbard her son was shot and badly injured
eight years ago and that hubbard was raised by his grandparents after his mother's murder when he was very young. >> my heart aches for the fami family. just too much to bear. it's senseless. why? why? you know, why? it's so unnecessary. >> remember miss sis she moved here in 1966 and remembers a time when disputes were resolve with fists. >> but now you have to fight they ready to kill you. not like it used to be. >> reporter: hubbard we're told leaves behind two toddler aged children. a boy an girl. police detectives were in the neighborhood on tuesday knocking on doors looking for anyone who might have seen or heard anything. there are security cameras outside businesses nearby. though it's not yet clear whether that footage will be of any help. in the newsroom, i'm bruce gordon, fox 29 news. in franklin township, gloucester county, community coming out to show their appreciation for one of their officers. police k9 dire row retiring after 10 years on the force. after the past decade he's
helped in tracking down bad guys and finding lost children. township officials presenting his handler sergeant mike marsh with a proclamation honoring the four legged hero. >> aww hope he has a wonderful retirement. this mom and wife walked out the door for a dentist appointment but never made it home. what her family says happened at her appointment that took her life. teenaged girls brawling at school all over a boy. the weird weapon one of those teens pulled out that sent girl to the hospital. >> it was the call for help even firefighters thought was a joke. >> i thought dispatch was messing with us. >> they realized when they pulled up, oh, this was no joke. what was stuck 20 feet up this tree crews say they're never going to forget. now, with tomorrow's traffic, here's bob kelly. good evening, everybody. if you'll be out and about tonight into early tomorrow morning, we remember they got the vine expressway expected to be closed all this week on the
overnights between the schuylkill and broad street. they're repaving the kelly dri drive. watch for those exposed manhole covers and all day tomorrow they're coming to delco, south on i-95 the rode roving penndot crews will be working from the girard point double decker through the he port area down into delaware county. we'll check the jam cams sue will the forecast bright and
>> now your winning lottery numbers. ♪ camera rolled as sing hole formed in the middle of a california street. police shot this video and ma dare row north of fresno. it shows the road collapsing into an underground sewage line yesterday. 20 feet deep there. officials don't yet know what's behind it but think recent rain may have something to do with it. south carolina officer who shot and killed a man after a police chase learns his fate. north augusta officer justin cave haven't sentenced to three years of probation and 80 years of community service after pleading guilty to misconduct in office that's a misdemeanor. 2014 shoo shooting caught on dam video. he shot 68-year-old earnest, who was unarmed. grand jury refused to charge the officer with voluntary manslaughter. parents in one texas elementary school furious. >> they say they have no choice
but to wait in bumper to bumper traffic for an hour just to pick up their children. bare branch elementary outside houston has a new dismissal policy. students must get on to a bus or into a private vehicle at the end of the day. the school is no longer parents walk to the campus even if they just live a couple of minutes away. the principal says it's one way to stream line the dismissal process and keep children safe. parents say it's a policy that goes too far especially since the school is threatening parents with arrest. >> this is happened tom parents. they have been been cited they've been threatened if they step 1 foot on school property they'll be arrested, and charged with who knows what. >> does seem odd. several parents say constables have come to their homes to warn them they could be charged with trespassing if they dare to walk to the school. a woman' cars riddled with bullet holes one of those bullets came just inches from her heart. the move she made behind the
wheel that almost cost her her life. kathy? >> so we have this chilly air hanging over us for the past several days. but guess what's going to happen? that jet stream well to the north an warm surge will get underway. it's in the seven day. we're back with that coming up. >> starbucks shocker watch came local fool this coffee shop but it wasn't looking for any java.
♪ right now at 10:30, police are trying find the man they say robbed a store and then swung a box cutter at an employee in north philadelphia. it happened in march inside the see town super mark along lehigh avenue. this man tried to walk out of the store without paying for about $60 worth of stuff and then swung a box cutter at a
worker who tried to stop him. he ran off. no one was hurt. this new jersey teacher accused of of having sexual contact with a student. police arrested 26-year-old edmund harmon at his house in franklin township yesterday. he's a teacher at notre dame high school. investigators say harmon fondled a student and asked the teen to send him naked pictures. the school district has placed harmon on administrative leave. one woman says one move behind the wheel nearly cost her her life. but it wasn't from any crash. >> she nearly died when another driver pulled up next to her and started shooting. >> i'm sorry it's really hard, because all i did was -- all i did was honk my horn, and he tried to kill me. >> she doesn't want to be identified. you can understand that. she says she was on her way to work in minneapolis when she missed her exit then honked at a jeep that cut in front of her. traffic cameras show the jeep's driver slowed down next to her, she says three men were inside. the passenger in the front seat first told her to pull over. then he pulled out a gun.
and started shooting. >> 52nd later i pop, pop, pop, pop.p. you know, and then, you know, i realized, you know, i had blood coming from my, f my shoulder here and i didn't realize i had got shot in my arm and then i got shot in my abdomen. >> those are bullet holes you can see in her car. men shot her four times. once just 3-inches from the heart. she spent days in the hospital. she still has bullets in her body and, of course, she wants those men caught before they do it again. you decide house speaker paul ryan says he will not accept the nomination for president. ryan's name has been floated out there as possible contender if donald trump, ted cruz and john kasich don't have enough delegates at the convention. ryan made it clear today he does not want and will not accept the nomination. >> count me out. i simply believe that if you want to be the nominee for our party, to be the president, you
should actually run for it. i chose not to do this. therefore, i should not be considered period end of story. >> speaker says he's got too much work to do in the house to run for president. a storm hammered parts of north texas with hail the size of baseballs. this is in the dallas area. the falling ice shattered nearly all the windows at one home. busted out the wind she'll of cars as well. storm also damaged local schools police blame the hail for a slew of crashes. that's largest hail you've ever seen. >> maybe like quarter size. >> really? >> kathying. >> not that large. >> can you imagine. >> goodness. they've had about a hundred hail storms so far this season. so they're way ahead of schedule with severe weather, and more for that part of the country for the next couple of months. because april and may really the tornado season coming up there. for us, we just want some warm weather. you know, we deserve it and i think finally we're going to see it. in old city philadelphia, we're just looking at cool temperatures.
51 in the city not so bad the high 63. after the rain winds out of the north at 13 miles an hour crea creating a little bit of a chill. right now we're seeing cool temperatures in lancaster 43. 35 degrees in the poconos. 49 degrees in wilmington. as we widen out you can see that darker blue contour to the north with temperatures in the 30s. this is going to be moving down into the delaware valley during the early morning hours. cold area of high pressure is the reason why. with that northerly wind flow around it and that means wake up to temperatures in the 30s by the afternoon going for 58 degrees. but we will be seeing a late week warmup average high is 62 degrees for this time of ye year. wednesday below average. thursday below average. by friday slightly above normal and saturday that's when temperatures really begin to take off in the right direction. so we've had this trough over us for the past couple of weeks. early april i talked about how the first couple of weeks were going to be chilly but then the mid to latter period of month we'd see the warmup and that is exactly what's happening. so we are looking at
temperatures going from seasonal levels to well above average in the seven day forecast. so in the city overnight, 37. the suburbs 31. we do have that freeze warning and our northern and western sections also berks county and the lehigh valley winds out of the north five to 10 miles an hour. during the day tomorrow, plenty of sunshine high temperatures in the upper 50s with a cool breeze out of the northeast. as we look ahead, with the warmer and windy weather we will see allergies that will be sky rocketing. allergens maple, juniper and alder trees and look at these readings. high for wednesday, thursday, friday and saturday. if you're allergic to any of these, you'll have to those seasonal energy heads. on your seven day forecast look ahead to warmer weather. sunny stretch is really unbelievable. i don't remember a seven day like this in a long time. we have 60 thursday. friday 63. saturday 68. sunday 73. and by monday, we're talking
about 76 and in some places i think we'll see 80. >> i do. well above average. feeling more like summer then by tuesday, just a chance of a shower. looking good for the phils home stand. >> yeah looks beautiful. sun, sun, sun. >> we need that. >> thank you, kathy. >> you bet. do not love this at all. teenage girls brawled at school over a boy. weird weapon one of those teens pulled out that sent a girl to the hospital. and it was the call for help that even firefighte firefightet was joke. they realized when they pulled up this was real watch was stuck 20 feet up this tree crews say they'll never forget. >> the attack a florida lawmaker never saw coming. the fight he lost with a rooster.
goat wandered on in yesterday morning ignoring employees offer of a banana because the box that was in front of it looked so much more appetizing he went at it. police came in and got the goat posted the pictures on facebook you sigh here. the goat's owner says he's mine and now they are back together again. in your money tonight a cookie recall back to nature foods is recalling its classic cream cookies. the company says they could contain milk. that's not listed on the ingredient label. obviously this could be problem for people with milk allergies. giant food stores and martin's food markets selling the cookies and offering full refunds. take the cookies back with your receipt. nearly 40,000 verizon workers all along the east coast could strike at 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. and so far the communication worker announces the strike could happen if they don't reach a contract agreement by then. verizon says they will still work towards an agreement but say they're ready if those workers do strike tomorrow morning. atlantic city getting ready
for the summer season of concerts. so far it will get a little bit country on the beach. the two concerts announced so far toby keith and florida georgia line. keith takes the stage on jul july 23rd and in order georgia line show is september 3rd. shows are part of the larger announcement yet to come for the upcoming atlantic city beach summer concert series. going to be super fun. now we've all heard about kitties getting stuck way up there in a tree. >> yeah but firefighters in nebraska had much bigger problem on their hands. check this out. after climbing 20 feet up a tree this great dane named cora got stuck her owners realized she jumped their fence and ran out but didn't expect to find her in the air. they call the fire department for help. at first they thought they were being pranked. >> i thought dispatch was messing with us. i've been doing this 12 years, and just when they told us it was a 120-pound great dane, um, 20-foot up in a tree that math usually doesn't add up. >> luckily some firefighters
were there to break cora's fall when they lowered her down. cora's owner believes the dog was chasing a squirrel or raccoon up the tree. >> i can't even imagine that. wow! all righty. so this mom and wife walk out the door for a dentist appointment. she never made it home. what her family says happened at her appointment that took her life. in a billboard so many find so offensive. thousands are demanding it come down. whzwñw
♪ brawl between two girls at a florida high school ends with one in handcuffs and another in the hospital. police say a 16-year-old girl used a stun gun on another several times. she was zen to the hospital but is okay. cops say this was all over a boy and facebook. the teen with the stun gun is now facing charges. it was supposed to be simple dental procedure for detroit woman but her family says it cost her her life and they're now demanding answers specifically about the moments before the procedure. >> fox's amy lang spoke to her family. >> i just couldn't understand how she walk out the door happy
and fine and just died all of a sudden. >> reporter: amber waddell wants answers friday her mother left home for a dental procedure and never came back. 46-year-old april walters suffered from czar koy doses, asthma. copd, high blood pressure, diabetes she was on oxygen. sean in good health, but she had been cleared by her doctor to have her teeth pulled because of an infection. her sister crystal cart right during to the doctor at south field dental care friday at 10:00 a.m. but the medical assistants who took her vitals seemed concern concerned. >> heart rate was 130. the dentist came in ready to do the procedure. the dental assistant says, i'm waiting for her heart rate to slow down. the den tiff said we're fine and the procedure starts. >> april had anxiety she was nervous she had been turned away before because of an elevated heart rate. but not this time. after 16 of 18 teeth had been pulled the dentist told her they
would stop for the day. >> she was talking to april. ma'am, i think you needing to to the doctor and get your heart checked on. >> report roar crystal says the dentist left to see another patient but came back. >> maybe five or 10 minutes later, yeah, ma'am, like when you leave her you probably should take her to the doctor and get that check out because her heart rate is kind of high. >> reporter: crystal was starting to worry trying to get her sister and oxygen tanks to the car her husband helped get april into the back seat but then trouble. >> she says, i can't breathe. crystal thought her oxygen tanks had run out. she ran back inside for help. she says the staff came out with more oxygen but nobody seemed to know cpr. >> they didn't do no cpr or nothing. they was just rubbing her chest. when the dentist came out she started yelling like, i told you to take her to the hospital. and so i yelled back at her, i have to get her in the car in order nor to happen. >> reporter: instead an ambulance was called but april could not be saved. now the family just wants to
know what happened. the results of an autopsy are pending. >> 46-year-old woman should not die in a parking lot of a dentist's office. >> reporter: although we were not able to speak with april's dentist south field dental care tells us an investigation is underway. >> we feel deeply for what happened and, you know, our hearts and prayers are with them. >> our hearts go out to our family and our prayers as caroline mentioned. we're looking into everything that happened that day. >> reporter: in south field, amy lang, fox news. >> some are are calling it visual pollution. thousands of people in florida neighborhood are fighting to have an antis lame billboard taken down. the billboard is located in saint augustine near jackso jacksonville. it reads "islam bloody islam doomed by its doctrine" neighbors angry over what they call hateful words have started online petition demanding the billboard be removed but county officials say they can't do it claiming it's a freedom of speech issue they don't want to touch.
>> look at it. it's nothing but hate toward america and america is not supposed to be this way. we are supposed to be a country that's supposed to be at peace. >> residents say they hope the community outrage is enough to get the person behind the billboard to remove it. >> a colorado state legislative committee has okayed a bill that would give school children access to marijuana. legislators passed a law last year allowing marijuana on school campuses for medicinal use but not one school district in the state followed through. a new bill let's districts write their own policies and require them to allow non smokeable medically prescribed marijuana at school. >> this bill makes sure that every school district is able to, a, put a policy in place or, b, allow a parent or a medically guided adult to be able to administer medical marijuana to these vulnerable kids. >> school districts are worried that allowing medical marijuana on school grounds would put
several funds in jeopardy since it violates said federal law. in florida, a lawmaker says he's kind of used to getting a tacked in the county chambers during meetings but never expected a sneak attack at home. >> his as sale lament a rooster as fox's kelly joyce shows us, the rooster won. >> reporter: this is roadie the rooster. he took down 53 lucien's county top leader friday afternoon. >> here i am. victim of a rooster attack. >> reporter: chairman jason davis was in his yard working on his work bench. >> two of my hens laid eggs up in my barn even heard them lay the egg. yup, they laid the eggs. good girls. i patted them and they went on about their merry way. >> roadie heard the commotion and came to check it out as well. davis stood to get a hammer. >> at that point he decided it's time attack and he fluffed his feathers and charged me. i raised my right foot to kick at him, he kind of flared back and he took his two spurs which
are on both of his legs on the inside and they're about as big and round as your pinky and four or 5-inches long and they're very very sharp at the point. and he jabbed them into my ank ankle. >> the spur went through his jeans and boot. >> i had a pair of rattle snake booting big fat cotton sock and it wept through all of that into my skin down to the bone and cut attend. >> it was so bad he had to go to the hospital and get on antibiotics. he wore a boot and used a cane for few days. and today he's still limping. >> needless to say, it hurt. really really sore ankle. it's swollen an great deal of pain in it. >> his advice never trust a rooster. >> pretty tough guy. >> kelly joyce, fox news. even went that was his boot. >> wow! >> amazing. >> never trust a rooster. >> no. >> okay. >> fog horn leg horn. i like fog horn leg horn. >> i'll note that in the future.
darn roosters. eagles fletcher cox unsigned although two sources have told me he turned down a mega money deal. his age came after me today. the way he spins it obviously and the sixers season, yeah, it's almost over and the phillies keep on grinding and they did so tonight against the padres. highlights and sports coming up.
♪ those phillies try again oh night for first win at home. they were no hit until the fifth inn to go night. not lots of offense by either team. let's go to citizens bank park. couple hotdogs at the ballpark tonight. i guess whatever you can do because the baseball doesn't entertain you. but there were almost no hits but ryan howard started because
darrin ruf is hurt. he just can't play defense the fourth upping. luckily for the phillies they didn't score. but in the sixth, herrara with a man on hits triple down the right field line so the phillies are one to nothing. the padres committed their second error of the upping they can't play defense either. two runs score. the phillies go up three-zero. the phillies within three to zero but the manager sees the pitching coming together. >> i feel like we'll be in every game with our starting pitch and the game p the way the bullpen pleased to be shaping up we're please the way it looks. >> fort sixers it's am over. almost over, brett. almost over. one game tomorrow. toronto -- drake there to watch a bad basketball team. that wasn't toronto. he's from toronto. gets to see a good basketball team. he throws it back out to kyle lowry. sixers out scored in the third quarter 32-13 out scored by 30 in the second half. they only lose 122-98.
to roar ton he tow. this morning i went on wip to talk about the situation with fletcher cocks cock. eagles need to sign fletcher cox we understand that. clearly important to the defensive line but we should also understand the eagles know they have fletcher cox this season because he's under contract and the next two if they so choose by putting a franchise tag on him. this is what i have been told by two sources. the eagles in crack negotiations with cox have offered him over 60 million guaranteed. and that contract would call for over a hundred million but the guarantee what really counts his agent to do france and cox have not septembered the crack. his agent went on wip today to dispute my story. >> i'm 44 years old. do you think i enjoy people, you know -- i shouldn't say people arc person talking about me with this kind of miss information and framing knit a certain way? no, makes me want to be that tough guy that you guys told me i was and throwing on the boxing gloves and say let's go at it, how war. gloats. >> i've got a date at the wells fargo center and let me know
your birth date i'll send i was car. let's break this down. to do france represents other players in the same positions in the nfl buffalo's marcel darius $96 million deal. 60 million guaranteed. he's represented by france. not his player but kazoo has $114 million deal, 60 million guaranteed. fletcher cox in that area so do you the math. and todd france never directly disputed my numbers. these agents are spin doctors. and how many of them actually tell the truth? >> he's got the boxing gloves i want to watch this one. >> i'm ready. >> it will be interesting. >> drop them. don't go fraser. >> rumble in the jungle, baby,
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