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>> live from center city in philadelphia this is fox 29 news at 11. breaking news tonight. verdict is in and pennsylvania's attorney general kathleen kane is guilty. good evening and thanks for joining us. i'm iain page. lucy is off tonight. the jury deliberated all afternoon, and into the evening. before announcing its decision and our fox 29's chris o'connell was there as the verdict was read. he joins us live in norristown tonight. chris? >> reporter: iain, kathleen kane showed very little emotion staring directly in the eyes of those 12 jurors as she learned she was now guilty of all nine counts against her. now, pennsylvania's attorney general is facing prison time. >> pennsylvania's first female attorney general with a new title tonight.
convicted felon. >> it's a sad day fort commonwealth. >> reporter: kathleen kane was found guilty on all charges. two felony counts of perjury, seven other misdemeanor force of abuse of power. prosecutors say kane leaked grand jury testimony and then lied about it to cover it up. claiming kane tried to plant a newspaper story to get revenge on rival prosecutor. kane seen her earlier in the day left court through a back door while attorneys faced the media. >> the verdict conviction on all counts was a crushing below. i'm not going to say otherwise. >> reporter: jury of six men and six women deliberated for 4.5 hours at one point coming back to court asking the judge for specific damming text exchanges between cane canny and her top aids. >> we had somebody who felt that she was above the law. and that's not case because no one is above the law. >> reporter: kane did not take the stand in her own defense and
her tone called no witnesses in the three days of testimony. now facing up to seven years in prison the defense is vowing to appeal. >> but we have not lost our resolve. we will continue this litigation. we will continue this fight because we believe that our klein has been wrongfully accused. >> reporter: and tonight a growing chorus of people including pennsylvania governor woman calling on kane's resignation when asked about that resignation, her attorney says she will most likely sort that out in the coming days. iain? >> all right, chris, thank you. our other big story tonight the dangerous heat that just will not loosen its grip on our area. live look now from allentown after our sixth straight day in the 90's. it's had ard to find anywhere to stay cool. even out at the spray park and walking around in center city and get ready because we still have several more days ahead topping 90 degrees and even some possible strong storms are on the way. meteorologist kathy orr who are
now with your first forecast at 11. >> iain, we have few showers out there right now. especially in south jersey with another round of rain in the baltimore washington area that will be moving up from the south. that will be during the early morning hours. so another round of rain overnight and by tomorrow morning, a few spot tow showers as well. but then we'll be seeing the heat and humidity build. here's a look at the morning l low. philadelphia 76. 68 farther to the north and lee i'll valley warm in wildwood and atlantic city even wrightstown morning temperatures in the mid 70s. that's when we wake up. in for one more day of excessive heat. it will feel like over 102 in the philadelphia area where you see the red and elsewhere where we see the orange through south jersey and lehigh valley it will feel like 102. >> sml something that's changing we have a warm front lifting to the north and that will increase the humidity making it oppressive again. combine that with temperatures in the 90s. and that will create some harsh conditions especially for tomorrow. it will feel like 105 in
philadelphia tomorrow look what happens after that. by wednesday only feels like 93. it is improve many still quite warm. 92 on thursday. heat and humidity will combine to feel like 94 on fly day. so tomorrow's high temperature 95 as you plan your day tomorrow, 78 by 7am the lunch hour 88. 93 in the afternoon. 87 by the evening with some showers and storms. your extended forecast calls for the heat to continue wednesday, thursday and friday. that means 10 days of this heat wave. 88 degrees for saturday. sunday and monday temperatures actually fall to average and below. that's the very latest from the weather center. we'll talk more about timing these storms little bit later in the broadcast. iain, see you then. >> kathy, thanks. remember the city set up a heat line to help if you're having trouble with these he can treatmently hot temperatures. health department nurses are stand buying the phones to help with any heat related problems the number is (215)765-9040. you can also find the number on
our website just head to fox29.com. a seventy eight-year-old woman has died after police say she was hit by a car in center steam it happened around 2:30 at the intersection of 15th and locust. police say the woman was in the crosswalk when she was hit. medic rushed her to jefferson hospital where she died. police say the driver of the car did stay on the scene. developing to night cops are on the hunt for one of two men accused of being behind a string of robberies. police say they've already arrested one of the men and the duo according to investigators targeted asian businesses. now authorities and business owners want to make sure that the second guy is off the streets. fox 29's dave street wise sir in west philadelphia with new developments. dave? >> reporter: iain asian business owners told osseter still in fear because only one of the suspects has been arrested at this point. anthony campbell remain to the street tonight and tonight his family has taken to facebook urging him to surrender.
>> asian business owners are still afraid after more than a dozen home invasion robberies and now even with one suspect locked up, store owners like this woman who asked not to use her name are still worried because a second suspect anthony campbell is still on the loose. >> still afraid because still one guy not been caught. >> reporter: campbell and norman bowen accused of being suspects in spree of home invasion robberies. bowen was picked up on probation violations last week. campbell is still on the streets. his family and friends now pepper facebook with comments urging him to turn himself in. >> would you like to see him turn himself in? >> yeah. >> surrender. >> yes. >> reporter: one post said turn yourself in before they use fatal force. another one said, do the right thing, turn yourself in. and yet another said, son dork the right thing. i don't want nothing bad to happen. i love you. >> you want him locked up.
>> um-hmm. >> and make sure they don't hurt anybody else. yeah. >> reporter: philadelphia police expected to hold a news conference tomorrow related to this case. sources tell us tonight the fbi is also considering filing federal charges in this case as well. iain? >> dave, thank you. in berks county new information about a family of five killed in a murder suicide. the district attorney's office says the father and husband mark short was the one who pulled the trigger on his wife meghan and their three kids. two-year-old willow before turning the gun on himself fingerprints an note left behind provided clues in the case and police say the couple was breaking up and meghan was set to move out of the home the day she and the children were killed. the berks county community was immediately gripped by grief. >> these children were young and whenever we lose youthful, innocent human beings, it's
never easy for a community to recover from that. >> in july investigators say police responded to the couple's sinking spring home for a domestic incident. no charges were filed. the police say the next day mark short went out and bought a handgun and had a recent dee mowing at his job and new his wife was going to leave him. da could not say whether mark short was diagnosed mental illness. >> after two nights of unrest in milwaukee authorities are taking steps to make sure that things remain peaceful tonight. officials issued a 10:00 p.m. curfew for anyone 17 years or younger. protests erupted in response to that deadly police shooting of 23-year-old sylville smith. he was shot during a traffic stop after officers say he had a gun in his hand. last night police say officers were forced to open fire on a teen after attacks on officers. state's governor has sent in more help. >> obviously, we believe first and for most we want to ensure they're safety and so the state
is stepping up to provide assistance not only through back up through the national guard but, yesterday throughout the day we shifted 26 more members to wisconsin state patrol. >> walker is also called the state national guard to action but holding it in reserve to be called upon by local law enforcement. signs of support tonight in south philadelphia for the city mess and women in blue. dozens turn out to one park to say thanks but things didn't end there. fox 29's shawnette wilson was at the rally and joins us no now from philadelphia city hall. shawnette. >> reporter: well, iain the rally ended behind me at the municipal building witness reading of the names of officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. diane powell is paying tribute to police officers from head to toe one of dozens who came out for a back the blue rally in south philly this evening the crowd gathered at 15th and oregon with snacks, drinks an dj. >> most waived nags and held signs in support of police.
>> stand with the police officers and the people that want to put these police in our city, keep our city, streets, clean and safe. >> i feel like all lives matter at the end of the day. no specific color. don't matter what your job is. everybody do, you know, do something wrong in their life. all live matter. >> small group of protesters showed up holding signs but things became disorderly when the group stood in front of the line to march ahead of police supporters on that are way up broad street to city hall and the municipal building. one police supporter snatched a sign from the protester. another brought dogs in the crowd. the protesters were diverted by police as the march moved forward. >> and back here live, the event was organized by a group called taking back our south philly streets. iain? >> all right, shawnette, thank you. in camden, historic house were before martin luther king once lived could be demolished if community activists cannot come up were ahman to save it.
the house on walnut street owned by relatives of dr. king pogs roommate in seminary school and they remember fondly the time dr. king spent in the home. >> i do know that dr. king lived here. >> reporter: yeah. >> while he was in seminary school. >> reporter: you remember him being there? >> yes. definitely. >> reporter: got the clear memory of him. >> yes, very clear. >> the house has been lifted as eminently dangerous for the city of camden and has to be eatery paired for demolish the family has applied for historic status with the historical preservation society. if approved, federal funding for repairs could be made available. a guy swipes a diamond ring right in plane sight. what he asked the employee before he whips out a gun and runs. and this little guy causing some panic on plane. you can see it's a monkey. why the airline is now apologizing. a restaurant owner went above and beyond for this employees what he did to make sure they did not find behind on
tonight detectives are hoping this video can help them catch a suspected jewelry thief. police say this guy went inside the gold galore jewelry store on tenth and market back on july 22nd and asked to see a ring. he allegedly flashed a gun at an employee and then took off with the ring. police say this is him leaving the 11th street station of the market frankford line. if you have any information call police. you see it, you shoot it. our fresco users are helping us show what's happening in your neighborhood. dawn, what's going on tonight? >> well, iain, fresco users captured this video of a the shooing investigation in wilmington, delaware. someone shot a 64-year-old woman in the leg this morning along the 600 block of north jefferson street. police released these photos of the suspecte suspected shooter t investigators aren't sure of a motive just yet. if you recognize this man, police want to hear from you. several fire departments responding to a fire at this abandoned factory in easton today.
this is on the 600 block of cole street. the names broke out just after 11:00 o'clock this morning. and they burned until just before 5:00 this evening. still not clear exactly what caused the fire. fortunately, though, one was injured. when you see news happening in your neighborhood, be sure to take out your phone and shoot it and then make sure to you use the fresco app and send it to our newsroom. iain. >> dawn, thank. turning to your health now, heads up for people who have beaten cancer. could obesity be more common among cancer survivors in the us? new study suggests that the answer is yes. researchers say the problem is particularly high among survivors of colorectal and breast cancer. they've analyzed data gathered from more than a half a million adults between 1997 and 2,014. cancer survivors obesity rates went up from 22 to 32% over the that time. there's no word on why those findings appear in the journal of clinical oncology. passenger on a flight from columbus ohio to las vegas says he was questioned by the airline
about his service animal. that service animal happens to be monkey. jason ellis said he was on the frontier flight on tuesday. he says airline officials were not aware at first that the monkey was indeed a service animal. the monkey named gizmo has ellis copy company with anxiety. >> he's never actually hurt anybody and doesn't. he's helped me in bigger ways than i can imagine just by interaction with other people and helping me out. he helps me out because i have a lot of anxiety issues. >> ellis says frontier airlines apologized for the inconvenience and they've offered him to refund him for the flight. well tonight in your money amazon is taking one alcoholic order to go whole new level. the online giant will let customers order food as they watch it being made on a cooking show only launching in japan for now. the company will debut a cooking show on its prime video streaming and then with single click you can get that food sent right to your door. it's just latest from amazon
pushing its dash buttons which can literally push to reorder household supplies like laundry detergent and food. the cooking show food delivery service officially begins this fall. back here at home seniors and disabled residents got a helping hand abc or able bodied christian men giving out three free fans today in southwest philadelphia. their vision is to inspire atmosphere of service letting their actions speak more than their words. and you needed that fan out there because it's pretty hot. here's kathy orr to tell us when we we might met relief, kathy. >> there is row heff in the seven day forecast. right now we're looking at rain moving across the eastern shore of maryland into kent county, delaware, about to see very heavy rain, some hail along the eastern shore this all moving east toward 13 and you can see that heading toward dover as well. so riverview, also, harrington into milford you are going to be seeing some heavy rain within the next 10, 15 minutes and that could cross the bay into south jersey. so our fox future cast has a
good grip on this heavy precipitation moving through south jersey. and then lifting tour the north. for the rest of us we expect a partly cloudy sky perhaps a few morning showers but the main event will come late in the afternoon in the form of line of showers and thunderstorms. now there is at slight risk of severe weather. the best chance of seeing any severe storms will be through the lee ray high valley, berks county and into the poconos talking about potential for wind damage there could be some small hail but also some flooding rain any time we see it rain it's going to poor because of the heat and the humidity. take a look extended forecast today again. oppressive during the day tomorrow. the humidity drops on wednesday with a chance of shower or storm. temperatures stay right around 90 degrees until friday that would be day 10 of the heat wave. and then saturday it's back in the 80s. above average sunday. below average by monday. all in all, we finally break the heat and humidity by the weekend. that's the very hate test from the went center. we'll send it back to you at the newscast. >> all right, kathy, thanks.
restaurant worker takes a chance to make sure his employees didn't fall behind on their bills and it paid off. historic devastating floods destroyed parts of ellicott city, maryland just outside d.c. earlier this month and it caused phoenix emporium restaurant to shut down so the opener took the gofundme to ask people to donate money so he can pay the bills of employees while the restaurant rebuilds. >> i pretty much got the amount of money i needed to cover my budget for the month. so my car payment, my rent, car insurance, health insurance all that will be taken care of and i don't have to worry about that now so it's great. >> that is great. owner of the restaurant starte d the gofundme page two days after the devastating flood. so far people have donated nearly $30,000. here's howard with a look what's coming up in sports. >> what's wrong with the olympics this year? too many things that i'm sure many don't realize. i'm going to have a comment about why i'm turned off by the
i'm as patriotic as anyone. i know the united states is the best country in the world. i'm all for being proud to be better than the other countries. but i think the olympics this year are a disgrace at the venue in rio. now i'm not talking about the athletes. to compete for your country is terrific but the coverup that's going on by the olympic network nbc and by the united states olympic committee is beyond disgraceful. the venue this year in rio is assess pool. many of the accommodations are uninhabitable. olympic swimmer ryan lochte got robbed at gun point with three other olympian. the olympic committee denied the report and lochte explained the situation with the robbers dressed as cops. i've been told by a source that the medical problems with sickness because of the conditions which include a among many things unsafe water which is making a large number of the workers very ill. does nbc ever report all the
problems? not a chance. it's bad enough they're suffering from poor ratings. that part of it is a joke as well and then i hear johnny miller on the golf broadcast from rio say, i've not seen one mosquito and miller says, i want to thank the media for scaring all the public. johnny miller should stick to golf and other than that just shut up. then put that with the media not permitted to show highlights until it's too old. i'm so turned off from the olympics it's sad for the athletes that compete. it's sad but all the olympics have become is a money grab. what the olympics have turned into is sickening. >> iain? >> all right. how war thanks. how about singing supposer par adele putting rumors to rest after speculate laying she may be head lining the 2017 super bowl half time show. she said during recent concert the nfl reached out to her about performing in the show while adele says she turned down the offer. now the nfl and sponsored pepsi
are denying adele was ever offered an opportunity to perform at the half time show and nfl and pepsi says we've not at this point extended a formal offer to adele or anyone else. we are focused on putting together a fantastic show for houston and we look forward to revealing that in good time. you can watch the super ball right here february fie fifth on fox 29. >> i do in the believe the nfl. whether it was formal or not they wanted adele. she's so hot. she's right. i'm not a dancer or performer. i'm a a singer. >> more entertainment news with tmz and dish nation, stay tuned for chasing news followed by the simpsons. we're back at 4am with fox 29 morning news
tern general kathleen kane is now a convicted criminal, what her team says about whether she will finally resign. eagles tickets, how about a new have roof, this morning, philadelphia's district attorney is in hot water, just how much did he admit to taking in gift? the answer is coming up next. a sports person has died to all this heat scott williams is tracking our forecast and has a look what we can expect today. it is tuesday august 162,016th. so, i saw on twitter, twitter, we have to confirm witt scott, i don't know if it is true, i think nasa says that july was like the hottest month the earth has seen. >> scott, please verify. >> that is certainly right. temperatures across the globe have been warming we are in the middle of