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Police Warn Of Credit Scam Targeting South Jersey Residents Video included

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Police are warning people in South Jersey about a credit scam. Authorities say it starts with a text message that looks odd, which tells people their bank accounts have been hacked.
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JFK Center Won’t Be Renamed Obama Center Video included

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The decision whether to re-name the JFK Center in Willingboro in honor of President Obama has been drawing national attention. More>>

DA: 15-Year-Old Girl Was Driving At Time Of Crash In Wayne County Video included

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There are new developments in the deadly crash that killed three Council Rock High School South students. More>>

Boy,9, Suffers Graze Wound In Tacony Shooting Video included

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A 9-year-old boy was shot in the head just before 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon. It happened on the 4700 block of Knorr Street in the Tacony section of the city. More>>

Police: Burglars Stole Equipment Used To Teach Kids With Special Needs Video included

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Police say some cold-hearted crooks broke into a Philadelphia school and stole important equipment needed to teach children with special needs. More>>

Home Depot probes possible credit card data breach

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Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a credit card data breach. The Atlanta-based home improvement retailer told The Associated Press Tuesday that it is looking into "unusual activity" and that working with both banks and law enforcement. More>>

Video Purports To Show Beheading Of US Journalist Video included

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Islamic State extremists released a video posted Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group continue, "our knife will continue to strike the necks of your people."

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Police: Man Left Child In Car While Gambling In Del.

Delaware State Police have arrested a Maryland man for leaving his child unattended in a car while he was gambling in a casino. More>>

New Jersey OKs Trump Plaza shutdown Sept. 16

New Jersey casino regulators have given final approval to Trump Plaza's plan to shut down in two weeks. More>>

Friends work to 'save' Pennsylvania bucket bear

A group of friends has tracked down and helped to save a western Pennsylvania bear that got its head stuck in a bucket-like contraption. More>>

September Sizzle

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Summer is not over just yet! Today will be very hot and humid with high temperatures in the low to mid 90s and mostly sunny skies.  A cold front will bring some thunderstorms tonight, some of which may be severe.

Wednesday will be less humid but it remains warm all week long.

Tuesday (93/72): Clouds/Storm

Wednesday (88/74): Sun/Clouds

Thursday (89/67): Sunny/Hot

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All Bets Off As AC's Revel Hotel Casino Shuts Down Video included

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Atlantic City's Revel Hotel and Casino has officially closed its doors Tuesday morning, a little more than two years after opening and following months of financial struggles.

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9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia

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Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone. More>>

1 Person Killed in Bethel Township Accident

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1 person was killed in an accident in Bethel Township, Delaware County on Monday evening.Initial reports indicate that a vehicle may have hit a tree and overturned. It happened on the 3300 block of Foulk Road around 8:30pm.Foulk Road was closed for several hours while police investigated the crash scene.Stay with Fox 29 News for updates. More>>

Council Rock South Mourns The Loss Of Three Classmates Video included

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Three boys from Council Rock South High School died over the weekend when their SUV overturned. More>>

Hamels, 3 Phillies relievers no-hit Braves

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Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0. More>>

How Young Is Too Young To Fly Alone? Video included

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Would you let your child fly alone? If that answer is "yes," big changes may be on the way for American Airlines. See why you could be paying big bucks for your child's next trip.

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Roxborough Fire Destroys Family-Owned Dry-Cleaning Business Video included

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A fire destroys a family-owned business early Monday morning in the Roxborough section of the city.

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Revel Hotel Casino Begins 2-Day Shutdown Video included

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It is the beginning of the end for Atlantic City's Revel Hotel and Casino. The hotel shuts down Monday morning, and early Tuesday the casino will follow.


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Alex Holley Premieres On 'Good Day Philadelphia' Video included

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Alex Holley arrived by way of a famous Wildwood Tramcar to join Mike and Sue Serio on the boards, along with some "Good Day Philadelphia" fans!


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Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

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Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men... More>>

After 27 Years, The Showboat Casino In Atlantic City Closes Video included

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The Showboat Casino in Atlantic City has cashed out for the final time. The boardwalk staple of 27 years closed its doors for good at 4 p.m. Sunday. More>>

3 Council Rock High School South Students Killed, 3 Hurt In SUV Crash Video included

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Authorities say an SUV carrying six young people overturned in northeastern Pennsylvania, killing three and injuring the others. More>>

PECO Investigating Gas Odor in Phila Region

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A spokesperson for PECO confirms to Fox 29 News that crews are trying to find the source of a gas odor that has resulted in hundreds of calls to PECO on Saturday.About 400 calls have been placedto PECO as of 4pm Saturday; that is an elevated number of calls than a normal day, the spokesperson says. Crews that are trained in gas odor response are spread throughout the area to try to pinpoint the source of the odor. Reports of gas odors have been made by customers in Delaware, Montgomery, Chest... More>>

Students Prepare To Return To School With Free Supplies Video included

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We all know Labor Day Weekend is the unofficial end of summer, but it also mean something else...back to school. More>>

Atlantic City losing 2 casinos, 5K jobs in 3 days

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A time few could imagine during the glory days of casino gambling has arrived in Atlantic City, where two casinos and more than 5,000 jobs will be lost this weekend. More>>

Social Media Working To Save Pets Abandoned In A Local Home Video included

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Concern is growing for the health and safety of some pets left alone on these hot summer days. More>>

Old City Fire Station Reopens After Burning Down

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A fire station in Old City went up in flames, almost a year ago. Since then firefighters have been serving its community while based out of another location. More>>

Man Arrested For 'Upskirting' In Radnor Supermarket Video included

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Police say the suspect was doing what is known as up skirting….where you take your cell phone and secretly record up a woman's skirt without them knowing. More>>

Penn State, UCF set for Ireland season opener

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The idea started with a phone call. More>>

Hershey Takes Wraps Off New Corporate Logo

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The Hershey Company is rolling out a new corporate logo that features a freshly stylized version of one of its most famous chocolate products. More>>

Video Shows $70K Robbery, Shooting In Supermarket Parking Lot Video included

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Police release surveillance video of a man being shot and robbed of $70,000 in the parking lot of a supermarket in Northeast Philadelphia.

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Teen Drowns Retrieving Soccer Ball From Pond

Authorities say a teenager drowned while reportedly trying to retrieve a soccer ball from a recreational reservoir in southeastern Pennsylvania.

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Police: Woman Dies After Being Hit By 3 Cars Video included

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A woman has died after being hit by three cars in Philadelphia's Logan section. Police say two of the vehicles drove off, and they're still searching for one of them.


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Parade Sunday To Honor Broomall-Newtown Babe Ruth Champs Video included

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We want to say congratulations this morning to Broomall-Newtown Baseball, which now has two Babe Ruth World Series winners in one year!

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Cyber Terrorists Hack Some Of The Nation's Biggest Banks Video included

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A huge data breach is affecting five major banks. Federal officials say they were hacked by cyber terrorists. What exactly happened? And can we protect ourselves or prevent it?


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Security Ramping Up For 'Made In America' Festival Video included

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Philadelphia is gearing up for the big Labor Day weekend "Made in America" concert on the parkway. Find out what you need to know if you are planning on attending, and what you should not bother to bring.

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Police Continue To Investigate Kidnapping And Double Murder Video included

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Homicide investigators spent Thursday searching a home in Southwest Philadelphia searching for clues in the abduction of three men in Philadelphia. More>>

Police: Man Shot, Robbed Of 70K In Grocery Store Parking Lot Video included

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Philadelphia police say a man was shot and robbed when he pulled into the parking lot of the Pathmark on the 2100 block of Bleigh Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia just after 6 p.m. on Thursday. More>>

Police: SUV Disregards Red Light, Hits Tractor Trailer Into Mayfair Home Video included

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Police say an SUV collided into a tractor trailer, which caused the tractor trailer to crash into a house on the 6300 block of Farnsworth Street in Mayfair around 7 p.m. on Thursday. More>>

Riverside Firefighter Accused Of Arson

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Riverside police have arrested and charged a Riverside Fire Company member with 2nd degree arson. More>>

Ex-top aide to Congressman Fattah pleads guilty Video included

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A political consultant and former chief of staff to Philadelphia Congressman Chaka Fattah has pleaded guilty to federal charges for his role in a pair of campaign finance schemes.Gregory Naylor pleaded guilty Wednesday to lying to the FBI, concealing a felony and falsifying documents.Court documents say Naylor issued a phony invoice of more than $193,000 to a candidate in the 2007 mayor's race. Court documents don't name the candidate, but Naylor was a top adviser to Fatta... More>>

Jolie, Pitt wed privately at chateau in France

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The wait is finally over: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Hollywood's reigning royal couple, have tied the knot. More>>

Police: Missing NJ Teen Found Dead In Israeli Forest Video included

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Israeli police say they have recovered the body of the American student who disappeared last week. More>>

Jolie, Pitt wed in Chateau Miraval, France

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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in Chateau Miraval, France, says a spokesman for the couple.Jolie and Pitt wed Saturday in a small chapel in a private ceremony attended by family and friends.  More>>

8 piping plover chicks fledged in Del. state park

Wildlife officials say eight piping plover chicks fledged this season at Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes. More>>

NJ lawmakers seek phone records in bridge probe

New Jersey lawmakers investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures have subpoenaed AT&T for phone records of a top aide to Gov. Chris Christie. More>>

Teacher fired over sex in Pa. classroom rehired

A western Pennsylvania schoolteacher fired after she admitted having had sex with another teacher inside a classroom a decade ago is back on the job following an appeals court decision overturning her firing. More>>

Shooting Victim Crashed Into Building Causing Partial Collapse

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Philadelphia Police are investigating a deadly shooting in that led to a partial house collapse.A male victim was shot multiple times while sitting in the driver's seat of a 2008 Hyundai on the 1600 block of Seybert St. More>>

Police : 58-Year Old Woman Sexually Assaulted In Cobbs Creek

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Philadelphia Police are looking for a man wanted for a sexual assault in Cobbs Creek.The incident began on Saturday August 16 at 9:00 pm, a 58 year-old female, was on the 21 SEPTA bus going to her residence on the 6200 block of Chestnut Street. More>>

Vigil Held For Teen Killed On North Philadelphia Basketball Court Video included

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A shooting on a North Philadelphia basketball court has left a 17-year-old man dead. More>>

Swedesboro Liquor Store Owner Accused Of Racist Comments Video included

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A quiet little liquor store in Gloucester County is stirring up a big controversy. The store's owner is under fire accused of making racist comments to customers. More>>

Police: Man Kills Wife At Hospital; Son Found Dead In Home Video included

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Authorities say a man shot and killed his wife, then shot himself at a New Jersey hospital around 9:25 a.m. on Wednesday morning. More>>

Police: Thieves Posed As Cops, Stole $100K From Distribution Center Video included

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Police are investigating a six-figure robbery at a distribution center in the city's Fishtown section. They say two thieves made their way in posing as cops.It appears the suspects knew where the place was, and knew how the operation was once they got inside.Chief Inspector Scott Small told reporters that police were called to the Kawa Food Distribution Center in the Fishtown section north of the city center shortly after 2 a.m. Wednesday.Investigators said the center was preparing to open wh... More>>

3-Year-Old Golfer Shows His Skills On The Golf Course Video included

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A 3-year-old boy can hit a golf ball better than most grown-ups.Tommy Morrissey only has one arm, but that's not a problem when it comes to playing the sport he loves. FOX 29's Jenn Frederick hit the links with him on Tuesday at the Linwood Country Club.

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Two Bodies Found In Schuylkill River After Violent Abduction Video included

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Police are investigating a deadly abduction that ended at The Schuylkill River where two bodies were pulled from the water. A third person is being treated for stab wounds. More>>

Girl set to testify in Bryant School school abduction

A now 7-year-old girl abducted from her Philadelphia kindergarten and sexually assaulted could testify Wednesday in the trial of a former day care worker. More>>

Man Robs Olney Dunkin Donuts After Asking For Cup of Coffee

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Police are looking for a man who robbed a Dunkin Donuts in Olney.This happened on August 21 at 8:12 pm while employees were working inside the store located at 5401 North 5th Street.  More>>

'Threatened' status sought for monarch butterfly

Three conservation groups and a butterfly expert are asking the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to list the monarch butterfly as a threatened species. More>>

NJ woman who worked 4 jobs dies in car

A New Jersey woman who worked four jobs died while apparently napping in her car. More>>

Man Charged In Mayfair Double Murder Video included

Police say 25-year-old James Mears has been charged with two counts murder and two counts of robbery in connection with the double murder on Vista Street that happened Saturday. Police say 25-year-old James Mears has been charged with two counts murder and two counts of robbery in connection with the double murder on Vista Street that happened Saturday.
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Police say 25-year-old James Mears has been charged with two counts murder and two counts of robbery in connection with the double murder on Vista Street that happened Saturday. Police say robbery appears to be the motive.  More>>

Police: Flags From Veterans' Graves Stolen And Burned Video included

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Bensalem police say flags and decorations where snatched from veterans' graves and then burned. More>>

Paraplegic War Veteran Left Homeless After Chester Fire Video included

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A disabled veteran is proving he's a survivor not only overseas, but right here at home. Intense flames consumed his apartment earlier this month, forcing him to make a decision whether to live or to die. He chose life by making a drastic move.FOX 29's Shawnette Wilson caught on with him on Monday.
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Police: Bullet Lands By Toddler’s Crib In Darby Video included

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Darby police are looking for two suspects after a bullet came just inches from a 3-year-old boy while he was sleeping in his crib on Sunday night. More>>

Kindergartner missing for hours before family told

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A kindergartner abducted from her school was missing for six hours before her family learned she was gone, witnesses testified Monday as a young woman's kidnapping and sexual assault trial opened. More>>

Police: Intoxicated Uncle Lets 8-Year-Old Steer Car Video included

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A man was supposed to be looking after his young nephews, but instead, police say, he took them on a drunken joy ride. More>>

Homeowner Who Shot Alleged Car Thief Charged With Murder

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56-year-old Brian Baur has been arrested for the murder of 30-year-old Richard Hull of Maple Shade, New Jersey. More>>

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