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Temple University Takes Sraps SAT Scores From Admission Requirements


Prospective students who want to attend Temple University can scrap perfect SAT scores off their to-do list. More>>

VIDEO: Man Strikes Woman On SEPTA Trolley


The woman bumped into an unknown male who was standing in the doorway when the suspect threw a cup at her then followed her off the trolley striking her one time with a closed fist.


Del. shop owner loses First Amendment fight

A Delaware shop owner has lost his free speech fight over the decor of a beach store. More>>

Fox Sports: Phillies' Hamels Available In Trade Talks


There are now only two days left until the Major League Baseball trade deadline. FOXSports.com is reporting that the Phillies have made pitcher Cole Hamels available.


Vigil To Be Held For Victims Of Carjacking, Deadly Crash


Family and friends are gathering today to remember the victims. And now a Philly celebrity is stepping in to help the family through this difficult time.


70-Year Old Woman Reported Missing In Camden


Arlene Webb, 70, was reported missing from her home on the 500 block of N. 34th Street. More>>



Refreshing Forecast

Tuesday features below average temperatures and low humidity.  Highs in the upper 70s to near 80.  Mostly sunny and breezy. Cool, comfortable conditions stick around for the rest of the week, as we remain dry through Thursday.  

Tuesday (80/61): Sun/Clouds


An Inside Look At One Of Colorado's First Recreational Marijuana Shops Video included


Some call it the "great green experiment," the legalization of marijuana in some form has now spread to more than 20 states.
New Jersey is one of them and Pennsylvania may be headed that way. So what does legal pot look like? FOX 29's Chris O' Connell went to Colorado to get an inside look at one of the first recreational pot shops in Denver.


Two Suspects Charged In Carjacking Crash That Killed Three Children Video included

From Left to Right: Cornelius Crawford, 22, and Jonathan Rosa,19. From Left to Right: Cornelius Crawford, 22, and Jonathan Rosa,19.

Philadelphia Police say they charged two men in connection with the carjacking that killed three children and injured several others in the city’s Tioga section.


Car Plunges Into Delaware River At Penn's Landing Video included


Police say they pulled a man from the Delaware River at Penn's Landing after his vehicle sped through Old City and wound up in the river around 5:55 p.m. on Monday.

Police: Father Punches Wawa Customer For Looking At His Daughter Video included


Upper Darby Police are looking for a father accused of punching another man at a Wawa store after claiming the customer was eyeing his teenage daughter at the Wawa along the 400 block of South 69th Street around 5:15 p.m. on Sunday.


North Philadelphia Community Center Reports Theft And Vandalism Video included


Daycare workers at the Lighthouse, a community center in Kensington, showed up for work on Monday to find their building vandalized, and some of their beloved pets missing. More>>

Oldest Living Female Vet Is Honored Video included


Dozens gathered at San Antonio International for a hero’s welcome home as 108-year-old Veteran Lucy Coffee returned from her trip to Washington DC.


Young At Heart: 14 Life-long Friends Giving New Meaning to 'Senior Week'


A group of women originally from Delaware County are giving new meaning to 'Senior Week.'


Authorities: Mom drove drunk with son in pickup

A southern New Jersey mom faces numerous charges after she allegedly drove drunk with her young son in the car and tried to elude police following a hit-and-run accident. More>>

Small town sues Philadelphia over fire boat damage

A small New Jersey town is asking a court to find Philadelphia responsible for an accident that caused damage to a fire boat. More>>

New Castle County money transfer examined

The New Castle County auditor is examining the transfer of $92 million of the county government's reserve account to the United Bank of Switzerland. More>>

Water Tower Catches Fire in Camden Video included


Weather is being investigated as a possible cause of a fire that charred a water tower in Camden early Monday morning.


2 Barges Crash Into Salem County Bridge Video included


It was a traffic nightmare for people in South Jersey. Find out how these runaway barges tied up drivers for hours.


1 Dead, 4 Hurt In Feltonville Shooting


One person is dead and four others are injured after a shooting in Feltonville.


Overnight Storms Bring Down Trees, Flood Apartment Building Video included


Those sure were some strong storms that blew through our area overnight.


Rescuers Raise Money For Blind Kitten’s Surgery Video included


Cold, wet, alone and blind. That's how a South Philadelphia family says they found a stray kitten along a busy road two weeks ago. More>>

Police: Man Turns Gun On Himself After Killing Son, Injuring Girlfriend Video included

Pictured 5-Year-Old Cion Styles and Shyema Washington (Family Photo) Pictured 5-Year-Old Cion Styles and Shyema Washington (Family Photo)

Police say a father fatally shot his son and injured his girlfriend on the 1100 block of Haverford Road in Ridley Township on Saturday night.


Suspect In Wellness Center Shooting Charged With Murder

Richard Plotts,49, was arraigned bedside on Saturday night at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Richard Plotts,49, was arraigned bedside on Saturday night at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

The man accused of the deadly rampage at the Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital campus on Thursday is officially charged with murder.


Two Killed In Garden State Parkway Crash


Two people were killed in a two-car crash on the Garden State Parkway in Stafford Township Saturday. More>>

Man Left In McDonald's Bathroom As A Baby Tracks Down His Hero Video included


A local man left in a McDonald’s bathroom as a newborn has been using social media to search for his birth mother, and he may be getting closer. More>>

Apprehend Suspect Identified Following South Phila House Fire Police Heroics


Crews rushed to a row home in South Philadelphia to help a family in danger from a fire, but details have emerged about heroes who helped them to safety. More>>

New Jersey Sues Over Florida Pizza Shop Logo


The New Jersey Turnpike Authority wants a Florida pizza shop to pay a big toll for using a logo similar to the iconic Garden State Parkway's green and yellow signs. More>>

UDel Student Arrested For Putting Cameras In Bathrooms Video included

Authorities have arrested a University of Delaware graduate student they say installed hidden cameras in campus bathrooms. More>>

Details Emerging About Potential Motive In Mercy Fitzgerald Shooting Video included


More details are emerging about a possible motive in the deadly incident at a Delaware County Hospital campus. More>>

'Tuesday's Children' Remembers Family Members Lost To Terrorism Video included


These children all share a common bond. They've all lost someone they love - because of terrorism. More>>

Air wing at McGuire gets new commander

A military unit at New Jersey's Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst has a new commander. More>>

Police: Man dressed as woman, robbed bank

Maryland State Police say a man who dressed as a woman and robbed a Cecil County bank has been arrested in Delaware. More>>

Feds send 117 immigrant children to Del.

Gov. Jack Markell says 117 children who immigrated alone to the United States have been placed with families in Delaware. More>>

Neighbors Recount Encounters With Wellness Center Shooting Suspect Video included


FOX 29 is learning more about the suspect, 49-year-old Richard Plotts.He is currently in critical condition at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. More>>

7-Year-Old With Cerebral Palsy Runs The Bases At Citizens Bank Park Video included


A 7-year-old girl who lives with a debilitating illness has the heart of a champion. On Thursday, she got to live out a dream at the ball park. More>>

Case Worker Dead, Two Wounded In Wellness Center Shooting Video included


A female case worker was killed and two were wounded in a shooting at the Wellness Center on the Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital campus on Thursday in Darby, Pa.


Police Search For Missing Brooklawn Teen


Authorities in Camden County are seeking the public’s help in locating a 17-year-old girl from Brooklawn, New Jersey.


Blind Horse Gets New Hope And Restored Vision In One Eye Video included


A blind draft horse will live to see retirement, thanks to surgeons at the University of Pennsylvania’s new Bolton center in Kennett square. More>>

14 Men Arrested In Child Pornography Sweep Video included


A big child pornography sweep has caught 14 men, including two school bus drivers and a man who prosecutors say blackmailed a girl to strip on a webcam. More>>

Arrest Made In Fatal Camden Hit And Run

Surveillance Footage: Camden County Police Department Surveillance Footage: Camden County Police Department

According to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office Facebook page an arrest has been made in the fatal hit and Run that took place Saturday night.


Dick's Sporting Goods lays off 478 PGA golf pros

The western Pennsylvania-based Dick's Sporting Goods chain has laid off 478 Professional Golfers' Association teaching pros months after the company reported that sales of golf gear are dwindling. More>>

US unemployment aid applications drop to 284,000


The Labor Department says weekly applications for unemployment aid dropped 19,000 to a seasonally adjusted 284,000. More>>

NJ pays $150K to man injured by off-duty trooper

New Jersey is paying a $150,000 to a Philadelphia man who was injured in a car crash by an off-duty trooper. More>>

2 men charged with soliciting children for sex

The Attorney General's Office says two men have been arrested after they allegedly arranged to meet children for sex in separate incidents in Dover. More>>

Rally Of Solidarity For Israel Held In LOVE Park Video included


SkyFOX was live over the scene shortly after 5 p.m. on Wednesday, as big crowd gathered at LOVE Park in Philadelphia after area synagogues put out the call to stand with Israel. More>>

California firm issues nationwide fruit recall


A Central California company is recalling specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots sold nationwide over concerns of possible listeria contamination.Wawona Packing Co. President Brent Smittcamp said in a statement that he is not aware of any illnesses caused by the fruit, and the voluntary recall was announced after consulting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration."By taking the precautionary step of recalling product, we will minimize even th... More>>

Longport Woman Shares Personal Melanoma Story In Hopes of Raising Awareness Video included


A local woman is sharing her story in hopes of raising awareness for melanoma awareness More>>

Police: Employee Allegedly Sold Crack At Main Line McDonald’s Video included


Officers arrested 29-year-old Allen Trammell, an employee at McDonald’s, for drug possession and selling drugs while at work. More>>

Nazi war suspect, 89, dies as extradition OK'd Video included


An 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect died in custody hours before a U.S. ruling Wednesday that he should be extradited to Germany to face trial. More>>

Suspect Charged In Upper Merion Home Invasion Video included

Keith Darrin Morrison has been charged in connection with the home invasion, robbery (Upper Merion Police Department) Keith Darrin Morrison has been charged in connection with the home invasion, robbery (Upper Merion Police Department)

A home invasion suspect in Montgomery County is accused of terrorizing two homeowners. Now more police departments want to know if he's connected to other cases.


Prosecutors: Man posed as teen to get child porn

Federal prosecutors say a northern New Jersey man posed as a teenage boy online to ask underage girls to produce sexually explicit images of themselves and then distributed the images to others. More>>

Del. chase ends with car crashing into fire truck

Wilmington officials say a firefighter is among three people hurt when a stolen car hit a fire truck during a police chase. More>>

Boy, 15, charged with murder in Del. shooting

New Castle County police say a grand jury has indicted a 15-year-old boy in the fatal shooting last month of an 18-year-old man in Bear. More>>

NJ Man Convicted Of Murder In Ex-Wife's Death


Jurors have found a New Jersey man who stabbed his ex-wife 84 times and covered her face with a Halloween pig mask guilty of murder. More>>

Man who died after jumping into Allentown pond ID'd

An eastern Pennsylvania coroner has released the name of a man who died after jumping off a rope swing into a pond. More>>

South Jersey teacher accused of sex assault

Prosecutors in Cape May County are accusing a Middle Township High School teacher of having sex with a student. More>>

Inmate dies in Del. prison

Officials say an inmate serving a one-year sentence at a Delaware prison has died. More>>

Shoppers Get Sneak Peak Of New Target Store In King Of Prussia Video included


Shoppers got a sneak peak of the mega Target store located by the King of Prussia mall on Tuesday. More>>

Gaggle Of Geese Making A Mess Of Emmaus Park Video included


They may be Canada's least popular export: geese, or more exactly, goose droppings. More>>

VIDEO: Children Wed Parents During Self-Uniting Ceremony


Paul Resnik and Anne Marie Coughlin were married by their children at their home. More>>

Ya Gotta Try This Tasting


Join FOX 29's Mike Jerrick and the Good Day Philadelphia team for a tasty night of yummy treats benefiting local youth.You've all seen Mike's weekly "Ya Gotta Try This" segments on Good Day Philadelphia, where he visits local restaurants and eating establishments to try their signature, and sometimes, unusual, dishes. Now you have the chance to do the same at the "Ya Gotta Try This" Tasting, Thursday, October 2nd, 6:30 to 9:30, at the Independence Visitor Center, One North Independence Mall W... More>>

Olympia group working to save USS Olympia


A group of former Washington state officials and maritime history buffs is trying to raise millions of dollars to help save the USS Olympia. More>>

FAA tells US airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv Video included


The Federal Aviation Administration told U.S. airlines Tuesday they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel for 24 hours following a Hamas rocket explosion nearby.The ban began 12:15 p.m. EDT on Tuesday. More>>

Police: Mother Left 6-Week-Old Son In SUV


Philadelphia Police say a 35-year-old mother left her 6-week-old son inside her SUV at the Walmart on Franklin Mills Boulevard. More>>

Local Cardiologist Says Expired Medical Devices Can Save Lives


Most people rummage around their garage, looking for old stuff to sell or throw out, not doctor Daniel Neville Mascarenhas. More>>

GreenDrop Raises Funds For Charitable Causes Video included


Are you wondering how to get rid of your old stuff and help your community? Well, GreenDrop may be a good option for you. GreenDrop is transforming old gas stations and turning them into drop off sites for unwanted items.

Unions, Christie clashing again over pensions

Gov. Chris Christie has not yet said how he plans to cut the costs of pensions for public workers. More>>

2 large chicken farms planned for southern Del.

Plans for two enormous chicken farms in southern Delaware are testing the region's long-held faith in the poultry industry. More>>

Wawa To Close First Store Opened 50 Years Ago Video included


Wawa plans to close the first convenience store opened by the chain in the Philadelphia suburbs a half-century ago. More>>

2 suspects wanted in Atlantic City casino heist

Police are seeking two masked suspects who robbed an Atlantic City casino at gunpoint and made off with more than $180,000. More>>

Veteran Says He Escaped Attempted Armed Robber at Fast Food Drive-Thru Video included


All a 59-year-old Navy veteran wanted was a cheeseburger when he placed an order at the Burger King drive-thru on Tilton Road in Egg Harbor Township. Instead he got a brush with death on Sunday.

Two Masked Men Steal Over $180,000 From Caesars Casino Video included


Authorities say two men stole $181,200.00 from Caesars Casino in Atlantic City early Monday morning. More>>

Eagles player charged with shoving Arizona officer


A Philadelphia Eagles player is facing charges in Arizona after authorities say he pushed a police officer investigating a bar brawl.


Security Program Tested At Citizens Bank Park Video included


Phillies fans are seeing something a little different as they head into Monday night'sgame.fans will be screened before entry into every Major League Baseball ballpark., including Citizens Bank Park.The program features threebrand new detectors that have been installed at the Right Field gates.The Phillies Director of Security says it’s part of an overall effort by the league to increase security at sporting events, especially after the Boston Marathon bombings."This isn't as intense as the a... More>>

Coast Guard Suspends Search For Boater

The Coast Guard is searching from the air and on the water for a boater who disappeared after his vessel struck a jetty in Longport. More>>

Suspect Identified In Armed Food Delivery Robberies Video included


Officers say William Mack, 43 from Camden, New Jersey is the suspect at large for the armed robberies. More>>

Police union: Video shows woman attacked officer

An attorney for Pittsburgh's police union says more pictures and video have surfaced showing what happened before a city officer punched a woman at the city's gay pride parade and festival last month. More>>

Jersey shore carousel up for auction Video included

A piece of Jersey shore history is up for auction. More>>

Gunshots end fundraiser for Del. burn victim

The organizer of a fundraiser for a Wilmington burn victim is demanding government action after gunfire abruptly ended the event in a city park. More>>

Community Supports Boy Suffering From Usher Syndrome Video included


A large crowd was on hand to support a young boy fighting a rare disease on Sunday. More>>

Minivan Jumps Curb, Slams Into Porch In Kingsessing Video included


SOUTHWEST PHILADELPHIA-Residents in Philadelphia’s Kingsessing neighborhood got the scare of their lives on around 10 a.m. on Sunday after a car jumped a curb and slammed into a front porch.The crash was so forceful that L I agents had to check to see if the property was still stable.Only Fox 29 was at the scene with this incredible video.Police are still investigating; however, they say two cars collided and one ended up on the front steps of a rowhome.“Very far. If my kids play here maybe t... More>>

Local 86-Year-Old Woman Goes Skydiving Video included


An entire family takes the plunge and goes skydiving, and the leader of the pack is their 86-year old grandmother. More>>

Benefit Held For Victims Of Fire That Killed Four Children Video included


The community comes together today, to support victims of this tragic fire that killed four young children and destroyed nine homes, on the 6500 block of Gesner Street earlier this month.... More>>

Child Falls From Second Story Window In Cobbs Creek Video included


Police tape marks the back yard of a home sitting on the 5400 block of Malcolm Street in Cobbs Creek where police say a four-year-old boy fell out of a second floor bedroom window. More>>

Body found in area where swimmer went missing

Authorities say a body has been found in waters off the Jersey Shore, not far from where a man went missing while trying to swim in the Atlantic Ocean for the first time. More>>

A Look At The Affluenza Controversy Video included


Too rich and privileged to know right from wrong? It's called "affluenza," and some have tried to use it as a legal defense! Hear why a local man says the so-called affliction is very real.


2 cops, 2 residents hurt in traffic stop crash

Two southern New Jersey police officers and two other people were injured when a car crashed into a parked police cruiser during a motor vehicle stop. More>>

Dog Recovering After Being Stabbed Multiple Times


A local dog is recovering after a stabbing. Authorities are on the hunt for the person who did it. More>>

Vigil Held In Philly For Flight MH17 Victims Video included


Ukrainians in Philadelphia gathered for a vigil Friday night to remember the victims. More>>

American Victim Of Malaysia Airlines Downed Jet Has Ties To South Jersey Video included


Ronald Schansman is tearful andheartbroken after learning his family is one of many tragically touched by the downed Malaysia Airlines jet in Ukraine Thursday. More>>

70 Headstones Toppled At Wilmington Cemetery Video included


Police are looking for the people who toppled more than 70 tombstones.The damage estimate? As much as $25,000. More>>

Violent Assault At Mosque Following Donation Jar Theft Allegations Video included


So far, one person is under arrest for the incident at an Overbrook mosque. More>>

Obama: Plane shot down by missile, 1 American dead Video included


The United States began building a case Friday that would pin the blame for the downing of the passenger jet over Ukraine on separatist forces supported by Russia. More>>

Life experiences to count for college credits

Five New Jersey colleges are experimenting with offering students college credits for showing what they have learned from their jobs and life experience. More>>

Sandusky son says victim's story sounded familiar

Jerry Sandusky's adopted son says hearing the first victim on the witness stand in the former Penn State coach's trial helped push him to come forward with his own allegations of abuse. More>>

Vandals topple headstones at Del. cemetery

Police are looking catch vandals who toppled more than 70 tombstones at a Delaware cemetery. More>>

New Charges Filed In Berlin, N.J. Bookstore Prostitution Case Video included


New charges have been filed in a raid on an adult book store in Berlin, New Jersey. More>>

Lehigh County Man Shot By Constables Serving Warrants Video included


"I saw him saying he can't breath and he can't move," said Hafeezah Muhammad. She says she's the longtime girlfriend of 38-year old KevinMcCullers who investigators say was shot Thursday morning by State Constables. It happened as they were attempting to serve nearly two dozen warrants for multiple summaryparkingoffenses. "This is really heartbreaking to me," said Muhammad. The Lehigh County District Attorney says around 7:30 Thursday morning the Constables were staking out McCullers home on ... More>>

Grand Jury Finds No Excessive Force Used Against Teen Video included


Philadelphia's District Attorney released the grand jury findings into a case of alleged police misconduct. More>>

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