Regional Headlines for April 5, 2013

Reports: Rutgers Athletic Director Out After Controversial …

  • There are multiple reports that Rutgers Athletic Director Tim Pernetti is out after the controversial video that led to basketball coach Mike Rice’s firing. More »

Police: Berks County Man’s Pet Duck Beaten To Death

  • State police in Berks County say a 65-year-old man had his pet duck beaten to death by someone who also tried to set fire to two vehicles at his home. More »

President Obama’s Controversial AG Comment

  • A comment from President Obama about California’s Attorney General is making headlines.The President spoke about Kamala Harris during a speech at a Democratic National Committee fundraising lunch. He  …More »

Martelli’s Son Resigns From Rutgers Assistant Coach Pos …

  • There’s more fallout from the Rutgers University basketball scandal. Assistant Coach Jimmy Martelli has resigned. More »

Dehydrated Twins Found In NJ Home With Dead Mother

  • Authorities in northern New Jersey are awaiting autopsy results to determine how a mother of 3-month-old twins died. More »

Colonel At War College Faces Porn Charges In Pa.

  • A colonel at the U.S. Army War College in central Pennsylvania is facing child pornography charges after authorities say they found thousands of images of children on his computer. More »

Fists Fly At ‘Real Housewives Of NJ’ Event

  • Accusations and fists were flying at an event that featured cast members of the “Real Housewives of New Jersey” reality show. More »

Can You Erase Yourself From The Internet? We Gave It A  …

  • Are there days when you wish you could just disappear from the Internet? Maybe you’re haunted by things you’ve said on social networks or some unflattering photos? More »

Robbery Suspect Opens Fire On Officer In Cobbs Creek

  • Gunfire erupted between a robbery suspect and police overnight in Cobbs Creek. More »

For Homeowners Along Merion Golf Club, Upcoming U.S. Open …

  • Some realtors are looking forward to the month of June when the famous Merion Golf Club hosts the U.S. Open. More »

2 Killed In Separate Motorcycle Accidents

  • Two people were killed in separate motorcycle accidents within an hour of each other on Belmont Avenue in Philadelphia’s Parkside neighborhood, according to police. More »

More Than 20 Cats Rescued From House Fire

  • Firefighters fighting a house fire in Philadelphia Thursday afternoon found dozens of cats inside. More »

Rain To Move Out By Start Of Phillies Home Opener14 hrs ago

  • Phillies baseball is back Friday in Philadelphia, but how about the rain? More »

Guns Confiscated During Security Screenings At Philly A …

  • A spokesperson for the Philadelphia International Airport tells FOX 29 two guns were confiscated during security screenings Thursday. More »

Cartographic Chaos: Delco. Apartment Building Doesn’t Exist, …

  • Thanks to the GPS in your car or on your smart phone, telling people how to get to your home has never been easier. That’s unless, of course, you live in a Brookhaven apartment building. More »

Woman Impersonating Nurse Allegedly Touched Kid Inappro …

  • A 24-year-old Philadelphia woman faces several charges after police say she walked into the rooms of patients at St. Christopher’s Hospital and told them she would be performing physical examinations. More »

Police: Students Who Reported Gun Was Pointed At Them Lied …

  • Philadelphia police say a Thursday morning incident in which members of the department’s SWAT team swarmed a Feltonville neighborhood was the result of what turned out to be a fabricated story from four …More »

Teen Couple Humiliated At Movie Theater Plans New Date At …

  • What first seemed like a humiliating date night for a teenage couple has set off a flood of support larger than even FOX 29 expected. More »

Talking Roy Halladay And Mike Rice In Thursday’s ‘He Said, …

  • FOX 29’s Howard Eskin and Colleen Wolfe talked everything from former Rutgers coach Mike Rice to Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay in Thursday night’s “He Said, She Said.” More »

Police Swarm Neighborhood After Report Of Gun Pointed At …

  • It was tense as SWAT team members descended on a Feltonville neighborhood Thursday morning, along with an armored personnel carrier, following reports of a woman pointing a gun from her home at four s …More »

NJ Senate President Says Rutgers AD Must Go

  • New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney on Thursday said Rutgers Athletic Director Tim Pernetti should either step down or be fired immediately. More »

Sun-Times: Famed Movie Critic Roger Ebert Dies

  • The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that its film critic Roger Ebert has died. He was 70. More »

74-Year-Old Man Robbed Of $452 Money Order

  • A 74-year-old man was placed in a choke hold and robbed of his $452 money order Tuesday around 11 a.m. at a South Broad Street check cashing business, police said. More »

Police: Suspects Who Stole $1400 In Video Games Had Child …

  • Police in Gloucester Township are looking for a man and a women who officers say stole more than $1,000 worth of video games from an area K-Mart with a child strapped inside their shopping cart. More »

Beer Heaven Assault Suspect Surrenders After Seeing Himself …

  • Philadelphia Police have arrested the man they say assaulted an employee while shopping in a craft beer store.Frederick Robinson, 33, of Philadelphia, PA turned himself into police after seeing the su … More »

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