No Rash Decisions Expected From Those Appointed To Guide AC To Financial Health

By David Madden ATLANTIC CITY (CBS) — So what can Atlantic City expect from the Emergency Manager and consultant appointed by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie this week? The two appointees insist they’re not about to make any rash decisions. Their mission is to guide the town toward fiscal stability. Both manager Kevin Lavin and […]

Road Crews In Philly, NJ Ready As More Bad Weather Heads Our Way

By Dan Wing PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – It looks like the recent string of snowstorms will continue Sunday night, as forecasters are calling for yet another one. As always, PennDot and NJDOT are ready for the worst. Friday’s late night snowfall made for some treacherous conditions, but by morning, most roads were clear as can be.. […]

Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Appeals To Community To Get Behind One Of The Largest Fundraising Campaigns Of The Year

By Mark Abrams PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A packet in the mail and homilies preached during Masses the second weekend of February will appeal to families in the archdiocese to get behind the largest fundraising effort of the year. Archbishop Charles Chaput says he’s set a $10 million goal. He says he believes the generosity of individuals […]

Council President Pitches “Super” Idea To Get Universities To Offer More Support To Cash-Strapped Schools

By Mike Dunn PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Council President Darrell Clarke is pitching what he thinks is a super idea, getting local universities to offer more support to cash-starved public schools. Clarke, in fact, has named the program “SUPER.” Council President Clarke says local universities have a done great job supporting public schools that are adjacent […]

Positively Philadelphia: A Small Hotel in Doylestown, Pa.

By Lauren Lipton DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — Like so many historic hotels, the Doylestown Inn has gone through many changes since it first opened, on State Street in Doylestown, in 1902. “It was a hattery, (and) there was a shoe store here,” says general manager Cherri Horsman.  “There was a cigar shop at one point.  […]

D.A. Promises Probe Into No-Show State Worker Report

PHILADELPHIA – There has been a quick response to undercover video you saw Monday night on FOX. It showed a ghost employee who was supposed to be on the job for a state representative from Philadelphia and getting paid with your tax dollars. Now, the D.A. is stepping in. The Philadelphia D.A., after viewing our […]

FOX 29 Investigates: State House Candidate’s Rental

PHILADELPHIA – A candidate for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives is pressed to explain why he was renting out his Philadelphia apartment building with no city-required license. And that’s not the only question FOX 29 Investigates is asking Benjamin Ramos, who has held high-profile jobs, Jeff Cole reports. Ryan Zurlo was only too happy to […]

FOX 29 Investigates: Port Authority Assault Allegation

PHILADELPHIA – FOX 29 Investigates has learned the Pennsylvania governor’s office has been alerted and a law firm hired to probe an ugly allegation of assault by a top official of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority on a female employee. FOX 29’s Jeff Cole reports the executive remains on the job while the authority decides […]

FOX 29 Investigates: Lead Investigator In Corruption Sting Speaks Out

PHILADELPHIA – The lead investigator in a corruption sting that entangled five leading Philadelphia Democrats is speaking out for the first time, and he’s speaking only to FOX 29 News. The public officials are accused of accepting bribes and gifts. However, the Pennsylvania Attorney General dropped the case and claims there are indications of racial […]

Fox 29 Investigates: School Crossing Guards

PHILADELPHIA – If you have children, you send them off to school every day expecting them to be safe, especially walking to and from school. In Philadelphia, the city pays crossing guards about $50 a day to ensure the child’s safety. But what happens when they don’t show? FOX 29’s Jeff Cole investigates. It’s 3 p.m. and […]