Sandusky’s “Victim 1” Grants Interview to ABC as Tell-All Book Is Released

Plus: Heckler's force Corbett event to end early, Ryan Howard hits a game-winning home run, a beagle survives a leap from a Jersey bridge, and more of what he city is buzzing about today.

ABC to Interview Sandusky’s “Victim 1.” The young man known as Victim 1 in the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse trial has written a tell-all book due out as early as mid-to-late October. Additionally, he’s granted his first interview since the story broke last year. He’s granted the interview to ABC, but the network hasn’t selected who will interview him. The piece will reportedly be timed with the book’s release. [New York Post]

Protesters Force Corbett Event to End Early. Governor Tom Corbett made an appearance at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Wednesday for a town hall-style event. Protesters were out in full force, though, and interrupted the governor on numerous occasions. At one point, an organized group delayed him from speaking for seven minutes. Radio host Dom Giordano ended the event 30 minutes early and Corbett left the museum in his SUV amid “CRIMINAL” chants. [Inquirer]

Howard Lifts Phils. It looked like the Phils were done for on Wednesday night until Chase Utley drew a two-out walk in the top of the ninth inning and Ryan Howard hit a blast into the right field seats to give the good guys a 3-2 lead. Papelbon slammed the door shut. The Cards and Brewers both won, so the Phils didn’t gain any ground on them. But, the Brewers beat the Pirates so the Phils jumped them in the wild card standings. [Phillies]

Beagle Survives Jump From Bridge. A beagle got spooked, wiggled out of its harness, ran onto the Burlington-Bristol Bridge in Jersey, and jumped into the water 65 feet below. The pup survived, only suffering a bruised belly from the ordeal. [NBC Philadelphia]

Jersey Says Don’t Smile. A new type of facial recognition software has forced Jersey to ask that you not smile for your driver’s license photo. The software is meant to catch people trying to get fraudulent licenses. So, you can forget about saying cheese. [Daily News]

Criminals Targeting Casino Winners. Authorities say that criminals are targeting winners at Philly’s Sugar House casino. On four occasions in the past week, winners have been tasered and robbed after leaving the casino with their loot. [CBS 3]

Beach Disappeared in North Wildwood. Authorities aren’t exactly sure what caused severe beach erosion in part of North Wildwood. In some areas, there is a drop-off of five or six feet. The area has been fenced off as a safety precaution. [NBC Philadelphia]