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Judge Throws Out Karen Hepp’s $10 Million Lawsuit Against Facebook, Reddit and Others

When we first broke the news last September that Fox 29 anchor Karen Hepp had sued Facebook, Reddit and other Internet companies for $10 million […]

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“Is Fox 29 Turning Into Fox News?” Inside Allegations of an “Extremely Conservative” Newsroom Culture

Following former Fox 29 legal analyst Ken Rothweiler’s allegation that he was fired by the station’s news director for being “too pro-Black Lives Matter,” nine […]

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Fox 29 Legal Analyst Says He Was Fired for Being “Too Pro-Black Lives Matter”

If you’re an attentive viewer of Fox 29 News, you may be wondering why you haven’t seen longtime attorney and on-air legal analyst Ken Rothweiler […]

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Fox 29 Anchor Karen Hepp Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against Facebook and Reddit

Update: Facebook has responded to Karen Hepp’s lawsuit. Read the full story here. Fox 29 anchor Karen Hepp has filed a bombshell of a lawsuit […]

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Philly’s Local TV Broadcasts Were a Masterclass in How Not to Cover a Live Shooting

There was a moment, early in the coverage of the shooting in North Philly on Wednesday — which left six Philadelphia police officers injured with gunshot wounds — that […]

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Barre Classes and Fancy Skincare Treatments Get This Fashion Consultant Through the Week

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each Sweat Diary, […]

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One of Us: Alex Holley

  I grew up in … Irving, Texas, near Dallas, but I am not a Cowboys fan. Before coming to Fox 29 in 2014, I […]

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Fox 29’s Mike Jerrick Takes Break to Seek Depression Treatment

Fox 29’s Good Day Philadelphia co-host Mike Jerrick has taken a break from the network to seek treatment for a “low-grade depression.” 

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Pink Sweater “Joke” Proves Steve Keeley Really Is the Biggest Tool in Local Media

Two weeks after Fox 29 morning host Mike Jerrick was suspended briefly after making a vulgar comment about Donald Trump mouthpiece Kellyanne Conway, it is […]

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Fox 29’s Mike Jerrick Suspended Over Conway “Bullshit” Comment

Mike Jerrick, the longtime co-host of Fox 29’s Good Day Philadelphia, has been suspended by the station for an unknown amount of time for blurting […]

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Fox 29 Wishes the Late Joe Frazier a Happy Birthday, Touts City Hall Appearance

Early this morning on Good Day Philadelphia, the hosts wished Joe Frazier a happy birthday. “Philadelphia boxing legend Joe Frazier celebrating his birthday today,” anchor […]

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The 69 Best Local Philly News Screenshots of 2016

I watch a lot of local news. Not only because it keeps me informed on the events of the day and on which programs are […]

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How to Get A Vacant House Knocked Down: Turkey Vultures

Update, 5:15 p.m.: L&I’s Karen Guss says the building is indeed under demolition. She tells Philadelphia magazine inspectors had been monitoring the building for years, […]

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Why Philly Local News Is the Best During a Snowstorm

I turned on the 10 o’clock news on Friday night. The first thing I saw was someone falling on her ass. Fox 29’s snow coverage […]

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The 38 Best Local News Screenshots of 2015

The local TV news is great. I am not exaggerating in any way. The local news — any channel, any time — is one of my […]