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Claudia Gomez Signs Off From WTXF in Philly

After 12 years as a reporter at WTXF in Philadelphia, Claudia Gomez is leaving the Fox O&O.

“I love being a reporter, but I love my kids more, and this job kept me away from them,” Gomez wrote on Twitter. “So I told my boss I would not be renewing my contract. Bittersweet. But it’s the right thing to do at the right time…”

The Philadelphia Daily News reports the decision to leave was completely Gomez’s. Her last report for WTXF aired Friday.

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Bidding For Veteran’s Medal Soars After WTXF Report

The bidding for a U.S. army veteran’s listing on eBay increased dramatically after WTXF, the Fox O&O in Philadelphia, reported on his struggle to find a job since his return from Iraq.

Bill Shephard is selling his Army Achievement Medal (pictured) on eBay to help him support his family. WTXF contacted him earlier this week after seeing the listing. Before the report aired, no one had bid on the medal; after the story aired, the bids flooded in. Bidding is currently at $5,200.

“It’s been absolutely overwhelming,” reporter Claudia Gomez said on yesterday evening’s newscast. “We’ve gotten phone calls, emails, not just from this area but from as far away as Florida, Alabama and California. It is clear Americans want to help a father who served his country.” Video inside… Read more

Philadelphia Police Investigating How WTXF Obtained Evidence in House of Horrors Case

Philadelphia police are reportedly investigating how WTXF obtained ID cards belonging to one of the people arrested in the so-called House of Horrors case.

The Fox O&O has been in possession of ID cards belonging to Jean McIntosh, the daughter of alleged ringleader Linda Weston. The cards show that McIntosh worked as a care aid in at least one assisted living facility, perhaps providing insight into how Weston targeted her victims. Read more