Walter Perez, Action News on 6abc

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Recent articles by Walter:

Lt. Gov Fetterman calls $1 million bail set for Lancaster protesters 'blatantly unconstitutional'

Thirteen people who are accused of committing crimes while participating in a civil disturbance in Lancaster on Sunday night sat behind bars Tuesday, with bail for seven of them set at $1 million. → Read More

Census response rate among Latinos across Delaware Valley are alarmingly low

Nilda Ruiz, CEO of the Asociacion Puertorriquenoes en Marcha, or APM, says there are two very powerful ways of making your voice heard in the US: completing the Census and voting. → Read More

N.J. corrections officer returns home 111 days after COVID-19 fight

South Jersey corrections officer Chris Stanek is finally going home more than 100 days after being hospitalized due to COVID-19. → Read More

La Salle High School football player who died after practice remembered as gentle giant

A Montgomery County community is mourning the loss of a high school football player who died after practice last week. → Read More

Friday night lights just might come on in Delaware after all

Governor John Carney greens lights fall sports in Delaware. The Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association must now come up with a safety procedure. → Read More

Revised deadline to fill out US Census fast approaching; Philly only halfway there

Between the pandemic, the ensuing lockdowns, and civil unrest, outreach workers in Philadelphia have faced an uphill battle in their effort to get as many people as possible to fill out the 2020 Census. → Read More

Controversy over non-profit using closed Colonial School District schools to help students with virtual classes

A non-profit before-school and after-school program called Wonderspring was already under contract with the Colonial School District. → Read More

Will Philadelphia's new 'Group Violence Intervention' plan decrease surging violence?

Philadelphia has rolled out a new "Group Violence Intervention" plan to tackle rising crime, but will it work? → Read More

Delaware Family Tells Story of Collective Fight, and Triumph, Over COVID-19

This story begins back on July 11th when Delores Nelson's adult children, Leonette Davis-Collins and Christopher Davis, were exposed to the virus during a family birthday party. → Read More

Norristown, Upper Dublin school districts to start the school year all-virtual

Norristown Schools Superintendent Christopher Dormer puts it this way, "I will not be the superintendent who puts anyone, not one child, not one staff member, in harm's way." → Read More

'They took him from us': Philadelphia mom on mission to bring son's killer to justice

Albert Lee was among the more than 30 people who were shot in Philadelphia over the Independence Day Holiday weekend. → Read More

Kidnapping suspect held without bail as search continues for missing Amish teen

Justo Smoker, 34, is being held without bail on charges including felony kidnapping, and false imprisonment. → Read More

Suspect charged after photographer punched during protest at Marconi Plaza in South Philadelphia

A man is facing charges after another night of unrest near the Christopher Columbus statue at Marconi Plaza in South Philadelphia. → Read More

3 Arrested in Bucks County Linked to Child Sex Abuse

The Bucks County district attorney announced the arrests of three men in child sex abuse cases on Wednesday. → Read More

Local hospitals contending with severe economic shortfalls from COVID-19

A recent report details how COVID-19-related financial losses for hospitals across Pennsylvania are projected to top $10 billion. → Read More

12 Members Allentown, Pennsylvania Family Diagnosed with COVID-19; 4 Have Died

The Fernandez family recently celebrated the 85th birthday of their matriarch Orfa, affectionately known as Orfita. → Read More

Philadelphia-area COVID-19 Trends Moving in the Right Direction... For The Most Part

With the Delaware Valley finally entering the so-called yellow phase of Pennsylvania's economic re-opening the region is now setting its sights on going into the Green. → Read More

Delaware announces plan to move into Phase II of economic reopening

Small business owners in Delaware say the past several weeks have been rough. → Read More

Looters damage Upper Darby's shopping district; other protest remain peaceful

The damage done by looters in Upper Darby's 69th Street shopping district is nothing short of jaw-dropping. → Read More

Some New Jersey churches to reopen in defiance of state order

Several South Jersey pastors say they answer to a higher power and want to reopen their doors, even if Governor Phil Murphy has prohibited church services. → Read More