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magee, jeff skversky, var bloomquist, and walter perez. sunday night. oj simpson is now a free man. >> developing news from spain where more than 800 people have been injured in clashes with the police. the big story once again on action news is the latest on the linkers crisis in puerto rico. thousands of troops and volunteers are now on the ground, trying to get those in need desperate help >> officials say things are slowly improving but entire communities still cut off. there's still no way to really know the true extent of the damage. late today, fema updated relief efforts the organization pronounced it's approved $7 million. more gas stations are back up and running and so relief workers are refueling generators at several hospitals. also, the airport in san juan can now handle more than 250 flights day.
at least 8,000 people remain in shelters across the island. right now, there are thousands of troops on ground once again in puerto rico. a team of law enforcement personnel and emergency mel workers left from joint base maguire dix on their way to st. croix to help there. action news reporter is there and joins us with more. >> reporter: the aircraft was supposed to take off around 4:00 but a little delayed about the amount of supplies particularly emergency vehicles that we're told once they land that crew will hit the ground running. >> the organization for the department of health ems task force and the state police are departing from maguire air force base on a humanitarian mission to provide aid and assistance to the people that were affected at the u.s. virgin islands >> arm with relief supplies, new jersey state police and the emergency mel task force boarded a cglobe master 3 aircraft bound
for the island of st. croix following irma and march madness. it holds up to 102 people and can carry 180,000 pounds. emergency personnel were strapped in on the sides, flanking the ambulances generators and other basic necessary tease loaded into the center to help residents who have been recovery mode for the last two weeks. >> we're bringing 30 paramedics in. >> reporter: this is a four and a half hour flight. that crew should expect is to arrive some time late this evening, and a second flight will be taking off from here again armed with more personnel and supplies. channel 6 action news thank you. delaware valley residents continues gathering supplies for puerto rico, bob brooks takes to his newark where they were several big donation drives.
>> he everyone is simply here to help not being paid or part of a specific organization but through the goodness of their hearts, they've organized what's turned into a massive effort to get supplies to puerto rico in mexico. it all started with this video, that man is santiago, after the natural disaster he posted it asking people to bring supplies to his barbershop new creation. he showed us pictures from his hometown in puerto rico. so much help has come they moved the efforts into this warehouse on dawson drive. he can't believe what this turned into >> everybody helped. little bit or big. everybody helped. >> reporter: none of this would be possible without volunteers. >> i just showed up. >> reporter: 10:00 sharp >> i said i was going to sign up. >> his friend said these supplies can't get to puerto rico or mexico soon enough.
>> 80% of the island is basically damaged and unhabitatible. >> they will continue to accept food, water, medical supplies, you name it. the conditions are so bad, they need as much as they can get. >> this work behind me continues here's what this group needs moving forward, one, a tractor-trailer truck to get this stuff to the port of wilmington and they have medicine they want to send to puerto rico and they need an airplane for that. for information on thousand contact them, head to our website 6 abc.com, bob brooks, channel 6 action news. employees at a salon in delaware spent the afternoon collecting donations for the people of puerto rico. den niece rodriguez owns the salon and this is a cause close to her heart. on a good day they have enough for one meal. she's working with anothering or that will pick up the donations and ship them to the island. coverage of the crisis in puerto rico continues on our 6 abc ap. right now, you can find ways you
can help with the relief efforts. we posted dan cuellar's reports from puerto rico. philadelphia police confirm they do have a suspect in custody in connection with the shooting of a young child, happened friday near 24th and norris streets in north philadelphia. sent a 6-year-old boy to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the shoulder. they took the suspect into custody this afternoon. they're expected to release more information tomorrow morning. protesters taking place right now at fop headquarters in northeast philadelphia. members of black lives matters gathered outside a fund raiser being held for an officer who was fired after shooting and killing a suspect. trish hartman is live at the scene with details. >> reporter: walter, that protest is still going on right now. a small group of protesters have gathered with signs and a bull
horn and you can see the officers there standing outside the gates of the fop lodge. they marched down the road to the fop headquarters where a fund-raiser is happening to benefit ryan paul nel the police officer involved in the deadly shooting of 32-year-old david jones on june 8 in huntingdon park. last month commissioner ross announced he made several mistakes during the stop including shooting jones in the back as he was running away unarmed and that paul knell was suspended 30 days, ross also said that jones did not listen to the officer's orders during the stop and was carrying a gun illegally. about eight protesters marched to the fop headquarters to protest this. protesters with signs and a bull horn shouted and cursed at the officers who stood silently outside the lodge. >> this is an insult. your throwing a party for a pig.
murder. murder erring pig, ryan paul nel, for shooting black people, hurting back people. >> reporter: the pennsylvania attorney general will determine if there will be charges for the officer. this event goes until 8:00 tonight and that protest still going on behind us. the fop and philadelphia police department had no comment tonight on the fund-raiser. live in northeast, trish hartman channel 6 >> thank you. following a developing story out of spain tonight. more than 840 people have been injured including two dozen police officers following a referendum on independence from spain. the polls have now closed in catalonia, but there was chaos earlier in the day. as spanish national police entered polling stations. the government is opposed to any
break away moves by the northeastern region. the top court declared this illegal. oj simpson is a free man after spending nine years in prison for a robbery. the former nfl star walked out after midnight. the spokes woman said simpson was up beat and happy as he left after signing paperwork. the 70-year-old was granted parole back in july. he faces restrictions during his five years of parole supervision including disclosure of where he plans to live. world news sunday will have the latest on both stories coming up on action news or after action news at 6:30. police in chester are looking for a suspect who shot and called a man inside of a home there. the action cam was on scene in 1400 block of curling street. officers received reports of gunshots in this area at about 9:30. they found man inside the house with gunshot wounds. he was pronounced dead. so far, no arrests have been made. from delaware newsroom, two 14-year-old boys were shot
overnight in wilmington after leaving a sweet 16 party. teenagers just left when a fight broke out near the intersection of 31st and north market streets. someone opened fire into the crowd. both victims were shot in the leg. they were taken to christiana hospital. police are still looking for the shooter. in delaware, a 44-year-old is killed after running into oncoming traffic on i95. this was the scene this afternoon near a service plaza in newark. police say the man got off of greyhound bus at the rest stop there. paused at the guardrail and then jumped into oncoming traffic. several southbound lanes were shut down before 12:30 as a result. creating a significant traffic backup. a somber service today in bucks county honoring those who sacrifice their lives in the line of duty. the fallen firefighter and ems memorial service took place in doylestown. fire, emergency and medical service personnel from all over bucks county were there for the wreath laying ceremony to remember the 30 service members
who lost their lives since 1915. there's much more ahead on action news tonight. it was a celebration of polish pride today, here in center city. we'll take you to the annual day parade >> villanova was packed not with students but thousands of people joining together for day of family and friends. >> temperatures still a little bit on cool side. yesterday's high 66. today, 69 degrees. but it got a big warmup ahead. the details in the accu weather seven-day forecast. >> plus the eagles are taking on the chargers in california right now. jamie apody has an update when action news comes right back. is
. it was day of polish pride in philadelphia, the 9th annual polaski day parade stepped off at noon from the parkway in center city. it aired live on 6 abc, hosted by our own alicia. the parade recognized the life and legacy of american and polish heros. >> and the day began with an outdoor mass at 19th and morris in south philadelphia today. this was the start to have the st. nicholas authentic italian festival. the event is an annual celebration of faith and also featured great italian food and entertainment. bike groups from all over the area are riding to the jersey shore to give needy kids hope. the action cam was at the starting line in deptford. raising money for the children's fresh air home in north wildwood providing holes with children without a home a nice place to
stay in the summer. money keeps the home in good condition, sponsored by st. john's lodge number 115 mrc. the sun was shining brightly and everyone talking part in this year's walk for the american foundation for suicide prevention. among the goals of this event is shining a light on the fact that there is no shame in suffering from depression, 6,000 people took part in today's philadelphia out of the darkness community walk. it raised about $600,000 for educational programs across the delaware valley. thousands stood up here as well in a sunny day in villanova to take part in the children's hospital buddy walk and family fun day. in addition to the walking there were also games for the young centers and a special appearance by who else? the philly fanatic. it's a 16-year tradition raising money for the program. it supports the national down syndrome society. ♪ . ♪
action taking on the chargers >> they lost a few close games. they're kicking around a little bit. we'll be all right. la chargers how about the la eagles in front of a crowd of only about 30,000 in the chargers converted soccer still to come they made it sounds like a home game. they're up 19-10 in the third quarter. they added a jake elliot field goal. they were up 16-10 at the half thanks to alshon jefferies from
carson wentz. we will break down what hopefully end up being an eagles victory on action news sports sunday. joining ducis rogers in study. la has two teams, the other one did the bided birds a favor. the cowboys 11 point lead on the rams. to beat the boys 35-30. the surprising more on the cowboys. darn, they're now two and two. that's a wrap. phillies hoping to go out on a high note. the season, well, it looks like it will mercifully end at 66 and 96, they sure were fun to watch the last month and today too. grateful for the fans that stuck with them through and through, cameron rupp addressed the crowds. >> we want to thank you on behalf of all my team mates, coaches, for coming out and supporting us throughout the year. >> standing ovation for pete mackanin managing his last game for the phillies. now, bottom of the fourth,
phillies put up six in the inning, maikel franco three-run blast. last five games and ends as the leader with 24 this may be one of the highlights. nick williams, watch him go after he hits this one off a wall. and inside the park three-run homeowner. pretty impressive. the rookie would end up with a curtain call for that. they end on top. they're beating the mets right now 11-zip in the 9th inning. sixers are the team to talk about these day, i noticed at my son's summer's camp all i saw were sixers jerseys and a chance for the fans to see them. we're at the palestra for the blue and white scrimmage. joel embiid couldn't play, but -- ben simmons, dario saric for three. simmons, he can play the point,
he can play the, cut some hoops. markelle fultz down for the lay-up. the white team won in the defensive battle 124-122. >> the first reaction that i had when you come out and you just sort of see the philadelphia crowd, and you know, how loud they are. and you know, you wake up and it's sort of cold and it reminds you of basketball season, and you come into this building. it's a great day >> flyers host the islanders final preseason tune-up before the starts for real. ron hextall will make the final cut after today's game, michael early for the flyers in the first and tough going since, they're down three to one in the second period. the philadelphia union still alive somehow. barely in the playoffs. nfl champ. in the 28th minute made it one-0
union. albert put it way in the scene shutting out seattle. dover 400 in delaware was not garbage despite what it looks like there. kyle busch taking the checkered flag that dover today and doing those doughnuts as we all love >> in the parking lot >> i'll say no more. >> thank you, jamie. a check of your work week forecast is next on action news. >> taking a live look here on the appeal end of a bright and sunny sunday. meteorologist cecily tynan has the exclusive accu weather forecast when action news comes right back. i work overtime when i can get it.
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satellite and radar showing that we have the clear skies thank to high pressure and what this means, good radiational cooling, once the sun sets, the heat is absorbed during the day kind of heads straight up into the atmosphere. we cool off pretty quickly as we wide and out. you can see the cold front across the midwest. that has showers associated with it. but reenforcing shots of high pressure keep that at bay until the end of the week, as walter said it's a great night for sleeping, 52 in philadelphia, 41 in allentown, cape may 52. and wilmington, 47 degrees. tomorrow, high pressure still over us, lots of sunshine, warmer than today, today is 69, tomorrow bump it up to 75. on tuesday, it is high pressure expands across new england, so that means another bright sunny day with a high of 75 degrees. by thursday, temperatures could climb up into the low 80's. if you are down the shore tomorrow, this is a good time of career to be there. bright sunshine, winds out of the north at seven to ten miles
per hour, atlantic city 72, beach haven end 71 and rehoboth beach 73. ocean temperature on the cool side, 68. the exclusive accu weather seven-day forecast, it's going to be a nice week. lots of sunshine tomorrow, 75 degrees, the same on tuesday. wednesday, mostly sunny. we warm it up to 78. and if you like temperatures in the 80's, you've got it on thursday. 82 degrees, we will see increasing clouds as the cold front finally gets closer and that will bring us more clouds on friday with a possibility of a shower or two, 77. saturday calling it partly sunny but i think we could get a lingering shower in the morning, 73 degrees and sunday for the eagles game, mostly sunny, 76. every single day, in that seven-day forecast. temperatures above normal. >> abc world news sunday next on channel 6 >> we'll see you tonight at
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tonight, o.j. simpson now a free man and speaking out. his first comments since leaving his prison cell. >> i've been in nowhere, usa, for the last nine years doing nothing. >> tonight, where he went just after getting out. presidential sabotage? on the same day president trump attends a golf tournament, he appears to undercut his secretary of state, tweeting, tillerson is "wasting his time trying to negotiate with little rocket man." sos. the crisis in puerto rico. our cameras capturing the tears of joy at the sight of fema support. terror attacks? twin stabbings leaving multiple people dead in two cities. the possible isis connection. ripped to shreds. an engine on the double-decker jet from paris to los angeles, coming apa