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6abc.com: Philadelphia police officer raises money for Philadelphia School District

6abc.com: Philadelphia police officer raises money for Philadelphia School District

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) —

A Philadelphia police officer has gone above and beyond the call of duty once again for a cause that’s near and dear to his heart.

Officer Sammy Sanchez held his fifth annual “Bowling for iPads” at Thunderbird Lanes on Holme Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia.

Sanchez tells Action

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6abc.com: iPads donated to Philly school returned without explanation

6abc.com: iPads donated to Philly school returned without explanation

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) —

An App designed to help children with autism learn and speak was installed on 16 iPads that were donated to Pollock Elementary School on Welsh Road.

Recently they were all turned over to the man who donated them, Philadelphia Police Officer Sammie Sanchez.

Sanchez doesn’t understand why.

“They’ve

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6abc.com: Students honor classmate as Homecoming Queen

6abc.com: Students honor classmate as Homecoming Queen

BURLINGTON CO., N.J. (WPVI) —

A wonderful young lady…. Named Homecoming Queen.

Seventeen-year-old Isabella Rodriguez is the 2017 Homecoming Queen at Riverside High School in Burlington County.

Bella as she is known has high-functioning autism and cranial dysplasia.

But her classmates see beyond that to a young woman who is now

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6abc.com: VIDEO: Pregnancy clues on autism

6abc.com: VIDEO: Pregnancy clues on autism

Researchers at MIT and the University of Massachusetts have identified two more factors which may contribute to autism.

They’ve known for some time that severe infections that put a mother into the hospital raise the autism risk.

Now, in mice, the researchers found that the types of bacteria in a mother’s intestinal

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6abc.com: 'The Good Doctor' could be 'something more important than a TV show'

6abc.com: 'The Good Doctor' could be 'something more important than a TV show'

Though Dr. Shaun Murphy is an incredibly talented young surgeon, not everyone believes he is an asset. The main character on ABC’s new show The Good Doctor has autism.

“He could be the greatest surgeon because of his great strengths,” said David Shore, the show’s writer and executive producer. “He has

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