| Jul 16, 2011
| 3:37 PM
You know the old saying -- if a deal is too good to be true, then it probably isn't true.
That's what happened to a major retailer's online shoppers Friday afternoon.
Sears.com inadvertently advertised Apple's 16GB iPad 2 for $69, much less than...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 4:02 PM
A developmentally disabled resident is suing the Huntington Beach Police Department for allegedly allowing information about his condition to get out, which he claims led to harassment by neighbors.
John Patrick Rogers, whose criminal record goes back to...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 6:03 PM
Joseph Sheppard has an IQ above 130. Ask him about his life or worldview and he'll start drawing connections to cosmology and quantum mechanics. He'll toss around names of great intellectuals -- Nietzsche, Spinoza -- as if they're as culturally relevant...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 5:40 PM
ST. CLOUD — The AK-47 attack in one of Osceola County's oldest neighborhoods last month is the latest crime jarring the tranquil image of the century-old community known as "Soldier City," where Civil War veterans settled in the early 1900s.
| May 19, 2011
If sending your kid to camp then heading to the spa is your thing, read no further. But if you would rather join the kids for fishing, hiking and other traditional camping activities, read on. Family camps welcome grown-ups too.
"It's a great way for...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 4:52 PM
POQUOSON — Krystiann Henton is 18 years old but gets along better with her younger cousins than people her own age.
"I knew deep down inside that she wanted to make friends. She didn't know how," her mother, Sue Henton said.
She hopes that...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 4:17 PM
A panel of psychiatric experts is reassessing the definition of Autism.
Proposed changes would narrow the criteria for Autism and related disorders, such as Asperger's Syndrome.
If the definition is changed, it could dramatically reduce the number of...
| Jan 25, 2012
David Finch was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, a mild autism spectrum disorder, in 2008, at age 30. At that time, he said, his three-year marriage was in a downward spiral because of his odd habits and rigid adherence to routines.
| Jan 25, 2012
| 1:21 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Teaching children with autism to "talk things through" in their heads may help them solve tricky day-to-day tasks and could increase the chances of them living independent lives when they grow up, British scientists said Wednesday....
| Feb 2, 2012
| 10:23 AM
Two Calumet City police officers shot and killed a teen who suffered from Asperger's syndromeduring a domestic disturbance call Wednesday.
Just before 8:30 a.m., Calumet City police responded to a call at the home on the 500 block of Forsythe. Police...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 6:04 PM
Lizzy Sunderhaus can thank her parents for her caring nature and willingness to volunteer time.
The 21-year-old Cedar Crest College senior and star basketball player always gives a shout-out to Stephen T. Badin High School in Hamilton, Ohio, for giving...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 2:59 PM
A 15-year-old Calumet City boy with an autism disorder killed by police this week was not shot in the head, contrary to what a family member previously contended, the Lake County, Ind., coroner’s office said today.
Stephon Watts of the 600 block of...