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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — One of the children hurt when school bus rolled over on a highway near Indianapolis says he just held on tight. Nine-year-old Connor Goodman suffered cuts to his face and a broken arm when the bus carrying special-needs...
CLEARLAKE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities found the body on Wednesday of an autistic Northern California 9-year-old who went missing from her family's vacation home, ending an exhaustive, emotional search for the girl. A dive team found Mikaela Lynch...
LOGANSPORT, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana prosecutor says a 7-year-old boy who was arrested after he allegedly punching his teacher in the nose won't face any charges in that case. Police filed a preliminary battery charge against the...
One in 88 children has autism, a developmental disability that can result in sensory problems and problems with language, communication, social skills. April is Autism Awareness Month and early detection is key. There are general characteristics to...
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ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana man sentenced to 253 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to 19 counts of child molesting has lost his bid to have his sentence shortened. The Indiana Court of Appeals this week upheld the sentence issued to 39-...
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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder and Michigan officials are encouraging residents to get to know and help out fellow state residents living with developmental disabilities this month. Snyder has proclaimed March as Developmental Disabilities...
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MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (AP) — Speaking into a 4-inch-wide ventilation pipe, hostage negotiators tried Thursday to talk a man into releasing a kindergartener and ending a standoff in an underground bunker that stretched into its third day. The man...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana lawmaker dismayed by a police officer's decision to use a stun gun on a nursing home patient is pushing for police to get training on how to interact with people with Alzheimer's disease. Republican state Rep. Bill...
(CNN) -- Across this devastated town, students returned to schools Tuesday, marking the beginning of a new reality. With their sense of normalcy shattered after last week's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary, students at other schools are seeing more...
WSBT-TVSOUTH BEND- The aftermath of what happened in Newtown, Connecticut is shedding more light on mental health in our country. The mental health of the shooter, Adam Lanza, is being investigated as to a possible motive of why he did this. We're digging...
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