| Mar 30, 2014
Dear Amy: I am attracted to a younger woman who goes to my church. I have known her for about two years. She is attractive, sweet and talented. Whenever we see each other, we say hello and exchange hugs.
I got the courage to ask her out but she told...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 9:39 PM
Increasing autism rates and rising mental health issues among children are causing a spike in the number of public school students attending residential treatment centers, boarding schools that combine education with intense therapy.
Many parents say...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's own Sandy Hook Advisory Commission isn't having any more luck than the general public and news outlets in obtaining information from state police investigators about the tragedy.
The panel of experts that the governor appointed...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Television producer and writer Jason Katims is known for tackling emotional stories. Even his new NBC comedy, "About a Boy," deals with bullying and depression. But family challenges are most apparent in his dramas, especially "Parenthood," finishing...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Peter Lanza, the father of the man who killed 20 children and six educators in an elementary school in Connecticut, wishes his son, Adam, had never been born because the massacre was an act that “couldn't get any more evil.”
In a series of...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Sharon L. Friedlander, a much beloved Baltimore County public schools special education teacher, died Jan. 24 of giant cell myocarditis, a rare disease that attacks the heart, at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The longtime Pikesville resident was 59.
| Dec 27, 2013
| 7:08 PM
NEW YORK — Police responding to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., last year found the hallway strewn with rifle casings, the "distinct smell of fired ammunition" in the building, and children and teachers locked in closets...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Three words scream out from a storybook 10-year-old Adam Lanza wrote as a fifth-grader.
"Let's hurt children."
The young Lanza put those words in the mouth of Dora the Beserker (sic), one of the homicidal characters included in "The Big Book of...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 1:28 PM
HARTFORD — The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission secured a promise Friday from Peter Lanza to turn over at least some of Newtown shooter Adam Lanza's treatment records, and heard from two of the foremost autism experts on what the disorder isn't, as...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Two films promoting alternatives to traditional public schools will be shown at the Orlando Science Center next Tuesday as part of an event tied to National School Choice Week.
The event, which will also include a panel discussion, is sponsored by the...
| Jan 23, 2014
Letter to the editor from Mundelein.
I believe that there is a problem when it comes to the harassment of autistic kids in school. There are laws and policies around the country against bullying (usually considered discrimination and...