| 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 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...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:35 PM
Buried in the thousands of pages of police reports released Friday into the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, new details about Adam Lanza's mental health and his treatment have emerged, revealing that he was seen at the Yale Child Study Center in...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 8:12 AM
The popular London stage adaptation of the Mark Haddon novel "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" will be coming to Broadway in the fall, organizers announced on Wednesday. The play will run at the Barrymore Theatre in New York, though no...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Adam Lanza was, by all accounts, a strange child.
Matthew Lysiak's new book, "Newtown: An American Tragedy," tackles the challenge of drawing a portrait of the troubled young man, who killed 20 children and six adults in a Connecticut elementary...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 10:28 AM
The partial collapse of the Apollo Theatre on London's West End on Thursday evening has raised questions about the future of the National Theatre's award-winning production of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time."
Performances of the...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Members of the state's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission vented their frustrations Friday about what they said was too little information being released about the mental health of Adam Lanza, the shooter who killed 20 first-graders and six women at Sandy...
| Dec 11, 2013
A North Shore nonprofit is helping children with disabilities overcome obstacles through boxing.
Over the past three years, Glenview-based Jordan's Corner has been offering free boxing classes to children between 7 and 16 years old with different...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Susan Boyle has been diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, the Scottish singer said in an interview with the U.K. newspaper The Observer.
A developmental disorder on the milder end of the autism spectrum, Asperger's syndrome affects social interaction and...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Since her best-selling debut novel, "Gods in Alabama" (2005), Joshilyn Jackson has carved out a niche for herself as a chronicler of the New South. In her books — including "Between, Georgia" (2006), "The Girl Who Stopped Swimming" (2008), "Backseat...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:21 AM
The recent report issued by Danbury State's Attorney Stephen J. Sedensky III may not be the definitive account of the Newtown shootings of nearly one year ago, but the 48-page document is worth reading. Perhaps not so much for what it finds as it what...