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Wtae.com: Police officers, kids with autism learn to interact with each other

Wtae.com: Police officers, kids with autism learn to interact with each other

OMAHA, Neb. —

As a father of a child with autism, police Officer Steve King understand the disorder. But not all police officers do.

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That’s why the Omaha Police Department and Autism Action Partnership teamed up, helping officers and children with autism understand each other.

Watch the video above to

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Wtae.com: Police: Father admits to killing missing 5-year-old with autism after days-long search

Wtae.com: Police: Father admits to killing missing 5-year-old with autism after days-long search

DICKSON, Tenn. —

Days after a 5-year-old Tennessee boy was reported missing, prompting a massive search, the child’s father was charged with his murder, authorities said Saturday.

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Joseph Ray Daniels, 28, was arrested and charged with one count of criminal homicide, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said. Monday night, the

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Wtae.com: Westmoreland County staff participates in its first-ever Autism Awareness Training

Wtae.com: Westmoreland County staff participates in its first-ever Autism Awareness Training

GREENSBURG, Pa. —

To coincide with the national celebration of Autism Awareness Month, Westmoreland County employees can participate in training sessions.

County Commissioner Ted Kopas says as diagnoses increase for those on the autism spectrum, having government staff equipped to deal with often unique behaviors and challenges is more important than

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Wtae.com: Common cancer drug may help fight autism's side effects

Wtae.com: Common cancer drug may help fight autism's side effects

An anti-cancer drug could fight the anti-social side effects of autism.

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Research done at the University at Buffalo found that romidepsin “restored gene expression and reversed social deficits” in mice.

Romidepsin is approved in the U.S. for lymphoma treatment.

The study showed the medication targeted genes associated with autism.

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Wtae.com: Owners of Westmoreland Mall restaurant speaking out about an incident involving woman with …

Wtae.com: Owners of Westmoreland Mall restaurant speaking out about an incident involving woman with …

GREENSBURG, Pa. —

The owners of a Westmoreland County restaurant accused of videotaping a young woman with autism having an episode are speaking out about the incident.

Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 originally talked with the General Manager of Westmoreland Mall to get the other side of the story, but now the

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Wtae.com: Restaurant owners accused of videotaping woman with autism inside Westmoreland Mall

Wtae.com: Restaurant owners accused of videotaping woman with autism inside Westmoreland Mall

GREENSBURG, Pa. —

A Westmoreland County mother wants a restaurant inside of the Westmoreland Mall shut down, after she said workers at a food court restaurant videotaped her daughter with autism having an episode.

Carly DeStefano’s autism can make her emotional and anxious.

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Her mother, Patti DeStefano, said “There were

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Wtae.com: Greensburg police: Sex offender wanted for assaulting juveniles with autism

Wtae.com: Greensburg police: Sex offender wanted for assaulting juveniles with autism

GREENSBURG, Pa. —

The following note was posted on the Greensburg Police Department’s Facebook page Monday morning.

City of Greensburg Police have obtained an arrest warrant for Robert Petrill charging him with 8 counts of indecent assault and 2 counts of corruption of minors for the sexual assault of two juvenile

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