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Mom charged with the murder of son with autism

A Florida mother, who allegedly lied to police that her son with autism was abducted by two black men, was charged with the child's murder, police said.

NC mom gets 8 months in jail after autistic son dies in fire

A North Carolina woman has been sentenced to eight months in jail after her autistic teenage son died in a house fire.

Burgaw Elementary exceptional children’s teacher wins ‘Teacher of the Week’

Tiffany Hansley-Jones teaches exceptional children or students with special needs at Burgaw Elementary School.

Autism closet exchange assists families searching for sensory gifts

Two mothers are pairing up to ease financial stress for some families this holiday season with their first Autism Closet Exchange. 

NC mom says teacher made son with autism stand alone outside

A mother says her child with autism was put outside by himself as a form of punishment at a Cumberland County elementary school.

Mom says 5-year-old son with autism was punished for hugging

A mother in Tennessee says her 5-year-old son with autism was punished at school for hugging.

Mom shares sweet photo of custodian comforting daughter with autism

A mom from Alvin, Texas, shared a sweet photo of her daughter and a school custodian on Facebook — and the heartwarming image has quickly gone viral.

Boy consoles crying classmate with autism on first day of school

The first day of school can be nerve-wracking for most kids, so an 8-year-old boy from Wichita, Kansas did what he could to make it easier for a fellow student. Courtney Moore took several photos of her son, Christian, on the first day of school at Minneha Core Knowledge Elementary.

Teen with autism receives nearly 700 birthday cards, personal visits

A local teenager who has autism is celebrating his 18th birthday with hundreds of birthday cards from all over the world.

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New Hanover County health expert gives guidance on Halloween celebrations

On Tuesday the CDC released guidance on Halloween during COVID-19, discouraging families from trick-or-treating. Now a local health expert is weighing in.

Mother thankful for man who saved her 6-year-old son at Kure Beach

A day trip to Kure Beach nearly turned into a tragedy for one North Carolina family, but thanks to the quick actions of a good samaritan that wasn't the case. 

National Hispanic Heritage month and the Coronavirus

Every September 15-October 15, Americans celebrate Hispanic Heritage month, a time set aside to commemorate the histories, cultures, and contributions of the Latinx people. But this year, the Latinx community has had to adapt.

Judge hears lawsuit attempting to delay NHRMC sale

A judge is hearing the Save Our Hospital's request for a restraining order to delay the sale/partnership of NHRMC.