Developmental disorders

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows death-row inmate Bobby James Moore. Texas' attorney general is pushing to keep Moore on death row despite prosecutors and defense lawyers agreeing that the man is intellectually disabled and shouldn't be executed. The Houston Chronicle reports that the state attorney general's office asked to take over death row inmate Bobby James Moore's case on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP)
November 08, 2018 - 7:39 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas' attorney general is pushing to keep an inmate on death row despite prosecutors and defense lawyers agreeing that the man is intellectually disabled and shouldn't be executed. The state attorney general's office asked to take over death row inmate Bobby James Moore's case on...
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FILE - This undated photo provided by the Ventura County Sheriff's Department shows Sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus, who was killed Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in a deadly shooting at a country music bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Fellow sheriff's deputies knew Helus as a “cop’s cop,” someone who, as one put it, would go to the ends of the Earth to solve a crime. On Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, Helus’ colleagues and others will gather at a Westlake Village, California, church, where he will be hailed as a hero. (Ventura County Sheriff's Department via AP, File)
November 08, 2018 - 4:21 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — One was a veteran police officer who didn't hesitate to run toward danger. Another was a young man who eagerly awaited the birth of his first sister and aimed to join the military. Others were a newly minted college graduate who worked with kids with developmental...
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FILE - This undated photo provided by the Ventura County Sheriff's Department shows Sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus, who was killed Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in a deadly shooting at a country music bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Fellow sheriff's deputies knew Helus as a “cop’s cop,” someone who, as one put it, would go to the ends of the Earth to solve a crime. On Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, Helus’ colleagues and others will gather at a Westlake Village, California, church, where he will be hailed as a hero. (Ventura County Sheriff's Department via AP, File)
November 08, 2018 - 3:40 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — One was a veteran police officer who didn't hesitate to run toward danger. Another was a young man who eagerly awaited the birth of his first sister and aimed to join the military. A third was a newly minted college graduate who worked with kids with developmental...
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October 17, 2018 - 9:07 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Surveillance video shows an off-duty Chicago police officer shooting and wounding an unarmed autistic black teenager in an incident the police department had described as an armed confrontation. The video released Tuesday by the Civilian Office of Police Accountability shows Sgt...
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FILE - In a Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008 file photo, Lam Luong is escorted into Mobile County District Court Judge Charles McKnight's court room at Mobile Government Plaza in Mobile, Ala. Lam Luong, convicted of killing four children by throwing them off a bridge, had his death sentence reduced by a judge Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 to life imprisonment, after tests showed he had an IQ of 51. (Bill Starling/Press-Register via AP)
October 15, 2018 - 3:38 pm
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man convicted of killing four children by throwing them off a bridge had his death sentence reduced by a judge Monday to life imprisonment, after tests showed the man had an IQ of 51. The state attorney general's office and defense lawyers jointly asked the judge to...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2018 file photo, a week-old baby lies in a neonatal intensive care unit bay at the Norton Children's Hospital in Louisville, Ky. This particular NICU is dedicated to newborns of opioid addicted mothers, that are suffering with newborn abstinence syndrome. The area is kept dark and quiet due to increased production of neurotransmitters in newborns of addicted mothers, which can disrupt the nervous system and overstimulate bodily functions. A study in Tennessee released on Thursday, Aug 30, 2018, found learning disabilities and other special education needs are more common in young children who were born with symptoms from their mothers' prenatal opioid use. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
August 30, 2018 - 6:52 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Learning disabilities and other special education needs are common in children born with opioid-related symptoms from their mother's drug use while pregnant, according to the first big U.S. study to examine potential long-term problems in these infants. About 1 in 7 affected children...
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August 10, 2018 - 9:35 am
WATERFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Police have recovered the body of a 14-year-old boy with autism who was reported missing in upstate New York. Authorities say Anthony Blaauboer's (BLAY'-berz ) body was found around 5:45 p.m. Thursday in the Mohawk River in Waterford about 200 feet from where his clothes were...
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August 10, 2018 - 9:14 am
WATERFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Police have recovered the body of a 14-year-old boy with autism who was reported missing in upstate New York. Authorities say Anthony Blaauboer's (BLAY'-berz ) body was found around 5:45 p.m. Thursday in the Mohawk River in Waterford about 200 feet from where his clothes were...
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August 09, 2018 - 10:19 am
WATERFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Police are searching an area where three upstate New York waterways meet for a missing 14-year-old boy with autism. Local media report that the search for Anthony Blaauboer (BLAY'-ber) began Wednesday in Waterford near the confluence of the Erie Canal and the Mohawk and...
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A woman writes a message during a candlelight vigil in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks Friday, July 20, 2018, in Branson, Mo. One of the company's duck boats capsized Thursday night resulting in over a dozen deaths on Table Rock Lake. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
July 21, 2018 - 6:44 pm
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly tourist boat accident in Missouri (all times local): 5:40 p.m. An Indianapolis woman recuperating in a Missouri hospital after losing nine family members in a boating accident says part of the reason the family went on the excursion was for her 9-year-old...
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