Poetry Opens Up New World For Woman With AutismA Twin Cities family is thankful this year they are learning more about their 21-year-old daughter.
Hudson Family To Donate Son's Brain To Autism ResearchIt is supposed to be the month when they plan for their oldest child's high school graduation. But a Hudson family is instead planning for his funeral.
Matthew Frome Is The Heart Of Eagan High SchoolMatthew Frome walks the halls of Eagan High School, where he is one busy guy. "I'm involved in everything," Matthew said. He is a friend to many; the manager of the soccer and basketball teams -- and so much more.
Latest CDC Figures Show Autism Rates Holding SteadyNew figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show the rate of autism reports steady from where they were last year.
Woman Shares Story Of Stalker Ex-Husband, Recently Released From JailOfficers say Marcus McGibbon stalked and electronically tracked his wife Sherry and their young daughter. Sherry sat down to share her very raw story, and says she wants people to know what abuse looks like from the inside.
Waconia Student Honored For Saving Choking Classmate With 'Bear Hug'A Waconia High School student is being praised for saving the life of one of his classmates. Cody Ehrriech noticed a classmate choking during the school's lunch hour in October.
St. Paul Woman, 91, Wins Tricycle For Granddaughter With AutismA 91-year-old St. Paul grandmother who says she never wins anything hit a mini-jackpot this weekend. This is Mary Pat behind her shiny new adult-sized, motorized tricycle.
Authorities Looking For Missing Vulnerable Adult In St. Louis CountyAuthorities in northern Minnesota are asking for the public's help to find a missing vulnerable adult who hasn’t been seen for more than a month. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says 34-year-old Joseph L. Zak left a group home in Brookston on Dec. 7, 2015, and hasn’t been seen since.
Hillary Clinton To Reveal New Autism Initiative In Iowa TourDemocratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is proposing a new initiative directed at boosting autism screening, treatment and research. Her plan, which will be unveiled Tuesday as part of her two-day campaign tour through Iowa, was previewed in a statement.
Mother & Daughter Overwhelmed By 'Next Door' GenerosityMoving to a new city can be hard enough. Add moving with limited income and few items, and it can seem like an insurmountable challenge. Ellie Radke and her daughter, Margaret, recently moved home to Minnesota. And because of a relative, and a message on a social sharing neighborhood site, they learned the true meaning of selfless giving.
St. Paul Officer Dubbed 'Autism Cop'A St. Paul Police officer is using his personal experience to take community policing to a new level. Rob Zink, who has two sons with autism, is taking what he has learned from being a dad to the streets her serves.
After A Tough Year, Birthday Cards Pour In For Shakopee Boy With AutismA Shakopee mom, hoping to do something special for her son's golden birthday, got way more than she bargained for. Jennifer Smart said her son Lucas has severe autism, and until this year he had never had a birthday party with other kids.