Asperger’s Syndrome

Family Suing Calumet City Cops Who Fatally Shot Autistic SonThe parents of a 15-year-old boy with Asperger’s Syndrome filed a lawsuit Friday against south suburban Calumet City and two police officers allegedly involved in the fatal shooting of their son.
Family Seeks Federal Probe Of Fatal Shooting By Calumet City CopsAbout 10 people marched with the family of 15-year-old Stephon Watts Saturday, demanding sanctions against the Calumet City police officers who shot the autistic teen to death.
Funeral Held For Autistic Teen Shot & Killed By Calumet City CopsMore than 700 people attended a funeral service in Dolton for the 15-year-old boy with autism who was shot to death February first by Calumet City Police.
Outrage Growing After Teen Killed By Calumet City CopsRelatives and friends of a 15-year-old autistic boy who was shot and killed by police officers on Wednesday were voicing their outrage by staging a protest outside of the police station Thursday night.
Family Furious After Calumet City Police Shoot, Kill Boy With AutismPolice in Calumet City were defending their actions Wednesday after officers shot and killed a 15-year-old boy, who has a form of autism, after he threatened them with a knife.
Chicago Salesman Sentenced In Maryland RapeA magazine salesman from Chicago will spend more than a year in jail for allegedly raping an autistic woman he met while going door to door in Arnold, Md.