The 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.
About 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.
More 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.
Relatives 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.
Police 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.
A 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.