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Family of autistic teen hit by LPD car seeking answers

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - On March 30th, police were called to Garden Springs in Lexington by a social worker who said that 19-year-old Liam...

Pikeville Medical, AVA Center go blue as autism reminder

Community can write it's own message.

9/11 Tribute, Stave Fest in Lawrenceburg; patch sales aid police

Busy weekend Friday night and Saturday.

Eighth-grader with autism spreads joy in teacher appreciation video

A Kentucky mom posted a video of her son singing to honor his teachers, it's catching lots of positive attention in a popular public Facebook group.

Lawrenceburg Police donate new bicycle to autistic boy whose bicycle was stolen

A Lawrenceburg business owner used social media to thank police officers for a generous surprise.

Former teacher pleads guilty to dragging 9-year-old student

A former teacher at Wurtland Elementary School has pleaded guilty to dragging a 9-year-old student.

World autism awareness day: Grazing Awareness

April 2nd is world autism awareness day and that means something special for a local family.

UPDATE: missing autistic 12-year-old found

The Lexington Police has issued a Golden Alert for a 12-year-old boy with autism.

Former teacher pleads not guilty to dragging student down hallway

A former Greenup County teacher accused of dragging an autistic student at school pleaded not guilty to an assault charge Wednesday.

Kentucky woman accused of burning, cutting man with autism

Police say the victims told them that he befriended the woman and her girlfriend at a gas station over the weekend and let them stay over at his home.

Kentucky schools address autism services after kids dragged

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Following two reports of educators dragging autistic students, a Kentucky school district has outlined a plan to improve services. The Lexington...

Search on for missing man with autism in Lincoln Co.

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who has autism.

UPDATE: Golden Alert cancelled, missing man found safe

A Golden Alert was cancelled late Thursday night when a missing Lexington man was found safe.

Police cruiser in Louisville hits child with autism

Officers say they found the child, but when he saw the police car, he ran toward it.

Search on for missing Madison County man

The Madison County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help finding a missing Madison County man.

Search on for missing Lexington teenager

Lexington Police are looking for a missing teenager who was last seen on Lansdowne Drive around 7:45 p.m. Friday. 

It’s Autism Awareness Month! – Little Gummi

Little Gummi is a product review site that specializes in the HOTTEST baby gear trends and products on the current market! With April being Autism Awareness Month, Alexis Wallace, the owner of Little Gummi, discusses toys that can help improve the sensory stimulation in kids with autism!

Medicaid computer glitch affects thousands of Kentuckians

Several families in Kentucky are relieved this weekend to see state disability checks in the mail again after a computer glitch kept that money away from the people who need it.

Former Bluegrass Autism operator accused of Medicaid Fraud

The former operator of Bluegrass Autism in Danville has been charged in three counts of Medical Assistance Program Fraud, all of which are felonies, says Attorney General Andy Beshear.

Lexington firefighters host 2nd Autism Safety Day

Safety and preparedness for those with autism was the focus of training, hosted by Lexington firefighters Saturday afternoon.

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