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John C. Ford Jr., who as a young World War II cryptanalyst was part of a team whose work resulted in the shooting down of the bomber carrying Japanese Adm. Isoroku Yamamoto, died Wednesday from respiratory failure at a son's Arnold home. He was 94....
When Ramona Burton became pregnant with her second child this year, the 37-year-old knew that her age put her baby at an elevated risk for Down syndrome, even though screening with ultrasound and standard blood tests raised no warning flags. Burton...
KTLA NewsSANTA MONICA, Calif. (KTLA) -- A veteran Los Angeles Police Department detective has set a new Guinness World Record for the longest ride on a Ferris wheel. Det. Gus Martinez, who has been with the LAPD since 1994, rode the 130-foot-tall Pacific Ferris...
The Burbank Tennis Center has built a reputation for hosting community events that benefit a wide variety of individuals. When the Burbank Tennis Center was still in the planning stages, Steve Starleaf had a definite vision of what he hoped the...
Tags: Tennis, Health, Behavioral Conditions, French Open, Autism
Mickey was born in Illinois with Down Syndrome and 3 holes in her heart. Around 9 months of age, it was determined that surgery needed to be done soon. Mickey's parents had to move their family of 3 back to Indiana where they grew up so she could have...
Tags: Heart Surgery, Leukemia, Pneumonia, Blood
Perry Hall High School will maintain a heightened police presence until its principal determines that the campus is ready to return to normal, in the aftermath of a cafeteria shooting in which one student critically injured another on the first day of...
KTLA NewsScientists have pinpointed a likely source for many cases of autism and schizophrenia: Men who become fathers later in life pass on more brand-new genetic mutations to their offspring. The finding buttresses observations from population studies that...
pix11.com | @colekirstinThe Olympics may have wrapped up, but in Connecticut, teams of Special Olympians are just gearing up for their next games. We got the inside on what gives them that competitive edge. The Agostino family is going for gold, with the family’s bowling...
Tags: Bowling, Sports, Awards and Prizes, Special Olympics
The F.R.I.E.N.D.S 11th Annual Down Syndrome Buddy Walk is at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Baker Park in Frederick. Activities include a slow-paced walk around Baker Park, petting zoo, Moon Bounce, ice cream, community resources, games, entertainment,...
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