NYC Schools To Install Audible Alarms Following Autistic Boy's Escape, DeathAvonte Oquendo, 14, slipped out of his Queens school in October 2013 and was later found dead.
Sen. Schumer Calls For National 'Avonte's Law' To Track Autistic ChildrenU.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced a push Monday for a National “Avonte’s Law” to create a program where parents can always know where their children are.
Plainfield Police Search For Missing Autistic, Diabetic ManVincent Erazo was last seen in a wooded area not far from 1022 Field Avenue.
Man Arrested For Allegedly Stealing $100 From Autistic Man In StamfordA suspect has been arrested and charged with tricking a 27-year-old autistic man out of his birthday money at a park in Stamford, Connecticut.
Police In Mount Vernon Search For Missing Autistic TeenJonathan Bryant, 15, has been missing since Tuesday afternoon.
De Blasio Signs 'Avonte's Law' On Alarms For School DoorsMayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday signed a bill calling for the evaluation of the need for audible alarms on public school building doors, in commemoration of the Avonte Oquendo tragedy.
Mother Of Avonte Oquendo Has Filed Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against The CityThe mother of an autistic teenager who disappeared from his school and was later found dead has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city.
Parents, Councilmen Advocate Plan To Keep Kids From Running Out Of SchoolThe City Council on Wednesday discussed a proposal to keep children from walking away from their schools unnoticed.
Police Search For Missing Autistic Teenager From BrooklynAccording to authorities, 14-year-old Eliceo Cortez was last seen in front of 105 Oriental Blvd. at around 2 p.m. Friday.
Police: Nonverbal, Autistic Teen Missing In BrooklynA nonverbal autistic teen was missing from his home in Brooklyn Friday night.
Attorney: Avonte Oquendo Tried To Run Off A Day Before He EscapedAn attorney for the family of Avonte Oquendo said Tuesday that the autistic teen had tried to run out of school the very day before he disappeared.
Avonte Oquendo's Brother Thanks New Yorkers For Support, Efforts In SearchThe brother of Avonte Oquendo thanked the people of New York City Friday for their tireless efforts to find the autistic teen, whose body was found in the water in Queens in January.