Parents Consider Legal Action After Autistic Girl, 8, Arrested at School

The mother of an 8-year-old autistic girl who was arrested after a scuffle with her teachers said it was horrifying to watch her daughter be led away in handcuffs from her northern Idaho elementary school. Police in Bonner County, Idaho, charged the girl, Evelyn Towry, with battery after the arrest Friday at Kootenai Elementary School. Even though prosecutors dismissed the case Tuesday, the family is considering legal action against the school. They say their daughter was physically restrained...Full Story
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