Derrick Coleman is deaf and a standout player with the NFL's Seattle Seahawks. Any questions? (credit: CBS)

Parents Of NFL Star With Hearing Impairment Say Their Son Always Defied The Odds

Like all new parents, Derrick Coleman’s parents had high hopes for their son.


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Riverside Family Members Ask For Help In Search For Dogs They Say Were Their Ears

Speaking to KCAL9’s Crystal Cruz through an interpreter, members of the Hencker family said their home is a lot quieter since their yellow Labradors, Honey and Vanilla, ran away two months ago after digging a hole in under their fence.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/02/2014

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Gardena Man, 36, Faces Charges He Sexually Molested Deaf Girl In 2005

US Marshals announced the arrest of former aide to deaf children who allegedly molested a 14-year-old girl in 2005.


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Theatre Actors Blend Spoken English, American Sign Language To Give Audience Unique Experience

A theatre company blends spoken English and American Sign Language together on-stage to give the audience a unique storytelling experience.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/27/2013

Nixon “Wildcard” Hunter has faced numerous health obstacles resulting from his premature birth, including jaundice, gastric tube surgery, and open heart surgery. (courtesy Hunter family)

Tustin Parents Launch Petition After Surgery Refused For Deaf Baby

An Orange County couple has amassed thousands signatures in a campaign asking a health care insurer to cover a cochlear implant surgery for a 6-month-old baby with hearing loss.


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Deaf Teen Pressures AMC Theatres To Offer Closed Captioning

A hearing-impaired Santa Monica teenager lobbied a major movie chain to offer closed captioning in its theaters.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/15/2013

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OC Deaf Filmmaker Finally Hears His Soundtracks

Austin Chapman figured his short films must be pretty good because they’ve been sweeping major awards on the independent film festival circuit the past couple of years.

CBS Los Angeles–08/27/2012

25-Year-Old Deaf Hiker Rescued In Malibu Canyon

A 25-year-old man who cannot hear or speak and was stranded on a 15-foot ledge about 400 feet from the floor of Malibu Canyon was rescued early Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/20/2011


Woman, 56, Fatally Shot By Officers In Watts Identified

Authorities Thursday identified a woman fatally shot by three Los Angeles police officers in Watts Wednesday evening.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/28/2011


Woman, Possibly Deaf, Shot And Killed By Officers In Watts

A woman police allegedly saw firing a weapon at people in Watts was shot and killed in an officer-involved shooting Wednesday night, authorities said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/27/2011