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Authorities Trying To Identify Disabled Woman In Monrovia

Police are asking the public to help them identify a 50-60-something Asian woman who is unable to give authorities information about who she is.


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‘War’ Over Section 8? Lancaster Mayor Slams Giving Benefits To Parolees

Mayor R. Rex Parris says the Board of Supervisors have unfairly disadvantaged those families who have been waiting to receiving housing benefits.


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Former Teacher’s Aide Sentenced To Prison For Sexually Abusing 2 Special Ed Students

A Los Angeles high school teacher’s aide was sentenced Thursday to 18 years in state prison for sexually abusing two special education students, including one in a wheelchair.


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OC Burger King Worker Busted For Allegedly Stealing From Disabled Customer

A fast food worker is behind bars Thursday on charges of stealing from a mentally disabled customer.

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Lakers’ Andrew Bynum Allegedly Caught On Camera Parked In Disabled Space

A Los Angeles Parking Enforcement official in Playa Del Rey has photos of Lakers Center Andrew Bynum parked in a disabled space at Bristol Farms, according to NBC.


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Disabled Woman Looks Back At Posing Nude For Playboy, Challenging Stigmas

Nearly 25 years ago, a local woman opened an arena of debate on disability by posing nude for Playboy magazine.

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Officials Accuse ‘Disabled’ Man, 19, Of Using Wheelchair To Smuggle Pot

Authorities say a 19-year-old man pretending to be disabled was caught at the U.S.-Mexico border with five pounds of marijuana hidden under the seat of his wheelchair.

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Mom Accused Of Disabled Son’s Manslaughter Gets Sentenced To Time Served

A mother accused of neglecting and starving her disabled son pleaded guilty Friday to involuntary manslaughter in the boy’s death and will be sentenced to time already served, the Victorville Daily Press reported.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/01/2011

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Disabled Beauty Pageant Winners Sue Hollywood Tour Bus Company

A group of wheelchair beauty pageant contestants is suing a Hollywood sightseeing company over charges they were refused tickets because of their disability.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/31/2011

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Hesperia Controversy Over Proposed Service Animal Ordinance

Disabled residents in Hesperia argue against a Service Animals Ordinance that will limit the type of service animals to dogs.


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Therapy Involving Horses Helps Disabled

Hippotherapy is a unique form of physical, occupational and speech therapy involving horses.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/25/2011


Cuts To Elder Care Could Cost State Lives, Money

The grooves in Jose Lanz’s gold college ring have been worn smooth by time, just as age and illness have eroded the 71-year-old Cuban’s mind and body.



San Bernardino Assistance Center Placed On Probation

A Southern California regional assistance center for the disabled has been put on probation by California regulators.


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Video Depicts Sexual Assaults On Disabled Women

Sheriff’s investigators say they’ve uncovered a disturbing video depicting a group of men sexually assaulting at least 10 severely handicapped women.


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Report: ‘Disabled’ Bell Chief Ran 5K Charity Race

Former Bell Police Chief Randy Adams claimed he was disabled but the Los Angeles Times says he took spinning classes and ran a 5K charity race only months before taking the job.