Wheelchair

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South LA Toddler With Rare Genetic Disease In Need Of Wheelchair-Accessible Van

A South Los Angeles toddler with a rare genetic disease is in need of a wheelchair-accessible van her family cannot afford.

07/23/2015

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Officers Accused Of Using Bean-Bag Rounds, Taser On Man In Wheelchair During Arrest

Authorities say they are investigating an incident involving officers who allegedly used bean bag rounds and a Taser on a homeless man in a wheelchair.

07/21/2015

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Former Quadriplegic Runs, Walks To Show Others They Can

The worst day of Aaron Baker’s life wasn’t when the then-20-year-old professional motocross racer crashed his bike one spring day in 1999, flew over the handlebars and hit the ground head-first, paralyzing him from the next down.

05/30/2015

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Police Search For Man Suspected In Metrolink Platform Assault Of Woman In Wheelchair

A 55-year-old woman in a wheelchair called police Saturday night to say she just broke free from a man trying to wheel her to the bathroom after squeezing her breast and asking her if she was up for sex.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/11/2015

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Woman With No Feet Calls Winning A Treadmill ‘Delicious Irony’

A Pasadena woman says she is appreciating the hilarity of winning a treadmill on national TV, despite the fact she has no feet and is in a wheelchair.

05/06/2015

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Woman In Wheelchair Fatally Struck By Driver In Lancaster

The accident occurred just before 8 p.m. on Sierra Highway.

04/12/2015

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Palmdale Nail Salon Apologizes After Turning Away Cancer-Stricken Teen In Wheelchair

When doctors said there were no more treatments to try Patricia was allowed to be in public for the first time in a while. Her mom planned a special shopping spree, starting with a manicure at the mall.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/24/2015

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Driver Sentenced To Prison In Hit-And-Run Death Of Man In Wheelchair

A Pacoima woman was sentenced to prison Friday for fatally running over a wheelchair-bound man with her vehicle.

CBS Los Angeles–12/12/2014

(Front) Mike Sarnataro; (Back) Marisa Hamamoto (credit: Andrea Fujii/CBS2)

Woman Formerly Paralyzed Teaches Groom-To-Be In Wheelchair To Dance

After suddenly becoming paralyzed by a rare spinal cord disease, one woman defied the odds and is now teaching others to dance.

11/13/2014

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Wheelchair Stolen From Transient In Canoga Park, Police Say

Authorities say two males are being sought in connection with the theft of a wheelchair from a transient in Canoga Park.

10/11/2014

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Man In Wheelchair Killed In Pacoima Hit-And-Run Is ID’d

Authorities have identified the man in a wheelchair who was killed Friday in a hit-and-run accident in Arleta.

09/27/2014

A man in a wheelchair was struck by a SUV in Pacoima Friday evening. The driver did not stop. (credit: CBS)

Man In Wheelchair Killed In Pacoima Hit-And-Run Accident

The vehicle should have significant front end damage, authorities said.

09/26/2014

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Man In Wheelchair Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In Fullerton

A man in a wheelchair was killed by a hit-and-run driver, police said Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/19/2014

A man in a wheelchair was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver Thursday evening. (credit: CBS)

Man In Wheelchair Fatally Struck In San Bernardino Hit-And-Run

Police did not have a description of the suspect vehicle.

08/14/2014

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Actress Sues Santa Monica For Collision At Ice Skating Rink That Left Her Dependent On Wheelchair

The plaintiffs allege that city employees saw the risky skating, but did nothing to stop it.

04/17/2014

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