LA County Deputy Surprised With Running Prosthesis After Losing Leg In Hit-And-RunA Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy said a surprise gift Tuesday is "one of the best Christmas presents" he has received.
After Losing Leg In Hit-And-Run, LA Sheriff Deputy's New Outlook On Life Is An Inspiration To Others"You look at losing your leg as a bad thing, but it's made you realize how much you have in life to be grateful for," said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Garrett Rifkin.
'He's Pretty Tough': 9-Year-Old Who Lost Leg Due To Drunken Driver Gets Surprise Visit, Gifts From SheriffMichael Villalobos was rolled out in a wheelchair with his hands over his eyes in high anticipation at the Totally Kids Rehabilitation Hospital in Loma Linda. When he opened them, the fourth-grader said simply, "Oh my God!"
Brave Teen Amputee Who Lost Leg After Football Injury Gets Prosthetic From His Super Bowl-Winning Hero QBA brave teen who made a life-changing decision in the hopes of continuing doing what he loves — play football — met one of his heroes Friday who came bearing a gift.
Double Amputee Climbs Monstrous, 2,000-Foot Hiking Trail In 4 HoursThe Manitou Incline is a grueling test of toughness and fitness, and this week a Colorado woman without legs ascended the famous stairs.
News Broadcast Helps Amputee Reclaim His Prosthetic Leg Lost In The SurfThe man who found the leg saw the story on CBS2 which helped him track down Army special operator and recent amputee Jake Hamitt.
First Amputee To Graduate From OC Sheriff's AcademyWhen Ram graduates next Friday, Oct. 30, he will be the first amputee ever to be hired as a correctional officer in the Orange County jail system.
Woman Sues Hospital After Developing Disease That Required Amputation Of Her Fingers, ToesA woman has filed a lawsuit against City of Hope National Medical Center after she claims doctors failed to give her vaccinations that could have prevented her from developing a life-altering disease.
Prosthetics Expert Who Inspired 'Dolphin Tale' Meets With Local PatientsJune DiStefano lost her leg in a motorcycle accident 18 years ago.
Double Amputee, Father of 7 Starts Shoe Company: 'I'm Not Ready To Sit In A Chair'When a hard-working father of seven faced the horror of losing one of his legs, he nearly gave up.
Bus Company Settles Amputee Lawsuit For $15MAn 85-year-old man who lost part of his leg after a public bus hit him in a Southern California crosswalk settled a lawsuit Monday for $15 million — just before a jury reached a verdict that would have given him even more.
Boston Marathon Responders And Combat Veterans Play At Fenway ParkOne night after the Red Sox and Yankees played another of their four-hour grudge matches, Fenway Park was friendly again, hosting a softball game between the Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Team and a group of Boston Marathon first responders to raise money for victims of the April 15 attacks.
Wounded Warrior To Try Out For Dodgers At Spring TrainingA wounded Navy veteran who became the first amputee to return to active duty is trying out for a spot on the Los Angeles Dodgers roster.
Woman With Amputated Leg Turned Away From Massage ParlorMelissa Alvarado is a proud mother of three and a manager at a grocery store bakery. The Tujunga resident lost her left leg this past May after a severe fall and an infection.
LA Actor Loses Leg In New York Health Agency's Ad Warning Against DiabetesA Los Angeles actor and director has found himself at the center of a public relations kerfuffle, after it was found that his image, minus a leg, has been used to warn of the dangers of diabetes.