Every time Melissa Pacheco leaves her apartment, her teenage sons must carry her down three flights of stairs.
The lawsuit alleges a Southwest Airlines employee was pushing Rosemary Hastings’ wheelchair down the jetway to the airplane when she began to slip and asked the employee to stop, but the employee did not stop the chair and Hastings was injured.
It was a reverse jackpot for an injured woman who got caught up in the slots. WBBM Newsradio’s Bob Roberts reports.
This person just might be the meanest thief ever.
The incidents occurred late last month, on the afternoons of July 22 and July 24 on Chicago’s West Side.
Wisecracking Chicago Outfit killer Joseph “Joey the Clown” Lombardo claims he is being subjected to “elder abuse” as a result of being placed in solitary confinement last year in a North Carolina federal prison.
Danielle Gandy-Dunn says lupus and a muscle disorder have weakened her legs so much she needs a wheelchair to get around Ivy Tech Community College. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.
A former U.S. Marine, who was left in a wheelchair following his service in Afghanistan, is filing a lawsuit alleging he was injured and left soaked in his own urine after he was mistreated by airline and airport workers at O’Hare International Airport nearly two years ago.
A paraplegic man claims two Chicago Police officers beat him and knocked him out of his wheelchair during a confrontation at a Loop doughnut shop.
A family is fighting for the rights of their 9-year-old son, and other children in wheelchairs who are forced to attend classes on the second and third floor of a Chicago Public School.
Video of a security agent patting down a young child in a wheelchair at O’Hare International Airport has gone viral on the Internet.
An 8-year-old boy paralyzed from the waist down in gang crossfire says he wants to see an end to the violence, but he’s not letting his injury slow him down — on the basketball court or off.
A cement truck operator has been cited for negligent driving after fatally striking a woman in her motorized wheelchair on the city’s South Side.
Police believe scrappers, people who cruise areas when it is garbage day and pick up metal, may have been the ones who stole a teen’s wheelchair.
Marlon Tapang has cerebral palsy and relied on his wheelchair for greater mobility. But someone stole his chair last week, CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.
Police continue to look this morning for a stolen minivan equipped with a wheelchair for a paralyzed Chicago teenager.
A wrongful death lawsuit was filed against the man pushing a wheelchair that fell into Lake Michigan resulting in the death of a 61-year-old amputee.
A wheelchair-bound woman who fell into Lake Michigan over the weekend has died.
The airlines are good about paying for repairs when they damage wheelchairs, but passengers with disabilities think they can do a better job avoiding the problem in the first place.
Some Chicago Police officers have started a letter-writing campaign, in an effort to get the Federal Bureau of Prisons to move one of their own to a prison closer to home.