After 2-Year Struggle And Insurance Company Denial, 5-Year-Old Girl Finally Gets New Wheelchair Thanks To Anonymous DonorA 5-year-old suburban girl finally got a new wheelchair this week, after a two-year struggle and a CBS 2 investigation into insurance denials. A 5-year-old suburban girl finally got a new wheelchair this week, after a two-year struggle and a CBS 2 investigation into insurance denials.
Person In Wheelchair Struck By Car In Hit-And-Run In Mount ProspectA person crossing busy Elmhurst Road in a wheelchair was struck and by a car and seriously injured in a hit-and-run Wednesday in Mount Prospect.
CPS Clerk Who Uses Wheelchair Fighting To Keep Job, Says She's Being Forced Out Due To Lack Of AccessibilityParents and teachers gathered at a Southwest Side school Tuesday morning to demand Chicago Public Schools find the funding to keep longtime clerk Judy Mahoney, who uses a wheelchair.
Insurance Company Does About-Face After CBS 2 Report On Abla Gharib, Woman Denied New Motorized WheelchairFrom Chicago to California, people have reached out asking for updates and offering help since we shared the story of a North Side woman who was denied insurance coverage on her motorized wheelchair.
Woman Who Lost Much Of Her Legs, Hands Is Now Being Refused A New Motorized Wheelchair By Insurance CompanyAbla Gharib said about a year and a half ago, her motorized wheelchair broke down. And she has another challenge now – this time from an insurance company.
Top Wheelchair Dance Couple In U.S. To Hold First Class In IllinoisCheryl Angelelli told CBS 2 she never imaged today she and her partner would be the top wheelchair dance couple in the United States.
Paraplegic Football Coach Claims To Have Been Forced To Scoot Down Aisle, Off Of United FlightTyler Schilhabel, who is paraplegic, had a connecting flight in Chicago and says he had to "scoot all the way down on my butt" when United Airlines did not offer him an aisle chair.
'Changing Places' Restroom Increases Accessibility For O'Hare Passengers With DisabilitiesLocated at Terminal 2, the restroom features an adult changing table, motorized lift system and a wheelchair-accessible shower, toilet and sink.
Insurance Company Fights Teenager's Need For New WheelchairA Chicago mom says she never expected to fight with her insurance company about getting a safe wheelchair for her son.
Teen Paralyzed From Gunshot Wound Coaches Basketball From Wheelchair A shooting victim is not letting paralysis from her gunshot wound stop her from enjoying a game she loves, while also helping others achieve their goals.
Man In Wheelchair Missing From Douglas Park AreaAuthorities said Jones was last seen in a wheelchair, has staples on his head and may need medical attention.
Couple Rescues Man Stranded In The Dark, Alone In WheelchairThe man was Jerry Ward, who is missing part of his leg and relies on his motorized wheelchair to get around.
Disabled Woman Claims Delta Airlines Tied Her To A WheelchairA woman with multiple sclerosis says Delta employees tied her to a wheelchair after the airline failed to provide the flyer with the appropriate handicapped services
Robbers Steal Cellphone From Man In Wheelchair: CopsAuthorities are looking for two people who threatened a man in a wheelchair and stole his cellphone last week on a CTA Blue Line train near Damen Avenue on the West Side.
Man In Wheelchair Shot, Killed Outside Country Club Hills Movie TheaterA paralyzed man in a wheelchair was shot to death outside a movie theater Monday afternoon in south suburban Country Club Hills.