Wheelchair

2015 National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Dallas. (credit: wheelchairgames.org)

Hundreds Participating In Nat’l Veterans Wheelchair Games In Dallas

Dallas is and has been hosting the 35th Annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games all week. There are more than 600 people competing – 100 of them participating for the first time.

CBSDFW.COM–06/25/2015

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Brothers With Muscular Dystrophy Head Out On Cross-Country Trip

After months of planning and a huge leap of faith a Fort Worth family has hit the road on the first leg of their cross country trip with two sons who both have a form of muscular dystrophy.

CBS 11–05/13/2015

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Wheelchair-Bound Woman Burned In McKinney Apartment Fire

A Thursday morning house fire has left a McKinney woman with burns on more than 90-percent of her body. The woman, who is in her 70s, uses a wheelchair and was sitting in it when it caught fire.

CBSDFW.COM–04/30/2015

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Disability Advocates Keep Eye On Abbott

A broken elevator almost canceled part of the first photo-op of 2015 for new Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, the first U.S. governor in nearly 30 years to use a wheelchair.

03/12/2015

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Man In Wheelchair Dies In Euless Fire

A man bound to a wheelchair died early Friday morning after a two-alarm fire at his Euless apartment unit. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

11/21/2014

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Wendy Davis Defends Wheelchair Ad

Texas Democrat Wendy Davis is defending her governor’s campaign television ad that prominently notes opponent Greg Abbott’s use of a wheelchair.

10/13/2014

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Wendy Davis TV Ad Touches On Greg Abbott’s Disability

A new television ad by Democrat Wendy Davis focuses attention in the Texas governor’s race on Republican Greg Abbott’s use of a wheelchair, accusing him of not siding with victims like himself.

10/10/2014

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Thieves Steal Motorized Scooter From Sick Man

Two men stole a motorized scooter from a 40-year-old man in his own driveway in Dallas.

02/24/2014

Bobby Prescott & Pamela White (credit: Lisa Sanderson)

Man Burned After Wheelchair Gets Stuck

A man from East Texas is in critical condition at Parkland Hospital in Dallas after his motorized wheelchair became stuck in some sand, on top of a trash pile that he was burning.

01/17/2014

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Hit And Run Survivor Hopes To One Day Dance Again

A former model who was struck by a hit and run driver in Denton Square hopes to one day dance again.

10/13/2013

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Dallas Fire Engine “Bumps” Man In Wheelchair

Thankfully, an accident involving a man in a motorized wheelchair and a fire truck wasn’t as bad as it appeared.

CBSDFW.COM–07/24/2013

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TSA Apologizes To 11-Year-Old Girl Detained At Airport

The TSA has apologized to an 11-year-old girl who was detained for nearly an hour last week at DFW International Airport after agents said they found explosive residue on her hands.

12/17/2012

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