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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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TSA Detains ‘Explosive-Laced’ Girl In Wheelchair

A 12-year-old girl who suffers from a bone disorder and uses a wheelchair was detained for nearly an hour at DFW International Airport after TSA agents said they found explosive residue on her hands.

12/14/2012

Amy Simmons trains with the javelin

Paralyzed Athlete From Irving Dreams Of Olympic Gold

Amy Simmons says life in a wheelchair has afforded her more opportunities than ever before and going for the gold is more than just a dream. It’s a lesson in life she simply can’t afford to miss.

06/29/2012

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Wheelchair-bound Man Saved From Dallas Creek

A man in a motorized wheelchair had to be rescued from a creek at Pecan Grove Park after his granddaughter accidentally shifted the chair into reverse, causing it to careen into the water.

05/31/2012

Wheelchair athletes play quad rugby, also known to many as murderball. (credit: Mike Kinney/KTVT/KTXA)

On The Road: Quad Rugby

The sport is now called quad rugby, but it’s original name was murderball because they said it looked like they were killing each other.

04/25/2012

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Through The Lens: Tennis For Everyone

When I was younger I tried my hand at tennis but found I had no talent for that. I couldn’t control the ball off my racquet. I would try to hit it like I was a pro and the ball would fly out of the courts. In today’s Through the Lens I went to the YP Challenger of Dallas where they’re mission is to take tennis to everyone.

02/10/2012

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Man In Wheelchair Unable To Escape Dallas Fire

A house fire in northwest Dallas turned deadly after a man inside was unable to escape in his wheelchair.

06/14/2011