Wheelchair

People in Leap bus in San Francisco. (Leap)

Private San Francisco Bus Company Accused Of Removing Wheelchair Access From Fleet

A complaint has been filed with the U.S. Justice Department against Leap, a private fleet of San Francisco buses, over a removal of wheelchair accessible seating.

04/17/2015

A beach-accessible wheelchair available at some Bay Area beaches. (Source: California Coastal Commission)

Beach-Capable Wheelchairs Available At Bay Area Beaches

If you need a wheelchair, the California Coastal Commission doesn’t want it to keep you from enjoying California’s amazing beaches, and they have the equipment to make it happen.

03/23/2015

(Thinkstock)

Wheelchair-Bound Man Stabbed In Neck In SF’s Bayview District

A wheelchair-bound man suffered life-threatening injuries when he was stabbed in the neck in San Francisco’s Bayview District on Saturday afternoon.

03/09/2015

BART Unveils New Car Design, Coming In 2015 (Credit: BART)

BART Reaches Agreement With Disability Advocates, Adds More Wheelchair Space On New Trains

The BART board voted Thursday to approve an agreement with disability advocates that improves accessibility on BART’s new “Fleet of the Future.”

02/27/2015

police generic, siren, light, crime scene

Sound Of Exploding Wheelchair Tire Causes Evacuation Order For Part Of San Rafael

The sound of exploding, over-inflated tires on a wheelchair caused a shelter-in-place order and partial evacuation of the Marin County Civic Center in San Rafael Thursday morning, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.

01/22/2015

A frame from a video uploaded to Facebook, a San Francisco police officer is seen shoving a paralyzed man off a curb. (Sqaully D/Facebook)

Caught On Camera: San Francisco Police Officer Tries To Push Wheelchair-Bound Man Into Street

A San Francisco police officer was captured on two separate videos trying to shove a paralyzed, wheelchair-bound man off a curb face first into the street as other officers looked on, until a relative intervened to stop it.

01/21/2015

(Thinkstock)

Wheelchair-Bound Man Struck By Car And Killed While Crossing Street In East San Jose

A man in a wheelchair crossing the street was struck and killed by a car in East San Jose early Sunday morning.

01/18/2015

(Getty Images)

Woman Escapes In Wheelchair She Allegedly Stole From Man At SF’s UN Plaza

A woman rode away in a wheelchair she stole from 65-year-old man in San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza on Thursday evening.

10/03/2014

Police Sirens

Vallejo Caregiver Who Sexually Assaulted Disabled Adult Among 104 Fugitives US Marshals Arrested In 2 Weeks

The U.S. Marshals in the Northern and Eastern District of California arrested a caregiver who assaulted a person in a wheelchair along with a hundred other violent fugitives from throughout the region during a two-week operation.

07/01/2014

School Beating

Security Guard Accused Of Beating Wheelchair Bound Oakland Student Faces Video Evidence In Court

A security guard seen in a video allegedly beating a wheelchair-bound student made an appearance in an Oakland court Monday to face that video evidence.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/23/2014

more