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A man pushes shopping carts outside of a Walmart store. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Walmart Sued In SF Court Over Wheelchair Access To Self-Checkout

Two East Bay wheelchair users and a disability service organization sued Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday for allegedly failing to provide accessible point-of-service machines.

07/25/2012

Daniel Barnett is accused in the hit-and-run death of David Cox in Richmond on September 23, 2011. (Richmond Police Department)

Arrest Made In Hit-&-Run Death Of Wheelchair-Bound Richmond Man

Police on Thursday announced the arrest of a suspect in the hit-and-run death of a wheelchair-bound man in Richmond in September.

06/14/2012

Drowning

Man In Wheelchair Drowns After Falling In Emeryville Marina

Authorities say a 61-year-old Emeryville man in a wheelchair drowned after he fell into the waters of the Emeryville Marina.

05/23/2012

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Man In Wheelchair Hit, Killed By SF Muni Train At Civic Center Station

A man in a wheelchair was struck by a San Francisco Municipal Railway train at the Civic Center station late Monday morning, and Muni’s underground service was shut down, a Muni spokesman said.

04/23/2012

Kathy Jo Swift of Santa Clara is forced to use a regular wheelchair after her $4,000 power wheelchair was stolen from her apartment complex on December 17, 2011. (CBS)

Power Wheelchair Stolen From Santa Clara Woman

A South Bay woman is making an emotional plea after a piece of her independence was stolen. While police are searching for her power wheelchair, they said it will be hard to find.

12/23/2011

Scene from a cell phone video where a suspect in a wheelchair was shot by San Francisco Police on January 4, 2011. (CBS)

Jury Fails To Reach Conviction In Stabbing, SFPD Shooting Incident

A wheelchair-bound man accused of stabbing a San Francisco police officer before being shot by officers in January was found not guilty by a jury of charges of assaulting a police officer, although jurors deadlocked on other charges in the case.

11/15/2011

A wheelchair is wedged under the front bumper of a pickup truck at 7th and Harrison streets in San Francisco, October 28, 2011. (CBS)

San Francisco Wheelchair Pedestrian Hit By Car; Critically Hurt

A pedestrian in a wheelchair was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood Friday morning, a police spokesman said.

10/28/2011

San Francisco City Hall

Phil Matier: San Francisco City Hall’s $500K Wheelchair Ramp

As home improvements go, it has to be one for the books. The installation of 10-foot long wheelchair ramp in San Francisco City Hall wound up costing taxpayers $567,735.

10/17/2011

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Man In Wheelchair Robbed In San Francisco Tenderloin District

A 63-year-old man in a wheelchair was robbed of his cellphone in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood on Friday night, police said.

10/17/2011

BART train, station

Wheelchair Access Issues Remain Despite $2M Ramp At Lafayette BART

The recent construction of a wheelchair ramp at a Bay Area Rapid Transit station cost $2 million, but some parts of the station remain inaccessible.

10/04/2011

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