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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

(AP)

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

(CBS)

Santa Clara Fatal Hit-And-Run Driver Drags Man In Wheelchair 300 Feet

Police in Santa Clara are searching for a hit-and-run driver who fatally struck a man in a wheelchair and dragged him 300 feet Sunday morning.

09/25/2011

wheelchair

Court Rules Strip Search Of Vacaville Wheelchair User Excessive

Vacaville police went too far when they pulled a drug suspect out of his wheelchair and took off his clothes in public, according to an appeals court ruling.

CBS San Francisco–06/02/2011

A paraplegic student was able to walk the stage at his graduation commencement ceremony Sunday in Berkeley, thanks to an exoskeleton developed by the school's engineering team.

Exoskeleton Helps Cal Grad Walk Stage At Commencement Ceremony

A 22-year-old paraplegic Cal grad was able to walk in Saturday’s commencement ceremony thanks to UC Berkeley’s engineering team and modern science.

KPIX 5–05/14/2011

(AP)

Stabbing Follows Argument Between Wheelchair-Bound Men In San Francisco

An argument between two men in wheelchairs in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon ended with one of the men stabbing the other, police said.

CBS San Francisco–03/10/2011

(CBS)

Wheelchair Bound Pittsburg Man Rescued From Kitchen Fire

Firefighters had to rescue an elderly man confined to a wheelchair after a fire broke out in the kitchen of his Pittsburg home.

CBS San Francisco–03/06/2011

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