BART Unveils New Fare Gate Aimed At Improving Disabled Access, Deter Fare CheatsBART has unveiled a new fare gate aimed at improving accessibility for people with disabilities, and at the same time, deter fare cheats.
Police: Man Without Arms Charged With Stabbing Tourist With ScissorsMiami Beach police say 46-year-old Jonathan Crenshaw held a pair of scissors with his feet and stabbed 22-year-old Cesar Coronado just after midnight on July 10.
VIDEO: SFPD Defends Takedown Of Disabled Man With Prosthetic LegA video showing five San Francisco police officer pinning down a man with a prosthetic leg is trending on social media and raising questions about use of excessive forse.
Former Oakland High Security Guard Says 'Slapping Was Necessary' For Wheelchair-Bound StudentA former security guard at Oakland High School testified on Thursday that he was justified in using force against a student in a wheelchair in a highly-publicized incident at the school last year because the student was actively resisting him and threatened to kill him.
East Bay Mom Hopes Her Bill Will Improve Access For Her Wheelchair-Bound SonsTwenty-five years after the Americans with Disabilities Act became law, an East Bay mom is hoping to fine-tune the law so people with disabilities truly have equal access.
Wheelchair-Bound Man Stabbed In Neck In SF's Bayview DistrictA wheelchair-bound man suffered life-threatening injuries when he was stabbed in the neck in San Francisco's Bayview District on Saturday afternoon.
SF Woman, Son Sentenced To Serve Disabled Community For Disabled Parking FraudA San Francisco mother and her grown son were each sentenced to three years felony probation and 1,000 hours of service assisting the disabled community after they pleaded guilty to felony forgery in a fraudulent disabled placard scheme, the district attorney’s office announced Wednesday.
Uber Questioned Over Claims Drivers Refused To Pick-Up Customers With Guide DogsSan Francisco regulators and the National Federation of the Blind are looking into claims that drivers are not picking up passengers with service animals.
$20K Snatched From Mentally Disabled Woman At Fremont RestaurantA bag holding $20,000 in cash was snatched from a woman eating lunch at a Fremont restaurant earlier this week, police said.
Committee Suggests Series Of Changes To SF Disabled Parking PolicyPeople with disabled placards that allow them to park at certain street spaces in San Francisco for free soon could have to feed parking meters like everyone else.
Walmart Sued In SF Court Over Wheelchair Access To Self-CheckoutTwo 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.
Custom Bicycle Stolen From Handicapped Man In San FranciscoSan Francisco police are asking for the public’s help in finding a custom bicycle specially built for a handicapped man that was stolen in the Hayes Valley neighborhood Thursday morning.
Santa Clara Woman Astounded By Outpouring Of Generosity After Wheelchair StolenThe generosity of a South bay man has made a disabled Santa Clara woman's Christmas a very merry one.
Power Wheelchair Stolen From Santa Clara WomanA 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.
Phil Matier: San Francisco City Hall’s $500K Wheelchair RampAs 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.