Wheelchair

Woman in a wheelchair. (File image)

More Passengers Requesting Wheelchairs To Save Time At Airport

Airlines say there is little they can do because they can’t ask any questions about a person’s disability.

06/03/2013

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Thieves Steal $40 From Lowell Woman In Wheelchair

A Lowell woman was robbed of $40 as she rode in her wheelchair on Salem Street. The two suspects followed her from a trip to a Sovereign Bank.

04/03/2013

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3.74 Kilos Of Cocaine Found Inside Wheelchair At Logan Airport

A 33-year-old man was arrested at Logan Airport after cocaine was found in the tires and frame of a wheelchair he was using for no apparent medical reason.

12/24/2012

Dr. Michael Jacuch playing golf

High-Tech Wheelchair Gets Local Paraplegic Back On Course

Nearly two years after an aortic aneurysm left him paraplegic, cardiologist Dr. Michael Jacuch, had a chance to enjoy life in a way he never thought he’d be able to again.

06/15/2012

Andy Martin will be getting a new racing wheelchair.

Generous Donations Help NH Teen Get New Racing Wheelchair

More than enough money has been raised for a New Hampshire high school student whose wheelchair was totaled in an accident last month.

05/11/2012

Andy Martin was training for the Boston Marathon when a car hit his wheelchair.

Community Helping To Replace NH Teen’s Racing Wheelchair

Andy Martin was training for the Boston Marathon but suffered a major setback when he was hit by a car in Goffstown, NH.

05/02/2012

Huy Tran has been forced to sit alone in the nurse's office because the elevators were shut down.

Student In Wheelchair Forced To Sit Alone At Lawrence School

Huy Tran has spent the last five weeks at the Wetherbee School in Lawrence doing his lessons alone in the first floor nurse’s office due to unsafe elevators.

11/03/2011

State Police investigate fatal accident in Brockton.

Veteran In Wheelchair Struck And Killed By Car In Brockton

The 65-year-old man was in his wheelchair crossing the intersection near the McDonald’s on Belmont Street when a car hit him.

10/24/2011

Four wheelchair athletes say Peter Pan drivers got upset when they couldn't board the bus alone.

Wheelchair Athletes Say Peter Pan Bus Drivers Humiliated Them

Four wheelchair racers who traveled to Boston for the Falmouth Road Race say bus drivers gave them a hard time because they could not board the bus themselves.

08/18/2011

Heeclif de la Rosa and his son Isaiah, whose wheelchair was stolen.

Wheelchair For Boy With Cerebral Palsy Stolen In Lawrence

Police are looking for a suspect or suspects who stole an 8-year-old’s wheelchair in Lawrence on Wednesday.

06/09/2011

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