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Man Forced To Not Shower For 6 Months Due To Health Insurance Red Tape

A local man who is quadriplegic can’t use his bathroom because of health insurance red tape — and he’s not alone.

02/09/2015

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Wheelchair-Bound Man, 2nd Suspect Both Facing Charges In Connellsville Robbery

Two men are now facing charges in what police say was an unusual home invasion and robbery attempt in Fayette County.

02/04/2015

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Man Headed To Trial For Allegedly Running Over Officer, Carjackings, High-Speed Chase

A man accused of leading police on a chase – dragging an officer from his car – and carjacking two vehicles will go to trial.

09/26/2014

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Officer Kuzak Receives Wheelchair-Accessible Truck

Clairton Police Officer Jim Kuzak was shot five times while answering a home invasion call back on April 4, 2011.

09/09/2014

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Police Take Man In Wheelchair Into Custody After Oakland Stabbing

A man in a wheelchair was taken into police custody after a stabbing in Pittsburgh’s Oakland section this afternoon.

07/09/2014

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Elderly Man Uses Wheelchair To Barricade Self Inside Home

Police were called to Gibsonia this morning where a man reportedly barricaded himself inside of a home.

06/03/2014

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Veteran Finally Gets Much-Needed Chairlift, Wheelchair Ramp

The sound of a drill in the hands of a craftsman was the sign of a life-changing moment for James Price.

03/25/2014

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Local Veteran In Need Of Wheelchair Ramp Gets Help From Volunteers

On a cold, snowy day, imagine walking up or down a set of broken stairs or across a muddy yard.

03/17/2014

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Government Halts Benefits For Butler Co. Woman Paralyzed In Accident

If you met Casey Galbreath you would assume she’s handicapped. But under the circumstances we had to ask.

02/18/2014

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Suspect In Shooting That Put Teen In Wheelchair Held For Trial

Deallo Mitchell, 19, gets around best these days in a wheelchair. He has limited abilities with braces and a walker.

01/02/2014

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Woman Accused Of Assaulting Wheelchair-Bound Boyfriend

Police say it was a one-sided fight from the start.

06/12/2013

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Teen Hit By Lightning On Road To Recovery

It was last summer when KDKA’s David Highfield stood outside West Penn Hospital.

05/21/2013

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Disabled Woman Defies Odds Ahead Of College Graduation

There will be applause, and perhaps a few tears, when a Biochemistry major from West Newton accepts her diploma at Saint Vincent College on Saturday.

05/10/2013

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Man Lucky To Be Alive After Big Rig Clips His Wheelchair

David Schultz, 49, of Harrison Township says he’s lucky to be alive.

04/23/2013

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Hit-And-Run Lands Man In Wheelchair In Hospital

The driver fled the scene, but it only took police about an hour and a half to track him down.

11/07/2012

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