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Developmentally Disabled

Israel Jardinez

Police: Developmentally Disabled Queens Man Has Been Missing Since Tuesday

Police on Wednesday were asking for help from the public in finding developmentally disabled a man who has been missing since Monday.

04/09/2014

Students at the Midland School volunteered at a local food pantry to give back to the community. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: N.J. Students Who Require Help Pitch In To Help Community

After hearing a story on WCBS 880 about a food shortage at pantries, a teacher at a school for the developmentally disabled in Somerset County, N.J. recruited her students to help.

04/07/2014

Catalytic Converter Thefts L.I.

Suspect Charged With Stealing Catalytic Converters From Vehicles For The Disabled On L.I.

A Queens man has been charged with stealing dozens of catalytic converters from vehicles on Long Island, including nine vans for the transport of developmentally disabled adults.

03/01/2014

Catalytic Converter Thefts L.I.

Catalytic Converters Stolen From 9 Vans For Developmentally Disabled On Long Island

Police on Long Island have been trying to find out who would be so heartless as to vandalize vans meant to transport the developmentally disabled.

02/27/2014

Independent Group Home Living Program  suspects (NYS Justice Center)

Hamptons Group Home Workers Allegedly Ran ‘Developmentally Disabled Fight Club’

Police said the four suspects were caught on cell phone video either watching the fight or laughing as the attack occurred.

02/06/2014

Handcuff (credit: clipart.com)

New Jersey Teen Accused Of Molesting 3-Year-Old Boy

A teenage suspect has been charged with molesting a 3-year-old boy in Leonia, N.J.

06/16/2013

Hava Samuels, left, and Paul Forziano were to get married on April 6, 2013, but neither of the group homes will allow them to live there together. (Photo: CBS 2)

Developmentally Disabled Couple To Marry, But Being Denied Housing By Group Homes

A Long Island couple engaged to be married this weekend are hoping to live together, but right now they’re facing regulations that won’t let them.

04/04/2013

The Collector Of Bedford Street

Report: Larry Selman, ‘The Collector Of Bedford Street,’ Dies At 70

A West Village fundraiser and neighborhood activist whose work was showcased in an Academy Award-winning documentary has died, according to a published report.

01/21/2013

City Hall in Lower Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

New York City Council Seeks To Abolish The ‘R-Word’

The New York City Council has announced plans to banish the use of the expression “mentally retarded” from all official documents and Web sites.

01/08/2013