Her mother said the elevators in their high-rise building on Surf Avenue and 24th Street have been out of order for months, leaving the 8-year-old a virtual prisoner in their third floor apartment.
A simple family outing to the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree quickly turned into a nightmare for a New Jersey family over the weekend.
Mastic resident Alicia Biondo’s daughter is blind, has seizures, and cannot walk, all as a result of being shaken severely by her father as a newborn.
“He’s now ready to go home. He’s in great shape, he’s obviously very used to his chair,” Casey said. Casey said the wheelchairs are getting more and more common for disabled dogs, and said Timmy “took to it immediately.”
Christopher Levi’s wheelchair was discovered in the woods not far from his Holbrook home.
Chris Levi discovered his $3,000 custom-made wheelchair with a Purple Heart and Army seal embroidered on the back, missing when he returned to his Mollie Boulevard home in Holbrook on Jan. 19.
The heartless nature of the crime stunned viewers who saw surveillance video of it. In the tape, a man can be seen simply reaching into the lap of Catalina Mateo, grabbing her purse, and sprinting away.
Authorities are now looking for 18-year-old Cody Santiago, of Grove Street in Brooklyn.
On Staten Island, a young woman is not letting her serious conditions hold her back from helping those in need, and now the Bronx Bombers have come to help her.
Gregory Richardson, 21, lowered the back of the wheelchair the patient was in and started bouncing it around saying it was “like a roller coaster ride,” Nassau County police Lt. Kevin Smith said.
Suffolk County police say the woman was pronounced dead early Thursday morning inside her Mastic home.
When Jordana Holovach’s son Jacob was six-months-old, doctors diagnosed him with Canavan Disease.
A man who lost control of his motorized wheelchair and ended up on the New York City subway tracks before being pulled to safety has been hospitalized in serious but stable condition.
Someone swiped an elderly woman’s brand new Victory 9 scooter which she’d had for just a week from right in front of a church.
Police are asking for help to find a man wanted in connection with the theft of a tourist’s motorized wheelchair.