Disability Group Homes At Risk Of COVID Outbreaks As Staff Falls Behind In Vaccination
These group homes were among the first New Yorkers to become eligible back in January. But as of mid-June, just 33% of their workers have received at least one dose.
Jun 22, 2021 2:00 PM
Here's How Terrible The Subway Map Looks When You're In A Wheelchair
Only about a quarter of subway stations are wheelchair-accessible, turning simple commutes into hours-long ordeals for the disabled.
Updated: Sep 25, 2015 1:59 PM
NYC Violates Federal Law With Weak Emergency Plans For Disabled, Judge Rules
"The city's plans are inadequate to ensure that people with disabilities are able to evacuate before or during an emergency."
Updated: Nov 8, 2013 12:26 PM
Video: Police Seek Man Who Opened Door For Disabled Woman, Then Choked & Robbed Her
A horrifying attack on a disabled woman was caught on surveillance camera.
Updated: Jul 31, 2013 5:11 PM
Urine Trouble: NJ Teacher Fired For Peeing In Classroom, Making Kids Dump The Bottles
A disabled second grade teacher in New Jersey has been fired after he was found to have urinated in a classroom and made kids carry urine-filled plastic bottles
Updated: Apr 24, 2013 2:19 PM
Old South Ferry Blues: What It's Like To Use Mass Transit In A Wheelchair
We spent an afternoon with disabled civil rights advocate Edith Prentiss, who showed us what it's like to navigate the city's mass transit system in a wheelchair.
Updated: Apr 12, 2013 5:00 PM
Disabled Man Given Summons For Laughing Too Loudly In His Home
A disabled man has been hit with two summonses for laughing too loudly in his home after a neighbor complained to cops: "I didn’t know it was a crime to laugh out a window."
Updated: Mar 6, 2013 3:59 PM
Stringer Blasts MTA's "Stressful, Cumbersome" Process For Seniors, Disabled To Replace Their Metrocards
Stringer said, "There is no reason why seniors and disabled riders should have to put up with such a Byzantine process in the nation's largest transit system, just to get a replacement card."
Updated: Jul 11, 2012 1:43 PM
Mother Accused Of Killing Disabled Daughter With Peanut M&M's
Veronica Cirella has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of her daughter Julie, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy and was confined to a wheelchair. She was also apparently deathly allergic to peanuts.
Updated: Apr 5, 2012 3:58 PM
Cuomo Offering Ultimatum On Soon-To-Expire Taxi Bill
"This could be 'Gov. Steamroller again steamrolling on behalf of the yellow cab medallion owners who oppose the bill," one statehouse source said.
Updated: Dec 19, 2011 10:45 AM
Video: Rude Injured Man vs. Rude Subway Seat Hog
Someone named "Joey Boots" (if that is your real name) has
Updated: Feb 3, 2011 10:57 AM
Custodian Charged With Raping Deaf Mute Psych Patient
A custodian at Kings County Hospital Center has been arrested on
Updated: Feb 26, 2010 4:30 PM
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