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  • Despite injury, Walker to be part of Tulane season

    July 22, 2013 10:15 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Devon Walker, the Tulane safety paralyzed when his spine was fractured in a game last September, will be part of Tulane's season this year. Tulane coach Curtis Johnson is still working out Walker's role for the coming season. One possibility mentioned by Johnson: Walker may... more »
  • Paralyzed LSU cheer coach making comeback Play Video

    November 19, 2012 9:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Barely one year after a boating accident left him paralyzed from the neck down, Chico Garcia is making a comeback. But Chico tells News 2 adjusting to his new life hasn't been easy. He starts each day with help from his parents and says it's those... more »
  • BRPD: Teen shot in May dies from injuries

    November 9, 2012 10:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a teen girl shot and paralyzed back in May died from her injuries this week. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely with Baton Rouge Police said Mary Johnson, 16, of Baker died on Nov. 7. She'd been shot in the back of the neck while walking down... more »
  • Lolo Jones causes stir over Eric LeGrand tweets

    October 3, 2012 10:31 AM

    UNDATED - Hurdler Lolo Jones trash-talked about head injuries to former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand after he jokingly challenged her to a race on Twitter. Jones didn't know the defensive tackle was paralyzed in a game. After LeGrand tweeted to Jones "want to race me?" on Tuesday night,... more »
  • Mom of girl killed in shooting will be paralyzed

    July 30, 2012 5:13 PM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - A family member says the woman who lost her 6-year-old daughter in the Aurora theater shooting and suffered a miscarriage is expected to be paralyzed as a result of her injuries. Mary Ellen Hansen says doctors still hope her niece, Ashley Moser, will have use of her... more »
  • Mother: son shot by juvenile, paralyzed

    May 28, 2012 4:04 PM

    PICAYUNE, Miss. - A Mississippi woman says her 21-year-old son is having to learn how to swallow after a bullet fired by a juvenile in Louisiana cut his spinal cord. Amy Tanguis of Picayune tells The Picayune Item that Aaron James Tanguis was shot in the back last week while... more »
  • Bully's paralyzing punch cost $4.2 million

    April 18, 2012 11:35 AM

    RAMSEY - A New Jersey school district has agreed to pay $4.2 million to settle a lawsuit by a middle school student who was paralyzed when a bully punched him in the abdomen. The Ramsey school district's settlement with Sawyer Rosenstein and his family over the 2006 assault was made... more »
  • NYC couple accused of kidnapping disabled woman

    March 28, 2012 12:30 PM

    NEW YORK - A New York City couple is accused of kidnapping a partially paralyzed woman and controlling her finances for more than a year. Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said Tuesday that the 58-year-old victim was found in a locked room that could only be opened from the outside.... more »
  • Man arrested for boat crash that paralyzed LSU cheer coach

    September 27, 2011 4:35 PM

    LIVINGSTON - The man who crashed the boat on the Amite River that left LSU cheer coach Chico Garcia paralyzed and four others injured on August 27 was arrested Monday after blood alcohol content tests revealed he was over the legal limit. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement... more »
  • Family raising funds for paralyzed shooting victim

    December 9, 2010 11:11 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – Family members of Derrick Ardoin, who was shot and paralyzed in a roadside confrontation Dec. 3, are now trying to raise money to help make his home handicap-accessible. Ardoin’s friends and family are holding a jambalaya benefit Saturday in Denham Springs, and have also set up a... more »
  • Source: Southern Miss player is paralyzed

    November 16, 2010 1:10 PM

    A person familiar with the situation says Southern Mississippi football player Martez Smith is paralyzed from the waist down after being shot at a nightclub along with two teammates. The person spoke to The Associated Press Tuesday on the condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss... more »

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