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  • Woman rides wheelchair in street, requesting accessible sidewalk ramps Play Video

    February 15, 2017 6:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman living downtown is requesting sidewalks have handicap access around her home. Lee Landry is in a wheelchair and cannot navigate over the tall curbs. She once asked for help years ago, but her request has not been granted. "We don't have a handicap... more »
  • Weekends with Whitney: Wheelchair Tennis Tournament Play Video

    March 27, 2015 7:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Tennis players come from all over the world to compete in Baton Rouge's Cajun Classic , but they aren't just any tennis players. Dana Matthewson has a a powerful serve, a fierce forehand, and a beautiful backhand, making her an elite tennis player. What makes it extraordinary... more »
  • Wheelchair-bound man dies in Clinton fire Play Video

    February 5, 2013 5:28 PM

    CLINTON - Fire officials say a wheelchair-bound man died in an apartment fire Tuesday morning. It happened at the Clinton Manor Apartments. He was identified as 47-year old Christian Phillips. Clinton Fire Chief Doug Beauchamp says the fire was mostly smoldering when they arrived on scene before 7:30... more »
  • Man sentenced for shooting man in wheelchair

    January 24, 2013 8:44 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- A 23-year-old New Orleans man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter for gunning down a man in a wheelchair during a drive-by shooting in October 2010. The Times-Picayune reports Derrick Allen was sentenced Wednesday to 15-year in prison and avoided a March trial on a charge of second-degree murder,... more »

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