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New Program To Curb Handicap Tag Thefts On Streets Of Baltimore

It’s a crime that targets a vulnerable population. The city says disability placard theft is a widespread problem.

06/27/2014

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Disabled St. John’s Grad Seeks Funds For Master’s In U.K.

She couldn’t get to the bell, so they brought her to it. In the traditional wicker chair, up five flights of stairs. Two St. John’s College students hoisted Micaela MacDougall to the top of McDowell Hall.

06/14/2014

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Maryland Girl Pleads ‘Responsible’ For Bullying

A teenage girl accused of bullying a 16-year-old autistic boy pleaded “responsible” to a pair of misdemeanor charges on Thursday after her case was transferred from adult to juvenile court.

05/29/2014

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Wounded Vets Cycling To Raise Rehab Awareness

Dozens of injured service members are mounting up to raise awareness in the nation’s capital about bicycling rehabilitation for disabled veterans.

04/15/2014

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Md. Senate Panel Changes Minimum Wage Bill

A Maryland Senate panel has made some substantial changes to a measure to raise the state’s minimum wage.

04/02/2014

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Metro Suspends Disabled Rider Service During Storm

Metro is suspending its paratransit service for disabled riders and will have detours on some bus routes due to the winter storm moving through the area.

03/16/2014

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2 Md. Girls Charged With Sexually Abusing Autistic Teen Boy

Two teenage girls in southern Maryland bullied an apparently autistic 16-year-old boy into performing sexual acts and crashing through pond ice in episodes they captured on cell phone video, authorities said Wednesday.

03/12/2014

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Findings Released On Police And Disabled Following Death Of Ethan Saylor

A Frederick County man with disabilities dies during an encounter with sheriff’s deputies. Now state officials are pushing for change to try to avoid another tragedy.

01/09/2014

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Md. Commission On Police And Disabled Meets

A state panel is getting close to making recommendations regarding police training about people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

12/18/2013

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Baltimore Woman Mauled To Death By Her Pit Bull Was Previously Attacked

A disabled woman was mauled to death by her pit bull early Saturday morning. Baltimore City Health Department officials say the dog attacked the owner and her grandson in April.

11/04/2013

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Family Seeks Probe Into Disabled Man’s Death At Movie Theater

The death of a young man with Down syndrome who was being restrained by police brings a new development.

09/05/2013

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Lawmaker Calls For Changes After Disabled Man Dies

New demands for a state investigation into the death of a young man with Down syndrome. He died at the hands of Frederick County sheriff’s deputies; those deputies were never charged.

08/06/2013

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