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Man sentenced for crash that paralyzed child

...Camry struck a Ford Escort being driven north by Pedro O. Ra mos. Yarely Velasquez, 5, was left paralyzed from spinal injuries.Homlar said Judge J. Wade Padgett sentenced Tur ner. Once he is released, Turner will have three years on probation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-21/man-sentenced-crash-pa
Baltimore cops will face criminal charges

...Baltimore's top prosecutor announced criminal charges today against all six officers suspended after a man suffered a fatal spinal injury in police custody, saying "no one is above the law." "Mr. Gray's death was a homicide," State's Attorney...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-01/baltimore-cops-face-criminal
Police clash with protesters in Baltimore; National Guard takes positions

...became irate inside. He died a week later.Authorities said they are still investigating how and when he suffered the spinal injury - during the arrest or while he was in the van, where authorities say he was riding without being belted in, a violation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-29/police-clash-protesters-baltimore-n
The real problem in Baltimore

...it's understandable Baltimore is outraged over the recent death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who suffered a spinal injury while in police custody for a petty offense.It's understandable they would lash out at authorities they see as not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-28/real-problem-baltimor
Riot, looting prompt state of emergency, curfew in Baltimore

...setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody.The governor declared a state of emergency and called in the National Guard to restore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-27/riot-looting-prompt-st
GRU emergency medicine residents get rescue training

...needed, the burden of being encumbered by firefighting gear and the difficulties in rescuing a person without causing spinal injuries.While one group tore out the windows, doors and roof of a small, champagne-colored Saturn, another group practiced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-03/gru-emergency-medicine
Columbia County sample ballot

...reckless driving penalties or fees to the brain and spinal injury trust fund House Resolution No. 1183 Act No. 589...driving penalties or fees to be added to the Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund to pay for care and rehabilitative services...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-12/columbia-count
Paraplegic veteran sues government for sponge left inside him after operation

...the United States of America.Dixon served during the Iraq War until a 2004 vehicle wreck left him with a permanent spinal injury. Dixon, a paraplegic since the crash, was treated for several years at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-29/paraplegic-veteran-sue
Amendment B will help state's injured

...fees to be added to the Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund to pay for care and...survived neurotrauma with head or spinal injuries."It's estimated that car...lives.Through the Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund, Georgians with these...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-30/amendment-b-will
McDuffie County sample ballot

...reckless driving penalties or fees to the brain and spinal injury trust fundHouse Resolution No. 1183Act No. 589"Shall...driving penalties or fees to be added to the Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund to pay for care and rehabilitative services...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-24/mcduffie-county-sample-b