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When his wife suffered a stroke last month, Robert Campo said the paramedics who came to her rescue were nothing short of heroic. "I'm forever indebted to them," he said from the Des Plaines rehabilitation center where his wife Bernice, 84, is still...
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Tribune reporterA man who died after plunging into the Chicago River from the Michigan Avenue bridge this afternoon has been identified, authorities said. A tourist from Malaga, Spain who jumped into the water to try and rescue him survived, officials said. Antonio...
With Maryland largely spared from the worst of superstorm Sandy's wrath, some Baltimore-area emergency personnel — including a specially trained urban search and rescue team and multiple medical units — are gearing up to be dispatched to...
Staff WriterCALEXICO — The city’s emergency medical response got a big boost Wednesday as the Heffernan Memorial Healthcare District unanimously approved $190,000 in funding for another ambulance for the Calexico Fire Department. The Calexico Fire...
A 78-year-old man was flown to the regional trauma center early Wednesday afternoon after he was hit by a truck in an Edgewood parking lot. J.B. Billings, of the 600 block of Wingleaf Court in Edgewood, was hit by a pickup truck around 12:15 p.m. in...
A bus-sized ambulance that allows treatment of 13 patients at a time was unveiled today by the Chicago Fire Department, along with new heart monitors for all fire ambulances. A custom-built CFD EMS patient transport bus was purchased with about $500,...
Paramedics assigned to Truck 10 — which the city is planning to close in July — saved a man's life Wednesday morning, the firefighters union said. At 6:20 a.m., an elderly man walked into the firehouse at 1503 W. Lafayette St., where Truck 10...
The state of Maryland created one of the nation's first statewide emergency medical systems to ensure that patients got consistent and timely care no matter where they were. The Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems now oversees and...
The estranged couple were due for a custody hearing Thursday afternoon in Northampton County Court, the latest in their dispute over their four children. Mark W. Werkheiser, 38, didn't make it because he was dead, found shot multiple times at his...
When Aberdeen Fire and Rescue transports someone via ambulance, the most common charge is $675. In that circumstance, the patient needs an IV as a precaution because he or she is having difficulty breathing. That service is called advanced life support,...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsThe 2012 Excellence in Public Service Award winners were announced Thursday in separate surprise announcements at their respective jobs. The winners are: - Joe Pajor, the Assistant Director of Public Works & Utilities, with the City of Wichita. -...
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