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Stories From Main Street: Jersey City EMS Uses Data To Predict Next Emergency

EMS dispatch uses color-coded maps to track and to anticipate emergency calls. The program is called MARVLIS, or Mobile Area Routing Vehicle Location Information System. Based on its predictions, ambulances are pre-positioned in different neighborhoods.

03/24/2014

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

Authorities: Baby Found Abandoned, Uninjured On Harlem Street

A fire department spokesman says a passer-by spotted the baby and flagged down firefighters who brought the baby into the firehouse.

03/23/2014

Bullet hole, shattered glass in back of South Country Ambulance. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Volunteer EMS Injured On Way To Call In Bellport When Ambulance Was Shot At

Broken glass sprayed through the back of the ambulance and a 19-year-old volunteer was hit in the incident.

01/15/2014

Dustin Friedland (credit: CBS 2)

Call For Answers About Delayed EMS Response In Short Hills Mall Shooting

Questions have been mounting about the delayed response time by EMS crews to a deadly shooting at the Short Hills Mall in New Jersey last month.

01/14/2014

Iquan Williams

Suspect Arrested In Connection With Shooting Death Of Iquan Williams

On Saturday, January 11, police arrested Jahiem Spruill, 17, and charged him with second degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree.

01/12/2014

JFK Airport

EMS: Man Stabbed Outside JFK Airport Terminal

The incident happened outside Terminal 8 around 4:30 p.m., EMS said.

11/22/2013

(credit: Andrea Grymes/CBS 2)

4 Injured When FDNY Truck Collides With SUV In The Bronx

The incident took place at around 8:15 a.m. at Laconia Avenue near Waring Avenue in Allerton.

11/22/2013

Police on the scene after a SUV jumped a curb in Queens on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Good Samaritans Rescue Students After SUV Jumps Curb In Queens

A group of students were walking out of a bodega on the corner of Grand Avenue and 71st Street when a Honda Pilot SUV jumped the curb, striking the students.

09/12/2013

This SUV smashed into a telephone pole during an accident in Crown Heights that left several people with serious injuries. (Credit CBS 2)

Police: Car Jumps Curb In Crown Heights, 3 Pedestrians Struck

A black Hyundai was moving down Kingston Avenue when it collided with a white Infinity that was going eastbound on Eastern Parkway shortly before 7 p.m., police said.

09/05/2013

This cutting edge computer system has helped Jersey City Medical Center reduce its EMS response times to second fastest in the country. (Photo: CBS 2)

Exclusive: Jersey City Medical Center’s EMS Response Times Elite Nationally

In one city in New Jersey you have a better chance of surviving cardiac arrest. Officials say it’s all because of a computer.

08/06/2013

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Quinn Calls For More Ambulances After 30-Minute Wait For Response

One day after Quinn blasted the 911 response time, she met with FDNY Commissioner Sal Cassano and Deputy Mayor Cas Holloway.

07/17/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/credit: CBS 2)

Christine Quinn Outraged Over Emergency Response Time After Intern Passes Out During Brooklyn Event

“It just took over a half an hour to get to a place where a young girl had fainted, was lying on the street, in sweltering heat,” Quinn said. “It’s inexcusable.”

07/16/2013

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein with 4-year-old Ariel Russo's parents after it was announced the DOI will investigate the new 911 system. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 8800

City Department Of Investigation To Probe New 911 System

After Ariel Russo was struck by a speeding SUV while walking to pre-kindergarten with her grandmother, there was a four-minute delay before EMS was dispatched.

07/10/2013

Police on the scene of a stabbing at the 59th Street & Lexington Avenue subway station on Monday, July 8, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect In Custody After Women Attacked On No. 6 Train

Two women were rushed to the hospital after being attacked Monday at a subway station in Midtown.

07/08/2013

Police on the scene of a shooting on Ninth Avenue and 49th Street on Monday, July 1, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Police Investigating Shooting At Hell’s Kitchen Construction Site

The shooting took place at around 9:30 a.m. The man’s wounds are not considered life-threatening, according to EMS. He has been transported to an area hospital.

07/01/2013

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