Keeping kids safe at school is a challenge for administrators everywhere and it has some looking beyond the traditional 911 system to new cutting edge, potentially life saving, technology.
Mike Vercellone was a member of the high school track team until he graduated last spring. He was back on campus Wednesday to help out a practice while on spring break from Rutgers.
There was a big scare on a New Jersey high school track Wednesday after a student collapsed during practice.
Officer James Li is in stable condition at Kings County Hospital after police say he was shot in both legs by a man who tried to board a bus without paying.
A New York City police officer was credited Monday with saving the life of a 1-year-old boy who was found unconscious in a Washington Heights clothing store.
EMS techs in Spain gave heart attack patients an IV of a long approved beta blocker called Metoprolol and the results were dramatic.
One day after Quinn blasted the 911 response time, she met with FDNY Commissioner Sal Cassano and Deputy Mayor Cas Holloway.
A stunning development has surfaced in an official misconduct case against an emergency medical technician.
Dispatcher Joann Hilman-Payne took the call around 1 p.m. Monday and kept the line open until medics found the woman around 8:30 p.m.
Kayla Parmely, 18, a senior at Longwood High School in Middle Island, was in the front row of the school’s auditorium when she saw an elderly man having a heart attack.
The 43-year-old emergency medical technician has spent his career in Brooklyn and becoming a lieutenant is no surprise to the fire commissioner.
More reports of FDNY EMS employees’ misuse of social media have surfaced, this time involving unauthorized photos of patients’ gory injuries.
“I know my actions have hurt and disappointed many people, especially my family. I would like to move forward, learn from my mistakes and continue to grow as a person with the support of my family, friends and loved ones,” Joe Cassano said.
An emergency medical technician with the New York City Fire Department has been sentenced to a term of 89 years to life in prison, after being convicted of sexually assaulting five victims over a period of 10 years.
EMTs turned out in support of Teresa Soler as Brooklyn Assistant District Attorney Michael Jaccarino was sentenced to 10 days of community service for punching her in the back of an ambulance in November.