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FDNY EMT Convicted Of Sexually Assaulting Five Victims

The Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office said a jury on Wednesday convicted 36-year-old Angus Pascall on charges of rape, predatory sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child.

01/30/2013

Central Park Medical Unit (credit: CPMU)

Stories From Main Street: Volunteers Come To Your Aid In Central Park

Volunteer ambulance squads aren’t just found in the suburbs. They exist in New York City as well.

01/07/2013

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Report: Drunken Brooklyn Prosecutor Choked, Slapped EMT

A drunken Brooklyn prosecutor has been charged with assault and several other counts, after allegedly attacking an emergency medical technician on the Brooklyn Bridge, according to a published report.

11/10/2012

Ambulances line up to evacuate patients from NYU Hospital after Sandy knocked out power on Oct. 29, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Hundreds Of Patients Safely Evacuated From NYU Medical Center; Research Reportedly Destroyed

EMTs from as far away as Florida and Texas are in New York helping out.

10/30/2012

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City Officials Call For Tougher Rules To Protect EMTs, Paramedics From ‘Sick People’

The new initiative would provide EMTs and paramedics who are assaulted on the job with the same legal protection that is currently afforded to police officers.

10/23/2012

FDNY Paramedics Terence Lau (L), Carl Gandolfo (C), Jamaal Shabazz (R)

Paramedics Save Newborn In Crown Heights

Police say the baby’s mother, Shoshannah Muhammad, handed the child off to a stranger. She was arrested and is facing felony charges.

03/15/2012

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N.J. EMTs Warn They’re Running Out Of Medication

“We expect before the middle of this month to run out of the medication that could stop a seizure which could be a life-threatening to a patient,” said EMT Bob Bauter.

03/06/2012

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Suffolk County Police Officer James Garside Saves Third Life In Two Weeks

He’s a public servant with a knack for being in the right place at the right time.

02/02/2012

A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Police: EMT Under Arrest After Sexually Abusing Patient

Kristopher Kahl, 22, is accused of sexually abusing a female victim while she was being transported to a local hospital. He faces a charge of Sexual Abuse 3rd Degree.

11/17/2011

Mohammed Salman Hamdani (credit: Queens College)

Queens College Honors 9/11 Hero Mohammed Salman Hamdani With Scholarship

The government labeled Pakistani-born Mohammed Salman Hamdani a terrorist on 9/11, but his mother knew differently.

05/24/2011

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Police Arrest Psych Patient Who Allegedly Attacked EMS Workers

New York City police said a psychiatric patient attacked two emergency medical service workers in the back of an ambulance and then fled in a stolen car.

05/16/2011

Westport Fire Crews At Car Crash (credit: Westport FD)

Car Crashes Into Building In Westport

EMTs treated the driver of a Chevy Camarro Z-28 who said her gas pedal got stuck, causing the car to accelerate and crash.

03/11/2011

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NJ Suspends 5 EMTs After Man Dies In Their Care

Michael Burris, 27, fell and hit his head in his Millville home on July 31. Responders said in a report they restrained him because he was combative.

12/22/2010

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Ex-NYC EMT Admits Posting Corpse Photo On Facebook

Mark Musarella pleaded guilty to misconduct charges, admitting he posted a cell phone photograph of a corpse taken at a Staten Island crime scene on Facebook.

12/10/2010

A vehicle from the New York City Fire Department's Organ Preservation Unit - Nov 22, 2010 - AP Photo/FDNY

NYC Takes Unprecedented Step With At-Home Organ Recovery

The program launching Wednesday — the first of its kind in the U.S., according to organizers and other experts — could eventually lead to thousands more organs donated each year nationwide.

12/01/2010

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