EMS Union Claims NYC Wants To Eliminate 400 First Responder Jobs; City Says Cuts Are Unwanted But May Be NecessaryHundreds of Emergency Medical Services personnel could lose their jobs if the city doesn't get some help.
Coronavirus Update: EMS Personnel Directed To Not Take Patients They Cannot Revive To NYC HospitalsAs one first responder told CBS2's Lisa Rozner on Thursday, it’s like a war right now.
Mayor De Blasio Gets Earful From Union Head Following Attack On EMT By Emotionally Disturbed ManMayor Bill de Blasio is being asked to do more to protect first responders in the wake of an attack on a 20-year-old EMT as he was transporting an emotional disturbed person to the hospital.
'It Makes Me So Proud': Lillian Bonsignore Is First Woman Sworn In As EMS ChiefBonsignore is not just the first woman to serve this position, but the first openly gay four star chief in the department's 154-year history.
De Blasio Hammers Out Conservative Budget Amid Fears Of State, Federal CutsOn Sunday, the de Blasio administration released details from the mayor's new budget proposal that authorizes an additional $70 million over the next five years to put more paramedics on the streets and dispatchers at call centers.
Ambulances Go High-Tech To Prevent CrashesNow there's a device that's helping some ambulance drivers operate more safely as they work to help others.
Report: FDNY Lieutenant Cries When Confronted About Offensive TweetsA Fire Department emergency medical services lieutenant cried after a reporter confronted him about a string of racist tweets, according to a published report.
Worker Rescued After Being Stuck On Top Of Roosevelt Island TramThe ironworker doing the maintenance high up at the top of the Roosevelt Island tower somehow got his foot stuck between a cable and a wheel.
Brooklyn Domestic Dispute Ends With 1 Woman Dead, Another InjuredThe incident happened near East 25th Street and Clarendon Road shortly before 10 a.m. That's when police said a 70-year-old man and his 63-year-old sister had a violent argument.
Paramedics, EMTs Charge EMS Head With Reckless Decision Making During SandyNew York City medics say their safety was jeopardized during Superstorm Sandy and the head of Emergency Medical Services has got to go
Police: Queens Mother Locks Infant In Hot Car While She ShopsShanequa Mason, 22, left her daughter strapped into a car seat inside her Toyota for 15 minutes on Wednesday while she shopped at a store in Lawrence, police said.
Report: NYC To Charge Private Hospitals For 9-1-1 AmbulancesSome medical professionals said they worry the fees will prompt some private hospitals to stop providing ambulance service.