New State Law Makes Assault On EMTs A FelonyEMTs doing their jobs can face threats from those they are trying to help, and now the state has made it a felony to assault an on-duty EMT.
Emergency Radio Service Often Doesn't Work In Subway, City EMTs ComplainIn an emergency response headache for New York City, some EMS technicians say radio service is spotty and potentially dangerous on the subway.
EMTs Investigated After Woman Pronounced Dead At Shooting Scene In Queens Later Found AlivePolice said an hour after the woman was pronounced dead, officers heard her make noise.
Police: EMTs In Perth Amboy Catch Man Who Tried To Steal AmbulanceAccording to police, the emergency medical technicians were attending to a patient on Sunday when the ambulance's siren went off outside.
L.I. EMTs Called Heroes When Their CO Detectors Find Leak At Bagel ShopTwo Long Island ambulance technicians who had just been looking for breakfast Thursday morning were being called heroes hours later.
New York City To Offer Special Ebola Training For At-Risk City EmployeesOn Monday, city officials and leaders from the Municipal Labor Committee will meet to discuss the city's plan for battling Ebola should it arrive in the city.
4 Emergency Workers Put On Desk Duty In Eric Garner Case; New Video ReleasedIn an appeal from the pulpit, the Rev. Al Sharpton is demanding justice for the Staten Island man who died after an apparent police choke hold.
East Harlem Explosion Leaves Survivors, Rescuers In ShockBoth during and after the explosion that leveled two buildings in East Harlem Wednesday, people were stepping in to help rescue people inside, and take care of the victims afterward.
Nassau County Police Deliver Baby In Ambulance On Christmas EveKaren Hollander, who was pregnant, thought she had time to run errands on Christmas Eve, including making a stop at a bank in Great Neck.
FDNY Welcomes 285 New FirefightersMayor Michael Bloomberg this week presided over a graduation ceremony for 285 probationary FDNY firefighters.
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
EMT Accused Of Stealing During Undercover DOI Integrity TestDonald Vasquez was arrested on charges of stealing $280 dollars, according to a statement released by the Department of Investigation.
WCBS 880 9/11 Series: Volunteerism On Display On Long IslandVolunteerism is being honored at a new 9/11 exhibit at the Nassau County Firefighters Museum.
Jersey City Girl Meets Paramedics Who Saved Her Life Last weekend, at a backyard barbeque with family and friends, Priscilla Pereira choked on a grape and during the chaos a friend called 911 desperate for help. What happened next is likely why she's still alive.
NYC Takes Unprecedented Step With At-Home Organ RecoveryThe 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.