Paramedic Speaks Out About Being Bitten On Face During Routine Call In Brooklyn: 'We Need Better Protection'Police say a 17-year-old girl in Sheepshead Bay bit Jenna Piscitello as the fire department medic was helping her onto a stretcher early Friday morning.
'We Try To Take It To A Whole 'Nother Level': FDNY EMTs, Paramedics Are The Best, Thanks To Their TrainingFDNY emergency medical technicians and paramedics answer nearly 5,000 calls across the city every day.
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.
Fairfield Cops, Firefighters Undergo Training To Carry Heroin Antidote Police and firefighters in Fairfield are set to undergo training that will enable them to carry an antidote that reverses the effects of heroin and other opiates.
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.
FDNY Welcomes 285 New FirefightersMayor Michael Bloomberg this week presided over a graduation ceremony for 285 probationary FDNY firefighters.
Report: EMS Employees Caught Posting Humiliating Photos Of PatientsMore reports of FDNY EMS employees’ misuse of social media have surfaced, this time involving unauthorized photos of patients’ gory injuries.
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
Paramedics' Union: FDNY EMS Chief Failed During SandyThe New York City paramedics’ union has issued a vote of no confidence in the FDNY Emergency Medical Services Chief, and has demanded that he resign over his performance during Superstorm Sandy.
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.
Parasailing Death Of Conn. Woman To Be InvestigatedThe National Transportation Safety Board is sending an agent to investigate the death of a woman who fell into the Atlantic Ocean when her harness broke while parasailing.
Paramedics Save Newborn In Crown HeightsPolice say the baby's mother, Shoshannah Muhammad, handed the child off to a stranger. She was arrested and is facing felony charges.
EMT Faces More Charges After Woman's Death In B'KlynMelisa Jackson was facing larceny charges on Long Island. Police said she tried to steal nearly $50 worth of cosmetics from a Walmart in Westbury.
NJ Suspends 5 EMTs After Man Dies In Their CareMichael 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.
Police Identify 4 NY Crash VictimsRelatives say four Rochester men who died in a fiery crash when a speeding car slammed into a railroad bridge abutment were a close-knit group who attended the same church.