| Mar 7, 2012
| 4:36 PM
When rescue crews saved a Dukane Precast supervisor trapped in a sand silo last month, it was the first large-scale rescue effort Naperville had experienced …...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Elgin is expected to equip five more fire engines with life saving equipment, making emergency medical assistance possible while awaiting an ambulance. Fire Chief John …...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 6:00 PM
The estranged couple were due for a custody hearing Thursday afternoon in Northampton County Court, the latest in their dispute over their four children.
Mark W. Werkheiser, 38, didn't make it because he was dead, found shot multiple times at his...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 7:33 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Doctors and nurses are trained in how to save a cardiac arrest victim's life, but those skills can fade quickly if they're not used, a new study shows.
In a review of 11 international studies, researchers found that health...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 5:56 AM
Chicago firefighters pulled two people from a burning car on the Eisenhower Expressway early Sunday morning, authorities said.
The car ran into a tree just between Central Avenue and Austin Avenue exits and caught fire about 6:40 a.m.
| Jan 1, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Lake Royer is a man-made body of water, built in the 1800s for summer recreation and ice production in the winter.
On Sunday, no one had to break the ice, but there were more than 100 people cavorting — briefly — in its 40-degree waters for...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 2:19 PM
A new group of emergency medical technicians began responding to ailing residents this week as part of the Glendale Fire Department’s efforts to expand advanced life support coverage throughout the city.
As of Monday, the new EMTs replaced...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 3:50 PM
With Maryland largely spared from the worst of superstorm Sandy's wrath, some Baltimore-area emergency personnel — including a specially trained urban search and rescue team and multiple medical units — are gearing up to be dispatched to...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 3:53 PM
A 78-year-old man was flown to the regional trauma center early Wednesday afternoon after he was hit by a truck in an Edgewood parking lot.
J.B. Billings, of the 600 block of Wingleaf Court in Edgewood, was hit by a pickup truck around 12:15 p.m. in...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 2:55 PM
A bus-sized ambulance that allows treatment of 13 patients at a time was unveiled today by the Chicago Fire Department, along with new heart monitors for all fire ambulances.
A custom-built CFD EMS patient transport bus was purchased with about $500,...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 9:37 AM
Paramedics assigned to Truck 10 — which the city is planning to close in July — saved a man's life Wednesday morning, the firefighters union said.
At 6:20 a.m., an elderly man walked into the firehouse at 1503 W. Lafayette St., where Truck 10...