| Jun 29, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Brigitte Elaine Heller, 51, of Boonsboro, Md., passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2012, at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, Md., from injuries sustained in a vehicle accident.
She was born Aug. 13, 1960, in Hagerstown, Md.
She was a 1978...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 11:31 PM
CALEXICO — The city’s emergency medical response got a big boost Wednesday as the Heffernan Memorial Healthcare District unanimously approved $190,000 in funding for another ambulance for the Calexico Fire Department.
The Calexico Fire...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:26 PM
A man who died after plunging into the Chicago River from the Michigan Avenue bridge this afternoon has been identified, authorities said. A tourist from Malaga, Spain who jumped into the water to try and rescue him survived, officials said.
| Feb 13, 2012
| 6:18 PM
A 59-year-old man who fell through ice in a small lake in south suburban Homewood was pronounced dead at 4:58 p.m. today at Ingalls Memorial Hospital in nearby Harvey.
The man was identified as William Kasper of the 18400 block of Gottschalk Avenue in...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 6:32 PM
A bill that would allow Washington County’s volunteer fire and rescue companies to bill for services ran into resistance Thursday from representatives of insurance companies.
Some members of the House Health and Government Operations Committee also...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 6:00 PM
On Monday Marclay Community Ambulance started to respond to calls with New Centerville & Rural Volunteer Fire Co. ambulance.
In November New Centerville announced that they were looking for an ambulance service to provide coverage in their area. As a...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 4:08 PM
When you can't find enough volunteers to fill a need, you have to start hiring people to take over the responsibilities.
That is what has happened to some ambulance services across the region and the latest change happened in New Centerville.
| Aug 3, 2012
| 3:39 PM
Man arrested following report of shots fired
GREENCASTLE, Pa. — A 50-year-old man was arrested following a report of shots fired early Thursday morning at an East Baltimore Street tavern, Greencastle police said.
Henry Davis, no fixed address, was...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 8:05 PM
When Aberdeen Fire and Rescue transports someone via ambulance, the most common charge is $675.
In that circumstance, the patient needs an IV as a precaution because he or she is having difficulty breathing. That service is called advanced life support,...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 2:05 PM
The 2012 Excellence in Public Service Award winners were announced Thursday in separate surprise announcements at their respective jobs.
The winners are:
- Joe Pajor, the Assistant Director of Public Works & Utilities, with the City of Wichita.
| Apr 27, 2012
| 2:56 PM
“Help, I’m hurt,” screamed Jason Owings, who laid in the woods reeling in pain from a wound to his left arm.
The scene looked and sounded real, but it wasn’t. It was part of trauma-scenario training on Friday at Penn State Mont...