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Violence Against Chicago Paramedics on the Rise, Union Says

 December 20, 2012 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- Local paramedics say they are increasingly becoming the target of assaults by people they are called to help.

"Physical harm is what we contend with on every shift," said Margaret Heckmann, a paramedic with the Chicago Fire Department.

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Drugs Stolen from Columbus Ambulances

Review finds broken and malfunctioning locks in 13 ambulances.

CDC Calls for Expanding Naloxone Use

Effort could reduce drug overdose deaths and save lives.

Rescue Efforts in Nepal

The latest on the devastating earthquake and the rescue response as the death toll climbs to over 3,700.

Virginia USAR Team Mobilizes for Nepal

Fairfax County Urban Search and Rescue team is on the way to quake site.

Global Rescuers Converge on Nepal

Teams and relief agencies respond to earthquake disaster.

Over 2,500 Killed in Nepal Quake

Landslides and aftershocks cause fear in survivors and hinder rescue efforts.

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