Enlarged Heart, Methamphetamine Contributed to Taser Death

Death was result of suspect's struggle with the officers, compounded by his obesity, an enlarged heart and having been under the influence of methamphetamine.

Posted Friday, June 28, 2013

Stow Family Struggles Caring for Beaten Paramedic

Caregivers come for an hour or two each morning and evening to help bathe, dress and exercise Stow, the 44-year-old former paramedic who suffered traumatic brain injuries when he was attacked and beaten into a coma in the Dodger Stadium parking lot on opening day in 2011.

Posted Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Son Stabs Father, then Saws Off His Own Hands

What began as a verbal fight between family members at some point became physical.

Posted Wednesday, June 19, 2013

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Bernie the Bernese Mountain Dog Pays a Visit to the JEMS/PennWell Staff

Bernie the Bernese Mountain Dog visited the JEMS/PennWell offices recently with his owner and trainer A.J. Heightman, Editor-in-Chief of JEMS.

Posted Thursday, June 13, 2013

Former Paramedic Stow Returns Home 2 Years after Stadium Beating

A San Francisco Giants fan and paramedic who suffered brain damage after a beating at Dodger Stadium has returned home after two years in hospitals and rehabilitation centers.

Posted Thursday, June 13, 2013

Elderly Women Escape California Limousine Fire

No injuries in Walnut Creek fire.

Posted Monday, June 10, 2013

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Six Killed, Five Wounded, in Santa Monica Shooting

At least four wounded; two in critical critical and one serious condition.

Posted Friday, June 7, 2013

National EMS Memorial Bike Ride Opens West Coast Registration

New route runs from Reno, NV to Sacramento, CA

Posted Friday, June 7, 2013

Ventura, Calif. Emergency Personnel Teach Hundreds in 'Sidewalk' CPR Sessions

Hundreds of people learned CPR or brushed up on their knowledge as part of "sidewalk" CPR sessions organized at 10 locations across Ventura County, Calif.

Posted Wednesday, June 5, 2013



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