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Violence Against Chicago Paramedics on the Rise, Union Says

"Physical harm is what we contend with on every shift."

Posted Friday, December 21, 2012

Veteran Chicago Paramedics Reflect on 38 Years of Saving Lives

The duo recalls transporting patients in the backseat of a sedan.

Posted Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Alarm Over Chicago 9-1-1 Center Changes

New floor plan prevents fire and EMS dispatchers away from call takers, preventing communication that could speed response times.

Posted Monday, November 12, 2012

Feds Investigating Disabled Chicago Firefighters, Paramedics

Federal grand jury probing pension fund's disability payments and injury claims.

Posted Thursday, October 11, 2012

Disability Questioned after Chicago Paramedic Finds New Job

Serratore’s police application claimed “excellent” physical condition.

Posted Monday, September 17, 2012

30 Students Affected by Kiln Fumes in Chicago School

Fire in the art classroom later affected elementary school students.

Posted Friday, May 18, 2012

Drunk Man Steals Chicago Ambulance

Paramedics were putting a stretcher in the back when the man jumped in and took off.

Posted Monday, October 3, 2011

Video: Shooting Leads to 11 Hurt in Chicago Bus Accident

Two people were in serious to critical condition.

Posted Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Chicago Paramedics, Firefighters Receive 10% Raise In Latest Contract

Contract also includes cost-saving flexibility.

Posted Thursday, February 24, 2011


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