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Patient Steals Ambulance in Atlanta, Takes Paramedics on Wild Ride

n a bizarre instance of role reversal, a patient stole an ambulance in Atlanta Saturday and took two paramedics in the back on a wild ride before crashing into a chiropractor's office, authorities said. The paramedics escaped serious injury.

Posted Monday, June 3, 2013

At Least 18 Injured in Atlanta Shuttle Bus and Tractor-Trailer Crash

Patients transported to two area hospitals.

Posted Friday, May 24, 2013

DeKalb County, Ga., May Privatize Ambulance Service

DeKalb County commissioners are expected to approve a contract --- three years in the making and riddled with controversy --- for American Medical Response to provide countywide ambulance service to the Georgia county that includes Decatur and portions of Atlanta.

Posted Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Georgia EMS Council Considers Taking Over County Ambulance Service

Plan would open Region III EMS to private services.

Posted Sunday, April 21, 2013

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Georgia Hostage-Taker Spent Weeks Planning Ambush

Brown faked having chest pains and being unable to move from the bed.

Posted Friday, April 12, 2013

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Georgia Firefighters, SWAT Officer Injured as Hostage Situation Ends

Five firefighters were taken hostage by armed man at a medical call.

Posted Thursday, April 11, 2013

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Gunman Holding Firefighters Hostage Killed; 4 Hostages OK

Firefighters were on routine medical call

Posted Wednesday, April 10, 2013

5 Rescued from Ga River After Boat Flips

Authorities say five people had to be rescued from a river in southeast Georgia after a boat overturned in Chatham County.

Posted Tuesday, April 2, 2013

29 Atlanta Students Sickened in Science Class

They were transported to the hospital with complaints of itchy skin.

Posted Wednesday, February 27, 2013


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