Louisiana

Teacher’s CPR Helps Save Louisiana First-Grader

7-year-old's heart stopped during physical education.

Posted Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Five Killed in Wrong Way Crash outside New Orleans

Car traveling the wrong way burst into flames on impact.

Posted Friday, February 10, 2012

Over 50 Hurt, Two Dead in New Orleans Pileup

22 people were taken to hospitals with minor to critical injuries.

Posted Thursday, December 29, 2011

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Acadian Ambulance Service Welcomes Mercedes Drive & Learn

In an effort to fully showcase the many features of the Sprinter as an ambulance, Acadian officials reached out to Mercedes for a more in-depth look at the product.

Posted Thursday, December 1, 2011

National EMS Academy Pass Rates Exceed Average

The National Registry of EMTs says the national average pass rate for paramedics is 72%; the National EMS Academy's is much higher.

Posted Thursday, November 3, 2011

16 Injured, 2 Killed on Halloween in New Orleans

Gunfire plagued the touristy Bourbon Street in the French Quarter.

Posted Tuesday, November 1, 2011

EMSA Exec Asks House Panel to Extend Medicare Payments

EMSA President Stephen Williamson warned House panel members that if ambulance service payments expire later this year, it will force services to cut back or discontinue service altogether.

Posted Friday, September 23, 2011

Construction Crane Collapse on Lobby of Louisiana Nursing Home

No residents were injured in the Shreveport accident.

Posted Monday, September 19, 2011

AED, CPR saves Louisiana Student Athlete

Weeks earlier school staff conducted a rescue drill.

Posted Friday, September 16, 2011


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