Unlike police and fire, EMS is not considered an essential service by Colorado, which is the norm in this country.
Decatur Fire & Rescue and the Personnel Board are hoping a $5,000 supplement is an offer that paramedic-trained recruits can't refuse.
An armed suspect stole an ambulance early Friday while a patient and a firefighter were inside, Houston police said.
Sedgwick County Manager Tom Stolz said he was sorry for not being more proactive with communicating with EMS employees.
A discharged patient led a security guard on a wild chase Wednesday night after stealing an ambulance left running outside a Texas hospital.
As a $26 billion settlement over the toll of opioids looms, some public health experts are citing the 1998 agreement with tobacco companies as a cautionary tale.
Jacob Dindinger, 20, reportedly became an EMT to follow in his brother's footsteps.