Out-of-state EMTs and paramedics who answered the call to work in New York City during the height of the coronavirus pandemic are suing a private ambulance operator for pay they say they were promised but never received.
The study also found that EMS-attended deaths have doubled, indicating that when EMS calls were made, they often involved a far more serious emergency.
A.J. Heightman speaks to Anthony Almojera, a 13-year veteran lieutenant paramedic with FDNY EMS and the vice president of Local 3621, the FDNY EMS Officers' union representing lieutenants and captains.
Nine people were shot at a large party in Syracuse, authorities said, and one victim, a 17-year-old boy, was in critical condition Sunday.
The plaintiffs, paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians, claim in the lawsuit they were punished for speaking out, according to the Associated Press.
Yaakov Meltzer was sometimes called “Rabbi Doctor” after a career as a physician’s assistant, according to news reports about his death.
A man who was dressed in tactical gear was found with three explosive device in his backpack at a Long Island hospital.
A racial slur written by a an EMT with Mobile Life Support Services (NY) on Facebook has led to his dismissal, the company said.
A video of a police officer appearing to shove an elderly protester who falls and cracks his head in Buffalo drew widespread condemnation.
A New York City police officer on an anti-looting patrol was ambushed Wednesday in Brooklyn by a man who walked up behind him and stabbed him in the neck, police said.