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Kathy O'Malley hugs Mike Perlen, the Hugo's customer she revived after he had a heart attack in September. (CBS)

Heart Attack Patient Reunited With Restaurant Manager Who Saved His Life

You might call this “The Miracle on Rush Street.” A man suffered what seemed to be a fatal heart attack at a popular restaurant, but a manager there never gave up trying to save his life. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.

12/08/2014

A defibrillator used to treat cardiac arrest.

School Officials Save Life Of Boy, 7, Whose Heart Stopped

By all accounts, Jackson Bartke seemed to be a normal, healthy, 7-year-old second-grader. But his heart stopped during gym class on Nov. 19. He collapsed.

12/27/2013

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2 Investigators: Questions Surround Man’s Death On Airplane

A Chicago man onboard a spirit airlines flight from Las Vegas to Chicago this past Monday died and 2 investigator Pam Zekman has learned there are questions about emergency training for staff and medical equipment on board that plane.

04/10/2013

Demetrio Torres (Left) and Ron Newman (Right)

Chicago Area Men Bonded By Near Tragedy, Credit AED For Saving A Life

It started out a regular day on the basketball court at Christ Community Church in St. Charles.

03/24/2013