Paramedic

Dan and Elizabeth Lynch with their newborn daughter, Mary Margaret. (Credit: NorthShore University HealthSystem)

Paramedic Delivers His Own Baby Daughter On Edens Expressway

A paramedic from north suburban Evanston delivered his own baby daughter Friday morning, after his wife went into labor while they were driving on the Edens Expressway.

08/29/2014

Chicago Fire Department paramedic Frank Velez (CBS)

Paramedic Describes Being Attacked During Ambulance Run

Frank Velez was ready to transport a patient when two men across the street began “yelling at the ambulance with profanity,” he tells CBS 2’s Mai Martinez.

10/28/2013

Daniel Delgado (left) and Hector Moreno (right) are accused of attacking a paramedic. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Two Men Arrested For Attacking Paramedic

Daniel Delgado, 30, and Hector Moreno, 24, allegedly attacked and punched a paramedic in Edgewater Friday night.

10/28/2013

Carol Stream Fire Protection District Battalion Chief Joseph Gilles (Credit: www.carolstreamfire.org)

Fire Chief Claims He’s Being Fired For Refusing To Cover Up Paramedic’s Negligence

Battalion Chief Joseph Gilles said his investigation determined that a paramedic did not do her job the night she responded to a call about an 81-year-old woman who choked on food at a family party.

WBBM Newsradio–10/11/2013

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Ambulances Lose Precious Seconds When Motorists Don’t Pull Over

CBS 2’s Mai Martinez rode along with Chicago paramedics to see what they’re up against.

09/23/2013

Chicago Firefighter/Paramedic Sean Sloe (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Chicago Firefighter Dies In Motorcycle Crash Downstate

A Chicago firefighter and paramedic was killed in a motorcycle crash near Springfield on Thursday.

05/02/2013

Spirit Airlines

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

(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Paramedic Has Been Working 14 Months Without License

It was a discovery made just a couple of weeks ago, and the Fire Department has been scrambling to correct the situation.

04/09/2013

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Did Paramedic Falsify Report About Man Who Later Died?

The Chicago Fire Department is trying to find out whether a paramedic falsified a report about a patient who died on Memorial Day.

WBBM Newsradio–06/08/2012

A Chicago Fire Department Ambulance (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Cop, Paramedic, Store Clerk Hurt In West Side Incident

A Chicago Police officer, paramedic and store clerk were injured — and a fourth person subdued with a stun gun — during a Tuesday afternoon incident at a Garfield Park store.

03/20/2012

Mohamed Natour

Paramedic Attacked By Patient In Ambulance: ‘He Was Unbuckled And Coming At Me’

Chicago Fire Department paramedic Mike Nolan says a hostile car-accident victim attacked him on the way to the hospital.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2011

Joel “Jay” Arnier (Credit: CBS)

Off-Duty Paramedic Saves Baby Who Fell Into Fox River

An off-duty paramedic saves a child after deciding to stay along river a while longer to fish.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011