Paramedics and Chicago Fire Department personnel responded to a call of a person down about 1:25 a.m. in the 200 block of West Jackson, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said. When they attempted to put the man onto the stretcher, he struggled and bit the female paramedic in the calf.
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.
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.
Daniel Delgado, 30, and Hector Moreno, 24, allegedly attacked and punched a paramedic in Edgewater Friday night.
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.
CBS 2’s Mai Martinez rode along with Chicago paramedics to see what they’re up against.
A Chicago firefighter and paramedic was killed in a motorcycle crash near Springfield on Thursday.
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.
It was a discovery made just a couple of weeks ago, and the Fire Department has been scrambling to correct the situation.
The Chicago Fire Department is trying to find out whether a paramedic falsified a report about a patient who died on Memorial Day.
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.
Chicago Fire Department paramedic Mike Nolan says a hostile car-accident victim attacked him on the way to the hospital.
An off-duty paramedic saves a child after deciding to stay along river a while longer to fish.