Minivan Hits Fire Truck In Little Village, 6 Seriously InjuredSix people were injured Monday morning, when a minivan rear-ended a Chicago Fire Department truck in the Little Village neighborhood.
Police: Woman Who Stole Ambulance Was Tired Of Waiting For Her RidePolice in Kentucky say a woman who got tired of waiting for her relatives to pick her up from the hospital stole an ambulance.
Heart Attack Victim Waited 43 Minutes To Get To The Hospital; 'That's Absolutely Awful'State standards require fire departments to provide advance life support assistance within six minutes.
Heart Attack Victim Waited 43 Minutes To Get To The Hospital; 'That's Absolutely Awful'Minutes count when you are having a heart attack, but it took the Chicago Fire Department more than 40 minutes to get a 56-year-old man to a hospital for help earlier this month.
Ambulance Hit By A Stray Bullet In EnglewoodAn ambulance is struck by a bullet, and the patient inside becomes violent.
Freezing Battery Victim Waits 27 Minutes For Chicago AmbulanceHelp is on the way, the Emanuel Administration insists following several reports about excessive waiting times for ambulances. CBS 2's Pam Zekman has this follow-up report.
Mayor Must Intervene In Ambulance Shortage, Inspector General SaysFor years, the 2 Investigators have been reporting on excessive Chicago ambulance response times that can endanger people with medical emergencies.
Man Tries To Shame Paramedic On Break; She Turns It Into A PositiveA man jeered at Meagan Ryan and her partner: "Working real hard, right?" Actually, EMS workers are allowed to take breaks like anyone else when they're waiting for emergencies, Ryan says.
Man Crashed Into Fire Truck, Ambulance In Wicker ParkAnthony Ramos, 35, was charged with aggravated DUI without a valid license; driving under the influence of alcohol; failure to yield to an emergency vehicle; and failure to reduce speed, according to Chicago Police.
Bullet Strikes Ambulance While Medics Are In BackThe ambulance, operated by the Chicago Fire Department, was shot about 5:40 p.m. in the 5600 block of South Bishop, according to fire department spokesman Will Knight. The bullet shattered the driver’s-side window, and a large caliber slug was found in the cab portion of the ambulance.
Man In Custody After Ambulance Stolen From Hospital In New Lenox A man from Manhattan, Illinois, is in police custody this morning after an ambulance was stolen from a southwest suburban hospital.
2 Investigators, BGA: Ambulance Response Times Getting Worse As Memo Aims To Quiet DispatchersThe CBS 2 Investigators and the Better Government Association have been warning about an apparent shortage of Chicago ambulances and paramedics. The result, dangerous delays for patients needing emergency care.