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.