Chicago Adds More Ambulances, But If You Need One, Will It Be On Time?This past April, the CBS 2 Investigators analyzed data from the Office of Emergency Management which showed that even after the new ambulances were put on the street, average response times only improved by 4 seconds.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Commits To Addressing Lack Of Ambulances In ChicagoOn Thursday, CBS 2's Pam Zekman took her investigations into Chicago's critical shortage of ambulances to the new mayor and found help is on the way.
Adding Ambulances Hasn't Improved Emergency Response Times, Data Shows; 'This Is An Egregious Shell Game'Have ambulance response times improved since the summer?
Freight Rail Cutting Off Emergency Vehicles In Part Of Gary, Ind.Nearly six months ago, crews tore out and began rebuilding the overpass drivers used to get around four sets of tracks that cross Lake Street. CBS 2's Pamela Jones reports.
Suburban Fire Department To Sell Ads On Its FleetThe Palatine Rural Fire Protection District lost $300,00 in revenue last year, and then last week, voters rejected a referendum that would have created new revenue for the district through a special tax increase.
2 Investigators, BGA: Does Chicago Have An Ambulance Shortage?CBS 2's Pam Zekman and the Better Government Association investigate claims by some paramedics that response time is too slow.
Surge In Flu Forces Hospitals To Turn Away PatientsSome Chicago area hospitals were being forced to turn away emergency room patients because of an influx of people suffering from the flu.
Smoke Sends Ambulances To Hyde Park Retirement HomeAmbulances were dispatched when smoke was discovered at the Montgomery Place retirement home in Hyde Park this afternoon.
Extra Paramedics Called Out For Heat WaveNot since the blizzard in February has the Chicago Fire Department called so many extra paramedic crews into service.
Ambulances Sent To Lansing Dry CleanersAmbulances were dispatched to a dry cleaners in south suburban Lansing in Monday morning for what a witness reported was fumes.
Hospital Postpones Plan To Stop Accepting Ambulance RunsProvident will give neighboring hospitals 30 days to prepare for when it stops taking ER patients from ambulances.