By Eddie Burkhalter
The Anniston Star
OXFORD, Ala. — The family of a man who died in Oxford police custody in June says he should have been taken to the hospital instead of jail.
Hastings & St. Leonards Observer
ST. LEONARDS-ON-SEA, England — An EMT deliberately blocked his vehicle across the path of a car being pursued by police.
The drama unfolded this ...
By George Andreassi
Treasure Coast Newspapers
STUART, Fla. — A vigilant Martin County Fire Rescue worker enabled the department to quickly identify a firefighter paramedic who allegedly ...
SEATTLE — A suspected cell phone thief in Washington may want to re-evaluate things the next time she feels inclined to call 911 for emergency assistance.
The female suspect ...
The Associated Press
READING, Pa. — Police say a Pennsylvania man stole an ambulance and led them on a 10-mile chase before he was arrested.
Boyertown police say 47-year-old Kevin ...
MONROE, N.Y. — A 26-year-old developmentally disabled and partially deaf man was scammed out of $60,000 in a bizarre case where a couple convinced him an ambulance mafia would kill him ...
STANTON, Calif. — Four people were hospitalized after a suspected drunk driver collided with an ambulance Monday.
Three EMS providers in the Care Ambulance Service rig were hurt, along ...
NIAGARA FALLS — A Niagara Falls man called an ambulance Friday night because he was “too drunk to walk home.”
Jason Evans, 34, asked to be admitted to the hospital. He instead ...
Gonzalo Tellez-Santilla, 34, was arrested on charges of aggravated assault on a police officer, aggravated fleeing, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle and assault on a healthcare worker
By Ryan Boetel
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — An Albuquerque man was arrested on suspicion of trying to steal an ambulance and ram a truck into police cars.
Gonzalo Tellez-Santilla, ...
SCOTRUN, Pa. — A Scotrun man faces charges after using a flashing red light normally reserved for firefighters and EMTs to get around traffic.
Samuel A. Verducci, 56, ...
COLUMBIA, S.C. — A 21-year-old man managed to get out of his handcuffs and jump out of an ambulance Monday on the way to a hospital.
Charles Haywood Frazier, 21, faces multiple charges ...
PINELLAS PARK, Fla. — A Pinellas Park firefighter-paramedic was arrested and charged with selling prescription drugs.
James A. Comer, 38, of Largo faces 16 counts that include sale, ...
King also worked as a firefighter and a substitute school bus driver before he was arrested in 2013
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