By Eric Eyre
The Charleston Gazette
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. — Kanawha County’s heroin problem is overwhelming law enforcement agencies and fire departments, a county substance abuse ...
Five of the seven have been off the street since July while two others have resigned from the department
WASHINGTON — Seven D.C. firefighters have been under investigation since last summer for allegedly taking part in an oxycodone distribution ring. It is a scheme uncovered after ...
By Natalie Sherman
The Baltimore Sun
BALTIMORE, Md. — As Gov.-elect Larry Hogan pledged to declare a "state of emergency" to combat the spike in heroin-related deaths, state ...
Steve Whitehead reminds us that marijuana is illegal in most states and if an agency prohibits it, EMTs can be disciplined even when using in a state where it's allowed.
By KARE 11 Staff
COON RAPIDS, Minn. — Coon Rapids firefighters say a 24-year old man is alive thanks to a heroin overdose antidote they began using three months ago. It's the ...
By Liz Markhlevskaya
The Foster's Daily Democrat
DOVER, Del. — A judge at Strafford County Superior Court is considering a motion to dismiss charges against former Rochester firefighter ...
By Mike Carter
The Seattle Times
SEATTLE — A former South King County paramedic has pleaded not guilty to three counts of tampering with consumer products for allegedly stealing morphine ...
Mass. firefighter-medic charged with passing fake prescriptions
MIDDLETON, Mass. — A firefighter was arrested and charged for passing fraudulent prescriptions for oxycodone and other drugs.
William Hatfield, 45, was in uniform and using one of the ...
By Brian LaCroix, EMS1 Contributor
Nearly a year ago, one of our paramedics, out of fear of being discovered, called a manager to admit to stealing narcotics.
A few days earlier a different ...
By Kate Jacobson
The Sun Sentinel
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — John Capra was pretty surprised when he saw a $700 bill for a Nov. 6 ambulance ride in Delray Beach.
Partly because he hadn't ...
By Scott J. Croteau
The Telegram Gazette
WORCESTER, Mass. — An arrest warrant has been issued for a former paramedic of a private ambulance company in the city who twice this week failed ...
By Nicholas J.C. Pistor
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch
CHICAGO — Heroin is one of the top killer drugs in suburban America, and Illinois is trying to combat it with a new task force and ...
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