EMS

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Struggling Ambulance Services Want Help From Harrisburg

Emily Wheeler of Valley Ambulance Service is a paramedic in perpetual motion, rushing to as many as a dozen calls a day.

07/23/2015

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Lawmakers Trying To Waive Background Check Fees For First Responders

When Pennsylvania lawmakers passed changes to the state child abuse laws, they never intended for it to place a new financial burden on first responders.

05/29/2015

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Emergency Crews Called To 4-Car Crash In Bridgeville

Emergency responders were at the scene of a four-car crash in Bridgeville.

01/13/2015

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3 Injured In Overnight Drive-By Shooting

Police say three people were injured in a shooting early Saturday morning.

12/27/2014

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9-Year-Old Girl Teams Up With Medics For Children’s Hospital Toy Drive

It’s not every day that an ambulance arrives playing Christmas carols, glittering with colored bulbs and packed with presents instead of patients.

12/22/2014

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Car Flies Over Grandview Ave., Down Hillside In Mt. Washington

Police were on the scene of a crash, where a car went over the side of Grandview Avenue and down a hillside.

08/18/2014

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Car Flies Over Grandview Ave., Down Hillside In Mt. Washington

Police are on the scene of a crash, where a car went over the side of Grandview Avenue and down a hillside.

08/16/2014

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Brentwood EMS On The Chopping Block As Council Looks To Cut Cost

Brentwood council is looking at ways to cut costs.

07/28/2014

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‘Buy-A-Brick’ For New Plum EMS Building

Emergency crews in Plum will soon have a new place to call their own, but they need help furnishing their new building — and that’s where the public comes in.

07/25/2014

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Officials Continue To Investigate Cause Of Brentwood Explosion

Investigators continue to look into the cause of a house explosion in Brentwood.

02/07/2014

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1 Ejected From Car In Harmar Twp. Crash

Police are on the scene of a car crash in West Deer Township.

12/02/2013

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Art Exhibit Shuts Down After Causing Guests To Have Seizures

An art installation in downtown Pittsburgh is shut down indefinitely after visitors were having seizures.

KDKA-TV–09/30/2013

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New Technology Could Be Used For Knee Replacement Therapy

At one point, Kathleen McGinnis’ knee pain was so bad that every movement was excruciating.

04/30/2013

Boston Police guard an area near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Two people are confirmed dead and at least 23 injured after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Boston Bombing Has Local First Responders Reviewing Plans

Blisters, cramps, dehydration, maybe a heart attack, but an explosion is generally not the first thing first responders prepare for when working a marathon.

04/16/2013

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City Paramedics Shoot Down Contract

A new contract proposal was shot down by city paramedics Friday.

10/06/2012

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