With crime rates skyrocketing in Chicago, one 911 dispatcher is speaking out and criticizing the city's leadership.
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A video from California shows paramedics refusing to enter a care facility to help a man who was in cardiac arrest.
One of the men in particular had stepped too close to the water and became trapped in waist-deep mud. His hunting partner called for help.
At first, her goal was to raise $100 - but she had to reset the goal after people fell in love with her vision.
Rescue Caught on Video: Construction Worker Falls Into Trench on the Job, Coworker Jumps In After Him
When a construction worker fell into a 25-foot trench at a worksite, a fellow worker jumped down to rescue him - but he also got stuck.
One city's attempt to take away money from its police department was halted by a judge, though the city is already considering an appeal.
The paramedic was spraying down the car with a fire extinguisher and told the approaching officer that someone was still inside.
Video: Driver's Shoes Melt to the Floor in Car Inferno, Heroic Rookie Cop Drags Him From Burning Vehicle
'Speaking to the fire department, they said if I would not have done that, it could've been life threatening for him.'
First responders were called after a man got stuck in a sugar silo. What followed was a 2-hour rescue carried out by dozens of firefighters.
The huge rotting tree that fell on the home was supposed to be removed weeks before.
Police Officer Sees Raging House Fire While on Call, Breaks Through Fence to Rescue Terrified Family
According to homeowner Johnson-Smith, the two police officers are heroes, and she fully believes they will be rewarded for their actions.
While the man was able to climb out of the hole and go for help, the woman was stuck in the sinkhole for almost half a day.
When first responders showed up, the 4-year-old boy was wedged 8 or 9 feet down into the 44-foot-deep well.
By the time first responders arrived and extracted them both from the home, the nurse had already succumbed to smoke inhalation.
Firefighters Rush To Save Window Washers Dangling from 34-Story Building After Scaffolding Dislodges
Though Tobin referred to the rescue as 'a pretty straightforward operation,' it was no doubt an unforgettable day for the two men on the job.
The director of the zoo's hospital, Dr. Alex Herman, said this was the 13th cub they'd rescued, and that the baby looks like he should pull through.
This Hero 911 Dispatcher Helped Save the Life of a 6-Month-Old Baby and 71-Year-Old Man in the Span of 1 Hour
Davis said the first case hit close to home - but she didn't have long to reflect on it before her full attention was needed elsewhere.
Two high school football players who were suspended following a patriotic display on the anniversary of 9/11 are back on the team.
Two high school football players were suspended from their team after carrying flags honoring first responders on the 19th anniversary of 9/11.
The Walasheks first began planning the event after the National September 11 Memorial and Museum briefly canceled its own Tribute in Light.
Sgt. Sivad Johnson was off duty when he heard three girls screaming from the Detroit River, but he didn't hesitate to help save their lives.