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EMT accused of ignoring dying NYC woman is killed

Authorities say an emergency medical technician accused of refusing to help a dying pregnant woman during his coffee break was fatally shot near a New York City nightclub. Full story

Dozens of Mass. firefighters face EMT suspensions

Forty-one workers from an Arlington-based ambulance company and 21 Boston firefighters are among 213 emergency medical technicians whose licenses have been suspended by Massachusetts health officials for falsifying training records. Full story

Mass. suspends 207 EMTS for faking certifications

More than 200 emergency medical technicians have been suspended for falsifying training records after an 18-month investigation revealed that the workers hadn't attended required refresher classes, the state announced Thursday. Full story

NH woman allegedly assaults EMT workers

A New Hampshire woman faces a felony charge after she allegedly assaulted three emergency medical technicians called to her Mont Vernon home on Monday. When the EMTs arrived, they found the woman, 28, sitting on her lawn. She said she was having trouble breathing. Full story

State: Nearly 200 EMTs falsified recertifications

Massachusetts public health officials said Wednesday nearly 200 emergency medical technicians, paramedics and other first-aid providers have been working without proper recertification, and the number could rise. Full story

Lung damage persists in 9/11 rescuers

Most of the New York City firefighters and medics whose lungs were damaged by pulverized masonry and glass from the World Trade Center attacks are not improving as time goes by, according to a new study. Full story

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Sen. Christopher J. Dodd, fields media questions about AIG bonuses, while visiting the Enfield Police Department in Enfield, Conn. on Friday, March 20, 2009. Dodd was there to meet with members of the police and fire departments, emergency medical technicians and town officials to announce $75,000