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Fort Worth Triple Shooting Kills Child, Young Woman

Police are investigating an east Fort Worth shooting, that injured a young child and two women.

07/01/2013

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Beach St. Construction Project Creating Traffic Headaches

A North Fort Worth church is doing a lot of praying lately about a construction project about to start in front of the building.

CBS 11–06/25/2013

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Paramedics Quick Action Saved Driver’s Life

Two Fort Worth paramedics rescued a woman who was trapped inside her burning, wrecked pickup truck after it rolled on West Freeway early Thursday morning.

04/25/2013

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Teen Killed By Oncoming Train In South Fort Worth

An afternoon of trying to outrun an oncoming train proved deadly for a Fort Worth teenager.

03/03/2013

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MedStar Nurse Triage Conserves Resources & Saves Patients $

When you call MedStar in Fort Worth for medical assistance, dispatchers may or may not send an ambulance to your location. Last year the emergency medical service began a Nurse Triage Program, that screens non-critical calls.

CBSDFW.COM–02/28/2013

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Wrong-Way Driver Taken To Hospital After Traffic Stop

A wrong-way driver made for nervous times for people driving on I-30 in East Fort Worth Wednesday morning.

02/27/2013

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Paramedics Packing Heat? One Texas Lawmaker Says Yes

If passed, Texas Representative Ken King’s bill would allow EMS in counties with fewer than 50,000 people, like Cooke, to carry guns.

CBS 11–02/26/2013

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MedStar Making House Calls For Medicare Patients

John Farris has been answering emergency calls as a paramedic for 10 years. But the MedStar employee always wished he didn’t have to be on the scene after a medical condition put the patient in danger.

02/06/2013

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Fort Worth’s Growth Means MedStar Needs New HQ

In recent years, MedStar has had visitors from all over the world come to see its efficient dispatch center. But, the high-tech system is housed in a building with a lot of low tech problems.

02/05/2013

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Flu Taking Toll On Ambulance Services

Calls for an ambulance have surged in Fort Worth, another sign the flu is taking an unusual toll.

01/16/2013

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Health Officials: No Need To Call 911 For Mosquito Bites

With hundreds of human cases of the West Nile Virus being reported across Texas and more than a dozen related deaths in North Texas it seems some people are overreacting and calling 911 when they’re bitten by a mosquito.

CBSDFW.COM–08/24/2012

Emergency crews responded to the Woodland Springs neighborhood swimming pool after reports of a diving accident involving a 9-year-old boy and 7-year-old girl. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

2 Children Hospitalized After Community Pool Accident

Rescuers rushed to a community pool in Fort Worth after getting calls to help a child.

CBSDFW.COM–08/06/2012

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