Cardiac Arrest

Wrestling Legend ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper Dies at Age 61Best known for his rivalry with wrestling legend Hulk Hogan, the WWE Hall of Famer, Roddy Piper has passed away...
Napa Jeweler Suffers Cardiac Arrest During Robbery, Stabbing Attack At StoreNapa police are on the lookout for a robbery suspect who attacked a jewelry store worker.
Firefighters Called To House Fire In Oakland Hills, Find Man Dying Of Cardiac ArrestWhile extinguishing the fire, firefighters searched the home and found a man in cardiac arrest in a bedroom. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
Comedian Joan Rivers Dead At Age 81Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thursday. She was 81.
Ambulance Diverted From East Bay Hospital May Have Cost Man His Life, Family SaysAn East Bay family said the decision not to take their relative to a nearby hospital this week was a fatal one. They said Doctors Medical Center had the equipment to save him from cardiac arrest, but the cash-strapped hospital recently stopped accepting ambulance patients.
CA Supreme Court Rules Large Retailers Not Required To Have Defibrillators The California Supreme Court has ruled that large retailers aren't required to have defibrillators on hand to help treat customers and workers who suffer sudden cardiac arrest.
Family Will Seek Injunction To Keep Oakland Girl On Life SupportChristopher Dolan, the lawyer for the family of Jahi McMath, said he’s seeking the order because Children’s Hospital Oakland officials want to remove Jahi from life support soon but haven’t specified a specific time.
Oakland Girl May Be Taken Off Life Support After Tonsil Surgery ComplicationsA 13-year-old Oakland girl could be removed from life support because she’s been declared brain dead after she suffered complications following a routine tonsil-removal procedure, her uncle said Monday.
Oakland Teen Declared Brain Dead Days After Routine Tonsil SurgeryFamily members of 13-year-old Jahi McMath are holding out hope for a miracle recovery after a routine procedure has left the girl brain dead.
Martinez Suspect Critically Hurt After Police Fire TaserA man is in critical condition following a struggle with officers in Martinez Wednesday morning.
CPR Smart Phone App Unveiled In San FranciscoSan Francisco officials were set to announce a smartphone application that would send alerts to people trained in CPR so they could respond to nearby cardiac emergencies.
East Bay Fire Officials Unveil iPhone App That Can Save LivesA groundbreaking iPhone app is aimed at saving lives in the East Bay.