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FCC fines two companies for multi-state 911 outage

- 04/18/2015

Washington — The Federal Communications Commission has resolved its investigation of an April 2014 multi-state 911 outage that prevented more than 11 million people in seven states from ...


Listen: Panicked 911 call from worker trapped in plane's cargo hold

- 04/17/2015

KOMMO News SEATTLE — "I'm inside a plane! Alaska Airlines Flight 448..." That was probably among the strangest calls 911 operators in Seattle have ever received, but ...


Listen: Panicked 911 call from worker trapped in plane's cargo hold

- 04/17/2015

The worker fell asleep and passengers heard him banging on the aircraft for help as the plane took off


Texas girl honored for saving dad with 9-1-1 call

- 04/11/2015

The 8-year-old calmly called 9-1-1 and provided first aid for her father's wound until paramedics arrived


Texas girl honored for saving dad with 9-1-1 call

- 04/11/2015

By Hilary Whittier FOX 26 FRIENDSWOOD, Texas — On April 6, 2015, the Greater Harris County 9-1-1 Emergency Network (GHC911), the Friendswood Police Department, and the City of Friendswood ...


Updated report released on NG911 implementation progress

- 04/02/2015

WASHINGTON D.C. — The National 911 Program released the 2014 National 911 Progress Report, which provides detailed reporting and analysis of the most recent collection of 911 statistics. ...


Ohio dispatcher tells 911 caller no ambulances available

- 03/28/2015

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A man called 911 when his wife thought she was having a heart attack, and he was told by a 911 dispatcher that no ambulances were available. Sandy Pierce, 68, said ...


Ind. EMS agencies dispute dispatch process for new ambulance

- 03/27/2015

Howard Greninger The Tribune-Star TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — A review of the county’s ambulance dispatching system is under way as part of a dispute between Trans-Care and Medic 51, ...


What a changing 911 system means for EMS

- 03/25/2015

The first 911 call in the United States was placed in Haleyville, Ala., on Feb. 16, 1968. And for nearly 50 years the 911 system had done a good job of meeting its intended purpose. But there ...


Off-duty 911 dispatcher finds missing Pa. toddler

- 03/25/2015

By Mollie Durkin The York Dispatch YORK COUNTY, Pa. — One York County 911 dispatcher was at the right place at the right time on Saturday. Maria Cataldo, 2, of Dallastown was reported ...


DC subway call routing policy slowed response to fatal incident

- 03/24/2015

By Ben Nuckols Associated Press WASHINGTON — A policy of routing calls about emergencies on the Metro subway to a supervisor at the District of Columbia's 911 call center contributed ...


Listen: 911 call from woman whose fetus was cut from womb

- 03/23/2015

Colo. dispatcher receives call from the victim that had been lured to the attacker's home with a Craigslist ad for baby clothing


Listen: 911 call from woman whose fetus was cut from womb

- 03/23/2015

LONGMONT, Colo. — In the 911 call from Michelle Wilkins, who had her 7-month-old fetus cut from her abdomen, dispatcher Beth Kemper gathers important information and stays on the phone ...


Fetus cut from woman's womb by Craigslist attacker

- 03/20/2015

A woman is accused of using an online ad for baby clothes to lure a 7-month pregnant woman, and performing a cesarean section; the victim was left alone and called 911


Fetus cut from woman's womb by Craigslist attacker

- 03/20/2015

By Ryan Parker Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The Colorado woman suspected of assaulting a pregnant 26-year-old and cutting the unborn baby out of the victim's body made her first ...


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