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911 dispatchers remember agonizing Hurricane Katrina calls

- 08/28/2015

For the dispatchers it's the sound of fear turning into panic that has been impossible to forget.


Ex-dispatcher who hung up on 911 caller has license revoked

- 08/28/2015

Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico health officials have revoked the license of a former 911 dispatcher who hung up on a teenager who was trying to help a 17-year-old shooting ...


Ex-dispatcher who hung up on 911 caller has license revoked

- 08/28/2015

The former dispatcher hung up on a teenager who was trying to help a 17-year-old shooting victim who later died


Police chief delivers his own daughter on the road side

- 08/27/2015

Associated Press DENVER — A Colorado police chief helped deliver his own daughter after calling 911 from an interstate off-ramp. The Denver Post reports a dispatcher walked Eagle ...


911 dispatcher quits job over concern for dogs in hot cars

- 08/26/2015

Tenn. emergency dispatcher was frustrated because of a lack of policies to protect animals trapped in hot cars


911 dispatcher quits job over concern for dogs in hot cars

- 08/25/2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Tenn. 911 dispatcher walked off his job after breaking protocol to save the life of a dog trapped in a hot car. AJ Powell, a self-described animal lover and Nashville ...


Frequent 911 caller arrested after faking pregnancy

- 08/21/2015

By Corey Friedman The Cheraw Chronicle JEFFERSON, S.C. — A Chesterfield County woman with a history of needless 911 calls is accused of faking a pregnancy. Sheriff’s deputies ...


Boy, 5, calls 911 after car crash kills mom, sister

- 08/19/2015

The Associated Press ONEIDA, N.Y. — Authorities say a 5-year-old New York boy used his mother's cellphone to call 911 for help after she died in a crash that also fatally injured ...


Siri makes 911 call that saves man's life

- 08/17/2015

The 18-year-old became pinned under his truck while making repairs; he heard Siri activate and said "Call 911"


Siri makes 911 call that saves man's life

- 08/17/2015

The Associated Press WATERHILL, Tenn. — A Middle Tennessee teen is alive, thanks to Siri. Eighteen-year-old Sam Ray says the voice recognition service on his iPhone — famously ...


911 calls released from crash where Mich. ambulance crew missed man in front seat

- 08/17/2015

First EMS crew reported no patient found; 2nd crew found patient one hour and 48 minutes after the initial 911 call


911 calls released from crash where Mich. ambulance crew missed man in front seat

- 08/17/2015

By Dominic Adams MLive FLINT, Mich. — Witnesses calling 911 in the early-morning hours of July 18 grew increasingly concerned that no emergency responders were coming to the scene where ...


9-year-old honored for saving grandfather by calling 911

- 08/14/2015

The dispatcher praised her for her calm demeanor and resourcefullness in bypassing a cell phone lock and locating the address on an envelope


9-year-old honored for saving grandfather by calling 911

- 08/14/2015

KMBC.com OVERLAND PARK, Kan. —The 9-year-old girl whose 911 call saved her grandfather’s life was honored Thursday in Overland Park. Isabelle Soubie was spending the night at ...


Man dies after apartment manager refuses EMS access to unit

- 08/14/2015

Emergency crews used a sledgehammer to break into a unit for a man whose daughter called 911 after the apartment manager refused to hand over a key


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