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911 Search Results Articles

Alaska judge orders updated 911 phone data

- 11/15/2014

By Dermot Cole Alaska Dispatch News FAIRBANKS, Alaska — A Fairbanks judge has ordered Alaska Communications to provide updated phone information to the Fairbanks North Star Borough ...

Spanish 911 call delays EMS for woman shot in head

- 11/12/2014

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A woman shot in the head outside an Albuquerque restaurant was delayed medical care after a language barrier prevented 911 from sending help. Witnesses said the woman ...

Boy, 4, learns to make emergency call

- 11/06/2014

An Australian family coaches their son on what to do if their house is on fire

7 calls dispatchers will never forget

- 11/03/2014

After a story about a dispatcher who realized a woman’s 911 call for a pizza order was really a domestic abuse situation where she shouldn’t talk freely, it got us wondering about ...

Hero of the Week: Dispatcher deciphers fake pizza order call

- 10/31/2014

We’ve got to hand it to this dispatcher who answered a 911 call from a woman placing an order for a pizza delivery. Others may have been turned off by her request for a large pie with ...

911: Man fakes Ebola for faster response

- 10/31/2014

ABC7 RALEIGH, N.C. — A Raleigh man is charged with misuse of the 911 system after allegedly claiming he had Ebola to get an ambulance faster. According to an arrest warrant, 42-year-old ...

Dispatcher deciphers fake pizza order in domestic abuse call

- 10/29/2014

BOULDER, Colo. — 911 dispatcher Keith Weisinger remained on the line with a victim of domestic abuse as she cleverly disguised her call for help as a pizza order. The incident occurred ...

Pa. 911 dispatch alters staffing, former director remains skeptical

- 10/29/2014

By Daniel Walmer The Sentinel CARLISLE, Pa. — Long before western Cumberland County police chiefs ignited a firestorm of controversy over the responsiveness of the county’s 911 ...

Ebola fears prompt N.Y. 911 calls, stereotypes

- 10/28/2014

Since August 17 callers have claimed to be infected; residents are wary of West African immigrants

Ebola fears prompt N.Y. 911 calls, stereotypes

- 10/28/2014

WIVB BUFFALO, N.Y. — More than a month after Thomas Duncan brought Ebola to the United States, no US citizen has died from it. Even the two nurses who contracted the virus from him ...

Pa. bill would repeal penalty for frequent 911 callers

- 10/27/2014

By Bill Wellock The Citizens' Voice WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — A bill on Gov. Tom Corbett’s desk would prohibit nuisance ordinances around the state, such as one in Wilkes-Barre, ...

911 calls show chaos after Delaware tour bus crash

- 10/27/2014

By Randall Chase The Associated Press DOVER, Del. — Emergency calls made by passengers and passing motorists capture the chaos, fear and confusion in the aftermath of a tour bus crash ...

UFC fighter cradles bleeding 94-year-old, calls 911

- 10/24/2014

DIX HILLS, N.Y. — UFC Middleweight champion Chris Weidman rescued his 94-year-old neighbor who lay bleeding in her N.Y. driveway. After hearing screams for help, Weidman drove up the ...

FCC: 50% of wireless 911 calls are 'butt-dials'

- 10/22/2014

WASHINGTON — About 70 percent of 911 calls are made from wireless numbers and of those, about half are accidents from buttons being pressed while inside pockets and purses. This is according ...

City blames "cumbersome’ FDNY dispatch system for kids’ death

- 10/22/2014

By Matthew Chayes Newsday NEW YORK — A city investigation released Tuesday criticized the FDNY's "unacceptably flawed" emergency-dispatch system and blamed the "unduly ...

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