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SHAWNEE, Okla. — It was an emotional moment for two mothers — the mom of an infant found not breathing and the dispatcher who had a calming voice on the other ...
By Mark Strassmann
NEW ORLEANS — This weekend marks the 10th anniversary of Katrina. For many who survived the ordeal, the visuals of that day are etched in their memory. But for ...
For the dispatchers it's the sound of fear turning into panic that has been impossible to forget.
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 ...
The former dispatcher hung up on a teenager who was trying to help a 17-year-old shooting victim who later died
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 ...
Tenn. emergency dispatcher was frustrated because of a lack of policies to protect animals trapped in hot cars
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The 18-year-old became pinned under his truck while making repairs; he heard Siri activate and said "Call 911"
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 ...
First EMS crew reported no patient found; 2nd crew found patient one hour and 48 minutes after the initial 911 call
By Dominic Adams
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 ...
The dispatcher praised her for her calm demeanor and resourcefullness in bypassing a cell phone lock and locating the address on an envelope
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An ambulance crew had a duty to get out of the ambulance, thoroughly inspect the scene for the patient,...