By Michael Kuzelman
The Associated Press
BATON ROUGE, La. — The urgent call went out across a police radio only minutes after gunfire erupted inside a Lafayette movie theater: The suspect ...
Since July 8, one communication center received more than 40 texts, but only four were for actual emergencies
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EVERETT, Wash. — Washington counties that allow people to text 911 instead of dial are finding many messages are bogus.
KOMO-TV reports that since July 8, Southwest ...
Since he was not dispatched to the call 3-blocks away, he did not respond or ask about the call for the child, who later died
WASHINGTON — A new report obtained first by FOX 5 blames a delayed response by D.C. Fire and EMS to a choking toddler on both technical errors and human mistakes.
The 18-month-old ...
The man claimed to have a medical emergency; he was arrested and charged for obstructing emergency services
INDIANA COUNTY, Pa. — A man from Indiana County isaccused of repeatedly calling 911 when he did not have an accused of repeatedly calling 911 when he did not have an emergency.
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PASADENA, Md. — Authorities have released the recording of a 911 call from a woman who found a baby girl abandoned on the side of a road in Anne Arundel County.
The 6-week-old ...
By Adam Sacasa
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — Dispatchers and officers kept warning him to stop calling 911, but a Delray Beach man without an emergency kept dialing the line, according ...
The county's radio system was out of service and fire code violations were found after temperatures in the communication tower building reached 148 degrees
BATAVIA, Ohio — A county-wide 911 system crash in Clermont County led to a fire marshal's investigation into multiple fire code violations at the county's 911 dispatch ...
Text messaging has been successfully used twice since the service launched six months ago
PITT COUNTY, N.C. — Six months after launching 911 text messaging in Pitt County, officials say the initiative has been successful.
Text messaging has been used twice since the service ...
100s of 911 calls, including repeated calls from Laura McComb as her vacation home was flooded and swept down river, were made during historic Memorial Day weekend flooding