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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
By Daniel Walmer
CARLISLE, Pa. — Long before western Cumberland County police chiefs ignited a firestorm of controversy over the responsiveness of the county’s 911 ...
Since August 17 callers have claimed to be infected; residents are wary of West African immigrants
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
By Matthew Chayes
NEW YORK — A city investigation released Tuesday criticized the FDNY's "unacceptably flawed" emergency-dispatch system and blamed the "unduly ...
The Washington Post
WASHINGTON — Who ever thinks that their call to 911 would go unanswered? But in a terrifying incident this spring, thousands of Americans found themselves in need ...
Knoxville-area 911 calls might soon include questions about international travel and contact with diseased individuals
Police and medics searched for the victims without any knowledge the armed suspect was possibly in the area
By Desiree Stennett
The Orlando Sentinel
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Deborah Watson spent the final moments of her life begging for help as she watched her two friends be shot to death and ...