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By Chris Cato WSPA-TV 7 WILLIAMSTON, SC — Rescue Squads in Anderson County can now be fined for answering emergency calls outside their service areas. The director of the ...
By Katie Wedell The Dayton Daily News Misplaced phone call prompts school lock down; HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio — Miscommunication during a police training operation Monday morning ...
By Roslyn Anderson By WLBTJACKSON, Miss. — A Peeples Middle School student fell and injured her head Tuesday, and now her mother wants to know why 911 was not called. ...
By Lisa Vorderbrueggen Contra Costa Times MARTINEZ, Calif. — Contra Costa may dump the private company that provides the county's emergency telephone notification system, ...
By Josh Jarman The Columbus Dispatch FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ohio — A technology upgrade planned for the Franklin County 911 dispatch center will lay the groundwork for residents to ...
MELTON, Australia — A woman with suspected appendicitis says she had to wait for nearly three hours for an ambulance. Julia Mironova, 28, was experiencing stomach pains while ...
By Ben Benton The Chattanooga Times Free Press DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — About seven or eight years ago, DeKalb County, Ala., Sheriff Jimmy Harris encountered a South Alabama ...
By Annie McCallum The Roanoke Times ROANOKE, Va. — A new alert system intended to warn Roanoke County residents about emergencies will go live Sept. 1, and in the meantime ...
By John Asbury The Press Enterprise RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. — A frantic woman called 911, pleading for help because her husband was choking. Over the phone, a Cal Fire ...
By Zack Harold Charleston Daily Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — It seems like a simple conclusion: If ambulances are stuck at a hospital waiting to drop off a patient, they ...
The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Legislation that would ban government agencies from disrupting cellphone service without a court order is heading to Gov. Jerry ...
By Josh Mitchell Wyoming Tribune-Eagle CHEYENNE — Voters should have a personal interest in approving $7 million in new emergency services dispatch equipment, Glen Crumpton ...
By Terry Collins The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Minutes after a shooting near the Oakland Airport this year, the gunman was on the loose. And police Sgt. Chris Bolton ...
The Associated PressCOLUMBIA, Tenn. — When you're out of beer and need a ride to get some, who you gonna' call? Not 911. The Columbia Daily Herald (http://bit.ly/TbjhKk) ...
18-month project will establish 'ability to seamlessly roam from public safety networks' ...
IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. — Ambulances and paramedics being dispatched to the wrong address are delaying medical care to victims in North Carolina. Recent cases of a seizure ...
Couple radio jam with difficulty of tracking signals, and the result is frustrating, maddening situation that will be very difficult to resolve ...
By Amelia Robinson Dayton Daily News GREENE COUNTY, Ohio — Greene County officials are considering spending $3.8 million on Motorola equipment and six strategically placed ...
LEBANON, Maine — A 102-year-old man who was among 11 people hurt in a crash in Lebanon last month has died of his injuries. Walter Rand of Sanford died Thursday night of ...
By P.J. Reilly Intelligencer Journal/New Era LANCASTER, Pa. — Lancaster County's emergency responders have high hopes for the long-awaited new countywide radio system. ...