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 ...
By Elizabeth Behrman
The Tampa Tribune
TAMPA — A police dispatcher who was facing discipline after failing to send help when a 10-month-old baby playing with his mom’s keys accidently ...
By Adam Wagner
WILMINGTON, N.C. — When someone calls local 911 and can't speak English, help is literally one button away.
Nestled in the corner of dispatchers' ...
The Ypsilanti Courier
YPSILANTI, Mich. — Clinically dead for minutes after suffering a full cardiac arrest, Ypsilanti resident Karen Grams is alive today because of the efforts of her ...
The pregnant due walked up as an Okla. father on the phone with a dispatcher saw the head of his baby daughter
OKLAHOMA CITY — Two pregnant paramedics responded to a call of an Oklahoma City dad who delivered his baby daughter Monday with help from dispatch.
Medics Madison White and Kacie Davis ...
By Cindy George
HARRIS, Texas — It's nighttime, you're at home alone and glass breaks downstairs. Realizing that a burglary is in progress, you hide and call ...
By Kimberly Matas
The Arizona Daily Star
TUSCON, Ariz. — It’s all fun and games until someone’s life is saved.
That’s why the Tucson Fire Department and the University ...
New York Post
NEW YORK — An elderly neighbor of Mayor de Blasio lay on the floor with blood gushing from her head while waiting nearly an hour for an ambulance to answer repeated 911 ...
By Brittany Wallman
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Four weeks after adding Fort Lauderdale to the new, countywide 911 emergency dispatch system, county officials are investigating ...
He faces disciplinary action after saying the child had to be in distress and hanging up; a good Samaritan smashed the window
By Elizabeth Behrman
TAMPA, Fla. — A New Tampa mom is still surprised about - and Tampa police are investigating - the response she got after calling 911 for help when ...
By Jessica Parks
The Philadelphia Inquirer
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. — Soon, residents in the Pennsylvania suburbs will be able to reach 911 dispatchers by text message.
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