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LODD: NJ EMT dies after responding to daughter's car crash

- 01/19/2016

BYRAM, N.J. — Eskil "Scott" Danielson, a 35-year member of the Lakeland Ambulance Squad, died of a heart attack Saturday shortly after assisting his daughter who was injured in ...


Off-duty 911 dispatcher dies in Texas tornado

- 12/29/2015

MCKINNEY, Texas — Collin County Sheriff’s Office dispatcher LaShondra “Shon” Whitaker, 32, was one the eight people killed in tornado-related traffic accidents near Dallas ...


NBA star comes off bench to deliver newborn

- 12/17/2015

CLEVELAND, Ohio — NBA player and dad Iman Shumpert helped deliver his daughter in an unexpected home birth on Tuesday. Teyana Taylor, Shumpert's fiancé, posted a photo and ...


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- 11/04/2015

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911 dispatcher fired over mistaken address

- 10/30/2015

Associated Press CROWN POINT, Ind. — An Indiana 911 dispatcher has been fired after entering the wrong address for a man having a medical emergency, contributing to a 47-minute delay ...


911 call: Man tells dispatcher he is "too high" on marijuana

- 10/12/2015

Police found the Ohio man, 22, on the floor in the fetal position and surrounded by snacks


911 call: Man tells dispatcher he is "too high" on marijuana

- 10/12/2015

Associated Press YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Police in Ohio say they were called to a house by a man who complained he'd gotten too high smoking marijuana. The Youngstown Vindicator reports ...


Rapid Response: Clear and concise radio communication is key to MCI management

- 10/02/2015

What we know: All hell broke loose in a sleepy Oregon community Thursday when a 26-year-old gunman opened fire on a community college campus killing nine and wounding seven. What's significant: ...


911 dispatcher meets mother, baby after near-death ordeal

- 08/31/2015

Associated Press 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 ...


911 dispatchers remember agonizing Hurricane Katrina calls

- 08/29/2015

By Mark Strassmann CBS 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 ...


911 dispatchers remember agonizing Hurricane Katrina calls

- 08/28/2015

For the dispatchers it's the sound of fear turning into panic that has been impossible to forget.


Ex-dispatcher who hung up on 911 caller has license revoked

- 08/28/2015

Associated Press 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 ...


Ex-dispatcher who hung up on 911 caller has license revoked

- 08/28/2015

The former dispatcher hung up on a teenager who was trying to help a 17-year-old shooting victim who later died


Dispatcher accused of hanging up on Spanish-speaking callers

- 08/10/2015

The Mass. dispatcher is on paid leave during an investigation after one person who may have needed help never called back


Dispatcher accused of hanging up on Spanish-speaking callers

- 08/10/2015

The Associated Press LAWRENCE, Mass. — Officials say a Massachusetts 911 dispatcher is under investigation for hanging up on several callers who did not speak English. WBZ-TV reports ...


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