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 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 ...
By Matthew Chayes
NEW YORK — A city investigation released Tuesday criticized the FDNY's "unacceptably flawed" emergency-dispatch system and blamed the "unduly ...
Dispatchers failed to inform medics of fighting on the scene
DETROIT — Two medics were assaulted after Detroit dispatchers failed to identify the call as a possible violent situation.
The medics were responding to a report of a pedestrian hit ...
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 ...