By Brittany Wallman
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. Four weeks after adding Fort Lauderdale to the new, countywide 911 emergency dispatch system, county officials are investigating a series ...
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.
By Matt Gutman
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — It took paramedics 19 minutes to arrive at the home of a Florida State University professor shot in his garage after a neighbor called 911 ...
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Two hospitals in Springfield are implementing software upgrades after a woman with congestive heart failure waited 37 minutes for an ambulance in December.
The health ...
The Associated Press
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A Daytona Beach father beat an 18-year-old man unconscious after finding him sexually abusing his 11-year-old son early Friday morning, police ...
By Cynthia Sewell
The Idaho Statesman
ADA COUNTY, Idaho — In a sense, 911 dispatchers are the first first-responders. They are the initial point of contact during an emergency, and ...
The Associated Press
PASADENA, Calif. — Police are praising a dispatcher and crisis negotiator for persuading a gunman to surrender after he allegedly shot and killed three people in ...
By Marisa Lagos
The San Francisco Chronicle
SAN FRANCISCO — A man loses a finger near Pier 33 and waits 40 minutes for an ambulance to take him to the hospital.
Firefighters spend ...
This article about a father rushing his child to an emergency department because he believed an ambulance would not be able to find their location in the countryside serves as a stark reminder ...
Her training came into play when she realized the 911 call was from her husband; the couple's baby boy had swallowed a metal washer
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