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  • 911 calls released in deadly Amite train crash check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 14, 2015 12:51 AM

    AMITE - Frantic drivers were desperate for help after witnessing a train crash into a tow truck and the calls they made to 911 on Mother's Day capture their raw emotions. The recordings were obtained by WBRZ Wednesday. Four calls capture what people were feeling in the moments after... more »
  • Newtown releases 911 calls from school shooting

    December 4, 2013 2:36 PM

    HARTFORD, Conn.- Recordings of 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting show town dispatchers calmly responding to a janitor, a teacher and others and assuring them help is coming. The operators urge the people inside the school to take cover as they reach out to town officials and... more »
  • Judge: 911 calls can be used in murder trial

    February 27, 2013 9:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge has ruled that a jury will be allowed to hear a series of 911 calls made by a young woman less than three weeks before her ex-boyfriend allegedly shot her and two other women to death. In the recorded calls, which were played during a... more »
  • Ride for beer prompts arrest

    August 6, 2012 7:37 PM

    A man who called 911 at least nine times was busted for one call asking if the call center could send him a ride to pick up beer. Most of the calls were hang ups but were traced to 67-year-old Allen Brooks of Columbia, Tennessee. When an office went to... more »
  • Frantic 911 calls released in "wrong way" big rig incident check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 21, 2012 3:57 PM

    IBERVILLE PARISH - Frantic calls for help at the Iberville Parish Emergency Operations Center flooded phone lines Friday night. It followed the driver of an 18-wheeler traveling the wrong way on Interstate 10. "He was flying," one caller told dispatchers. "Is he still traveling?" the dispatcher asked.... more »
  • EMS wokers will be punished for delay of ambulance

    March 23, 2010 8:24 PM

    Emergency responders in Pittsburgh face being fired and suspensions in connection with the death of a man who waited 30-hours for an ambulance during a snow storm last month. The public safety director says radio transmissions indicated the personnel showed a lack of compassion for 50-year old Curtis Mitchel,l who... more »

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