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  • 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 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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