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First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Police help family found living in tent

West Haven, Conn. (WTNH) – Police officers are helping a family found living in a tent.  Police say it was a young couple with a 1-year-old baby.  They have been living in a wooded area near a church. Police say there was no shelter space available for ... [Published WTNH.com - 2 hours ago]
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First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

Error Made By 9-1-1 Dispatcher: Official

An official with a Florida dispatch centre is acknowledging an “error” was made in the moments after a 9-1-1 call was made about a Toronto-born law professor shot in the head in Tallahassee.Timothy Lee says a 911 operator did not initially tell police ... [Published 640 Toronto - 3 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

Markel waited 19 minutes for help, 911 call reveals

The 911 call made to report the shooting of Toronto-native and Florida State University professor Dan Markel was mistakenly categorized as a low-priority call, resulting in a 19-minute wait for paramedics to arrive.The edited audio of the 911 call made ... [Published Canadian Jewish News - 6 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

Bus drivers, union reach tentative accord

Passengers board an RTC Rapid bus on Virginia Street. The company operating the service and union representing drivers, mechanics and dispatchers have reached a tentative labor agreement. (Photo: RGJ file)Bus service across Reno-Sparks should continue ... [Published Reno Gazette-Journal - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

2 people wounded in North Side shooting; third incident in 3 days

At least two people were hit in a shooting just before noon Friday on Western Ave. in the North Side.The victims, both conscious and alert, may have been shot while they were inside a vehicle, Allegheny County dispatchers said.Witnesses said the two men ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

911 call mistakenly got lower priority in FSU shooting

A mistake by a 911 dispatcher is the latest twist in a two-week-old mystery -- the killing of a nationally renowned law professor found shot in the head in his own garage. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

16th Street closed downtown as Boulder police investigate possible suicide

Boulder police have closed 16th Street between Spruce and Pearl streets after an officer found a person dead in a parked car from an apparent suicide, dispatchers said.Dispatchers said at around 12:30 p.m. they received a medical call and an officer who ... [Published Boulder Daily Camera - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 3 reports

Upgrade sets stage for texting to York County 911 next year

Updated: Thursday, July 31 2014, 08:58 PM CDTWritten by: Lea Jolan (LJWilson@SBGTV.com)The York County Department of Emergency Services on Wednesday introduced a new system that will allow texts to the county’s 911 dispatchers.The project completed Tuesday ... [Published WHP CBS21 - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

PD: 911 dispatchers save lives of 3 people who overdosed

SCOTTSDALE, AZ (CBS5) -The quick actions of 911 call center dispatchers saved the lives of three people who overdosed, Scottsdale police said.The 911 call came in at 5:21 a.m. on Wednesday from a man reporting a dire emergency with a woman who had overdosed ... [Published KPHO Phoenix - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

Massage chair to take pressure off emergency dispatchers

Saudi Gazette reportJEDDAH — In an unprecedented move, Jeddah Police’s operations room has been equipped with a massage chair to relieve pressure off emergency dispatchers.The head of security operations in Jeddah, Col. Ali Al-Ghamdi, said the massage ... [Published Saudi Gazette - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 3 reports

Westbrook fire displaces 45 residents

Westbrook and five mutual aid fire departments fought a three-alarm fire on Wednesday night.The fire was at 246 East Bridge St., the Dolly Brook condominium complex, a dispatcher said.Firefighters saw heavy smoke and fire coming through apartments nine  ... [Published WMTW - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Hiring schedule set for E-911 consolidation

By Carrie NapoleonPost-Tribune correspondent July 31, 2014 12:42PMCROWN POINT – Interviewing for the new dispatchers and supervisors for Lake County’s consolidated E-911 dispatch center begins in August.Deadline for applying for one of the 30 part-time ... [Published Post-Tribune - Jul 31 2014]

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Have you noticed how much more advanced the British discourse is on the conflict than ours? Over here Erin Burnett can be justly regarded as a leader for giving the Israeli ambassador a gobsmacked look when he cheerfully justifies firing a missile at ...
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