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Service to 911 centers in North Carolina and throughout the Southeast was restored Thursday afternoon, according to telecommunications companies.
It's a 911 call that has Liberty County deputies calling a 3-year-old a hero.
High school students hiding from the gunman in Parkland, Florida, were forced to whisper in calls to 911 for fear of tipping off their location.
A former 911 operator in Houston has been found guilty of hanging up on people calling for emergency services. Jurors on Wednesday found 44-year-old Crenshanda Williams guilty of interference with emergency telephone calls, a misdemeanor.
Dozens of convicts serving time in U.S. prisons for terrorism-related offenses are due to be released in the next several years, raising the question whether that's something Americans should fear.
A Florida man wanted to go to Hooters so badly that authorities say he told 911 dispatchers he needed a ride to the restaurant because his grandmother had just suffered a stroke in the parking lot.
"My husband is attacking me." That's one of the statements a caller made to 911 Saturday afternoon, an hour before Dean Ripa was shot and killed in his apartment above the Cape Fear Serpentarium.
The daughter of a New York Police Department officer killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks has been sworn in as a member of the force.
An investigation by the U.S. federal telecom regulator says about 12,600 callers couldn't reach 911 directly from their cellphones during a five-hour AT&T outage on March 8.