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Police: Suspect pocket-dials 911, drug talk ensues

Pocket-Dailed 911

A conversation with two passengers landed an Orange City, Fla., tow truck driver in jail after his cell phone pocket-dialed 911 and dispatchers listened in, police say.


Duct-tape bound rape victim uses tongue to dial 911

Crime Scene

A woman raped in a Long Island, N.Y., home used her tongue to dial 911 while her hands were bound with duct tape, officials say.


90% of Americans will soon be able to text 911

Text Message

The Federal Communications Commission says the nation's four largest wireless carriers have agreed to relay text messages to text-enabled 911 call centers by May 2014.


Ohio boy tells police father killed his mother on 911 call

Jeremy Robert

Barely holding back his sobs, a 13-year-old boy makes a heart-rending 911 call to the Grove City Police Department in Ohio. "My dad just killed my mom. He just told me to call you guys," the boy is heard telling a 911 dispatcher.


'As lucky as you get': Cop stabbed in head survives

A police officer stabbed in the skull while responding to a 911 call "has a shot at a full recovery," according to his doctor, because the knife blade narrowly missed vital brain functions.


NBC probe centers on staffer in shooting story error

An internal NBC News probe has determined a "seasoned" producer was to blame for a misleading clip of a 911 call that the network broadcast during its coverage of the Trayvon Martin shooting, according to two sources at the network.


Expert: Zimmerman said 'punks'

George Zimmerman

A forensic audio expert who analyzed 911 recordings disagrees with speculation that George Zimmerman uttered a racial slur moments before shooting Trayvon Martin to death.


NBC to probe its handling of a Trayvon story

NBC is launching an internal investigation into its handling of a news story on a 911 call from the Trayvon Martin case.


Trayvon Martin Shooting: Voice Experts Claim Teen's Cries, Not Zimmerman's, Can Be Heard On 911 Call

Trayvon Martin Shooting

Before George Zimmerman shot Trayvon Martin on February 26, a 911 call recorded the voice of someone screaming. Whether that person was Martin or Zimmerman -- who police say claimed he was attacked by Martin before the fatal incident -- has been an open question since the calls were released by the Sanford, Florida police department.


In 911 call, worker fears for Josh Powell's sons

Josh Powell Fire

A 911 call recording reveals a social worker's attempts over a more than six-minute call to get a dispatcher to send authorities quickly to the home of Josh Powell after he locked himself and his two sons in the home he then set ablaze....


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