911 Phone Scammers Threaten To Report Victims To Homeland Security, ImmigrationPhone scammers using 911 caller ID are threatening to report victims to U.S Citizen and Immigration Services or Homeland Security if they don't send money.
California's 9-1-1 Emergency Dispatch System Having Funding EmergencyCalifornia’s 911 emergency dispatch system had nearly $77 million dollars three years ago, now it’s down to less than $11 million.
Refugee Hopes UK's Iraq War Inquiry Revives Her Lawsuit Against Bush AdministrationAn Iraqi refugee appeals an unsuccessful lawsuit against former U.S. President George W. Bush, with new evidence from the U.K. government.
Woman Outwits Armed Felon Who Allegedly Tried To Follow Her HomeA woman was driving home when she noticed the man following close behind in her rearview mirror. What she did probably saved her life.
911 Mobile Dispatch App Now Live In Oakland, But For A FeeA controversial new mobile app now live in Oakland connects 911 callers directly to Oakland police dispatchers, for a fee.
'Butt Dials' Make Up A Third Of San Francisco's 911 CallsButt dialing sounds like a comical mishap, but they make up about a third of the calls made to San Francisco’s emergency dispatchers, causing a serious problem.
San Francisco Firefighters Swamped With Non-Emergency Medical CallsA San Francisco firefighters are among the busiest in the country, but their emergency calls are most often not emergencies at all.
Malfunction Cuts Lake Berryessa Residents Off From 911 ServiceThe Napa County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of Lake Berryessa of a malfunction in the 911 system.
Could BART Finally Reopen Its Bathrooms At Underground Stations?The bathroom at the 10 stations have been closed since the September 11 terrorist attacks.
'That's My House!' 911 Dispatcher Handles Suspect Pursuit That Leads To Her Own BackyardA Contra Costa County dispatcher handling a suspect pursuit last week found herself dispatching calls to her own home in Oakley, according to the sheriff's office.
Suspect In Wrong-Way Chase Through East Bay Calls 911 To Complain About ChaseA man leading police on a chase while driving the wrong way on Highway 4 through the East Bay called 911 operators to complain about being chased.
Quick-Thinking Neighbors Outsmart Teen Suspects In Robbery-In-ProgressSome quick-witted neighbors in Berkeley's Elmwood neighborhood foiled a strong-arm robbery in progress with a bold plan straight out of an action movie.