Homeless Calling 911 For Shelter A Drain On System Across Bay AreaThis past week, KPIX 5 reported on how the East Bay's 911 ambulance service is being taken for a ride by people who just want to get to the ER for a sandwich and a warm place to sleep.
Bay Area Ambulance Crews Beset by Non-Emergency Calls from 'Frequent Fliers'It's possible you may need to call 911 for an ambulance at some point in your life, maybe even more than once. But 300 times, in just one year?
Vallejo Bartender Says 911 Put Her On Hold In Attempt To Stop Drunk DriverWhen you call 911, you hope that help is on the way quickly. But a Vallejo bartender said that was not the case, when she tried to stop a woman from putting lives in danger.
911 Call On 'Crazy Lady Talking To Herself' Is TV Reporter On Facebook LiveA reporter for CBS Pittsburgh had a run in with police when her Facebook Live report was called in to 911 as a "crazy lady talking to herself."
Lodi Police Answer Holiday 911 Call From The Heart While it wasn't a typical 911 call, the request for help was emotional and tugged at the heartstrings of the Lodi police.
DUI Victim's Lesson To Others: 911 Call Led To Crash That Left Her QuadriplegicA 911 call to report a drunk driver contributed to a crash that left a Bay Area woman paralyzed, and now she hopes others learn a lesson from her tragic misfortune.
911 Calls Reveal Moments After Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake Struck NapaPolice have released tapes of 911 calls that came in right after last month's 6.0 earthquake that struck the Napa Valley.
Some Oakland 911 Callers Get The Runaround When Asking For HelpWhen you call 911, you expect to get connected directly to a dispatcher who can send help your way. People who call for help from cellphones in one Bay Area city said that is not happening.
Shots Fired In San Francisco’s Hunters Point Prompts Brief School Lockdown Multiple shots were fired in San Francisco's Hunters Point neighborhood Friday afternoon, prompting a lockdown at a nearby elementary school, according to police.
Santa Clara County 911 Dispatchers, Union Workers Reach Labor DealA union that represents 9,000 Santa Clara County employees, including 911 dispatchers, announced Wednesday that it has reached a tentative labor agreement with the county.
911 Dispatchers In Santa Clara County Threaten To StrikeDozens of union emergency dispatchers rallied in San Jose Thursday to say they may strike against Santa Clara County over mandatory overtime, but the county's top official said that could trigger a court injunction to block it.
Failure To Call 911 Questioned After Burlingame Gas LeakBoth the contractor and PG&E crew failed to call 911 immediately after the gas leak.
911 Call Released In Calaveras Girl’s Stabbing, Brother ChargedAn attorney for a 12-year-old California boy arrested in the stabbing death of his sister says the youngster might have lied about seeing a long-haired intruder fleeing the scene but that doesn't make the boy the killer.
San Ramon Girl To Be Honored For Helping Ill Mom, Calling 911A fourth grader from the East Bay will be honored for her heroism this week after calling 911 and helping her mother when she suddenly became ill.
Dispatcher Seems Confused By 9-1-1 Call Reporting Chevron Richmond FireAn audio recording of the initial 9-1-1 call from the Chevron refinery to Richmond authorities reporting Monday night's fire suggests that the emergency dispatcher may have been confused about how to respond to the incident.