9/11

911 Outage in Myrtle Creek

UPDATE: Power has been restored. _________________________ Myrtle Creek, Ore., — A 911 outage in Douglas County is preventing Myrtle Creek residents from calling the emergency number from land lines. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says they don’t know when it will be …

Texas 911 operator hangs up on callers

Houston, Texas (KPRC) — A former Houston Emergency Center 911 operator has allegedly confessed to hanging up on callers seeking emergency help because “she did not want to talk to anyone at that time,” according to Houston Police Department investigators. Crenshanda Williams, …

Man arrested following four-hour long standoff

Medford, Ore., — A four-hour long standoff between a Medford man and police ended in an arrest, leaving neighbors alarmed Sunday morning. Medford Police responded to the 700 block of Northwood Drive Saturday night, after two roommates got into an argument. Police …

Stair climb for fallen heroes

Medford, Ore. — A number of 9/11 ceremonies were held across the Rogue Valley on Sunday. One of which, was a unique ceremony in the morning at one of the highest points in Medford. Fire fighters from several districts across the Rogue …

9/11 remembrances underway

New York, N.Y. (NBC News) — Solemn remembrances of the September 11th attacks are underway ahead of Sunday’s 15th anniversary. In New York City Friday a march was held honoring police officers who died 15 years ago as the Twin Towers of …

Jackson County to offer text-to-911 service in 2017

Jackson County, Ore.- Jackson County is not among the Oregon counties beginning text-to-911 services this week, however Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon is working to implement the service. The service allows those in need of emergency help to text in their request, …

Pulse Nightclub 911 call logs released

Orlando, Fla. (WESH) — New documents have been released regarding the Pulse Nightclub attack in Orlando, including notes and logs from 911 dispatchers. The initial description describes “unknown trouble” as the first calls for shots fired came in at 2:02 am. 911 …

911 problems in Coos, Curry Counties

Update (06/23 5:00 p.m.) — Emergency dispatch officials have confirmed that 911 service was restored in Coos and Curry Counties late Thursday afternoon. Coos County, Ore. — Emergency dispatchers in Coos and Curry Counties began experiencing problems with their incoming 911 calls …