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Chicago's Top Cop: CPD Gets 'Too Many' 911 Calls, System 'Broken'

Posted 10.30.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Police Department Superintendent Garry McCarthy admitted that his police force can, at times, be slow to respond to reports of shootings at a ...

More Than A Thousand 911 Calls Went Unanswered In Storm

NBC Chicago | Posted 10.06.2011 | Chicago

More than 1,000 calls to 911 went unanswered at the Northwest Central Dispatch System during a record suburban storm, according to reports. The los...

Alaska Teen's Ice Floe Voyage Ends in Arrest

AP | By DAN JOLING | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A teenager who took a trip down a river on an ice floe said Sunday that he's more bothered by the trip he took to jail afterward....

Judge Keeps 911 Calls Secret In Student Shooting

AP | JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — A judge has refused to release 911 calls and other evidence to the parents of a college football player who was shot and ki...

Buffalo Grove Child Doesn't Like Dinner, Calls 911

Chicago Sun-Times | Pregnancy weekly.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A 10-year-old northwest suburban boy didn't like the dinner his father cooked for him, so he called police. About 7 p.m. last Thursday, Buffalo Grove...

Cicero Fire: 911 Calls Raise Even More Questions (AUDIO)

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Among the calls and transmissions recorded early Sunday morning by Cicero's 911 emergency center is a chilling realization: "Twelve, I got some peopl...

Amy Fox Reports Fake, Armed Post Office Robbery To 911 To Cover Up Her Own Crime (AUDIO, VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Amy Fox, a Michigan woman, called 911 to report an armed Post Office robbery by a "black or Mexican" man. Police began a manhunt looking for the susp...

The 11 Stupidest 911 Calls Of All Time (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

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Frantic Woman Calls 911 To Report Escaped Cows: "I Got Seven Fucking Cows Loose!" (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Calling 911 when it's not an emergency is no laughing matter, but sometimes what some people deem to be an emergency is. For instance, this woman, wh...

The Country's Craziest 911 Calls (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

As you may know by now, we heart InfoMania, Current TV's half-hour satirical news show, that gives us such segments like "Target Women" and "That's Ga...

Funniest 911 Calls: Stoned Cop, Frantic Video Gamer, McCain's Brother's Traffic "Emergency," More (VIDEO)

ABC News | SARAH NETTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

High as a kite from pot-laced brownies? Ticked at your cousin for running off with your Playstation? Can't find the name of that really cute cop? Com...