911 calls

Donald Wallace mugshot (Port Authority police)

Chilling 911 Call Released In Lincoln Tunnel ‘Sniper’ Threat

Donald Wallace, 39, will face a judge Thursday for allegedly making a hoax phone call to 911 Tuesday afternoon saying there was a sniper near the tunnel.

06/12/2014

Emergency workers remove a dead body from the wreckage after a Metro-North commuter train derailed just north of the Spuyten Duyvil station December 1, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Multiple injuries and at least 4 deaths were reported after the seven car train left the tracks as it was heading to Grand Central Terminal along the Hudson River line.  (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

911 Dispatchers Mistook Deadly Metro-North Derailment For Fire, Records Say

New evidence revealed Thursday evening indicated that the problems with the New York City 911 system are worse than previously thought.

05/22/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a large fire in Jersey City, NJ on Thursday, March 6, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

911 Calls Document Horror In Fatal Jersey City Fire, As Crews Go To Wrong Street

Jersey City officials released new 911 calls Wednesday that showed the sheer panic as flames and smoke swept through a home – in a fire that left four people dead.

03/19/2014

The George Washington Bridge (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fort Lee 911 Tapes Detail Gridlock During GWB Lane Closures

For four days in September, traffic jams ostensibly orchestrated for political purposes clogged streets and trapped motorists in their cars for hours.

02/28/2014

Upper West Side Cell Tower

Upper West Side Residents Frustrated As 911 Calls Are Bounced To New Jersey

Concerns have arisen on the Upper West Side, as some residents have said they have been running into issues calling 911. As CBS 2’s Don Champion reported, the callers have found themselves connected to dispatchers across the Hudson River in New Jersey.

02/24/2014

GWB Lanes

AP Review: GWB Lane Closures Not To Blame For Any Deaths, Serious Medical Care Risks

A review by The Associated Press has concluded that a traffic jam on the George Washington Bridge deliberately orchestrated by members of Gov. Chris Christie’s staff did not lead to anyone’s death or seriously compromise their medical care.

02/13/2014

Susan Cuffari

Cedar Grove Mom Says 911 Tapes Show She’s Not To Blame For Underage Party At Home

CBS 2 has obtained 911 calls from that night that reveal Susan Cuffari and her boyfriend called the police to their own home to help disperse the crowd.

12/06/2013

Sandy Hook Elementary School - Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2013 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

911 Dispatchers Urged Sandy Hook Elementary School Callers To Take Cover

Recordings of 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting show town dispatchers calmly responding to a janitor, a teacher and others and assuring them help is coming.

12/04/2013

The front entrance to Sandy Hook Elementary School after the massacre on Dec. 14, 2012. (Credit: Danbury State's Attorney)

Transcript Of 911 Calls On Day Of Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

An excerpt of some of the 911 calls made to Newtown Police on Dec. 14, 2012 — the day of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

12/04/2013

Connecticut State Police walk near the scene of the shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. (Photo by Douglas Healey/Getty Images)

911 Tapes From Newtown Rampage To Be Released Wednesday

A Connecticut Superior Court judge ruled last week that the tapes from the Dec. 14, 2012 massacre should be released to The Associated Press after a lengthy fight over the records that have been withheld by investigators.

12/02/2013

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Cable, Phone, Internet Service Go Down For Many Conn. Residents

A major outage Sunday night shut down cable TV, Internet and phone service for Optimum customers in Connecticut.

08/18/2013

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New York City EMS 911 System Crashes Repeatedly On Monday

Operators logged about 100 calls during the outage. The glitch didn’t affect the FDNY’s side of the 911 system.

07/22/2013

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City Council To Discuss Reported Glitches, Delays In 911 System

In the wake of the death of a 4-year-old girl on the Upper West Side, the City Council will hold a meeting Monday on reported glitches with the 911 system.

06/16/2013

Sandy 911 Calls

CBS 2 Exclusive: 911 Calls Document Panic On Jersey Shore During Superstorm Sandy

Some Jersey Shore residents did not heed mandatory evacuation warnings, and chose to ride out Superstorm Sandy instead.

11/13/2012

Many roads remained unplowed in Brooklyn. (credit: Sameh Abdelazim)

Husband: Wife Waits 30 Hours For Ambulance In NYC

O’Daly’s husband, Jim Leonhardt, described her ordeal, saying she spent the hours after her fall lying on her floor, pale-faced and screaming in agony whenever anyone tried to move her leg or adjust a pillow.

12/29/2010

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