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Everyday Hero of Marathon County :: Chad Zerkle Helps a Mother Save Her Choking Toddler (Hear the Actual 9-1-1 Call)

By Chad Billeb

“Marathon County 9-1-1, what’s your emergency?”

Those are the first words anyone in Marathon County hears when dialing 9-1-1 for emergency services. It takes a special person to utter those words and be ready to assist whoever is on the other end of the call. 736 more words



Last week the garbage collection driver forgot to swing back around and do the pickup on my side of the street. So everyone’s bins were still at the curb when I got home at around 8pm. 257 more words


AT&T 9-1-1 Outage Resolved

Posted at 11:05 p.m.

AT&T has resolved their technical issues with calling 9-1-1. Fairfax County residents using AT&T cellular phones should be able to reach  9-1-1 as normal… 34 more words


AT&T National Outage May Affect 9-1-1 Service in Fairfax County

Posted at 10:25 p.m.

AT&T is experiencing a national outage which may affect the ability to call 9-1-1 from an AT&T phone.

Residents of Fairfax County can call 703-691-2233 as an alternative if your AT&T phone is not able to reach 9-1-1. 18 more words


Airdrie man charged after using 911 as a 'scare tactic'

An Airdrie man has been charged with making a frivolous 911 call earlier this month.

Police said at about 1:05 a.m. on Feb. 1, Airdrie RCMP responded to an emergency call made from a home in the city, north of Calgary. 99 more words


Breaking News: House Fire Quickly Extinguished in Sacramento CA

Updated 1550 PST

Sacramento, California | Firefighters were dispatched to a house fire located at 796 Klein Way around 1526 hours PST in South Sacramento. 63 more words


Drug Dealer Hiking The Price Of Pot? Don’t Call The Police

“Is your drug dealer ripping you off?” That’s a question police in Australia jokingly posed this week, after a woman called authorities to complain about a recent “outrageous” price hike on marijuana in her neighborhood. 625 more words

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