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911 Call Released in DUI Car Crash Into Md. Home

A Crofton family is still trying to clean up after a car crashed into their home last Wednesday.


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D.C. Rarely Releases 911 Call Audio; Maryland Typically Does

The District of Columbia receives nearly 1.3 million 911 calls a year, and city officials insist that audio from those calls is public information. Yet the public rarely gets a chance to hear them.


Parents Syed and Tamara Ali with son, Badi-Uz-Zaman, at Anne Arundel Medical Center after dad helped deliver their son in their car on the side of Route 100 in Glen Burnie on Tuesday morning. (Credit: Anne Arundel Medical Center)

911 Dispatcher Talks Dad Through Roadside Baby Delivery in Md.

Howard County police say a 911 dispatcher talked a man through the delivery of his son while the man and the baby’s mother were in a car on the side of a highway.


9-1-1 emergency dials will be transferred by the largest cell phone companies in 2014. (MEHDI FEDOUACH/AFP/GettyImages)

FCC: ‘Big Four’ Wireless Carriers Allow 911 Dials Via Text Message

The four largest wireless phone carriers have agreed to relay text messages to 911 emergency call centers in 2014.