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Balch Springs councilwoman Wanda Adams. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Councilwoman Accused Of Abusing 911 Emergency System

It was an act that was allegedly intended to make a point. Now a North Texas city councilwoman is in hot water with police who say she abused the 911 emergency system.

CBSDFW.COM–09/19/2014

David Dewhurst

David Dewhurst Calls Police To Try & Free Relative

Demanding to talk to the “most senior police officer you have,” Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst called the Allen Police Department earlier this month to try to spring a relative from jail for alleged shoplifting.

CBS 11–08/21/2013

Mugshot of Linda White, the woman accused of calling 911 in Hood County asking for cigarettes. (credit: Hood County Sheriff's Office)

Woman Arrested After Calling 911 For Cigarettes

A 48-year-old Hood County woman was arrested for calling 911 and requesting that cigarettes be delivered to her home.

KRLD–02/19/2013