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FCC Urges Hotels To Implement New 9-1-1 Dialing System

The Federal Communications Commission says more hotel and motel operators are allowing guests to dial 9-1-1 directly in the event of an emergency.

03/27/2014

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Thousands Of Hotels Don’t Have Direct 911

Thousands of hotels do not allow guests to directly reach emergency services when they dial 911, according to a national survey taken after a death in a Texas motel.

03/25/2014

(credit: DeSoto Police)

Interview: Man Who Called 911 Because Handcuffs Too Tight

A man sitting in the Dallas County Jail has explained to us why he says he called 911 on himself — after escaping from police.

CBS 11–02/26/2014

David Alameel (credit: David Alameel For Senate)

Alameel Sought Bin Laden’s Capture In 2000

A Texas Democrat running for U.S. Senate said that he negotiated in Afghanistan before 9/11, hoping to convince the Taliban to turn over Osama bin Laden.

02/19/2014

Kevin Turner

KT’s Vortex

KT reveals his favorite 911 call of all time.

105.3 The Fan–02/17/2014

(credit: Chuck Schechner, CBS Radio)

9/11 Flight Attendant Wings & Pin On Display In Fort Worth

It was a long, tragic journey home for a set of American Airlines flight attendant wings and pin. The items were found in the rubble after terrorists crashed flight 77 into the Pentagon on 9/11.

01/30/2014

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FCC Member Studying Texas 911 Case

A grandfather’s initiative to allow hotel guests to dial 911 without having to press 9 first has received attention from an FCC official who is now seeking more information.

01/16/2014

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Hotel Death Prompts Nationwide Petition

Hank Hunt tried to reassure his granddaughter after she tried to call 911 from a hotel during an attack that left her mother dead, but didn’t know to dial 9 first.

01/10/2014

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Financial Firm Cantor Fitzgerald Settling 9/11 Suit With American Airlines

New York-based financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald says it has nearly completed a deal with American Airlines and insurance carriers to settle a lawsuit it brought after the Sept. 11 attacks killed 658 of its 1,000 employees.

12/13/2013

(credit: Cook family)

High Profile Murder Case Delayed

The murder case for the man accused of drowning his ex-wife has been delayed until February.

CBS 11–12/02/2013

(credit: Cook family)

Defense Seeks Delay In Dallas Murder Trial

Prosecutors have called it one of the most gruesome domestic violence cases they have worked in years, but the Deanna Cook murder trial could soon be delayed.

11/26/2013

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Other Parts of the Paper: Brendan’s 911 Fear

Brendan thought he saw some prisoners escaping from a van this morning, but was scared to pull the trigger-finger on his cell phone to call 911.

105.3 The Fan–11/05/2013

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