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Smartphone App Links 911 Dispatchers To Volunteer Responders

“This is the point of the app on your phone. It’s not just Angry Birds. It is not just things to waste your life. It’s actually… a perfect example of a selfless app that is there to help other people.”

CBS Seattle–06/30/2015

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Police: Idaho Man Calls 911 Dozen Times About Bar Bill

Police say a northern Idaho man called 911 a dozen times to report being overcharged at a bar and now faces a $1,000 fine and a year in jail.

03/31/2015

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Kitsap County Starts Text-To-911 Service

Snohomish County will begin testing the same service this week, but residents still need to call 911 for help until the testing is completed

CBS Seattle–03/31/2015

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Police Shoot Man Who Called 911 To Report Shooting Suspect

Vancouver police mistakenly shot a man who called 911 to report a shooting suspect.

11/12/2014

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Social Media Helps Owner Reclaim Wedding Photo Found At Ground Zero

On September 12th, 2014, 13 years after finding the photo, Elizabeth Stringer Keefe’s persistence was rewarded in what became an inspiring story of resiliency

CBS Seattle–09/16/2014

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Colorado Man Claims Pot Brownies Made Him Kill His Wife

Defense attorneys claimed Richard Kirk was paranoid and hallucinating after eating marijuana-infused candy before shooting his wife.

08/22/2014

Seattle Police officers secure the crime scene after a shooting at Seattle Pacific University on June 5, 2014 in Seattle, Wash. (credit: Mat Hayward/Getty Images)

911 Calls From Seattle Pacific University Shooting Released

A day after a gunman opened fire at Seattle Pacific University, Seattle police released three 911 calls recorded shortly after the shooting.

CBS Seattle–06/07/2014

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Man To 911 Dispatcher: ‘Where Can I Buy Marijuana?’

A man recently called a Washington County 911 dispatcher with an unusual request.

05/14/2014

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Pentagon Stone Completes Federal Way 9/11 Memorial

The 9/11 memorial in Federal Way will be one of the few that contains artifacts from all three locations of the September 11th attacks

CBS Seattle–05/12/2014

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911 Emergency Phone Service Fully Restored Statewide After Being Down For Hours

After being down for hours, the 911 emergency phone service has been fully restored statewide, KIRO-TV reports.

04/10/2014

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