9-1-1

A small twin-engine plane crashed into a house less than half a mile from Midway International Airport, shortly after takeoff Tuesday morning. (Credit: CBS)

Listen: 9-1-1 Call After Plane Crashed Into Home Near Midway

“Hi, there’s an airplane that just crashed in front of my house,” the caller says over the phone. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

11/21/2014

A motorist reported that a chunk of ice hit her windshield on West Randolph Street. (CBS)

Ice Falls From West Loop Building, Smashes Windshield, Motorist Says

It happened Thursday afternoon on Randolph near the Chicago River.

03/13/2014

A SWAT team officer stands outside an Arlington Heights home, where a hostage situation had ensued after a gunman shot a police officer. The SWAT team later shot the suspect, and the hostage was unharmed. (Credit: CBS)

9-1-1 Operator To Gunman: ‘We Don’t Want You To Shoot Anyone Else, OK?’

We’re learning more about the emergency dispatcher who was on the phone with gunman Eric Anderson and the incredible story of what was going on behind the scenes. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

12/16/2013

(Credit: CBS)

9-1-1 Calls Depict Chaos, Gangs On Chicago’s Lakefront

Callers trying to enjoy the Fourth of July on Chicago’s lakefront were reporting incidents of chaos. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reviews the recordings.

08/01/2013

File Photo Of Woman On Cell Phone (Getty Images)

Robbery Victim’s Reaction: Forget 9-1-1, Dial M-O-M

When Generald Collins was robbed at gunpoint early Friday, he knew just what to do.

01/23/2011

Inside The 911 Call Center (City Of Chicago Photo)

Aldermen Complain Of Slow 911 Response

Frustration over the way 911 emergency calls are handled.

WBBM Newsradio–10/21/2010