Some West And Northwest Suburbs Now Using Texting-To-911 ServiceStarting today, people who need emergency help in some west and northwest suburbs have a new tool at their disposal, but officials don’t want it to be used, for the most part.
Feds Will Finally Cover Illinois Residents Who Rushed To World Trade Center Site And Then Became IllRetired Chicago firefighter Art Noonan spent five days working at "the pile" -- Ground Zero -- after 9/11.
Northwest Indiana 911 Dispatcher Fired After Rescue Sent To Wrong HomeA Northwest Indiana 911 dispatcher has been fired after a fatal mistake.
9-1-1 Operator Fired In Wake Of Caller's Heart-Attack DeathBurt Sanders, 44, was found dead inside a church where he was volunteering on June 6 -- seven hour after he called for help.
In Chicago, Efforts Never End To Detect Potential Terror StrikesCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine has a behind-the-scenes look at the war on terrorism, Chicago-style.
Where's The Fire? Elgin 911 Gets It RightSome confusion led Elgin firefighters to respond to two locations last night for the same fire.
Twin Towers Survivor Has Mixed Emotions About New 9/11 MuseumJoe Dittmar, formerly of Aurora, was on the 105th floor of the south tower on September 11, 2001.
Wisconsin Golf Club Offers 9/11 Special, Retracts Special After Criticism A Wisconsin golf course owner who advertised nine holes of golf for $9.11 to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks apologized Tuesday but said he would keep the club open despite a backlash that included death threats.
9-1-1 Probe Follows Drowning Death Of Elderly MotoristThe question: Did the dispatcher do enough to try to save the man's life? CBS 2's Chris Martinez reports.
Aurora Woman Honored As 911 Operator Of YearRosa Bocanegra says every day, every shift, she has to be ready for the unexpected.
McCarthy: Change In 911 Response Strategy WorkingPolice Supt. Garry McCarthy said incidents in two neighborhoods on the same night this week showed police have the right strategy in reducing the number of 911 calls that officers respond to in person.
Chicago Police Changing Response Plan For Some 911 CallsStarting this week, Chicago police are changing their responses to 911 calls. They'll no longer come right away to reports of things like criminal damage to property, vehicle thefts, garage burglaries, or other crimes in which the suspect is no longer on the scene, and the victim isn’t in immediate danger.