Minneapolis 911 Operators Call For ChangeFor some people, it could be the most important phone call they will ever make but in a WCCO investigation, some 911 operators and dispatchers in Minneapolis said they're in the middle of an emergency of their own.
New Minn. Law Cracks Down On 911 'Swatting'Pranksters who dial 911 without a real emergency to report face stiffer penalties under a Minnesota law hitting the books this week. The law effective Thursday targets those who report a fictitious emergency to 911 dispatchers with the intent of luring authorities somewhere.
After Workplace Shooting, Mpls. Changes 911 ProceduresThe city of Minneapolis is making a change with how it deals with 911 calls. It comes almost two weeks after Minnesota's worst workplace shooting.
Few Calls To Minn. Poison Center On Soap Pods A poison control center that takes calls from Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota says it's gotten a handful of distress calls over children swallowing a new kind of laundry detergent packet.
Minn. Citation Payment System Logs Over 1M CallsA cost-saving service that helps Minnesotans pay their traffic tickets and other citations by phone has now logged over 1 million calls.