Good Question: Why Do We Use The Numbers 911 For Emergencies?Every day, 650,000 people call 911. For some of us, it is the first phone number we learn. It has become such a part of our lives that we even hear stories of 3-year-olds using it to get help. So, that had Kendal and her great-aunt Cathe wondering: Why do we use the numbers 911?
Scam Phone Calls Targeting U Of M Students, Asking For MoneyUniversity of Minnesota police say there has recently been a string of scam phone calls targeting students, asking them to pay legal fees or overdue taxes. According to the university, the caller will identify themselves as a police officer, or FBI agent, and tell the potential victim they have overdue legal fees.
Good Question ‘Reply All’: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Edition It’s been 10 days since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared. Since that time, it seems like most everyone has a theory about what happened to the Boeing 777 on its way from Kuala Lampur to Beijing. Many WCCO-TV viewers have sent in their Good Questions on everything from the logistics to how planes work to why people never made phone calls. So, we thought we’d answer some of the Good Questions we’ve heard throughout the week.
Police Investigate Man's False Diaper Calls To Day CaresSome Twin Cities day care providers are paying close attention to who's calling them these days. A man on the other end has been asking a lot of questions about the kids being cared for inside.
Minnesota Fundraisers Agree To Stop Calling IowansA professional fundraising group from Minnesota has agreed to stop making calls to Iowa numbers.
Police: Man Poses As Officer, Makes Harassing CallsSt. Cloud Police is searching for a man who allegedly made harassing phone calls to people about their unpaid fines, pretending to be a police officer.