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A woman in D.C. says her calls for help to 911 went unanswered after an attempted robbery, but city officials say the system was working properly.
A D.C. woman says she was put on hold after calling 911 when an intruder entered her Northwest home, NBC 4 reports.
Fairfax County is considering updating its 911 emergency system to accept text messages sent to 911, with four major carriers already on board.
People may be able to text their emergencies to 911 in the next few years.
Two massive storms in the past five months have caused widespread outages and even an emergency system failure. The question now: Does new technology leave people more vulnerable to emergency system failures and the dangers that go with them?
As a panicked woman's husband turned blue last month, a Montgomery County Fire and Rescue dispatcher snored, fast asleep.
Inside NoVA reports the first Marine jet to respond to the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on the Pentagon will be permanently retired and placed at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Va.
Sources close to the 69-year-old say the Gaithersburg woman was convinced that she was being followed and that someone was constantly spraying her with a noxious substance.