(credit: CBS)

OC Dispatchers Help Deliver 2 Newborns Over The Phone In 1 Week

When a baby wants to make an early entrance into the world, and the hospital is just too far away, that frantic dad will want to call an Orange County Fire Authority dispatcher.


(credit: Laguna Beach Police Department)

Bank Robbery Suspect Apprehended Waiting For Bus After Holdup

Kyle Alan Veach, 24, was arrested for violation of CPC Robbery and a parole hold Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/17/2013

(credit: CBS)

Why Is 2013 Becoming ‘Year Of The Bear’?

Bears are visiting homes — make that entering homes — like never before.


(credit: CBS)

Man Calls 911 To Report His Truck Is Stolen – While He’s In It

It was a wild ride for a man in a delivery truck. He was making a delivery Thursday morning when for a few minutes, he left the keys in the ignition.


(Credit: AP)

Dispatcher Helps Panicked Motorist With Runaway Car

A Los Angeles sheriff’s dispatcher helped a panicked motorist stop her runaway car.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/18/2011

11-year-old Tanjania Gross (left) and dispatcher Andrew Frascona (right) were honored on July 14, 2011,  for their teamwork in saving Gross' grandfather's life. (courtesy Christopher Thomas/LA County Fire)

Lancaster Girl Calls 911, Saves Grandfather’s Life

An 11-year old Lancaster girl who dialed the right number to save her ailing grandfather is officially a hero in the eyes of L.A. County.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/12/2011

(courtesy: Orange County Sheriff's Dept.)

Police: Twice-Deported OC Man Made 2,000+ Dirty 911 Calls

Local dispatchers will likely notice fewer 911 calls after the arrest of a man who now faces deportation for the third time.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/28/2011