9/11

Man Arrested in Internet Hoax That Flooded 911 With Calls
LACEY (AP) — Police have arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with an internet hoax that flooded 911 Tuesday night with non-emergency calls in a western Washington county.
The Olympian reports the man was booked into Thurston County Jail on felony suspicion of electronic data service inter…
Yakima Remembers a Day Few Will Ever Forget
Today marks the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and many in the Yakima Valley remember the day -- including many firefighters like Yakima Fire Department Capt. Jeff Pfaff.
He says it's a day he'll never forget. Pfaff says immediately after the attacks, local firefighters took action to…
9/11 survivor will share his story with Yakima
Earl C. Johnson knows firsthand what first responders are made of. As a 9/11 survivor, he saw heroic sacrifices by emergency workers during the September 2001 terror attacks in New York City that inspired him to run for fire commissioner of Washington's Bainbridge Island Fire Department...
Buffalo Wild Wings Part Ways With Comedian
NEW YORK (AP) — Buffalo Wild Wings will stop airing TV commercials featuring comedian Steve Rannazzisi, who said this week that he lied about being in the World Trade Center during the Sept. 11 attacks.
"Upon careful review, we have decided to discontinue airing our current television …
When is it Appropriate to Call 911 on the Fourth of July?
It's our Independence Day! The Fourth of July usually means fireworks, grilling and having fun in the hot, hot sun. Unfortunately, when you put all those things together, accidents can happen and you need to get help. But how do you know if your situation is serious enough to call busy 911 dispatche…

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