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North Carolina’s Fayetteville Police released the 911 call made by a Cumberland County Sheriff’s Deputy after he fatally shot 37-year-old Black man, Jason Walker, while off duty.

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CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago has released two 911 calls made after “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett claimed he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack. Recordings of the calls following the January 29 incident were obtained by The Associated Press and other outlets Wednesday evening. Both calls were made by an unidentified man who […]

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Tamar Braxton and her husband Vincent Herbert were involved in an alleged domestic dispute at an upscale Atlanta hotel on Sunday.

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Tamar Braxton and her husband Vincent Herbert were involved in an alleged domestic dispute at an upscale Atlanta hotel on Sunday.

Man Arrested for Calling 911 Because Girlfriend Wouldn't Hookup: Patrick Doggett of Spartanburg, SC, was arres… http://t.co/bcQazcDy6u — Elida Gorny (@ElidaGorny) October 7, 2015 A…

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WATERHILL, Tenn. (AP) — A Middle Tennessee teen is alive, thanks to Siri. Eighteen-year-old Sam Ray says the voice recognition service on his iPhone — famously named Siri — called emergency dispatchers after his truck fell on him while he tried to make repairs. Ray tells media outlets that a jack collapsed, pinning him under […]

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a South Florida woman who called 911 to report that she was getting stiffed in a drug deal ended up reporting on herself: She now faces charges including drug possession. The Broward Sheriff’s Office reports that 19-year-old Daneshia Heller told a 911 operator Tuesday that she went to […]