Illinois Lawmakers OK Plan to Ditch Landlines, Hike 911 FeesIllinois lawmakers have approved a plan that would raise phone fees for 911 services and allow AT&T to disconnect traditional landlines.
St. Charles Rolls Out Text-to-911 ServiceSt. Charles County Director of Emergency Communications Jeff Smith says texting 911 is an option for users when a call is not safe or practical.
Madison County Forced to Close 911 Call CentersTroy Illinois police chief Bradley Parsons says a decision by the state of Illinois forcing counties to reduce their number of 911 call centers is a head-scratcher.
Police Warn Against iPhone '108' Prank Spreading on Social MediaPolice say when iPhone users test out the Siri command “just for fun,” they’re actually tying up phone lines at emergency call centers.
'Contact 911' Message on Package Leads to ArrestAn eastern Missouri man is in custody after a package service driver noticed a message scrawled on a package he had just picked up: ``Contact 911.''
UPDATE: St. Louis County Man Reported MissingGavin Newman, 23, found deceased Thursday in St. Louis
Defense Chief: 9/11 Bill Could Be Devastating to U.S. MilitaryLegislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for allegedly backing the terrorists who carried out the attacks could be devastating to the U.S. military.
Special 9/11 Ceremony Held in BellevilleFirefighters take part in unveiling of Memorial Walkway
Bi-State Members Of Congress Remember 9/11Sunday marks the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks
7,000 Flags Placed on Art Hill in RemembranceEach flag features the name and photo of a fallen service member who lost their life fighting the War on Terror.
7,000 Flags to be Posted on Art HillThe 7,000 men and women killed in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq will each be commemorated with a flag posted on Art Hill from Sept. 6 through the 11.
New Illinois Law Means Fewer Emergency Dispatch CentersMadison County 911 director Terence McFarland says he expects the change will result in an undetermined number of job cuts.