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12-Year-Old Arrested For Shooting Prank Call 12-Year-Old Arrested For Shooting Prank Call

With the fears of school shootings at their highest since the Columbine shootings in 1999, authorities and parents are in no mood to suffer pranksters who would test those fears. The Associated Press is reporting that a 12-year-old boy has …

Hope Solo 911 Call Audio Released Hope Solo 911 Call Audio Released
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Hope Solo, the Olympic gold medal-winning goalkeeper for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team, rose to prominence for her goaltending skills, but gained infamy last year after marrying her fiance Jerramy Stevens the day after a violent pre-wedding party incident …

911 For A Cheeseburger: Food “Emergency” Lands Man In Jail 911 For A Cheeseburger: Food “Emergency” Lands Man In Jail

Don’t call 911 asking for a cheeseburger. You may think your hunger is an emergency requiring swift action by the police and/or EMT, but I can assure you, it’s not. One Indiana man apparently didn’t understand that. WSBT reports that …

One World Trade Center Construction On-Track For Completion One World Trade Center Construction On-Track For Completion

Today marks the 11th anniversary of September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. The event left a large hole in downtown Manhattan, and between the clean-up efforts and the compromising, it took years for a …

One World Trade Center: New Tower Already Source Of Hope One World Trade Center: New Tower Already Source Of Hope

One World Trade Center: four words that bring on a wave of heartache, memories, love, fear, and pain to just about every American. In New York, the dramatically altered skyline has gradually been accepted, if only because the knowledge that …

Search Engines Remember 9/11 On Homepages Search Engines Remember 9/11 On Homepages

The major search engines are remembering 9/11 today on the tragedy’s 11th anniversary. Google has not put together an elaborate doodle or anything (they usually stick to more upbeat events for that), but is displaying a tasteful black ribbon underneath …

Man Arrested After Butt-Dialing 911 During Drug Deal Man Arrested After Butt-Dialing 911 During Drug Deal

Before the omnipresence of “slide to unlock” touchscreens and passcodes, it seemed like I was the recipient of an accidental call at least once a week. We’ve all been there – and if you’re the one unknowingly blabbing to a …

Colorado Shooting: Movie Industry Responds, 911 Calls Released Colorado Shooting: Movie Industry Responds, 911 Calls Released
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Colorado shooting: As police continue to investigate the tragedy that took place at a Colorado movie theater during a midnight screening of Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises”, the movie industry has begun issuing statements regarding the incident. Additionally, officials …

Video Game Thieves Butt-Dial 911, Discuss Crime For An Hour Video Game Thieves Butt-Dial 911, Discuss Crime For An Hour
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If you know anything about me, you know that I love stupid criminals. Sometimes, people are such perfect idiots that the stories write themselves. There’s really no need to embellish or play up the crime in question – it’s just …

Drunk Guy Calls 911 To Report Broken iPhone Drunk Guy Calls 911 To Report Broken iPhone
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People call 911 for a lot of stupid reasons, and god bless our emergency operators for having to deal with some of the stuff they deal with. This example of 911 abuse might be the most idiotic one I’ve seen …

World Trade Center Listed as Destination in Google Flight Search World Trade Center Listed as Destination in Google Flight Search
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Google’s Flight Search feature is barely a day old, so it’s only fair to forgive it for minor hiccups and glitches. And although it’s obvious that this gaffe was completely unintentional, it’s somewhat fitting that a service that had such …

Paul Krugman Sparks Controversy With 9/11 Post Paul Krugman Sparks Controversy With 9/11 Post
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The latest blogger to find himself in an internet shitstorm is New York Time’s opinion columnist Paul Krugman. Yesterday morning he posted a short article to his NYT blog, “The Conscience of a Liberal,” that has sparked quite the controversy. …

9/11 As-It-Happened Twitter Account Sparks Controversy 9/11 As-It-Happened Twitter Account Sparks Controversy
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At what point does history and remembrance cross the line into strange territory? For some, tweeting the events of 9/11, as they happened, would qualify as going too far. A particular Twitter account, set up by The Guardian, sparked some …

10 Years after 9/11, Cyber Attacks Are Big Threat 10 Years after 9/11, Cyber Attacks Are Big Threat
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As the 10th anniversary of 9/11 draws closer, security experts are warning that cyber attacks could be biggest area of threat. This news, however, should not come as a major shock, since attacks have been the rise recently and have even managed to reach organizations such as Citibank and the Pentagon.

Twin Towers Before 9/11: A Film Montage Twin Towers Before 9/11: A Film Montage

America has a love affair with New York City, and that love carries over to our cinema. No city has played a more iconic role in more films that the Big Apple. In the films of directors like Woody Allen, …

The Internet Remembers 9/11 The Internet Remembers 9/11
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It is a day of remembrance and perhaps mourning for the United States as the calendar turns to 10 year anniversary of September 11, 2001. The effects of that cataclysmic day are still being felt around the globe, but instead …

Share Your 9/11 Story through New Augmented Reality App “110 Stories” Share Your 9/11 Story through New Augmented Reality App “110 Stories”

It’s hard to believe that it was 10 years ago today that the biggest terrorist attack on the United States of America took place. The tragedy of 9/11 was felt throughout the country then and continues to be felt today. It was a day that easily goes down in history as a day all Americans will remember.

NBC News Twitter Gets Hacked, Spreads False Terrorist Attack Information NBC News Twitter Gets Hacked, Spreads False Terrorist Attack Information

With the significance of the weekend quickly building into its emotional crescendo, people are sensitive to any mention of an attack on the United States. So when a prominent television channel finds that their Twitter feed has been hacked and …

9/11 Attacks, Ground Zero As Captured From Space 9/11 Attacks, Ground Zero As Captured From Space
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On September 11th, 2001, Astronaut Frank Culbertson was the only American not on the planet Earth. He was aboard the International Space Station, the only American on the crew. He happened to be flying over the New York City area …

Do These Vile Facebook Comments Deserve Free Speech Protection? [UPDATED] Do These Vile Facebook Comments Deserve Free Speech Protection? [UPDATED]
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Last week, we asked you whether or not social media sites should censor offensive content. The issue that spawned that debate was the possible removal of certain trending topics by the folks at Twitter. After a certain hashtag (#reasonstobeatyourgirlfriend) gained …

Osama bin Laden Has Been Killed Osama bin Laden Has Been Killed
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Osama bin Laden, one of the most notorious terrorists of all time, has been killed. What did you think when you heard the news that Osama bin Laden had been killed? Let us know. Just a few short hours ago, …