TUCKER, Ga. — A Georgia 911 operator is being nominated for a national award for training a colleague, who took a call from her own family during her first day on the job and helped dispatch an ambulance to her father.
DeKalb County dispatcher Crystal Morrow tells WAGA-TV that she was surprised when she heard a familiar voice -- her aunt -- on the other end of an emergency call. Morrow’s father had gone into diabetic shock.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Police in a northeast Atlanta suburb are investigating after an officer shot and killed a suspect.
Gwinnett County police say the officer was somehow wounded in the Wednesday morning encounter. WSB-TV reports that the officer was initially unconscious, but was later conscious and alert at Gwinnett Medical Center.
COLUMBIA — South Carolina librarians could be doubling as bouncers.
Lawmakers are moving forward with an effort to create a tougher legal environment for unwelcome library visitors. On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 19-0 to advance S. 813, which says someone who refuses to leave a public library after previously being warned is guilty of a misdemeanor.
“I’m very concerned about the safety and the operation of our public library system,” said Sen. Marlon Kimpson, D-Charleston.