Emergency services

New ‘active shooter lockdown’ technology undergoing tests in Houston Rare Houston New ‘active shooter lockdown’ technology undergoing tests in Houston , Rare Contributor 2:21pm, February 23
Turner names HPD veteran Buenik as city’s Homeland Security Chief Rare Houston Turner names HPD veteran Buenik as city’s Homeland Security Chief , Rare Contributor 1:35pm, February 21
Houston and Harris County officers to receive millions for rifle-resistant vests Rare Houston Houston and Harris County officers to receive millions for rifle-resistant vests , Rare Contributor 8:21am, January 11
Chicago officers save woman’s life moments before her car catches fire Rare Chicago Chicago officers save woman’s life moments before her car catches fire , Rare Contributor 4:49pm, December 20
911 calls surge for a pretty ridiculous reason Across the U.S.A. 911 calls surge for a pretty ridiculous reason , Rare Staff 9:50pm, October 11
117 children have gone missing in Texas so far this year Rare Houston 117 children have gone missing in Texas so far this year , Rare Contributor 4:05pm, July 6
Houstonians with AT&T couldn’t call 911 Wednesday, even though a few of them may have needed to make that call Rare Houston Houstonians with AT&T couldn’t call 911 Wednesday, even though a few of them may have needed to make that call , Rare Houston Editor 7:24am, March 10
This 911 operator hung up on callers and what she had to say about it will piss you off What's wrong with people This 911 operator hung up on callers and what she had to say about it will piss you off , Rare Staff 9:51am, October 13
This police department is reminding its residents that they should not call 911 if they’re mad at a candidate Across the U.S.A. This police department is reminding its residents that they should not call 911 if they’re mad at a candidate , Rare Staff 1:06pm, September 27
Watch heroic police spring into action and rescue an armed robbery suspect from a burning car Caught on video Watch heroic police spring into action and rescue an armed robbery suspect from a burning car , Rare Staff 5:51pm, July 28
A 23-year-old man couldn’t be saved after a swarm of violent bees stung him a horrifying number of times Rare News A 23-year-old man couldn’t be saved after a swarm of violent bees stung him a horrifying number of times , Rare Staff 10:03am, May 27
A woman had to be rescued after getting stuck in a tree, and this photo will make you LOL Rare News A woman had to be rescued after getting stuck in a tree, and this photo will make you LOL 11:05am, May 12
A police car was headed down the road with its emergency lights on, but what happened next affected more than one life Caught on video A police car was headed down the road with its emergency lights on, but what happened next affected more than one life , Rare Staff 8:51am, May 2
One NYC firefighter took going “above and beyond” very literally when he popped the big question People One NYC firefighter took going “above and beyond” very literally when he popped the big question , Rare Staff 2:22pm, April 25
“Yes, it’s Prince” — the transcript of the frantic 911 call that revealed the star’s sad fate has been released Across the U.S.A. “Yes, it’s Prince” — the transcript of the frantic 911 call that revealed the star’s sad fate has been released , Rare Staff 11:16am, April 22
They thought he was dead after being attacked by thousands of bees but it’s what happened in the ambulance that’s the shocking part Rare News They thought he was dead after being attacked by thousands of bees but it’s what happened in the ambulance that’s the shocking part , Rare Staff 8:41am, April 14
Thanks to a bomb squad and some nosy kids, grandma is safe from a sex toy Rare News Thanks to a bomb squad and some nosy kids, grandma is safe from a sex toy , Rare Staff 9:53am, April 7
Here’s how this high schooler’s life changed when he noticed a “glow” from the house next door People Here’s how this high schooler’s life changed when he noticed a “glow” from the house next door , Rare Staff 9:36am, March 25