April 19, 2018

Review Category : People

Former Texas emergency operator jailed for hanging up on thousands of calls

Former Texas emergency operator jailed for hanging up on thousands of callsCrenshanda Williams, 44, was found guilty in Houston on Wednesday of systematically hanging up on people trying to report emergencies, the office of Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said in a statement. A jury found Williams guilty of interference with emergency telephone calls, a misdemeanor. Williams had worked at the Houston Emergency Center for about 18 months, ending in 2016.


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Former Texas emergency operator jailed for hanging up on thousands of calls

Former Texas emergency operator jailed for hanging up on thousands of callsCrenshanda Williams, 44, was found guilty in Houston on Wednesday of systematically hanging up on people trying to report emergencies, the office of Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said in a statement. A jury found Williams guilty of interference with emergency telephone calls, a misdemeanor. Williams had worked at the Houston Emergency Center for about 18 months, ending in 2016.


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Southwest challenged engine maker CFM over proposed FAA inspections

Southwest challenged engine maker CFM over proposed FAA inspectionsSouthwest Airlines Co clashed with engine-maker CFM over the timing of proposed inspections and with regulators over costs after a 2016 accident involving the airline that was caused by a fan blade separating, public documents showed. The documents, which are on a U.S. federal website and were viewed by Reuters, reveal the wrangling over previously proposed safety checks on CFM engines that are now the focus of investigations following a fatal engine explosion this week. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Wednesday it would order the inspection of some CFM jet engines after investigators said a broken fan blade touched off the engine explosion on a Southwest Airlines flight, shattering a window and killing a passenger.


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Texas emergency operator jailed for hanging up on ‘thousands’ of 911 calls

Texas emergency operator jailed for hanging up on ‘thousands’ of 911 callsA 911 operator in Texas has been sentenced to jail time followed by probation for hanging up on emergency callers “thousands” of times. Crenshanda Williams, 44, was sentenced to 10 days in jail and 18 months probation after an investigation into an unusual number of “short calls” for the former emergency operator, meaning they lasted no longer than 20 seconds, according to local media reports. Williams systematically hung up on the calls, prosecutors told the jury that found her guilty of interference with emergency phone calls, including instances in which vehicles were proceeding at dangerous speeds on a highway, and one where someone was attempting to report a violent burglary.


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Harley Wins Biggest-Ever TradeMark Infringement Case

Harley Wins Biggest-Ever TradeMark Infringement CaseHarley Wins Biggest-Ever TradeMark Infringement Case Courts side with Harley-Davidson in 2017 trademark infringement lawsuit, the marque’s biggest ever win of its kind Harley-Davidson has a well-deserved reputation for, shall we say, aggressively protecting


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Harley Wins Biggest-Ever TradeMark Infringement Case

Harley Wins Biggest-Ever TradeMark Infringement CaseHarley Wins Biggest-Ever TradeMark Infringement Case Courts side with Harley-Davidson in 2017 trademark infringement lawsuit, the marque’s biggest ever win of its kind Harley-Davidson has a well-deserved reputation for, shall we say, aggressively protecting


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Millionaire who hid treasure in Rocky Mountains says it could be 1,000 years before someone finds it

Millionaire who hid treasure in Rocky Mountains says it could be 1,000 years before someone finds itAn eccentric art dealer who claims to have hidden treasure worth millions of pounds in the Rocky Mountains says 350,000 people have tried and failed to find to find the riches. Forrest Fenn, 87, warned it could be “1,000 years from now” before hunters discover the whereabouts of the chest filled with gold nuggets and precious gems. Four men have died looking for the treasure, thought to be worth about about $2m (£1.4m).


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