911 dispatchers handle pranks in stride


By Maureen O'Donnell
The Chicago Sun-Times

CHICAGO — They are busy helping the city's 911 callers give birth to babies, issuing instructions on how to do CPR, and taking real emergency calls about fires and crimes.

So, please don't telephone police and fire dispatchers to report: "My ass is on fire."

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