Louisville Prepares for 10th Anniversary of September 11

This Sunday will be the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and Flight 93. Louisville is one of ten U.S. cities receiving a piece of the World Trade Center for permanent display. The beam is expected to be dedicated on Sunday’s Waterfront Park event at 2 pm. In […]

Indiana Improves 911 Wireless Caller Communication Between Counties

All 92 Indiana counties will soon be able to transfer voice and data information from 911 wireless calls across county lines. Between 70 to 80 percent of 911 calls in Indiana come from wireless devices, said Barry Ritter, executive director of Indiana’s Wireless 911 Advisory Board. Previously, some counties would not be able to pass […]

MetroCall Moves to MetroSafe Backup Call Center

MetroCall, Louisville’s 24-hour customer service line at 3-1-1, is in the process of moving its headquarters to the backup facility for MetroSafe, or 9-1-1 The MetroCall organization has recently been moved under the umbrella of Emergency Management and MetroSafe, says MetroSafe/EMA Director Doug Hamilton. “Obviously, we’ve had three disasters in the last twelve months,” says […]

9/11 Memorials Set in Louisville

A number of ceremonies throughout Louisville will honor those who lost their lives seven years ago in the terrorist attacks of September 11th. One of those remembrances will be held at Christ Church Cathedral on Second Street. It will consist of silent reflection from 8:46 a.m. to 10:28 a.m., the time the first plane hit […]