FCC member probes hotels following Texas girl's struggle to dial 911 during mother's death

  • by: NOMAAN MERCHANT , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 16, 2014 - 9:55 AM

DALLAS — A Texas grandfather's initiative to allow hotel guests to dial 911 without having to press 9 first — spurred by his granddaughter's inability to call for help when her mother was stabbed to death — has prompted a federal official to reach out to major hotels.

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