- Associated Press - Thursday, February 14, 2013

NEW YORK (AP) — Katie Couric is losing sleep over some odd 911 calls.

New York City police said Thursday they had been called to Miss Couric’s Manhattan home several times recently because of 911 calls traced to a phone listed there. The 911 operator hears only static, but police are compelled to answer each call.

The calls come on Tuesdays at 2 a.m., as Miss Couric told an audience at a taping of her talk show this week.

Police say they are investigating whether something’s wrong with her phone or if Miss Couric is the victim of a high-tech prankster. Miss Couric called New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly to ask advice on what to do and is awaiting the results of the investigation.

The calls first were reported in a New York Daily News article headlined “Katie’s 911 Hell.”

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide