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LAPD Hopes To Reduce Growing Number Of Non-Emergency 911 Calls

The Los Angeles Police Department wants to cut down the number of non-emergency 911 calls.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/07/2013

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Bill Would Increase Penalties For ‘Swatting’ Calls

People who make fake 911 calls would be subject to paying the costs of mobilizing emergency responders under a bill that is close to passing the state Legislature.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/19/2013

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Large Rottweiler Mauls 5-Year-Old Girl In Ventura

Authorities say a large Rottweiler attacked and mauled a 5-year-old girl Thursday evening in Ventura.

07/18/2013

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Why Is 2013 Becoming ‘Year Of The Bear’?

Bears are visiting homes — make that entering homes — like never before.

05/23/2013

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Customer Describes How Man Set Himself On Fire At OC Nail Salon

A woman recalled watching a man set himself on fire at a Costa Mesa nail salon Sunday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/25/2013

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12-Year-Old Boy Arrested In Celebrity ‘Swatting’ Incidents

A young boy was arrested for allegedly making bogus reports of violence at the homes of celebrities Justin Bieber and Ashton Kutcher.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/18/2012

Actress Demi Moore attends the "Margin Call" premiere at the Landmark Sunshine Cinema on October 17, 2011 in New York City.  (credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Dispatchers Taking Demi Moore’s 911 Call Confused Over Who Should Respond

When actress Demi Moore needed an ambulance to come to her home in Beverly Hills recently, she found just how confusing and infuriating the jurisdictions between cities can be.

01/27/2012

A night view of the deadly Station Fire captured by a Street Team member. (credit: Mike Abazaba)

Feds Release Transcripts Of Station Fire Dispatch Recordings

The USDA Forest Service Thursday released transcripts of recorded telephone calls made during the outbreak of the deadly arson-caused Station fire.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/23/2010