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LA Woman Gets Jail, Counseling For Making 400+ False, Harassing 911 Calls

A Los Angeles woman will serve jail time for making hundreds of harassing and false 911 calls in the past two years, prosecutors said Monday.

12/23/2013

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City Council Votes To Crack Down On ‘Swatting’ Suspects

The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday will meet to vote on a proposal that would crack down on individuals who make false 911 calls to high-profile residences.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/30/2013

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City Council Panel OKs Reward Offers, Stiffer Penalties In ‘Swatting’ Incidents

Individuals who make false 911 calls to high-profile residences in Los Angeles may soon have to shell out big bucks if they’re caught.

09/27/2013

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Man Allegedly Lied To 911 About Being Shot To Get Faster Response Time

Authorities say a Simi Valley man lied to 911 about being shot so that police would respond to him faster.

09/21/2013

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AT&T Apologizes After Being Slammed For 9/11 Tweet

Telecommunications giant AT&T was under fire Wednesday after the company tweeted a picture of the Manhattan skyline on a cellphone.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/11/2013

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State Senate Approves Reopening 9/11 Scholarship Program

The state Senate has approved reopening a college scholarship program for the relatives of Californians who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

09/04/2013

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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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911 Tapes Show Jackson ‘OD’d On Motrin’, ‘Cut Her Arm’

The daughter of pop icon Michael Jackson had overdosed on ibuprofen pills and “cut her arm with a kitchen knife” when officials responded to her Calabasas home last week.

06/11/2013

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Bill Would Charge 911 Fees On Prepaid Cellphones

Californians who use prepaid cellphones would pay a little more to add minutes under a bill moving through the Legislature.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/06/2013

Authorities in Lancaster are asking the public to be on the lookout for this suspect. (credit: LA County Sheriff's Dept.)

Lancaster Residents Warned ‘Hot Prowl’ Burglar Is On The Loose

Authorities in Lancaster are warning residents about a ‘hot prowl’ burglar.

05/22/2013

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Calif. Lawmakers Move To Punish Hoax 911 ‘Swatting’ Callers

Legislation approved by the state Senate on Thursday would force pranksters who make hoax 911 calls, like the ones used to target celebrities, pay for the cost of police responding to the fake emergencies.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2013

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Bill Seeks To Reopen 9/11 Scholarships Funded By Calif.’s Specialty License Plates

Three state lawmakers proposed legislation on Thursday to reopen a memorial scholarship program for the relatives of Californians who were killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, which is funded by the state’s sale of specialty license plates.

04/25/2013

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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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Nurse’s Refusal To Give CPR To Dying Woman Raises Concerns About Senior Living Facilities

A nurse’s refusal to give CPR to a dying 87-year-old woman at a Bakersfield independent living community has raised concerns about policies at certain senior facilities.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2013

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‘Smart911′ System To Share Household Data With Emergency Operators

Officials in Culver City on Monday were expected to unveil a first-of-its-kind emergency response system that would share vital information with 911 operators.

03/04/2013

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