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Suspect In Westlake Hyatt Hotel Shooting Arrested

Damien Estes, 27, was arrested Thursday at about 10 a.m., authorities said.

05/16/2014

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911 Calls Capture Chaos After Truck-On-Bus Crash

The call was included on 911 recordings release Thursday by the California Highway Patrol as it investigates the cause of the crash that left 10 people dead.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/17/2014

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South Pasadena Boy Honored For Saving Sister As She Choked On A Grape

A 9-year-old South Pasadena boy was recognized Thursday for helping to save his younger sister as she choked on a grape.

02/13/2014

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LA Fire Department To Streamline 911 Calls

The Los Angeles Fire Department is launching an overhaul of how they handle 911 calls, officials said Monday.

02/10/2014

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Suspect Wanted In Garden Grove For Committing Multiple Assaults, Including Stabbing

Police in Garden Grove are warning residents about a serial assaulter who struck at least three times Wednesday evening, including a stabbing.

01/16/2014

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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

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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