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Police: Driver Sought After Fleeing The Scene Of Hydrant Crash

The motorist took off after sheering a hydrant at the intersection of 83rd Street and Decker Avenue shortly before 11 p.m., according to police.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/12/2014

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Angelenos Urged To ‘Go Dirty For The Drought’, Give Up Car Washes For 60 Days

How dirty are you willing to let your car get to save water during the historic statewide drought?

10/08/2014

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Studies Suggest Voice-Activated Systems May Increase Distractions For Drivers

Just because you can talk to your car doesn’t mean you should.

10/07/2014

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Gordo The Dog Cleared For Release After ‘Miraculous’ Recovery From Pursuit Crash

Doctors first believed Gordo, a mild-mannered Maltese mix, would lose his limb completely after the rim of a van driven by a stolen vehicle suspect sliced his hip joint during a wild chase in South Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/22/2014

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Dog Hit By Car Gets A Second Chance Hours Before He’s Scheduled To Be Put Down

Volunteers from the Bichon Rescue Brigade picked up Maverick from an Orange County shelter when he was scheduled to be put down after a July 3 collision left him with multiple fractures.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/15/2014

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Driver Crashes Car Into Costa Mesa Home, Flees Scene On Foot

Police Wednesday were looking for a driver who crashed his car into an Orange County home and then ran away.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/10/2014

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Boy Rescued From Hot Car After Mother Locks Keys Inside

KCAL9’s Tom Wait reports the mother parked her car at a strip mall at Magnolia and La Sierra avenues and was on her way to a salon with her other children before realizing she had locked the keys in the vehicle and had forgotten her 1-year-old.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/02/2014

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Man Killed, 2 Women Wounded In Santa Ana Shooting

Police Wednesday were looking for a gunman who fatally shot one person and wounded two others who were all sitting in a car.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/13/2014

A 3-year-old Sylmar boy died Wednesday when he climbed into this vehicle, police said. (credit: CBS)

Police Urge Parents Not To Leave Kids Alone In Hot Vehicles

Police and health officials Thursday warned the public about the dangers of leaving a child alone in a hot vehicle following the death of a Sylmar toddler.

07/31/2014

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Hundreds Of Cars Still Trapped After Water-Main Break Floods UCLA Parking Structures

An estimated 20 million gallons of water were lost when a high-pressure water main burst on Sunset Boulevard in front of Marymount High School on Tuesday, flooding two parking structures on the UCLA campus.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/30/2014

A tow truck driver was shot at and then gunned down a little more than four miles away. (credit: CBS)

Tow Truck Driver Fatally Shot In South Gate As He Tries To Repossess Car

A tow truck driver was fatally shot in South Gate early Sunday morning.

07/27/2014

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Fullerton Parents Arrested On Child Endangerment Charges After Leaving Kid, 3, In Hot Car

Police said they were called to a parking lot located at the Brea Mall around 4:45 p.m.

07/27/2014

Police say Fontana Police Officer Jaime Simmons administered emergency heatstroke triage to save Max's life.  (Photo courtesy Fontana PD)

Police: Poodle Locked In Car Trunk While Owner Went Grocery Shopping

A six-year-old poodle was recovering Wednesday after being rescued from inside a locked car trunk while his owner shopped at a Fontana grocery store, officials said.

07/23/2014

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Chrysler Recalls 651,000 SUVs For Mirror Lights

The automaker says it knows of three injuries related to this problem…

07/11/2014

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Tips For Preventing Child Deaths In Hot Cars

Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.

07/09/2014

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