Coma

Elijah Belden's family posted this photo on Facebook he suffered a serious electric shock at his backyard birthday party. (Photo courtesy Facebook)

‘Praise The Lord': Family Celebrates As Boy Shocked At Birthday Party Wakes From Coma

A Riverside County boy hospitalized after suffering a serious electric shock at his backyard birthday party is awake and breathing on his own.

10/13/2014

(credit: San Bernardino Police Dept.)

Chief: Wounded San Bernardino Officer Regaining Consciousness

San Bernardino’s police chief says an officer critically wounded in a shooting last month is regaining consciousness.

09/05/2014

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Family Promise Gave Life To Man In 31-Year Coma

Although he would never emerge from the persistent vegetative state caused by a car crash, Mikey Cortez’s family was not only there for him but also gave him a full life.

01/25/2014

Tai Whaley (credit: CBS)

Woman’s Dedication To Comatose Son Helps Make Her ‘Mother Of The Year’

A woman’s love and dedication to her comatose son has helped make her a Pasadena/Altadena sorority chapter’s “Mother of the Year.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/10/2013

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11-Year-Old Girl Slowly Recovering After Suffering 2 Massive Strokes

An 11-year-old girl is slowly recovering after suffering from two massive strokes last year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/06/2013

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Rapper Lil Wayne Says He’s ‘Good’ Amid Near Death Reports

Rapper Lil Wayne said he’s doing fine Friday despite conflicting reports that he’s near death.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/15/2013

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Teen Hit By Classmate’s Truck Outside Hemet High School Recovers With Help Of Therapy Dog

A 15-year-old girl who was left in a coma after she was hit by a classmate’s pickup truck outside of Hemet High School last year was able to recover with the help of an unlikely hero.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/19/2013

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OC Deputy’s Son Returns Home For Thanksgiving After 2011 Crash

The son of an Orange County sheriff’s deputy spent Thanksgiving with his family more than a year after he was in a critical car accident.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/22/2012

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Suspect In Ex-Wife’s Murder Dies 3 Years After Being In Coma

A 44-year-old man who had been in a coma since being charged with fatally stabbing his ex-wife in La Palma three years ago died recently, a prosecutor said Friday.

09/21/2012

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Calabasas Coyotes Continue To Play Hearts Out For Beloved Basketball Coach In Coma

With every pass, shot and rebound, the Calabasas Coyotes are playing to win and praying for one of their own.

01/07/2012

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Mom Pleads For Help After Hit-And-Run Driver Leaves Son Brain Damaged

The mother of a 9-year-old boy left brain damaged by a hit-and-run driver is pleading for the public’s help in tracking down the culprit.

11/16/2011

Security video captured the moment when gas station attendant Jorge Grimaldi clung to the hood of a car. (credit: LAPD)

KCAL9 Talks Exclusively To Family Of Seriously Injured Gas Station Attendant

Last Friday evening, just before 11 p.m., Jorge Grimaldi was just a clerk at an Arco station in Van Nuys.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/17/2011

Actors Jeff Conaway (L) and Didi Conn attend the celebration of the DVD release of "Grease Rockin' Rydell Edition" at the Santa Monica Pier on September 19, 2006 in Santa Monica, California.  (credit: David Livingston/Getty Images)

‘Taxi,’ ‘Grease’ Star Jeff Conaway Dies At 60

Jeff Conaway, who starred in the sitcom “Taxi,” played swaggering Kenickie in the movie musical “Grease” and publicly battled drug and alcohol addiction on “Celebrity Rehab,” died Friday.

05/27/2011

Actor Jeff Conaway at the TV Land Awards in 2008. (credit: Todd Williamson/Getty Images Entertainment)

‘Taxi’ Star Jeff Conaway In Coma Following Drug Overdose

Jeff Conaway’s manager says the former star of “Taxi” and “Grease” is in a coma following a drug overdose, possibly from pain pills.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/18/2011

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Mother Of Beaten Giants Fan Doesn’t Blame LA Fans

The mother of Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan severely beaten outside Dodger Stadium, says her family harbors no resentment for Dodger fans or the city of Los Angeles.

05/15/2011

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