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Long Beach Man Visits Lifeguards Who Saved His Life

A Long Beach man delivered a personal “thank you” to lifeguards who recently saved his life as he was jogging on the beach.

08/19/2015

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Bystander Saves Boy After Near Drowning In Moreno Valley Swimming Pool

A 2-year-old boy was recovering Tuesday after nearly drowning in a swimming pool in Riverside County.

07/07/2015

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Man, 62, Meets Good Samaritan Who Helped Save Him After Heart Attack

For the first time since a near-death encounter, Al Siddons came face-to-face with the good Samaritan, who administered CPR.

03/23/2015

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App Notifies Users To Nearby Medical Emergencies

Mayor Eric Garcetti and the fire chief touted a smartphone app Wednesday that alerts people with CPR training if someone in a nearby public area is suffering from cardiac arrest and needs help.

03/04/2015

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Temecula Boy ‘Catches A Miracle’ After Near Electrocution

It was a freak accident at a Southland boy’s 10th birthday party that changed everything for his family.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2015

Donovan George and Alex Van (and their dogs Ollie & Winnie) are being called heroes after saving a man's life Friday on a Houston-bound flight. (credit: Orange County Fire Authority)

2 Orange County Paramedics Hailed As Heroes For Saving A Man In Flight

The paramedics — namely Donovan George and Alex Van — sprang into action when a 70-something male passenger passed out and stopped breathing.

01/23/2015

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Heart Attack Victims, First Responders Reunited In Burbank

Two Angelenos who suffered heart attacks were reunited Thursday with the emergency medical teams that responded to their emergencies with life-saving care.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/22/2015

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Ontario Police Officer Saves Life Of 50-Year-Old Woman By Performing CPR

The caller reported the victim was not breathing, and was believed to be dead, officers explained.

CBS Los Angeles–12/21/2014

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Family Member Saves Baby From Drowning At La Palma Home

A year-old girl who fell in the pool of her La Palma home was saved from drowning by a family member, authorities said Wednesday.

09/17/2014

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Venice Lightning Strike Survivor: Learn CPR And Save A Life

A Venice Beach doctor who was struck by lightning says learning CPR can save a life.

08/28/2014

Good Samaritan Helps OC Mother Revive Boy, 3, After Near-Drowning In Pool

A 3-year-old boy is recovering Wednesday after nearly drowning in his apartment complex pool while his mother left him unattended.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/13/2014

Kaitlyn Truman is being called a hero for using her lifeguard training to save a 4-year-old girl. (credit: CBS)

Lifeguard Credited With Saving Girl, 4, Who Nearly Drowned In Irvine Pool

Because of Kaitlyn Truman’s quick response the little girl survived.

08/10/2014

Morgan Wilson, student athlete, is fighting for her life. (credit: the Wilson family)

High School Athlete Declared Dead After 8 Days In Medically Induced Coma

Morgan Wilson’s grief-stricken parents are hoping her tragic death will lead to new safety guidelines for other students.

07/16/2014

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2 Die While In Custody Of LA County Sheriff’s Deputies

Two people have died in the custody of Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies.

06/28/2014

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