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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

A Los Angeles County Fire Department official demonstrates the hands-only CPR technique. (Photo courtesy LA County Fire)

No More Mouth-To-Mouth: ‘Sidewalk CPR’ Training Offers Hands-Only Technique

People across Los Angeles County Thursday learned lifesaving “hands only” cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) techniques.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/05/2014

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2 LAPD Officers Credited With Saving Young Toddler’s Life Following Apparent Seizure

Two LAPD officers of the 77th Division were just about to conclude a routine day on patrol when they ended up saving the life of a young toddler in South Los Angeles on Saturday.

03/25/2014

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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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El Monte Police Corporal Saves Toddler Choking On Hard Candy

A 2-year-old boy is ready for Christmas, thanks to the presence of an El Monte Police corporal who was ready with his CPR training.

12/23/2013

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Audit Finds LAPD Lax In First Aid, CPR Retraining

An audit says the Los Angeles Police Department has been failing to provide first aid and CPR retraining courses for thousands of its officers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/07/2013

Lorraine Bayless' death sparked outrage when a nurse was heard on a 911 call saying her company policy prevented her from performing CPR on the collapsed woman. (credit: Inside Edition)

Calif. Bill Would Make It Illegal To Bar Life-Saving Help

Lawmakers are sending a bill to Gov. Jerry Brown that would bar employers from having policies that prohibit offering life-saving medical help in an emergency.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/03/2013

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OC Girl, 17, Receives ‘911 Youth Hero Award’ For Saving Her Dad’s Life

A 17-year-old Orange County girl Tuesday received the 2013 911 Youth Hero award.

08/20/2013

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2-Year-Old Boy Drowns In Yorba Linda Pool

Authorities Sunday said a toddler accidentally drowned in the backyard pool of a Yorba Linda home.

07/14/2013

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Bakersfield Senior Home Will Not Be Charged After Nurse’s Refusal To Give CPR To Dying Woman

Bakersfield police said no criminal charges will be filed against anyone connected to an independent living home where a nurse refused a 911 dispatcher’s pleas to perform CPR on a dying 87-year-old resident.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/06/2013

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Family: Woman Denied CPR At Senior Living Home Didn’t Want Life-Prolonging Intervention

The company whose employee refused to administer CPR to a dying woman said Tuesday that the employee wrongly interpreted its policy. But the elderly woman’s family said she would not have wanted life-prolonging aid.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/05/2013

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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

Paul Maldonado and Kurt Logan are being hailed as heroes for saving a life. (credit: CBS)

2 LAPD Officers Credited With Saving Life Of 83-Year-Old Woman

Two LAPD officers who patrol the Topanga area are being hailed as heroes for helping save the life of a 83-year-old woman.

03/03/2013

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1-Year-Old In Grave Condition After Being Pulled Unconscious From Pool

A year-old child is in grave condition after being pulled unconscious from a backyard pool in Moreno Valley Thursday afternoon.

07/05/2012

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