CPR

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

A 16-year-old tourist from Russia was killed on Pyramid Lake Sunday following a crash between a boat and a Wave Runner. (credit: CBS)

Boy, 16, On Vacation From Russia Killed In Watercraft Mishap At Pyramid Lake In Castaic

Authorities say a 16-year old male, who was in Southern California vacationing from Russia, died after a collision of two watercraft at Pyramid Lake in Castaic Sunday afternoon.

07/01/2012

Keith Levidow

Hollywood Man Wants To Find Good Samaritan Who Saved His Life

Hollywood resident Keith Levidow said he had just stepped out of his apartment building when he collapsed. A stranger jogging by administered CPR while neighbors called 911. Levidow said he now wants to find the man who saved his life.

05/25/2012

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Woman Thanks 911 Dispatcher For Helping Her Save Husband’s Life

An Eagle Rock woman Friday finally came face-to-face with the 911 dispatcher she says saved her husband’s life after he went into cardiac arrest back in February.

03/30/2012

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Ice Cream Server Comes To The Rescue With An Order Of CPR

A Fontana man has a guardian angel, who not only saved his life, but also serves up a mean dish of ice cream at Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlor.

01/30/2012

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LAX Officers Save Heart Attack Victim’s Life

Two airport officers are being praised this weekend after saving the life of a woman who apparently suffered a heart attack at a terminal at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

01/01/2012

2 students were wounded after being shot at a party near the USC campus. (credit: CBS)

Suspect Accused Of Shooting 2 USC Students At Party Pleads Not Guilty

The 21-year-old man accused in the off-campus shooting of two USC students at a party September 4, pleaded not guilty in court Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/16/2011

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American Heart Association, Cedars-Sinai Team To Raise Awareness For CPR Week

June 1-June 7 is officially CPR week. And to raise awareness about this important week, the American Heart Association and Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute have teamed up to teach Los Angeles residents how to save lives.

06/01/2011

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