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California Sees First 2 West Nile Deaths Of Year

They were among the 35 Californians who have been diagnosed with West Nile in 2014, according to health officials. Sixteen of the cases were reported to the state this week.

08/06/2014

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Hunt For Peafowl ‘Killer’ Underway In Rolling Hills Estates

Someone is taking out peacocks in the city of Rolling Hills Estates – and residents are divided over whether that’s a good thing.

CBS Los Angeles–06/18/2014

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LA Police Memorial Foundation Hopes Celebrity Fundraiser Will Help Ease Financial Strain

Retired Sgt. Alan Atkins says he’s been handling one funeral after the next as head of the small non-profit, and the sudden deaths have shaken the community.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/05/2014

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Los Angeles Is Nation’s Second Deadliest City For Pedestrians

Los Angeles is the second deadliest city in the nation for pedestrians, according to the National Highway Safety Administration.

CBS Los Angeles–04/30/2014

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Doctors Urge Southland Residents To Get Flu Vaccines As Death Toll Rises

CBS2’s Lisa Sigell reports doctors are once again urging Southland residents to get vaccinated, with the total number of flu-related deaths in L.A. County now at 52.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2014

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Flu Deaths In California Jump To 147

California health officials say 147 people in the state have died from the flu this season.

01/31/2014

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State Health Department Records 95 Flu Deaths This Season

Flu deaths in California have increased by 50, bringing the total to 95 for the season so far, the state Department of Public Health announced Friday.

01/24/2014

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Man Accused Of Murdering 5-Year-Old Daughter, His Wife And Critically Attacking 3rd Woman

Authorities are accusing a Hemet man of murdering his 5-year-old daughter, his wife (the girl’s step-mother) as well as slashing the throat of a third adult female — an acquaintance — Saturday evening.

11/10/2013

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Prescription Drug-Related Deaths Continue To Rise In San Diego County

San Diego County has seen a nearly 22 percent increase in the number of deaths linked to prescription drug abuse in the last five years, according to a county report.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/04/2013

Officials are warning about the risks of hyperthermia following the death of a 5-month-old boy who was found dead earlier this month  inside his family’s SUV in Carson. (credit: CBS)

Public Warned Of Hyperthermia Risk Amid Heat Wave

Fire officials sought to raise public awareness of heat-related deaths in Los Angeles County amid a late summer heatwave.

09/16/2013

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2 Bodies Found Inside Foreclosed Home In Riverside County

Authorities Saturday were investigating the discovery of two bodies inside a recently foreclosed home in Riverside County.

08/24/2013

Arman Samsonian has been charged with two counts of felony vehicular manslaughter. (Photo credit: CBS)

Families Of Valley Village Electrocution Victims Sue LA, DWP

The families of two women who were fatally electrocuted following a crash in Valley Village last year have sued the city of Los Angeles and the Department of Water and Power (DWP).

08/09/2013

Police search the grounds of Santa Monica College after multiple shootings were reported on the campus June 7, 2013 in Santa Monica, California. (credit: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images)

Coroner: Death Imminent For Woman Hurt In Santa Monica Rampage

The Los Angeles County coroner’s office says death is “imminent” for one woman hospitalized following a deadly shooting rampage in Santa Monica.

06/08/2013

(CBS)

Feds Declare ‘Unusual Mortality Event’ After Sea Lion Deaths Off SoCal Beaches

Federal officials are declaring an “unusual mortality event” after hundreds of California sea lion pups have become stranded in Southern California

04/01/2013

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Report: ‘Front-End Failures’ In Deaths Of LA County Foster Kids

A confidential county report obtained by the Los Angeles Times on policies at the troubled Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS) found repeated and avoidable mistakes may have lead to the deaths of 14 children.

02/14/2013

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