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Study: Riverside, San Bernardino Among Deadliest Cities For Pedestrians

A new study ranks Riverside-San Bernardino region as the fifth-most dangerous place in the U.S. for pedestrians to cross the street.

05/25/2011

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Drug-Related Deaths Drop In SoCal ‘Meth Capital Of The World’

The use of crystal methamphetamine has slowed significantly in San Diego County, according to a new survey.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/28/2011

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US Life Expectancy Surpasses 78, A New Record

U.S. life expectancy has hit another all-time high, rising above 78 years.

03/16/2011

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Activists Target Sled Rides After Dog Deaths

The slaughter of 100 sled dogs in Canada has re-energized efforts by some animal activists to ban or boycott dog sled rides, a popular activity among tourists in many winter vacation spots, from New England to Minnesota to Alaska.

02/08/2011

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Medical Board Of California Investigates Doctor When 2 Patients Die After Lap-Band Surgery

The Medical Board of California is investigating a doctor who implanted the Lap-Band weight-loss device in a woman who had cardiac arrest after the surgery and died three days later.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/04/2011

4 Teens Shot, 2 Dead, In Redlands

Authorities say four teens were shot — two fatally — Wednesday evening in Redlands.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/05/2011

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LA County Sees Increase In Holiday DUIs

The California Highway Patrol reports that 83 people were arrested for driving under the influence this holiday weekend compared to 72 during the first 36 hours of Christmas in 2009.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/26/2010

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Officials Struggle To Keep LA Light Rail Line Safe

A high number of deaths and accidents along a light rail line in Los Angeles County has prompted officials to go on the defense.

12/26/2010

Whooping Cough

Report: Docs Slow To Diagnose Whooping Cough In Deaths Of 8 Infants

An analysis of eight California whooping cough deaths shows doctors were slow to diagnose pertussis in the infants despite several visits to clinics and hospitals.

09/07/2010

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