Emergency

Dogs lay in the grass in front of vacant lot in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans on February 5, 2013. The Ninth Ward suffered the worst damage from Hurricane Katrina that occured in 2005 after multiple breaches in the levees of at least four canals.  (photo credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Since Katrina, Better Disaster Response Helps Connect Pets And People

Outside the nearly 2,000 human fatalities from Hurricane Katrina, the disaster displaced or killed hundreds of thousands of dogs, cats and other animals at a time when rescues focused on people and pets were left behind.

08/19/2015

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Plane Makes Emergency Landing In LA River

A plane made an emergency landing Friday along a riverbed in the city of Vernon, police said.

08/07/2015

The 30-foot section of the 10 Freeway collapsed Sunday about 40 miles from the Arizona border. (CBS)

Riverside County Declares State Of Emergency Due To Bridge Collapse

A local state of emergency was declared Tuesday in Riverside County following the collapse of a four-lane bridge on Interstate 10 that prompted a full and indefinite closure of the freeway.

07/21/2015

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Major Flooding Reported At Building Housing WeHo Retirees

It was unclear if the flooding was related to Saturday’s rain.

07/18/2015

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Robots Compete In Response To California Disaster Simulation

Robots in the disaster response competition in California must push buttons, turn valves, cut through a wall and drive a light utility vehicle.

06/05/2015

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Delta Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Los Angeles

Marshall Lowe, a spokesman for Los Angeles International Airport, said flight 1471A reported possible mechanical problems minutes after takeoff Sunday.

05/17/2015

Police in Chatsworth met with worried residents following a brazen sexual assault. (credit: CBS)

Police In Chatsworth Hold Emergency Meeting With Residents To Discuss Recent Sexual Assault

“To have something like this happen so close to my house was upsetting and frightening,” said Lisa Roehrig.

04/02/2015

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Bob Hope Airport Holds Emergency Drill

A full-scale emergency response training exercise was being held Tuesday at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, according to officials.

03/24/2015

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LA Firefighters Rally Over Potential Health Risks Posed By Cell Towers Near Fire Stations

Firefighters rallied outside a Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday morning in Downtown Los Angeles over cell phone towers they fear pose serious health risks to dozens of L.A. County fire stations.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/23/2015

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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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Cal Fire Burns Through Annual Funding Ahead Of Peak Wildfire Season

Despite the peak months of the 2014 wildfire season still to come, Cal Fire has already burned through its budget for fighting major fires.

09/30/2014

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LA To Study ‘Next Generation 911’ To Allow Text Messaging, Photos

If you’ve ever wanted to use text messaging in an emergency, the city of Los Angeles could be taking one step closer to making that a reality.

09/19/2014

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KNX Ready Or Not: Planning

In the case of a major emergency, there are things you can do to be prepared.

09/18/2014

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KNX Ready Or Not: Volcano

Hardly a day goes by when Southern Californians don’t wonder if we’re ready for the anticipated “Big One”.

09/18/2014

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KNX Ready Or Not: Preppers

It’s important that we’re all prepared in the case of an emergency.

09/18/2014

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