Since Katrina, Better Disaster Response Helps Connect Pets And PeopleOutside 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.
Plane Makes Emergency Landing In LA RiverA plane made an emergency landing Friday along a riverbed in the city of Vernon, police said.
Riverside County Declares State Of Emergency Due To Bridge CollapseA 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.
Major Flooding Reported At Building Housing WeHo RetireesIt was unclear if the flooding was related to Saturday's rain.
Robots Compete In Response To California Disaster SimulationRobots in the disaster response competition in California must push buttons, turn valves, cut through a wall and drive a light utility vehicle.
Delta Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Los AngelesMarshall Lowe, a spokesman for Los Angeles International Airport, said flight 1471A reported possible mechanical problems minutes after takeoff Sunday.
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.
Bob Hope Airport Holds Emergency DrillA full-scale emergency response training exercise was being held Tuesday at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, according to officials.
LA Firefighters Rally Over Potential Health Risks Posed By Cell Towers Near Fire StationsFirefighters 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.
Heart Attack Victims, First Responders Reunited In BurbankTwo Angelenos who suffered heart attacks were reunited Thursday with the emergency medical teams that responded to their emergencies with life-saving care.
Cal Fire Burns Through Annual Funding Ahead Of Peak Wildfire SeasonDespite the peak months of the 2014 wildfire season still to come, Cal Fire has already burned through its budget for fighting major fires.
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.