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LAFD Offers Free Smoke Alarms To Reduce Deadly House Fires

Mayor Eric Garcetti Monday announced new Los Angeles Fire Department initiatives to reduce residential fire fatalities, including the availability of free smoke alarms at LA fire stations.


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Los Angeles Pedestrian Fatalities Second Highest In Nation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports 99 pedestrians were killed, falling just behind New York City, where 127 pedestrians were fatally struck in the same year.


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5 Killed In Fiery Single-Vehicle Wreck In Burbank

Five people were killed and at least one person was injured in a fiery wreck in Burbank, authorities said Saturday.


Three people are dead and two wounded in four separate shootings in Pomona. Homicide detectives are trying to see if any of the violence is linked. (credit: CBS)

3 Killed, 2 Injured In 4 Shootings In Pomona

Three people were killed and two others were wounded in four separate shootings in the Pomona area, authorities said Sunday.


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Orange County Runner Within Feet Of Second Explosion At Boston Marathon

A mother and a daughter from Orange County were separated after their dangerously close proximity to the explosions got them caught up in the chaos of the Boston Marathon bombings.


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3 Killed In Helicopter Crash In Acton

Authorities say three people have been killed in a helicopter crash in Acton.


Two peiople were killed when a car and U-Haul collided on the 60 Freeway Saturday. (credit: CBS)

2 Reportedly Dead In Car, U-Haul Crash On The 60 Freeway

Officials say the victims — a woman and a 4-year-old child — were transported to nearby Kaiser Hospital where they were declared dead.


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2 California Locals Among 3 Students Killed In New Zealand Crash

Three students from Boston University, including a 21-year-old from Huntington Beach, have died and five others were injured in a crash in New Zealand.


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2 Bodies Found In Joshua Tree Idenitified As Dutch Music Exec. and Girlfriend

Two people found dead in the Riverside County portion of Joshua Tree National Park were identified Wednesday as European tourists.

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Critics: ‘Total Nonsense’ To Credit Red-Light Cameras For Fewer Fatalities

A new study says a dip in the number of fatal car crashes is due in large part to the growing system of red-light cameras around the nation, but opponents say the results are inconclusive at best.