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Man, 61, Dies After Plunging From Helicopter Off Newport Beach

A 61-year-old man died Tuesday afternoon after plunging 750 feet from a helicopter near the Balboa Pier in Newport Beach.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/05/2013

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Suspected Car Thief Eludes Capture After Ramming Sheriff’s Vehicle

Authorities said a suspected car thief eluded capture in Jurupa Valley Wednesday after hitting a Sheriff’s patrol vehicle and fleeing on foot.

10/23/2013

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Helicopter Rescues Hiker Stranded In Abandoned Water Tank In Topanga State Park

Firefighters had to use a helicopter Saturday to rescue a hiker who was stranded inside an abandoned water tank in Topanga State Park.

10/19/2013

Suspect Arrested After Allegedly Shooting At LASD Helicopter

Officials Wednesday arrested a man who allegedly shot at a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department helicopter.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/18/2013

Relativity Media'’s Ryan Kavanaugh (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Relativity Media)

Film Exec Won’t Be Charged For Using Sheriff’s Helipad During Manhunt

A Hollywood studio executive who landed his private helicopter on a Sheriff’s Department helipad during the manhunt for ex-LAPD officer Christopher Dorner.

07/31/2013

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Colo. Man Pleads Guilty To Pointing Laser At News, Sheriff’s Helicopters

A Colorado man has pleaded guilty to pointing a laser at two helicopters operated by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and a local television station, the FBI announced Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/26/2013

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OC Sheriff’s Deputies Nab 3 Burglary Suspects With Aerial Support

Authorities Friday said three burglary suspects were nabbed in the residential area of Foothill Ranch in part thanks to an aerial support unit dubbed “Duke.”

06/21/2013

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FAA To Hear From Helicopter Pilots, Residents On Noise Pollution

A Southland lawmaker will hold a public hearing Monday night to discuss a recent government report on helicopter noise across Los Angeles County.

06/10/2013

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Small Helicopter Crashes In Griffith Park

A helicopter was down in the Griffith Park area, officials said Thursday.

06/06/2013

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US Forest Service OKs Chopper To Fight Wildfires At Night

The U.S. Forest Service will soon be helping Southland firefighters with a specifically equipped helicopter to combat wildfires at night.

06/04/2013

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Suit Filed Over Helicopter Crash That Killed 3 In Acton

The mother of a man killed when a helicopter crashed during a shoot for a reality television show has claimed in a wrongful death lawsuit that the aircraft’s operators and producers negligently operated the helicopter.

05/30/2013

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: The Robinson Helicopter Co.

The city of Torrance is home to the world’s largest civilian helicopter manufacturer.

03/08/2013

David Gibbs (L) and Darren Rydstrom (R). (Credit: CA DMV)

Coroner Identifies Victims In Acton Helicopter Crash

Authorities Monday identified three men who were killed in a helicopter crash over the weekend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/11/2013

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New Bill Would Regulate LA’s Helicopter Traffic

Rep. Adam Schiff and Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer Monday introduced legislation that would regulate helicopter traffic over L.A. neighborhoods.

02/04/2013

Two Pasadena Police choppers collided Saturday leaving six people hurt. Fortunately, none of the injuries was serious. (credit: CBS)

6 Injured After 2 Pasadena Police Choppers Collide In Altadena

Two Pasadena Police choppers are damaged and six people reportedly injured when the two craft collided Saturday in Altadena.

11/17/2012

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