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Pilot Bound For LA Reports Eye Injury As Laser Strikes From Ground Increase

The captain of a US Airways flight approaching LA from Phoenix suffered an eye injury from a laser strike early Wednesday morning.

CBS Los Angeles–06/19/2014

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Colo. Man Pleads Guilty To Pointing Laser Beam At 2 Helicopters

A Colo. man has pleaded guilty to pointing a laser beam at both a law enforcement aircraft and a news helicopter, the FBI announced Thursday.

CBS Los Angeles–07/25/2013

Two hikers has to be rescued Sunday in Griffith Park. (credit: CBS)

2 Hikers Rescued In Griffith Park After Becoming Stranded On Steep Hill

Two hikers had to be rescued off a very steep hill in Griffith Park Sunday.

04/14/2013

Sherrie Snyder lost her home in a brush fire near Murrieta. (credit: CBS)

Woman Speaks Out After Losing Home In Murrieta ‘Volcano Fire’

The woman whose home was destroyed in a brush fire near Murrieta Wednesday is speaking out about her devastating loss.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/01/2012

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Night Vision To Allow Firefighting Pilots To Battle Blazes At Night

When the sun sets on the next Southland wildfire, firefighters will not be forced to just stand by and watch it burn thanks to some new night-vision technology.

05/22/2012

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6 Camp Pendleton Marines Among 7 Killed In Mid-Air Helicopter Crash

Seven Marines — including six based in Southern California — were killed in a collision during routine nighttime training in the desert.

CBS Los Angeles–02/23/2012

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Military, LAPD To Conduct More Dramatic Helicopter Maneuvers Over Downtown LA

Military helicopters will be flying high and dipping low above the skies of Los Angeles Thursday as part of a special operations training program.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/26/2012

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Sheriff Baca Hoping Public Will Contribute Materials So Inmates Can Make Holiday Toys

Sheriff Lee Baca is hoping the public and store merchants will respond to a request for materials that will be used by county jail inmates to construct wooden toys and cloth dolls for needy children.

12/12/2011

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4 Males Arrested For Allegedly Pointing Lasers At Sheriff’s Helicopters

Four people have been arrested on suspicion of pointing lasers at Los Angeles County sheriff’s helicopters, the Sheriff’s Department announced Sunday.

05/01/2011

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