Hero

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Local Hero Honored For Service In Korean War

Tibor Rubin, 85, is now featured on a stamp sheet along with 13 other Korean War Medal of Honor recipients.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2014

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Thousands Gather In Torrance To Celebrate Late Hometown Hero Louis Zamperini

The public memorial service was held at the Zamperini Stadium at Torrance High School, the legend’s alma mater, and included flyovers, a symbolic lap around the track and public addresses from the late hero’s family.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/31/2014

Elissa Sandate is being called a hero for spotting a fire and running to get help. (credit: CBS)

Hemet Girl, 6, Being Called A Hero For Saving Homes — And Lives

“I saw the fire right there,” she says, pointing to her neighbor’s house.

07/11/2014

Mike Curtis is being called a hero for saving a man bent on suicide. (credit: CBS)

Paramedic Called A Hero For Risking His Life To Save Suicidal Man

The despondent man was yelling and running between cars on busy Crown Valley Parkway.

06/01/2014

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Man Hailed As Hero After Van Crashes Into Garden Grove Apartment Complex

A man is being hailed a hero Thursday for saving the life of a driver who lost control of his van, hit a power line and slammed into an apartment complex before the vehicle burst into flames.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/10/2014

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28 Must-Eat Sandwiches From Around The World

When it comes to global gastronomy, the sandwich reigns supreme. Which is why we put together this handy guide to the world’s best/most representative national sandwiches.

03/20/2014

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Riverside Police Officer Hailed For Saving Choking Baby

The child was turning blue when the officer arrived.

03/01/2014

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Girl, 5, Saved Grandmother’s Life With 911 Call

Paramedics were called to the 40200 block of Via Acuna around 11 p.m. to treat the elderly victim for a life-threatening condition after she fell unconscious.

12/31/2013

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Valley Teen Rushed To Save Mother, Help Others During LAX Shooting

Robin Love says this month’s LAX shooting was memorable for more reasons than one. In addition to the chaos and terror, Love said that was the day she realized just how much her 15-year-old son Luke loves her.

11/17/2013

Armando Rodriguez doesn't believe he is a hero. Many others would disagree. (credit: CBS)

Heroic El Segundo Officer Who Pulled Woman From Burning Car Returns To Work

The El Segundo police officer who risked his own life to pull a woman from a burning vehicle, returned to work Thursday.

10/03/2013

Destiny Lopez ,13, of Long Beach was lauded today for bravery and valor. (credit: CBS)

Girl, 13, Honored For Saving 4-Year-Old From Would-Be Kidnapper

A 13-year-old girl was honored Thursday for thwarting a would-be kidnapping last year and saving a 4-year-old from certain harm.

07/25/2013

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8-Year-Old Camarillo Girl Lauded For Saving Diabetic Mother’s Life

An 8-year-old Camarillo girl was credited with saving her diabetic mother’s life last month.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/10/2013

Sheriff's Deputy Jenna Underwood-Nunez (credit: LA County Sheriff's Dept.)

Pregnant Off-Duty Sheriff’s Deputy Saves Drowning Teen

A pregnant off-duty Sheriff’s deputy is credited with saving the life of a drowning teenager.

05/02/2013

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Man Honored For Pulling Crash Victim From Burning Car On PCH

The Malibu City Council Monday showed its appreciation toward a Westlake Village man, who risked his own life to pull a crash victim from a burning car on Pacific Coast Highway.

05/14/2012

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Candlelight Vigil Held For Father Who Shielded His Child From Gunfire

Friends and loved ones are remembering a Southland man who died while shielding his son from gunfire.

04/07/2012

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