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DOJ Report: LA County Jails Fall Short In Suicide Prevention

Despite progress in some areas, the Los Angeles County jail system fails to provide sufficient suicide-prevention practices to protect prisoners from self-harm, federal prosecutors announced Friday.

06/06/2014

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LAPD Breaks Ground On New Northeast Station Despite Health Concerns

The Los Angeles Police Department Monday celebrated the groundbreaking of a new police station.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/05/2014

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Whooping Cough Cases On The Rise In Long Beach

Forty-two confirmed cases of the highly contagious disease, technically known as pertussis, have been reported in Long Beach this year, the majority of which involve school-age children.

04/22/2014

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Boxer Asks CDC To Probe Mysterious Polio-Like Illness Affecting Calif. Children

Sen. Barbara Boxer is calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to investigate a rare polio-like illness that has so far affected at least 20 children in California.

02/27/2014

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Search Is On For Missing Jurupa Valley Woman, 68

Officials are looking for a 68-year-old Jurupa Valley woman who walked away from a nursing facility where she lives.

08/21/2013

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Calif. To Move Inmates Over Illness

California corrections officials said Tuesday they will comply with a federal court order to move thousands of inmates out of two Central Valley prisons where an airborne fungus has led to widespread illnesses.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/02/2013

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Long Island Teen Dies Of Mysterious Illness During Disneyland School Trip

A 15-year-old boy from Long Island died of a mysterious illness while on a school trip to Disneyland.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/22/2013

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‘Strange Odor’ At Forever 21 Factory Prompts Evacuation Of About 100

Nearly 100 people had to be evacuated from a Forever 21 factory in Lincoln Heights following a report of strange odor.

11/04/2012

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Health Officials Warn Against Eating Ventura Shellfish

Health officials have issued a warning for diners to avoid eating shellfish, crustaceans and certain fish from Ventura County after a dangerous toxin was detected in some species.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/24/2012

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2 More Victims Hospitalized With West Nile Virus

U.S. health officials reported Wednesday three times the usual number of West Nile cases for this time of year and one expert called it “one of the largest” outbreaks since the virus appeared in this country in 1999.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/22/2012

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Redondo Beach Residents Address Stray Voltage Concerns With SoCal Edison

Residents of Redondo Beach raised concerns during a meeting with Southern California Edison, claiming that a substation in their neighborhood is producing stray voltage and making people ill.

04/09/2012

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Soil Tests Beneath Building May Corroborate Claims By OC Workers

Test results released Tuesday could give some weight to claims by a group of workers, who believe that their building is to blame for birth defects, migraines and even cancer.

02/29/2012

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Etta James Hospitalized For Breathing Trouble

Etta James’ longtime manager says the terminally ill blues singer has been hospitalized after experiencing difficulty breathing.

12/23/2011

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UC Irvine Study: 9-11 Attacks Made Us More Stressed, Sicker

UC Irvine researchers say the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks made us a sicker nation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/28/2011

LA Nursing Facility Indicted After Patient’s Failed Suicide Attempt

A Montrose nursing facility and its former administrator have been indicted on charges of felony abuse and neglect in the death of a mentally ill patient.

07/12/2011

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