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Five-week-old Katelyn Policastro needs new lungs. (credit: CBS)

Infant With Rare Lung Disease Remains Critical

A five-week-old baby girl remains in critical condition at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Sunday, two days after her parents made a public plea for a lung donor.


Sheriff Investigating ‘Suspicious’ Death Of Lancaster Infant

A 4-month-old girl died Tuesday under “suspicious” circumstances at a residence in the Lancaster area, the sheriff’s department reported.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/26/2011


Baby Suffers Burns On Both Legs From Apartment BBQ

A 6-month-old baby was seriously burned when flames from a barbecue reached her stroller, authorities said.


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Authorities Investigate Death Of South Gate Infant

An infant who was hospitalized died Saturday evening in South Gate.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/15/2011

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Study: Living Near Freeways Doubles Infant Autism Risk

Researchers say children born to parents living within 1,000 feet of a freeway are two times as likely to have autism.



Whooping Cough Claims 10th Infant Death In California

A Northridge pediatrician says parents and caretakers should get immunized from the latest epidemic of whooping cough in order to protect infants who are too young to get vaccinated.


The skeletal remains of two infants were found in the basement of an apartment building in the Westlake District.

Infants’ Remains Found In Trunk At L.A. Apartment

Two infant skeletons wrapped in 1930s newspapers and placed in doctor’s bags have been found inside a trunk by workers cleaning out the basement of a 1920s Los Angeles building that’s being converted to condominiums, police said.