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Avalon Bay (Credit: Catalina Chamber of Commerce)

2 Injured In Catalina Boating Accident

First responders found the vessel had run into rocks off Isthmus Cove, near the settlement of Two Harbors, about 27 miles south of Long Beach.

04/26/2014

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Report: Shortage Of Hospital Beds Cost LAFD $6M, 37K Hours In 2013

Ambulance crews with the Los Angeles Fire Department faced nearly 37,000 hours in delays last year due to hospital bed shortages, costing taxpayers about $6 million, according to a report released Thursday.

04/24/2014

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Man Who Suffered Cardiac Arrest In LA Marathon Meets Life-Saving First Responders

A Los Angeles marathon runner, who collapsed and went into cardiac arrest during March’s LA marathon, reunited with the first responders who saved his life Monday.

04/21/2014

An officer with the LAPD was injured Sunday in a four-vehicle crash in North Hollywood. (credit: CBS)

LAPD Officer, 6-Year-Old Girl Injured In 4-Vehicle Crash In Northridge

Police would not say if the officer ran a red light at the intersection.

04/20/2014

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Crews Battle Small Brush Fire In Griffith Park

Firefighters battled a small brush fire in Griffith Park early Wednesday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/16/2014

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Blaze At Historic Elks Lodge Under Investigation

It took firefighters nearly two hours to knock down a “suspicious” fire at the historic Elks Lodge in San Pedro Tuesday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/15/2014

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6 Injured In 5 Freeway Crash Near Gorman

Three children were among those injured in the collision, reported at approximately 5 p.m. on the southbound side of the freeway near Gorman School Road.

04/13/2014

(credit: Red Cross)

3 Displaced After Insecticide Fogger Blast In Van Nuys Apartment

The Red Cross is assisting those affected by the blast, reported at 15025 Vanowen Street, according to LAFD spokesperson Brian Humphrey.

04/13/2014

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1 Injured In Van Nuys Attic Fire

One person Tuesday was injured after a fire broke out in the attic of a house in Van Nuys.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/08/2014

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UCLA Student Burned In Science Class Experiment

The unidentified student also suffered a chest injury.

04/05/2014

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LAFD Hiring Halt Blamed For ‘Dangerously Long’ Overtime Hours

Firefighters with the city of Los Angeles voiced criticism Tuesday of what they say is a broken recruiting process that has put public safety at risk.

04/01/2014

(credit: CBS)

2nd Story Of Parking Garage Under Construction Collapses In Downtown LA

The second story of a two-story parking garage that was under construction collapsed Friday in downtown Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/28/2014

An explosion and fire rocked a Commerce neighborhood Wednesday evening. (credit: CBS)

2 Reportedly Injured In Explosion, Commerce House Fire

An investigation into the cause of the explosion is on-going.

03/19/2014

(credit: CBS)

Mother, 2-Year-Old Son Killed In South LA Garage Fire

A woman and her child were killed Wednesday in a South Los Angeles garage fire, officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/05/2014

Los Angeles Fire Department firefighter

Garcetti, Fire Commission Orders Investigation Into LAFD Recruitment Process

Mayor Eric Garcetti Tuesday ordered an independent investigation into the Los Angeles Fire Department’s recruiting and hiring process.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2014

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