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Kaitlyn Truman is being called a hero for using her lifeguard training to save a 4-year-old girl. (credit: CBS)

Lifeguard Credited With Saving Girl, 4, Who Nearly Drowned In Irvine Pool

Because of Kaitlyn Truman’s quick response the little girl survived.

08/10/2014

One man died, another person was critically injured Sunday during a lightning strike at Venice Beach. (credit: CBS)

Frantic 911 Calls Released Of Witnesses Needing Help After Fatal Lightning Strike

“We need paramedics!” one woman screamed into the phone.

08/07/2014

(credit: CBS)

Injured Hiker Rescued After Falling From Cliff On Simi Valley Trail

Ventura County Sheriff’s Department paramedics were called to the scene early Tuesday evening after the hiker, who has not been named, reportedly suffered multiple broken bones after falling from a cliff on Hummingbird Trail.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/24/2014

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1 Dead, 1 Injured In Crash On The 210 In Sylmar

One man was killed in a two-vehicle crash on the 210 Freeway in Sylmar, according to officials.

02/15/2014

Peter Chi Lam died after having an altercation with paramedics. (credit: DMV)

Garden Grove Police Ask DA To Review Case Of Man Who Died After Allegedly Attacking Paramedics

The Garden Grove Police Department is asking the Orange County DA’s office to review the case of a 31-year-old man who died of a heart attack after they say he attacked and punched paramedics.

01/15/2014

Los Angeles Fire Department firefighter

Report: LAFD Models New Policies For Active Shooter Situations After Military Protocol

The Los Angeles Fire Department has announced new response policies for active shooter situations in the wake the November murder of a TSA agent at LAX.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/23/2013

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20-Something Man Fatally Shot In Sun Valley Area

Authorities said a 20-something man was fatally shot in Sun Valley.

10/27/2013

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Helicopter Rescues Hiker Stranded In Abandoned Water Tank In Topanga State Park

Firefighters had to use a helicopter Saturday to rescue a hiker who was stranded inside an abandoned water tank in Topanga State Park.

10/19/2013

Customs agents shot and killed a man after he led CHP on a 75-mile chase Saturday. (credit: CBS)

Carjacking Suspect Shot, Killed Following Chase From Perris To Mexican Border

Customs Officers shot and killed a suspected carjacker Saturday after the man led CHP on a wild chase from Perris to the Mexican border, according to CBS2’s sister station in San Diego, CBS8.

10/19/2013

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2 Injured In Shooting Near Downtown LA

Two people were injured Monday during a shooting in downtown Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2013

A 16-year-old Westlake Village resident sustained possible back injuries in a fall in a Calabasas park Sunday. (credit: LA Sheriff's Dept)

Teen Suffers Possible Back Injuries In 30-Foot Fall In Malibu Creek State Park

A 16-year-old Westlake Village resident suffered possible back injuries Sunday sustained in a 30-foot fall at Malibu Creek State Park in Calabasas.

04/07/2013

(credit: CBS)

Controversial 911 Policy Revamped In Wake Of Local Teen’s Death

A controversial 911 policy has been revamped in the wake of a Carson teenager’s death at a school in Wilmington last year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/21/2013

Hayden Frazier was airlifted to a hospital after a fall Sunday. (credit: The Frazier family)

Boy, 6, Airlifted To Hospital After He Plunges 40 Feet Over Malibu Waterfall

Rescue workers saved a 6-year-old boy in Malibu after the child plunged 40 feet down a waterfall.

02/17/2013

(credit: CBS)

Police Restrain Combative 300-Pound Man After He Jumps Out Of Car Moving 50 MPH

Police said they had to restrain a distraught 300-pound man early Sunday morning after he jumped out of a moving car going 50 mph on the 110 Freeway.

01/13/2013

(credit: CBS)

LAFD Follows Up Response Times Report With More Accurate Findings

Los Angeles Fire Department leaders say they’ve now come up with accurate response time figures after the City Council disputed their original findings.

11/20/2012

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