Public safety

Children Rescue Toddlers From Hands Of Would-Be KidnapperPolice are on the hunt for a man they say tried to kidnap two children from an apartment complex just south of Koreatown on Monday night.
Stevenson Ranch Residents Fight Deep-Well Injection Sewage PlanLocal water experts have a plan to address chloride discharge from sewage plants in Stevenson Ranch, involving a deep-well injection system.
Near Miss At LAX May Spark Tighter Regulations On Drone UseSome in the aviation community are calling for tighter laws and regulations after a potentially hazardous event was avoided at LAX involving a commercial flight and a drone.
Part Of Eaton Canyon Closed To Climbers, Hikers This SummerSince 2011, there have been five deaths. In 2012 alone there were over 60 rescues.
Violent Crime, Public Safety Top Issues At Van Nuys Town Hall MeetingIt was a packed house and the information residents received from the LAPD was positive - violent crimes and property crimes are down year to year, according to police.
Voters Defeat Sales Tax Increase Measure Benefiting Public Safety A proposed half-cent sales tax increase was shot down by Los Angeles voters Tuesday, according to the City Clerk’s office.
LAX Police Beef Up Patrols During ThanksgivingPolice at Los Angeles International Airport are beefing up patrols during the 10-day Thanksgiving period that begins Friday.
LAPD Chief Warns Layoffs Likely If Voters Reject Sales Tax Hike A proposed vote next year on a half-cent sales tax increase could affect more than just the city's finances, according to a dire warning from the head of the Los Angeles Police Department.
Raytheon To Arm LASD Patrol Cars With Military-Style TechnologyTechnology perfected on the battlefields of Iraq will soon see its way into patrol cars of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
Meet the People Who Lie on Train Tracks for Better HealthOf course, doctors say lying on train tracks provides no health benefit. Other than sharpening one's reflexes, I guess. You're supposed to get up, just before the train goes by.
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