Rescue

Donovan George and Alex Van (and their dogs Ollie & Winnie) are being called heroes after saving a man's life Friday on a Houston-bound flight. (credit: Orange County Fire Authority)

2 Orange County Paramedics Hailed As Heroes For Saving A Man In Flight

The paramedics — namely Donovan George and Alex Van — sprang into action when a 70-something male passenger passed out and stopped breathing.

01/23/2015

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3 Disoriented Hikers, Dog Airlifted From Angeles National Forest

The three were hiking and went off trail before becoming stranded on top of a mountain.

01/17/2015

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Man Rescued From 9-Foot Trench In Attempt To Fix Sewer Line

Juan Villalobos, 37, was helping his cousin fix the line in the 1500 block of Armseley Square when the dirt collapsed around him around 4:30 p.m. Monday, trapping him up to his waist.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/29/2014

Two boaters had to be airlifted to safety after their vessel capsized Sunday near Port Hueneme. (credit: CBS)

Coast Guard Rescues 2 After Boat Capsizes Near Port Hueneme

Authorities said the boat was completely submerged

11/16/2014

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Injured Hiker Airlifted From Pacific Palisades In Fair Condition

Crews were dispatched to the 17000 block of Sunset Boulevard following a report of a hiker in need of air ambulance transport shortly after 1 p.m., according to department spokesperson Katherine Main.

11/15/2014

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Rescue Kitten Paralyzed By Botched Microchip Insertion May Get Second Chance With Surgery

Six-week-old Muffin was dropped off at the Downey Animal Shelter after being found on the streets. Loren Slama rescued the stray had to be microchipped as part of the process but soon discovered something had gone horribly wrong.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/25/2014

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Stranger Rescues Man From Burning Vehicle After Mira Loma Crash

A man, who survived a fiery crash in the Inland Empire on Tuesday morning, is speaking out about the ordeal and the Good Samaritan who rescued him.

10/07/2014

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Search For Missing Diver Called Off Near Santa Catalina Island

Adam Eggers of the U.S. Coast Guard said teams made 26 different missions to find the diver’s body.

10/01/2014

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Window Washers Rescued After Being Stranded 225-Feet Above Ground In O.C.

Two window washers were rescued Wednesday after being stranded 225-feet above ground for more than three hours.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/01/2014

This little buck got stuck. (credit: CBS)

Little Deer Gets Into Big Trouble In Encino Swimming Pool

Animal Control officers caught up with the little buck and tranquilized him.

09/27/2014

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Boy Rescued From Hot Car After Mother Locks Keys Inside

KCAL9’s Tom Wait reports the mother parked her car at a strip mall at Magnolia and La Sierra avenues and was on her way to a salon with her other children before realizing she had locked the keys in the vehicle and had forgotten her 1-year-old.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/02/2014

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Man, 27, Reportedly In Critical Condition After Surfing Accident Amid Huge Waves

The incident occurred near the 2100 block of South Ocean Front Walk.

08/28/2014

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Surfer Dies After Being Pulled From Water Near Malibu Pier

A surfer died after being pulled from the water Tuesday at Malibu Surfrider Beach.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/26/2014

Four people were rescued near Malibu Saturday when this boat caught fire. (credit: CBS)

4 People Rescued After Boat Catches Fire Off Malibu

The boat was about 1000 yards off shore, near Paradise Cove, when the boat reported being in distress.

08/16/2014

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Altadena Homeowner Crashes Car Into His Pool

Authorities say a man was able to extricate himself from his vehicle after crashing it into his pool in Altadena.

08/16/2014

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