Rescue

Police used a pedal boat  at Echo Park Lake to coax a swimmer in from the water Saturday. (credit: CBS)

Psychological Issues Blamed For Woman’s Six-Hour Swim In Echo Park Lake

A woman who was seen swimming in the Echo Park Lake for several hours this weekend and prompted a police rescue had psychological issues, according to police.

08/17/2015

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Crash Victim Located In Angeles Crest Highway After CBS2 News Crew Hears Yells For Help

A man involved in a rollover crash in Angeles Crest Highway has been rescued after a CBS2 news crew heard yells for help.

08/09/2015

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Los Angeles Officers Pull Unconscious Man From Engulfed Car

Police say Officers Daniel Navarro and Junior McKeekin arrived to an accident scene around 2:45 a.m. Friday to two mangled cars in the roadway in the Hollenbeck area.

08/01/2015

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LA County Fire Truck Collides With Vehicle In Deadly Agoura Hills Accident

Sky 2’s Stu Mundel reports there has been a “feverish” attempt to cut the roof off of the vehicle.

07/31/2015

(credit: Chief Pemberton/CAL Fire Riverside)

30-Foot Section Of I-10 Collapses Near Palm Springs

The collapse, blamed on heavy rains and flooding in the area, was reported just before 4:45 p.m.

07/19/2015

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Race To Save Wildlife Continues After Refugio State Beach Oil Spill

Two weeks after the the Refugio spill, and terrified pelicans are still Coming into the Oiled Bird Care and Education Center in San Pedro, Where every eye duct every feather and every pouch is gingerly washed.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/01/2015

Sky9 was overhead when LAFD rescued a woman out of a chimney vent in Koreatown Saturday. (credit: CBS)

LAFD Rescues Woman Stuck In Koreatown Chimney Vent

The woman was trapped for about two hours before she was found and it took about 90 minutes to extricate her.

05/30/2015

A motorcyclist was saved by some Good Samaritans after he got wedged under a truck on the 91 Freeway. (credit: Byron Holeman)

Caught On Camera: Good Samaritans Rescue Motorcyclist Wedged Under A Truck, Being Dragged

A video that has gone viral shows a motorcyclist wedged under a truck in Corona and being helped by some Good Samaritans who come to his rescue.

05/03/2015

(credit: Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Firefighters Gear Up For Possible Rescue Mission In Nepal

The team is comprised of about 65 people, mostly from Los Angeles County, with at least one rescue dog handler from Santa Barbara County, said a Los Angeles County Fire dispatcher.

04/25/2015

(CBS)

Car Goes Over Ravine In Porter Ranch

Authorities say firefighters rescued a woman Tuesday morning who was trapped in a vehicle that crashed about 150 feet down an embankment in Porter Ranch.

04/21/2015

This tour bus is a total loss after catching on fire Sunday afternoon. The driver and 52 passengers fled to safety. (credit: San Bernardino County Fire.)

53 Forced To Evacuate Tour Bus In Needles After It Catches Fire On Way To Ventura

The passengers were stranded in 90-degree heat until emergency crews arrived.

04/19/2015

The Costa Mesa Fire Department rescued these five ducks Saturday. (credit: Costa Mesa Fire Dept.)

Get Down Tonight! Costa Mesa Firefighters Rescue Family Of Ducks Stranded In Storm Drain

The fire department tweeted pics of the rescue and the five ducks.

04/11/2015

(credit: CBS)

Mother, 2 Children Rescued From Apartment Fire In South LA

Firefighters rescued a mother and her two children Monday night from a burning building in South Los Angeles.

03/10/2015

Morty, the cat, required rescue from a chimney. (credit: Corona Fire Department/Facebook)

Corona Fire Department Rescues Cat Stuck In Chimney For 4 Hours

“Morty” somehow managed to get wedged in a tiny void space above the chimney flue.

03/06/2015

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5 People Rescued From Hawthorne Apartment Fire

Five people were rescued from a burning apartment Wednesday in the South Bay.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/18/2015

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