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.
A man involved in a rollover crash in Angeles Crest Highway has been rescued after a CBS2 news crew heard yells for help.
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.
Sky 2’s Stu Mundel reports there has been a “feverish” attempt to cut the roof off of the vehicle.
The collapse, blamed on heavy rains and flooding in the area, was reported just before 4:45 p.m.
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.
The woman was trapped for about two hours before she was found and it took about 90 minutes to extricate her.
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.
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.
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.
The passengers were stranded in 90-degree heat until emergency crews arrived.
The fire department tweeted pics of the rescue and the five ducks.
Firefighters rescued a mother and her two children Monday night from a burning building in South Los Angeles.
“Morty” somehow managed to get wedged in a tiny void space above the chimney flue.
Five people were rescued from a burning apartment Wednesday in the South Bay.