Rescuers

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Sea Lion Experts Believe Was Intentionally Impaled With Sharp Metal Object Rescued In Oxnard

A large sea lion that was impaled by a gaff and left to die was rescued Tuesday night in Oxnard.

6 hours ago

The first wave of LA County Search and Rescue came back from Nepal on Friday. (credit: CBS)

First Wave Of LA County Rescue Squad Returns From Nepal To Hugs, Kisses, Tears

For many of the rescue crew it was their first time being away from home for any extended period.

05/15/2015

Two people somehow survived this plane crashing Friday afternoon in Agua Dulce. (credit: CBS)

Agua Dulce Residents Risk Their Lives To Rescue 2 Trapped After Plane Crashed

Fire officials said the plane clipped a power line before crashing into the high desert.

06/20/2014

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Rescuers, Family Members Help Save Choking Baby In Pico Rivera

A Fallbrook baby boy who nearly choked to death over the weekend is alive, thanks to the heroic actions of family members and rescuers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2013

Good Samaritans helped free a driver in a fiery crash on the 405 Freeway early Sunday morning. (credit: CBS)

Good Samaritans Rescue Suspected DUI Driver After Fiery Crash On 405 Freeway

Two good Samaritans are being credited with saving a suspected drunken driver after a fiery crash on the San Diego (405) Freeway.

11/11/2012

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Horse Rescued After Falling 20 Feet Down Embankment In Brea

A horse had to be rescued Friday after falling 20-feet down an embankment in Chino Hills State Park.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/02/2012

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Rescuers Find Lost Hiker Along South Ridge Trailhead

A man who got lost while on a day hike Saturday was found uninjured, a sheriff’s sergeant reported.

10/14/2012

Where is the driver of this Porsche? (credit: CBS)

Porsche SUV Plunges 200 Feet Down Cliff On Angeles Crest Highway; Driver Missing

A frantic search continues in La Canada Flintridge for the driver of a Porsche that went over the side of Angeles Crest Highway and into a ravine.

09/07/2012

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Stranded Hiker Brought To Safety After 7-Hour Search In Eaton Canyon

An 18-year-old hiker was brought to safety early Friday morning after a 7-hour rescue operation in the Eaton Canyon area.

07/14/2012

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Hiker In Critical Condition After Falling Off Eaton Canyon Trail

A 58-year-old man who was hiking with his family at Eaton Canyon in Pasadena had to be transported to an area hospital after falling off the trail.

06/09/2012

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Rescuers Find Missing Hikers In Arroyo Seco Below Bear Canyon

After an intense night-long search, rescuers have found a father and daughter who went missing while hiking in the mountains above La Crescenta.

05/28/2012

A man driving this car was killed Saturday when he plunged into LA Harbor. (credit: CBS)

Man Dies After Car Plunges Into LA Harbor

A man who was pulled from a vehicle that plunged into the Los Angeles Harbor Saturday has died, a city fire official said.

05/19/2012

Divers are searching the chilly ocean waters off Redondo Beach after a couple in their 20s jumped off the pier late Saturday night. Authorities say only the woman surfaced following that jump.  (credit: CBS)

Search Suspended In Redondo Beach For Man Who Jumped Off Pier

A search is under way in Redondo Beach for a 22-year-old man who authorities say jumped off the pier late Saturday night.

04/15/2012