Steve Brefka, 71, is lucky to be alive following an attack by a rampaging camel. (credit: CBS)

Palmdale Man, 71, Lucky To Be Alive Following Nasty Camel Attack

“He started tossing me around like a doll rag, around in circles,” said Steve Brefka.


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Corona High School Football Player Critically Injured In CIF Playoff Game

A junior football player at Santiago High School continued to recover Monday from critical injuries to his spine suffered during a game over the weekend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/25/2013

Human remains were found in the backyard of a home n Santa Ana. (credit: CBS)

Human Remains Found In Backyard Of Santa Ana Home

Human remains have been found in the backyard of a Santa Ana home, according to authorities.


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Former LA City Commissioner Arrested On Possession Of Child Porn

A former L.A. City Commissioner has been arrested and charged with possessing and distributing child pornography. Last year Albert Abrams told us that a tumor on his spine compelled him to do it.


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Spring ‘Back To Life’ After Spinal Surgery

For anyone who has ever faced debilitating illness or surgery, Pamela Douglas shows in her new book how traumatic experience can awaken deep potential, talent and creativity.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/29/2011

Have Back Pain? ‘Backjoy’ May Be The Answer

Bing Howenstein, President of Backjoy–the first and only back orthotic– visited the KCAL9 studios on Tuesday to talk about the product.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/05/2011


Fetal Surgery Best For Spina Bifida Cases

A government study found that children with a spine defect do better when the problem is fixed while they’re still in the womb.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/09/2011