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Comedian Joan Rivers onstage at the The Comedy Central Roast Of Joan Rivers held at CBS Studios on July 26, 2009 in Studio City, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Medical Examiner: Joan Rivers Died Of Brain Damage, A ‘Predictable Complication’

Legendary comic Joan Rivers died of brain damage due to a lack of oxygen as a “predictable” complication of surgery, medical officials announced Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/16/2014

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Gordo The Dog Cleared For Release After ‘Miraculous’ Recovery From Pursuit Crash

Doctors first believed Gordo, a mild-mannered Maltese mix, would lose his limb completely after the rim of a van driven by a stolen vehicle suspect sliced his hip joint during a wild chase in South Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/22/2014

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Dog Hit By Car Gets A Second Chance Hours Before He’s Scheduled To Be Put Down

Volunteers from the Bichon Rescue Brigade picked up Maverick from an Orange County shelter when he was scheduled to be put down after a July 3 collision left him with multiple fractures.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/15/2014

Comedian, television personality and actress Joan Rivers died on Sept. 4, 2014 at the age of 81. (credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Former Joan Rivers Plastic Surgeon Remembers Her Zest For Life

“It something happens,” Rivers said, reassuring her daughter, “things are fine. And life is fine. And life is so much fun. It’s one big movie.”

09/06/2014

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Panamanian Toddler Comes To LA For Life-Changing Operation

A 2-year-old girl from Panama is in Los Angeles for a life-changing operation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/24/2014

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Patient Sues Hospital After Forgotten Surgical Sponge Costs Her Portion Of Intestine

A local woman is suing Simi Valley Hospital after she says she has lived in a nightmare for four years due to a medical mistake.

06/17/2014

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Robot Lends A Hand During Pioneering Hysterectomy Procedure

A breakthrough medical procedure relies on a robot and a single incision through the belly button.

04/23/2014

Police service dog Bruno, who was shot on duty March 20, 2014 (credit: City of Anaheim)

Injured Anaheim Police Dog ‘Doing Well’ After Emergency Surgery Overnight

An Anaheim police dog that was seriously injured in a deadly officer-involved shooting was doing well Wednesday after undergoing emergency surgery overnight.

CBS Los Angeles–04/02/2014

Police service dog Bruno, who was shot on duty March 20, 2014 (credit: City of Anaheim)

K-9 Officer Bruno’s Damaged Lungs Functioning Properly After Surgery

Doctors said Friday K-9 Officer Bruno’s repaired lungs were functioning properly after being damaged during a shootout last week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/28/2014

(credit: Anaheim Police Department/Twitter)

Beloved Anaheim Police Dog Recovering After Being Shot During Parole Check

Authorities Friday continued searching for a second suspect following a deadly officer-involved shooting that also injured a beloved police dog.

03/21/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?

The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.

03/06/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?

To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.

03/06/2014

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$50K Reward Offered For Suspect In Mid-City Shooting Death Of 7-Year-Old Boy

Talaib Pecante, his mother and a 31-year-old man were struck at approximately 9 p.m. Monday, when multiple shots were into their vehicle during a car-to-car shooting in the 1900 block of South Corning Street.

12/05/2013

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