Tragedy

A toddler that was first reported missing on Sunday was found dead in a backyard pool in North Hollywood. (credit: CBS)

Missing Toddler In North Hollywood Found Dead In Pool

CPR was performed to no avail.

09/14/2014

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Grief-Stricken Parents Of Murdered USC Student Speak Out

Xinran Ji, 25, was found dead Thursday morning is his fourth floor unit at the City Park apartments in the 200 block of West 30th Street, after prosecutors say he was attacked on his way home from a study group.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/31/2014

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For La Conchita Residents, Washington Mudslide Evokes Painful Memories Of 2005 Tragedy

The Washington State mudslide is bringing back painful memories of Southern California’s 2005 La Conchita disaster in Ventura County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/25/2014

LA City Attorney Mike Feuer. (credit: CBS)

City Council Agrees To Pay Couple Whose Baby Was Killed At Art Walk Event $500K

A 2012 lawsuit faulted the city for not putting up traffic barriers for an event attended by “tens of thousands of pedestrians.”

03/19/2014

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The McStay Murders: Who Could Be Responsible For Such A Heinous Crime?

With the announcement Friday that skeletal remains found near Victorville belong to Joseph and Summer McStay and that other remains are likely that of their two young children, authorities are asking several important questions.

11/15/2013

JFK (credit: Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

CBS News Announces Coverage Plans To Mark 50th Anniversary Of JFK Assassination

CBS News plans extensive coverage — across a variety of their shows — to commemorate the 5oth anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

11/07/2013

Ryan Kraft used to babysit for accused massacre gunmen Adam Lanza. (credit: CBS)

Conn. Shooter’s Former Sitter Told: ‘Keep An Eye On Him,’ ‘Never Turn My Back’

Scores of fundraisers have sprung up in the aftermath of the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut.

12/16/2012

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Chief Beck Wants To Start Program Where Officers Visit Schools At Least Once Per Day

Speaking at a graduating class of nearly 500 police cadets, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck reflected on the shooting massacre in Connecticut.

12/16/2012

Vigils were held around the Southland Saturday to remember the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy. (credit: CBS)

Vigils Held Around The Southland Saturday To Honor Conn. Shooting Victims

Gun control advocates held a series of vigils around the Southland Saturday to protest the mass shooting in Connecticut Friday that left 28 people dead.

12/15/2012

The feel-good psychologist and author celebrated his 9th year on the Dr. Phil Show, and his 60th birthday this month. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Dr. Phil Offers Advice To Parents Trying To Help Kids Cope With Conn. Tragedy

The images are everywhere. And they are haunting. Disturbing.

12/14/2012

Tammy Hetzel and Doug Childers tied the knot today in Seal Beach ... both linked by the tragedy of Salon Meritage. (credit: CBS)

Seal Beach Tragedy Unites Newlywed Couple

They played “We Found Love In A Hopeless Place” at the wedding.

09/29/2012

4th Annual Sunset Strip Music Festival - Tribute To Motley Crue

Dane Cook Makes Joke About ‘Dark Knight’ Shooting At Laugh Factory

Cell phone video of comedian Dane Cook making a joke about the recent theater shootings in Aurora, Colo., during a stand-up routine Thursday night was released to the Daily Caller Friday.

CBS Los Angeles–07/27/2012

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Parents Of ‘Dark Knight’ Shooting Suspect Puzzled, Distraught

A longtime friend of Bob and Arlene Holmes — parents of the suspect in the Aurora, Colorado massacre at a theater showing “Dark Knight Rises” — walked out of their Rancho Penasquitos home Friday thanking the public on their behalf.

07/20/2012

Little Aaris Conway accidentally hanged himself in the backyard of his Lancaster home. (credit: CBS)

Lancaster Boy, 7, Accidentally Hangs Himself In Backyard Tree

Officials say a 7-year-old Lancaster boy accidentally hanged himself in the backyard of his home.

06/16/2012

Michael Patton missed racing in a yacht that saw four of his friends perish. (credit: CBS)

5th Crewman Doesn’t Consider Himself Lucky For Missing Deadly Yacht Race

A last-minute decision to not race with his four friends is credited with saving the life of competitive sailor Michael Patton.

04/29/2012

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