Survey Shows 30 Percent of Black Citizens Don't Trust LAPD To' Do What's Right'People who call 911 would prefer to talk to professionally trained mental health workers rather than police for nonviolent emergency calls, according to a survey released Tuesday by Loyola Marymount University.
Small Plane Forced To Use Huntington Beach Street As RunwayThe pilot reportedly told air-traffic controllers she was having engine trouble just before putting the plane down.
Hero Pilot Speaks Out, Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing On 55 FreewayThe emergency landing occurred around 7:40 p.m.
New Program Helps Stroke Patients Get Emergency Specialty TreatmentThe program allows paramedics take those patients to one of nine specialty stroke centers around the county.
Missile-Alert Mistake Feeds Doubts About A Real EmergencyA blunder that caused more than a million people in Hawaii to fear that they were about to be struck by a nuclear missile fed skepticism Sunday about the government's ability to keep them informed in a real emergency.
Medical Experts Suggest Intubation Procedures Could Help More ChildrenA decision was made in the late 1990s not to allow L.A. County paramedics to use tubes on kids after county officials conducted a landmark and controversial study.
LA City Council Votes To Declare Homelessness A Statewide EmergencyLA has almost a quarter of the state's 115,000 homeless people. City officials say homelessness is straining government services to the limit.
Mayor Garcetti Says He Has A Plan To Deal With El NinoThe mayor talked about staying ahead of the powerful weather phenomenon -- from organizing task forces to holding town hall meetings.
LA County Expected To Declare State Of Emergency For Communities Hit By Severe WeatherLos Angeles County officials were expected Friday to declare a state of emergency for several Southland areas due to severe weather that has caused property damage and traffic issues in many parts of the region.
LA County Launches Real-Time Weather Tracker, Urges Residents To Prep For 'El Niño'Officials want residents to being preparing for what could possibly be a record-setting El Niño event.
Since Katrina, Better Disaster Response Helps Connect Pets And PeopleOutside the nearly 2,000 human fatalities from Hurricane Katrina, the disaster displaced or killed hundreds of thousands of dogs, cats and other animals at a time when rescues focused on people and pets were left behind.
Plane Makes Emergency Landing In LA RiverA plane made an emergency landing Friday along a riverbed in the city of Vernon, police said.
Riverside County Declares State Of Emergency Due To Bridge CollapseA local state of emergency was declared Tuesday in Riverside County following the collapse of a four-lane bridge on Interstate 10 that prompted a full and indefinite closure of the freeway.
Major Flooding Reported At Building Housing WeHo RetireesIt was unclear if the flooding was related to Saturday's rain.
Robots Compete In Response To California Disaster SimulationRobots in the disaster response competition in California must push buttons, turn valves, cut through a wall and drive a light utility vehicle.