Instagram Effect: Selfies Leading To More Rescues In SoCalLeaping into danger just to get the perfect pic or video to share on social media. Sheriff's departments across Southern California say they're seeing a spike in the number of people who need to be rescued because they got hurt while searching for social media fame. Laurie Perez reports.
Storm Washes Away Campground, Brings Down Trees, Closes Canyon RoadsThe second storm to hit Southern California in as many days has wreaked havoc from Santa Barbara to Orange County.
July 4th Holiday Promises To Be Among Busiest Days Of The Year For Lifeguards"Today, alone, we had over 130 water rescues," said Lifeguard Capt. Mark Herman.
LA County Lifeguards Warn Of Strong Rip Currents Along CoastLifeguards say a south swell brought powerful currents to L.A. County beaches, resulting in a rescue effort just south of the Venice Pier around 3 p.m.
Pet Porkers Pack Rescues As Trendy Teacup Pigs Fatten UpIt's a common story playing out nationwide, leaving thousands of pet pigs homeless and rescues packed.
Only On 2: Dogs Rescuing People Under Collapsed Rubble In Nepal Got Their Training In The SouthlandAfter about nine months of training, the dogs are paired with their handlers, usually firefighters.
Nearly 200 Dogs Rescued From Puppy Mill Paw Closer To Getting Forever HomesIt was a day of primping and grooming for nearly 200 dogs rescued from a puppy mill last week.
Lifeguards On Pace For Record Number Of Rescues At Malibu BeachesIt's been a busy year for lifeguards at Zuma, Point Dume and other local beaches.
Weather-Fueled Beach Crowds Keep Lifeguards BusyBig crowds at the beach have created more work for lifeguards this summer, increasing the amount of overtime pay and putting a dent in the Los Angeles County Fire Department budget.
Lifeguards Have Especially Busy Day On Southland BeachesLifeguards conducted dozens of rescues between Dockweiler State Beach in Playa del Rey and Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro.
Passionate Pilot Flies Condemned Dogs From High-Euthanizing Regions To Rescuers In CaliforniaPilot Zachary Bryson is taking the rescuing of dogs to new heights.
High Surf Advisory Issued Through WednesdayA high surf advisory was in effect Tuesday for many Southland beaches, the National Weather Service said.