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Friday, Mar 2, 2018 at 08:48 PM PST

CHP Officers Help an Elderly Man Found Walking on Freeway

CHP Officers Help an Elderly Man Found Walking on Freeway

The role of the California Highway Patrol is one of safety, service, and security. That statement couldn't be truer than in the case of an elderly man who walked away from his care center and onto the 605...

Friday, Feb 2, 2018 at 08:52 PM PST

Website Provides Life-Changing Connections

Website Provides Life-Changing Connections

Two people determined to help those affected by the Thomas fire and Montecito mudslides used their skills to connect those who needed help to the people who had things to give.

Saturday, Jan 27, 2018 at 08:50 AM PST

Two Hikers Are Rescued From the Same Mountain A Day Apart

Two Hikers Are Rescued From the Same Mountain A Day Apart

They risk their lives to save others, and this time the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Air Rescue 5 team did it back to back.

Friday, Jan 26, 2018 at 07:07 PM PST

Hoist Rescues From 'Sheet of Mud' Saved Lives in Montecito

Hoist Rescues From 'Sheet of Mud' Saved Lives in Montecito

After a sea of mud devastated the Montecito area and killed 20 people following the first significant storm of the season, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department Aviation stepped in for assistance.

Saturday, Jan 13, 2018 at 11:30 AM PST

In Compton, Rising Movement Looks to Propel a City Forward

In Compton, Rising Movement Looks to Propel a City Forward

A local pastor and a Compton deputy are showing how a little paint and good, old-fashioned elbow grease can change a community for the better.

Saturday, Jan 6, 2018 at 06:01 AM PST

A Look Back at the Heroes of 2017

A Look Back at the Heroes of 2017

Last year was filled of tragedies, natural disasters and heartbreaks but 2017 was also the year many heroes emerged to step up and remedy the devastations.

Saturday, Dec 23, 2017 at 01:22 AM PST

Clinic Is a Blessing for Underprivileged Families

Clinic Is a Blessing for Underprivileged Families

Eighteen years ago, a health care worker got a call to help start a small toy giveaway. Today that effort has grown into a huge toy drive helping dozens of families in need during the holidays.

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 07:50 PM PST

CHP Officer Saves Life of Woman About to Jump the Freeway

CHP Officer Saves Life of Woman About to Jump the Freeway

A California Highway Patrol officer made a split-second decision that saved the life of a woman who was threatening to jump from a Pasadena overpass with her dog.

Saturday, Dec 30, 2017 at 06:49 AM PST

LAPD Sergeant Gives Back to Community Through Mentorship

LAPD Sergeant Gives Back to Community Through Mentorship

Echo Park resident Letisia Ruiz was a troubled teen who dropped out of school and became a single mother. She endured several struggles throughout her life but proved you can turn it around with ambition and...

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 10:27 PM PST

Community Comes Together to Battle SoCal Fires

Community Comes Together to Battle SoCal Fires

A great salute to the men and women battling fires and saving lives, all the emergency responders, firefighters, police officers, medical responders and members of the community who have helped each other.

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Police Pursuit in San Fernando Valley Area Ends With Dancing Man
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California National Guard to Leave Border, Help Stop Fires
California National Guard to Leave Border, Help Stop Fires

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