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Aug 3, 2018

LA County Sheriff's Deputies Perform Daring Air Rescue

LA County Sheriff's Deputies Perform Daring Air Rescue

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has an elite air rescue team that responds to roughly 300 calls per year, making them the busiest unit in the country.

Apr 27, 2018

4 Our Heroes: Probation K-9s Sniff Out Drugs and More

4 Our Heroes: Probation K-9s Sniff Out Drugs and More

Chloe and Penny are the newest members of the LA County Probation Department's probation team. The canines, who can sniff out narcotics and ammunition, are already proving themselves invaluable.

Apr 14, 2018

'Everyday Heroes' Honored for Saving Friend's Life

'Everyday Heroes' Honored for Saving Friend's Life

A pair of friends was forced to take quick action when a life-or death situation presented itself as they were playing a game of basketball.

Jan 27, 2018

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.

Jan 13, 2018

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.

Jan 6, 2018

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.

Dec 2, 2017

Girl's Christmas Tree Wish Comes True, Thanks to Deputies

Girl's Christmas Tree Wish Comes True, Thanks to Deputies

An 11-year-old Lynwood girl wrote a letter asking only for a Christmas Tree for her family. She waited outside her home for four days, hoping for someone who could help. Her wish was eventually answered by...

Aug 18, 2017

'Lucky' Dog Rescued From Raging LA River Finds Forever Home

'Lucky' Dog Rescued From Raging LA River Finds Forever Home

Lucky has settled into his new forever home after he was rescued from the raging LA River on a stormy January day in 2015.

May 5, 2017

Deputies Praised for Race to Save Children From Burning Home

Deputies Praised for Race to Save Children From Burning Home

Two south Los Angeles station sheriff's deputies are being hailed as heroes for helping save the lives of four children trapped in a house fire earlier this year.

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