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October 12, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Comedian and actor Redd Foxx collapsed with a heart attack Friday afternoon at Paramount Studios and was hospitalized in extremely critical condition, authorities said. Paramedics were called to the studio shortly after 4 p.m., a Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman said. Foxx was unconscious and "extremely critical" when he was brought into the emergency room at Queen of Angels-Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, a hospital spokeswoman said.
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February 16, 2012 | By Rick Rojas and Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times
The man described as a doting father to his two little girls left for the market Wednesday morning to buy juice and milk. He returned to his South Los Angeles home to find his wife trying to drown his young daughters in an infant tub, authorities say. It appears the mother — who may have been battling depression or other mental illness — "snapped," killing her 1-year-old daughter and leaving her 5-year-old gravely injured, Deputy Police Chief...
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 1, 2004 | From a Times Staff Writer
A 12-year-old boy was in extremely critical condition Tuesday night after nearly drowning in a backyard plastic pool at a North Hollywood home, a fire department official said. Paramedics were called to Welby Way at 7:38 p.m. Paramedics applied pulmonary resuscitation as the boy was driven to Pacifica Hospital of the Valley. They finally got a pulse, but the boy required a ventilator to breathe, said Bob Collis of the Los Angeles Fire Department.
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May 26, 2009 | Associated Press
Authorities say a Richmond woman crashed her car while driving under the influence, killing two adults and putting two young children on life support. Tiffany Reynolds, 26, had a broken neck and other injuries. The California Highway Patrol says she will be arrested on multiple charges, including vehicular manslaughter. Reynolds lost control of her car on Interstate 880 in Oakland and crashed into a concrete wall about 1:20 a.m. Monday. Her domestic partner, Sara Tierra, and Tierra's brother David Tierra were pronounced dead at the scene.
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February 16, 1994 | JOHN HURST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A 69-year-old foster grandparent who did volunteer work with blind children was in extremely critical condition Tuesday after being shot point-blank in the eye by teen-age muggers as she waited for a bus, according to police and relatives. Amalia C. Sison, a volunteer at the Foundation for the Junior Blind in Southwest Los Angeles, was confronted by two teen-agers Monday at a bus stop behind the facility and shot in the left eye with a .
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August 12, 1992 | RON RUSSELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Police on Tuesday were searching for a 15-year-old boy suspected of stabbing his mother and step-brother as they slept in their South-Central Los Angeles home, authorities said. Los Angeles Police Lt. Bruce Hagerty said the 37-year-old woman, who was not identified, and her 11-year-old stepson were stabbed early Monday at the home in the 5900 block of South 8th Avenue. The woman was listed in extremely critical condition at Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center on Tuesday.
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July 11, 1993 | LEO SMITH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A 16-year-old Oxnard boy was in extremely critical condition at St. John's Regional Medical Center late Saturday after being thrown more than 220 feet by a hit-and-run driver while bicycling home from work at a Ventura pizza parlor. Michael Gialloreto, a junior at Ventura High School, suffered multiple head injuries when a black Toyota pickup truck slammed into him as he rode along Harbor Boulevard near McGrath State Beach at 11:30 p.m. Friday, authorities said.
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May 28, 1992 | BOB POOL and ROXANA KOPETMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A 3-year-old boy kidnaped from a Long Beach day care center and then set afire by his abductor managed to cling to life Wednesday, despite burns to 60% of his body and lung damage from flame and smoke inhalation. The boy, whose name was being withheld by authorities, was in extremely critical condition at County-USC Medical Center with third-degree burns.
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June 14, 1993 | SHARON BERNSTEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An apparent suicide gone wrong triggered a massive explosion at a Lakewood apartment building Sunday, leaving one woman very severely burned and as many as 100 people homeless. Remarkably, no one else was seriously injured. The blast--caused by a buildup of gas in one apartment--blew out several walls and shattered windows throughout the 24-unit Lakewood Manor on Pixie Avenue. Two apartments in the two-building courtyard complex were destroyed and the remaining 22 were rendered uninhabitable.
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March 10, 2008 | Ari B. Bloomekatz
A 17-year-old boy was in "extremely critical condition" Sunday after being found riddled with bullets in the bed of the Los Angeles River. Police said the shooting occurred about 3:30 a.m. and that "a witness heard gunshots followed by several people running," said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Ed Hernandez. The teenager was found near the junction of the 710 Freeway and Firestone Boulevard. Police said they were investigating the shooting as gang-related. -- Ari B. Bloomekatz
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January 24, 2006 | Mai Tran, Times Staff Writer
A 26-year-old motorist accused of running down and critically injuring a former high school football coach at an Aliso Viejo shopping center has been ticketed seven times in recent years, including speeding violations and drunk-driving arrests. Morteza Bakhtiari of Costa Mesa is being held at Orange County Jail on $1-million bail. He is scheduled to be arraigned today in Newport Beach on suspicion of attempted murder, hit-and-run driving and filing a false police report.
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September 1, 2004 | From a Times Staff Writer
A 12-year-old boy was in extremely critical condition Tuesday night after nearly drowning in a backyard plastic pool at a North Hollywood home, a fire department official said. Paramedics were called to Welby Way at 7:38 p.m. Paramedics applied pulmonary resuscitation as the boy was driven to Pacifica Hospital of the Valley. They finally got a pulse, but the boy required a ventilator to breathe, said Bob Collis of the Los Angeles Fire Department.
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November 6, 2000 | ZANTO PEABODY
A shooting outside a topless bar left three men in critical condition after an argument Sunday morning inside the club, police said. One of the victims was listed in extremely critical condition Sunday and the others were in critical but stable condition at area hospitals, Los Angeles police spokesman Guillermo Campos said. Police would not identify the victims, who apparently had been fighting with another group of men inside the Classy Lady on Sepulveda Boulevard at Roscoe Boulevard.
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May 23, 2000 | ROB FERNAS and JOHN ORTEGA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Marcus Raines and Richard Newton, standout athletes at Littlerock High, were arrested Monday on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon in the beating of a teenager who is listed in extremely critical condition at Northridge Hospital Medical Center, The Times has learned. Sgt. Chuck Stringman of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said two juveniles were being detained in connection with an assault Saturday night at a Palmdale residence.
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January 12, 1999
A Santa Ana teenager accidentally shot himself in the head Monday and was listed in extremely critical condition after he, his sister and a friend played with a gun they thought was unloaded, police said. The unidentified youth was rushed to UC Irvine Medical Center shortly after the noon shooting and was placed on a life support system. Santa Ana Police Sgt.
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March 10, 2008 | Ari B. Bloomekatz
A 17-year-old boy was in "extremely critical condition" Sunday after being found riddled with bullets in the bed of the Los Angeles River. Police said the shooting occurred about 3:30 a.m. and that "a witness heard gunshots followed by several people running," said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Ed Hernandez. The teenager was found near the junction of the 710 Freeway and Firestone Boulevard. Police said they were investigating the shooting as gang-related. -- Ari B. Bloomekatz
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May 22, 1989 | From a Times Staff Writer
Deposed Philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos, clinging to life after suffering kidney, cardiac and pulmonary failure, continued to rally Sunday in a Honolulu hospital but was still listed in extremely critical condition, hospital officials said. Marcos, 71--exiled here with his family since February, 1986--is more alert and communicative, said a hospital spokesman, but the prognosis is still poor because of his weakened condition. Marcos, hospitalized since January, remains attached to a respirator, a hemodialysis blood-cleansing machine and monitors.
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November 4, 1998 | JASON KANDEL
Son Ngoc Pho just barely had time to celebrate his 18th birthday Monday before he was shot in the head by an apparent gang member as he sat in a friend's car, police said. Pho remains in extremely critical condition Tuesday, police said. The shooting occurred in the parking lot at Liquor Mart, 14461 Brookhurst St., about 6:30 p.m. At least eight shots were fired, Garden Grove Police Lt. John Woods said. No one else was injured.
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