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  • Jahi McMath case muddies an already agonizing subject

    Jahi McMath case muddies an already agonizing subject
    OAKLAND — The case of the brain-dead 13-year-old girl whose family was embroiled in a legal standoff with Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland seems to be nearing an end. After marathon negotiations with a federal magistrate, Jahi McMath'...
  • Family wants brain-dead girl on life support after tonsil surgery

    Family wants brain-dead girl on life support after tonsil surgery
    It was supposed to be a common surgical procedure to have her tonsils removed, but one week later, the family of 13-year-old Jahi McMath is fighting to keep a hospital in Oakland from taking her off life support. Her uncle, Omari Sealey, told CNN on...
  • Family of brain-dead girl seeks injunction to maintain life support

    Family of brain-dead girl seeks injunction to maintain life support
    The family of a 13-year-old Oakland girl who became brain dead after having her tonsils removed plans to seek a court injunction Friday blocking the hospital from taking her off life support over the holidays. Doctors at Children’s Hospital &...
  • Judge orders Oakland hospital to keep brain-dead girl on life support

    Judge orders Oakland hospital to keep brain-dead girl on life support
    A judge has ordered an Oakland hospital not to remove from life support a 13-year-old girl who became brain dead after having her tonsils removed. The girl's family had requested that she remain on life support. At a hearing Friday, both sides agreed to...
  • L.A. Fire Department dramatically overhauls response to shootings

    L.A. Fire Department dramatically overhauls response to shootings
    Los Angeles fire officials are dramatically changing how rescuers respond to mass shootings after a gunman with a high-powered rifle mortally wounded a federal security officer in a shooting rampage last month at LAX. The new goal is to have Los Angeles...
  • Auto racing legend Andy Granatelli dies at 90

    Auto racing legend Andy Granatelli dies at 90
    MONTECITO, Calif.¬† — Andy Granatelli, the former CEO of STP motor oil company who made a mark on motorsports as a car owner, innovator and entrepreneur, has died. He was 90. Granatelli's son, Vince, said his father died Sunday of congestive...
  • Jahi McMath is brain dead; hopes for life are futile, experts say

    Jahi McMath is brain dead; hopes for life are futile, experts say
    With the clock winding down on a court order keeping 13-year-old Jahi McMath on a ventilator, medical ethicists say the public drama over the brain-dead girl has fueled a misconception that her condition is somehow treatable. Multiple doctors, including...
  • Clock ticks in Jahi McMath case; experts say court clash went too far

    Clock ticks in Jahi McMath case; experts say court clash went too far
    OAKLAND — As the clock ticks toward a 5 p.m. deadline for Children's Hospital Oakland to remove a 13-year-old girl deemed brain-dead from a ventilator, experts in medical and legal ethics say there are no “gray areas” in the case and...
  • Hospital says conditions must be met for Jahi McMath's transfer

    Hospital says conditions must be met for Jahi McMath's transfer
    OAKLAND — After an eleventh-hour court order was issued that will keep 13-year-old Jahi McMath on a ventilator until Jan. 7, a hospital spokesman said the facility will work with the family to help transfer the girl to nursing care — if...
  • Court order to keep brain-dead girl on ventilator is extended

    Court order to keep brain-dead girl on ventilator is extended
    OAKLAND — A court order was extended late Monday that will keep a 13-year-old girl deemed brain-dead on a ventilator for another week, while the facility pledged to work with the family to transfer Jahi McMath elsewhere if certain conditions could...
  • UFC fighter Shane del Rosario in critical condition in Newport

    UFC fighter Shane del Rosario in critical condition in Newport
    UFC heavyweight fighter Shane del Rosario is in critical condition at Hoag Hospital after suffering a reported heart attack in his Newport Beach home. Rosario, 30, arrived at the hospital late Tuesday in full cardiac arrest and was revived in the...