Los Angeles' six local broadcast stations saw their ratings soar Tuesday night for their live coverage of the shootout between police and fugitive Christopher Dorner. The outlets garnered a combined audience of more than 2 million, more than twice the number that usually tunes in at 5 p.m. KABC attracted 708,000 viewers, improving its rating by 110% over its February sweeps-to-date average, while KCBS and KCAL together tallied 680,000 viewers.

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