Life Connected

Life Connected

Sharing the connections among Southern Californians       |       Sunday at 11PM on NBC4 News

Monday, Mar 21, 2016 at 07:44 AM PDT

Nonprofit Helps People With Disabilities Worldwide

Nonprofit Helps People With Disabilities Worldwide

In 1967, Joni Eareckson Tada was just 17 years old when she dove into shallow water and broke her neck, leaving her quadriplegic and in a wheelchair.

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014 at 08:43 PM PST

Share Your Life Connected Story

Share Your Life Connected Story

Welcome to Life Connected. our new series chronicling the many ways in which people and communities across Southern California come together to inspire and support one another.

Monday, Mar 14, 2016 at 06:02 PM PDT

Barbershop Family Offers Free Haircuts for LA Homeless

Barbershop Family Offers Free Haircuts for LA Homeless

Heber Garcia is a master barber — helping people look their best runs in the family.

Monday, Mar 7, 2016 at 01:33 PM PST

'Team Impact' Connects Sick Kids to Sports Teams

'Team Impact' Connects Sick Kids to Sports Teams

Life for kids with life-threatening illnesses is not easy. So when they can step away from their diagnosis and just be kids, it can create memories that can often help them forget about their struggles.

Monday, Feb 29, 2016 at 12:39 AM PST

One Million Thumbprints: Women Banding Together for Assault Victims

One Million Thumbprints: Women Banding Together for Assault Victims

A group of women are binding together after incomprehensible violence: Sexual assault in the name of war.

Monday, Feb 15, 2016 at 09:46 AM PST

School Helps Blind Adults Reach Their Potential

School Helps Blind Adults Reach Their Potential

About 70 percent of blind people are unemployed, but one local organization is working to change that.

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Tax Refund Take Back: Program Allows Tax Board to Intercept Refunds

Tax Refund Take Back: Program Allows Tax Board to Intercept Refunds

Expecting a tax refund? Cities like LA might try to nab it from you.

Protesters Spill Into Street Outside Donald Trump Rally

Protesters Spill Into Street Outside Donald Trump Rally

Protesters spilled out into the street on Thursday night, broke windows of a police car and blocked traffic at a rally for presidential candidate Donald Trump in Costa Mesa, California.

Rams Pick Jared Goff as NFL Draft's Top Pick

Rams Pick Jared Goff as NFL Draft's Top Pick

Surprising almost no one, the Los Angeles Rams selected Jared Goff with the no. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. Goff is a 6-foot 4-inch quarterback who joins the NFL following his junior year at the...

Man Arrested After Fullerton Hostage Standoff

Man Arrested After Fullerton Hostage Standoff

A suspect who may have been involved in a no-hit, gang-related shooting in a park in Placentia Thursday surrendered after holding a hostage inside a garage in Fullerton for more than three hours, police said.

FDA Approves First Commercial Zika Virus Test

FDA Approves First Commercial Zika Virus Test

The Food and Drug Administration approved the first commercial U.S. test Thursday to diagnose the Zika virus, NBC News reported. Quest Diagnostics will use the same method that government labs use to look...

Dee Gordon Suspended 80 Games for PEDs

Dee Gordon Suspended 80 Games for PEDs

Current Miami Marlins second baseman and former Dodger, Dee Gordon, was suspended by MLB 80 games for testing positive for PEDs minutes after scoring the winning run in Miami's 5-2 victory over Los Angeles.