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Life Connected

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

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 03:38 PM PST

Two-Time Cancer Survivor, Doctor Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro

Two-Time Cancer Survivor, Doctor Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro

Determination took one cancer patient from a hospital bed to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro and inspired others — including her doctor — to join her.

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016 at 05:08 PM PDT

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.

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 11:46 PM PST

Music Therapist Comforts Hospice Patients with Song

Music Therapist Comforts Hospice Patients with Song

A 26-year-old music therapist at VITAS healthcare plays in a rock band by night, but he spends his days singing sweet lullabies to 86-year-old nun Mary Ellen Kowalski, a hospice patient at the Sisters of St....

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 at 12:07 AM PST

Nonprofit Empowers Street Artists to Uplift Neighborhoods

Nonprofit Empowers Street Artists to Uplift Neighborhoods

Santa Monica-based nonprofit Beautify Earth helps street artists use their talent to paint away urban decay. The organization has grown from a grassroots movement along Lincoln Boulevard in Santa Monica to a...

Monday, Jan 30, 2017 at 02:38 PM PST

'He Saved My Life': Boxing Legend Opens Gym for Homeless

'He Saved My Life': Boxing Legend Opens Gym for Homeless

The suicide of local boxing legend Mia St. John's son caused her to consider taking her own life, but a chance encounter with a homeless man inspired her to create a boxing space in her son's honor.

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Remains of Woman Who Disappeared While Shopping Identified
Remains of Woman Who Disappeared While Shopping Identified

The Los Angeles County coroner's office confirmed Tuesday that remains found in Santa Clarita are that of a woman who went missing outside a Reseda Goodwill store in January.

Additional Victims Sought in 'Upskirt' Incidents
Additional Victims Sought in 'Upskirt' Incidents

Police on Wednesday were seeking possible additional victims of a man accused of shooting cellphone video up the skirts of women at businesses in San Bernardino County and Orange counties.

Taggers Target Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Venice
Taggers Target Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Venice

Authorities Wednesday were investigating the tagging of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Venice, which had been vandalized nearly a year ago in what investigators believe was an unrelated crime.

Queen Mary: New 'Entertainment Destination' Ahead
Queen Mary: New 'Entertainment Destination' Ahead

The $250-million shops-and-more development will rise on the waterfront land near the landmark ship.

AP: Trump Campaign Chief Linked to Putin Interests
AP: Trump Campaign Chief Linked to Putin Interests

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Vladimir Putin a decade ago and proposed an ambitious political strategy to undermine anti-Russian opposition across former Soviet republics, The Associated Press has learned. The White House on Wednesday acknowledged the AP's revelations had "started to catch a lot of buzz" but brushed them aside, though some members of Congress expressed alarm. Manafort's activities appeared to contradict previous assertions by the Trump administration and Manafort that he never worked for Russian interests.

Sex Reassignment Inmate Says Prison is 'Torture'
Sex Reassignment Inmate Says Prison is 'Torture'

The first U.S. inmate to have taxpayer-funded sex reassignment surgery, Shiloh Heavenly Quine, says she's been mistreated since being transferred to a California women's prison, where she now has a beard and mustache because officials have denied her a razor.