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

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017 at 08:17 AM PDT

Boy's Wheelchair Transformed into Epic Flash Costume

Boy's Wheelchair Transformed into Epic Flash Costume

With some help from an Oregon-based nonprofit, a 10-year-old boy with spina bifida was transformed into the Flash for this year's Comic-Con in San Diego. His wheelchair was decked out with huge blinking...

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, Jul 23, 2017 at 11:46 PM PDT

USC Doctor Studies Depression, Disability in Aging Latinos

USC Doctor Studies Depression, Disability in Aging Latinos

University of Southern California associate professor Maria Aranda never left the east side of Los Angeles, a community where she was born and raised and where she's now doing research aimed at helping an older...

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 05:51 AM PDT

Foster Kids See the Ocean for First Time on Fishing Trip

Foster Kids See the Ocean for First Time on Fishing Trip

Despite living close to the beach, many low-income and foster youth in Southern California have never been fishing — let alone seen the ocean.

Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 12:02 AM PDT

Low-Income Students Thrive in Elite Summer Program

Low-Income Students Thrive in Elite Summer Program

The Campbell Scholars Program brings the best and the brightest from nearby low-income public schools to Campbell Hall for a high-quality college prep summer program.

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New App Lets You Play Powerball Lottery From Your Phone
New App Lets You Play Powerball Lottery From Your Phone

Now you can play the Powerball lottery from your smart phone. The $700 million dollar jackpot up for grabs Wednesday night is the second largest in U.S. history.

Police Search for Phoenix Protesters
Police Search for Phoenix Protesters

Phoenix police are scouring social media looking for footage of violent protesters to help identify them. Mekahlo Medina reports for the NBC4 News at 6 on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017.

LA Council Takes Aim at False Fire Alarms
LA Council Takes Aim at False Fire Alarms

With the Los Angeles Fire Department receiving thousands of false alarm calls each year, a City Council committee moved Wednesday to develop a fine for any property owner responsible for a false alarm.

Growing Number of Rehab Clinics Under Increasing Scrutiny
Growing Number of Rehab Clinics Under Increasing Scrutiny

A former rehab patient says instead of getting clean, he was exposed to harder drugs. Carolyn Johnson reports for the NBC4 News at 6 on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017.

Trump-McConnell Feud Threatens Republican Agenda
Trump-McConnell Feud Threatens Republican Agenda

President Donald Trump can't enact his agenda without Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. McConnell may not have a majority to lead without Trump's help. It's simple, and still so complicated. The strangest...

Rich Hill Loses No-Hitter in 10-Inning Loss
Rich Hill Loses No-Hitter in 10-Inning Loss

Rich Hill had a perfect game through eight innings, a no-hitter through nine innings, but a walk-off home run by Josh Harrison in the bottom of the 10th was the only hit needed for the Pirates to shock the...