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

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 12:21 AM PDT

Softball Foundation Creates 'Field of Dreams' in South LA

Softball Foundation Creates 'Field of Dreams' in South LA

Two-time Olympic softball medalist Natasha Watley's foundation brings softball to South Los Angeles, creating a "field of dreams" for dozens of girls living in the under served community.

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 24, 2016 at 10:52 PM PDT

Former Gang Member Gets Second Chance at Life

Former Gang Member Gets Second Chance at Life

Working with the Los Angeles Conservation Corps, Alex Lopez, a former gang member, is getting a second chance at life.

Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 11:22 AM PDT

8-Year-Old Girl Raises Thousands for Children's Hospital

8-Year-Old Girl Raises Thousands for Children's Hospital

An 8-year-old with cerebral palsy is using her arts and crafts skills to raise thousands for the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles.

Monday, Jul 11, 2016 at 12:13 AM PDT

Moorpark Mother Set on Fire Recovers

Moorpark Mother Set on Fire Recovers

After a Moorpark mother of four survived unimaginable domestic violence when her husband set her on fire, causing significant burns, a Southern California burn center donated surgeries to help mend her wounds.

Monday, Jul 4, 2016 at 02:02 PM PDT

Formerly Homeless Foster Youth Graduates College

Formerly Homeless Foster Youth Graduates College

Growing up, Mich Hamlin would sleep next to a trash bin in Pomona, kicking away the leaves to make room for his family to sleep. Now, just three weeks ago, 23-year-old Hamlin graduated from college, joining the...

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Police: Avoid Area After Shooting Near Cal State Northridge

Police: Avoid Area After Shooting Near Cal State Northridge

Police were asking the public to avoid the area east of Cal State Northridge campus as they searched for a gunman suspected in a shooting that left two critically wounded Sunday.

New Law: Californians Can Break Into Hot Cars to Save Pets

New Law: Californians Can Break Into Hot Cars to Save Pets

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill that allows Californians to rescue animals trapped in hot cars without fear of prosecution.

Vin Scully's Last Home Broadcast at Dodger Stadium

Vin Scully's Last Home Broadcast at Dodger Stadium

Vin Scully will broadcast his final game at Dodger Stadium Sunday, saying "I'm trying very hard not to think about me."

Wash. Mall Shooting Suspect Was 'Zombie-Like' During Arrest

Wash. Mall Shooting Suspect Was 'Zombie-Like' During Arrest

The suspect in a shooting at a Washington state mall that left five dead is in custody, authorities said. He was identified at at a press conference Saturday night as 20-year-old Arcan Cetin, a resident of Oak...

Marlins Pitcher Jose Fernandez Killed in Boating Accident

Marlins Pitcher Jose Fernandez Killed in Boating Accident

Jose Fernandez, the ace right-hander for the Miami Marlins who escaped Cuba to become one of baseball's brightest stars, was killed in a boating accident early Sunday morning. Fernandez was 24. Authorities said...

North Hollywood Liquor Store Worker Shot and Killed

North Hollywood Liquor Store Worker Shot and Killed

An employee at a liquor store in North Hollywood was shot and killed during a robbery at the business, a police sergeant said Sunday.