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Life Connected

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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Texas Day Care Abuse Caught on Camera
Texas Day Care Abuse Caught on Camera

A day care worker in Montgomery County, Texas has been arrested after being captured on a security camera throwing a four-year-old child to the ground face first. This video shows Gregory Diglin allegedly grabbing a four-year old girl by the arm and slamming her to the floor at the Children's Lighthouse Day Care. We've paused the video because of the graphic nature of the incident. Diglin is being held on bond and charged with injury to a child.

LADWP to Begin Notifying Customers of Pending Reimbursement
LADWP to Begin Notifying Customers of Pending Reimbursement

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers should begin receiving information in the mail this week about how to recover compensation from an overbilling class-action settlement, the law firm that represented the plaintiffs said Monday.

Librarians Use Prom-Inspired Event to Attract Nearby Teens
Librarians Use Prom-Inspired Event to Attract Nearby Teens

Librarians, volunteers and local cosmetology students partnered to host a prom dress drive with free make-overs to attract teens to the library’s doors.

Schiff Calls for Nunes' Recusal From Russia Probe
Schiff Calls for Nunes' Recusal From Russia Probe

Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, called for its chairman, Rep. Devin Nunes, to recuse himself from "any investigation" into President Donald Trump's campaign and transition team after news of the Republican's secret White House meeting on the issue emerged. Schiff, D-Calif., said Monday that it's "not a recommendation I make lightly," NBC News reported.

CBP Seizes $2.8 Million in Drugs, Arrests 19 Fugitives
CBP Seizes $2.8 Million in Drugs, Arrests 19 Fugitives

Border Patrol agents seized nearly $2.8 million in drugs in San Diego and Imperial Valley counties over the weekend.

Man Sentenced for Stealing More Than Half Million Dollars
Man Sentenced for Stealing More Than Half Million Dollars

A former FedEx driver and the founder and chief investment officer of a local management firm was sentenced to more than two years in prison for stealing more than half a million dollars from local investors.