Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 at 12:15 AM PDT

Animal Reading Program Helps Boosts Children's Self-Confidence

Animal Reading Program Helps Boosts Children's Self-Confidence

Bark is an all-volunteer program that encourages children to increase their reading skills and self-confidence by reading aloud to therapy dogs. Students find reading in front of classmates intimidating,...

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, Oct 6, 2014 at 03:35 AM PDT

Harvest Home Helps Expecting Mother Get Off Street

Harvest Home Helps Expecting Mother Get Off Street

Two years ago, Nicole Draft found herself homeless and pregnant and fleeing an abusive relationship. It is a common story for the women who stay at Harvest Home – one of the very few places in Southern...

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 08:22 AM PDT

Sign Language Sing-Alongs

Sign Language Sing-Alongs

A couple who posted sing-along music videos on YouTube using sign language have helped bridge the gap between the hearing and the hearing impaired. Kathy Vara reports for this week's Life Connected on the...

Monday, Sep 22, 2014 at 10:11 AM PDT

Life Connected: Caring Family of Kings

Life Connected: Caring Family of Kings

The Stanley Cup champions had a busy off-season raising money and awareness for a condition that affects one in 500 infants, including a member of the LA Kings' family. Kim Baldonado reports for the NBC4 News at...

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 06:18 AM PDT

Life Connected: Foster Child Finds Opportunity

Life Connected: Foster Child Finds Opportunity

A foster child finds friendship and a bright future. Ted Chen reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Sunday Sept. 14, 2014.

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3 Deputies Sickened Responding to Domestic Dispute

3 Deputies Sickened Responding to Domestic Dispute

Four people, including three Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies, were hospitalized Saturday night after being sickened by a chemical at a drug lab on the outskirts of Palmdale, officials said.

Escaped Sheep Struck by Hit-Run Driver

Escaped Sheep Struck by Hit-Run Driver

A bighorn sheep that escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in a Los Feliz neighborhood Saturday, police said.

Christian Mingle Rapist Hacked, Stalked Me: Woman

Christian Mingle Rapist Hacked, Stalked Me: Woman

The Del Mar man serving a 37-year prison sentence for raping two women he met online targeted others through hacking and stalking that made one alleged victim feel "endangered," she told NBC 7.

LAPD Prepares for Ferguson Reaction Amid Calls for Calm

LAPD Prepares for Ferguson Reaction Amid Calls for Calm

With a decision looming in the controversial grand jury investigation into Michael Brown's shooting, the Los Angeles Police Department is preparing in case demonstrations are in LA when the decision is...

UCLA Beats USC 38-20 in Battle for LA

UCLA Beats USC 38-20 in Battle for LA

The No. 11 UCLA Bruins beat the No. 24 USC Trojans 38-20 at the Rose Bowl on Saturday night, extending the Bruins’ winning streak in the Los Angeles rivalry to three.

Fishermen Save Kayakers from Windy Odyssey

Fishermen Save Kayakers from Windy Odyssey

Six kayakers were blown a mile out to sea, and rescued by squid fishing boat crews, as 50 mile per hour Santa Ana winds cropped up suddenly in Malibu today.