Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Monday, Jun 30, 2014 at 11:01 AM PDT

Crash Brings Commitment to Help

Crash Brings Commitment to Help

Many lives connect, but in the case of two men, their connection was more like a collision. From a car crash that could've killed them both came understanding and a commitment to help each other and others.

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.

Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014 at 05:35 PM PDT

Demolition Offers Opportunities for School

Demolition Offers Opportunities for School

A school is receiving much-needed supplies from the San Onofre nuclear power plant, which is set to be demolished. Meantime, a homeless man who volunteered to help haul the supplies to the school is...

Monday, Jun 16, 2014 at 07:03 AM PDT

Life Connected: Ex-Gang Member's Mission

Life Connected: Ex-Gang Member's Mission

A former gang member teamed up with an aspiring film director in an effort to stop violence in South Los Angeles. Jane Yamamoto reports in this week’s Life Connected on Sunday, June 15, 2014.

Thursday, Jun 5, 2014 at 04:30 PM PDT

Roller Pigeons Turn Diverse Crowds into 'One Big Family'

Roller Pigeons Turn Diverse Crowds into 'One Big Family'

Crowds from all walks of life gather in Pacoima each week to watch roller pigeons compete. While watching the birds, known for their ability to roll and tumble in mid-air, brings rival gang members,...

Monday, May 19, 2014 at 10:06 AM PDT

Connection Helps Homeless Vet Turn Life Around

Connection Helps Homeless Vet Turn Life Around

A homeless veteran who became an alcoholic and gambling addict has turned his life around. He’s studying to be an alcohol and drug counselor after getting help. Ted Chen reports for Life Connected on the...

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"Exceptional" Drought Covers More Than Half of California

"Exceptional" Drought Covers More Than Half of California

Exceptional drought conditions expanded this week to include more than half of California.

One Dead After Hit-and-Run Driver Strikes Pedestrians

One Dead After Hit-and-Run Driver Strikes Pedestrians

One man was killed and another is in serious condition after a hit-and-run driver struck them while they were crossing a North Hollywood street Wednesday night, police said.

Malibu Standoff After Shootout With FBI Agent

Malibu Standoff After Shootout With FBI Agent

A man suspected of getting into a shootout with an off-duty FBI agent during an attempted kidnapping at a gym in the San Fernando Valley on Wednesday was arrested after leading officers on a pursuit into Malibu,...

Water Shut Off, Repairs Begin on Sunset Boulevard

Water Shut Off, Repairs Begin on Sunset Boulevard

Valves controlling the flow of water to the location of a Westwood water main break were shut off, allowing workers to begin making repairs to the pipes and street near the UCLA campus.

Gay Church Employee Fired Over Engagement

Gay Church Employee Fired Over Engagement

The music director of a Illinois church lost his job after getting engaged to be married. Colin Collette got engaged to his longtime partner in Rome last week. But after announcing his big news, he was...

Teen Girl to Face Charges in Cocos Fire

Teen Girl to Face Charges in Cocos Fire

A teenage girl appeared in a San Diego County courtroom to face charges that she caused the devastating Cocos Fire.