Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Monday, Mar 28, 2016 at 09:01 AM PDT

Gift of a Smile Gives Hope to Aspiring Singer

Gift of a Smile Gives Hope to Aspiring Singer

An aspiring singer who once lived on the streets is one step closer to making his dream a reality thanks to the gift of a smile.

Monday, Mar 21, 2016 at 07:44 AM PDT

Nonprofit Helps People With Disabilities Worldwide

Nonprofit Helps People With Disabilities Worldwide

In 1967, Joni Eareckson Tada was just 17 years old when she dove into shallow water and broke her neck, leaving her quadriplegic and in a wheelchair.

Monday, Mar 14, 2016 at 06:02 PM PDT

Barbershop Family Offers Free Haircuts for LA Homeless

Barbershop Family Offers Free Haircuts for LA Homeless

Heber Garcia is a master barber — helping people look their best runs in the family.

Monday, Mar 7, 2016 at 01:33 PM PST

'Team Impact' Connects Sick Kids to Sports Teams

'Team Impact' Connects Sick Kids to Sports Teams

Life for kids with life-threatening illnesses is not easy. So when they can step away from their diagnosis and just be kids, it can create memories that can often help them forget about their struggles.

Monday, Feb 29, 2016 at 12:39 AM PST

One Million Thumbprints: Women Banding Together for Assault Victims

One Million Thumbprints: Women Banding Together for Assault Victims

A group of women are binding together after incomprehensible violence: Sexual assault in the name of war.

Monday, Feb 15, 2016 at 09:46 AM PST

School Helps Blind Adults Reach Their Potential

School Helps Blind Adults Reach Their Potential

About 70 percent of blind people are unemployed, but one local organization is working to change that.

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 at 09:01 PM PST

The Rich History of West Adams

The Rich History of West Adams

West Adams is a part of Los Angeles that is slowly being rediscovered, with streets that speak to an era of grace, charm and beauty.

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 12:25 PM PST

WATCH: Yo-Yo Performs With NBC4's Michael Brownlee

WATCH: Yo-Yo Performs With NBC4's Michael Brownlee

She landed her first deal with Ice Cube as a high schooler, now Yolanda Whitaker, better known as Yo-Yo, is sharing a stage with NBC4's Michael Brownlee. Watch what happens during their interview.

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 at 09:03 PM PST

Couple Shares Black History Through Art Collection

Couple Shares Black History Through Art Collection

In decades of collecting, Bernard and Shirley Kinsey have amassed a museum-worthy collection of items important to African-American culture that now tours the country.

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 at 08:56 PM PST

Rocket Scientist Focuses on Educating Children

Rocket Scientist Focuses on Educating Children

Claudia Alexander spends much of her time spreading the word of science, speaking with students of all ages and sharing what she felt was her purpose — moving from ignorance to understanding through bold...

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Vandalized Veterans Mural Will Need to Be Redone

Vandalized Veterans Mural Will Need to Be Redone

A mural in Venice honoring veterans of the Vietnam War will need to be redone due to the extent of the graffiti damage it sustained last week, according to a city official, who also said a reward totaling...

Man Killed, Left Lying in Road in Hit-and-Run

Man Killed, Left Lying in Road in Hit-and-Run

After a man was struck and killed in the roadway in the middle of the night in Ventura, police were searching for the driver Monday.

Driver Throws Objects Out Window During Police Chase

Driver Throws Objects Out Window During Police Chase

Authorities arrested the driver of a stolen SUV who crisscrossed multiple cities in Los Angeles County at high speeds — and at one point threw stacks of what appeared to be paper out of the window.

Police Search for Man Accused of Shooting Pregnant Woman

Police Search for Man Accused of Shooting Pregnant Woman

An attempted murder suspect was on the run Monday after police said he shot a pregnant woman in a car and attempted to carjack a driver at a gas station minutes later, according to the San Bernardino Police...

Obama Lays Wreath at Arlington National Cemetery

Obama Lays Wreath at Arlington National Cemetery

President Barack Obama laid a wreath Monday at the Tomb of the Unknowns to honor members of the military who died serving their country. Obama's appearance at Arlington National Cemetery carries on a...

Fugitive on FBI's Most Wanted List Captured

Fugitive on FBI's Most Wanted List Captured

A convicted felon on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend and her unborn baby in Los Angeles last month has been captured, according to FBI officials.