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

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 12:16 AM PDT

Couple Searches for Cure to Fatal Brain Disease

Couple Searches for Cure to Fatal Brain Disease

One couple has been searching for a cure to a deadly brain disease after it killed a close family member. Here's what they've found.

Monday, Sep 19, 2016 at 12:06 AM PDT

Seniors Find a Family in Rescue Dogs

Seniors Find a Family in Rescue Dogs

Seniors and orphaned dogs find comfort and family in each other.

Monday, Sep 12, 2016 at 03:51 PM PDT

7-Year-Old History Buff Meets Real-Life War Heroes

7-Year-Old History Buff Meets Real-Life War Heroes

A 7-year-old boy's fascination with World War II is connecting lives and bringing together an unlikely band of brothers.

Monday, Sep 5, 2016 at 12:54 AM PDT

College Student Uses Soap to Save Lives

College Student Uses Soap to Save Lives

A 21-year-old college student is teaching villagers throughout Africa and Uganda how to make and sell soap. He says it is better to teach and cleanse, working with both hands and heart.

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.

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...

Sunday, Jun 26, 2016 at 08:34 PM PDT

Former Gang Member Creates Charity

Former Gang Member Creates Charity

After spending his entire young life in and out of jail, former Rolling 20s gang member Skip Townsend decided he had enough and decided to turn his life around, and to help others do the same.

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FBI Fugitive Wanted in Quadruple Shooting Captured

FBI Fugitive Wanted in Quadruple Shooting Captured

A man added this week to the FBI's list of Ten Most Wanted Fugitives for his suspected involvement in a shootout in Los Angeles that left four men dead has been taken into custody.

Mother of Three Found Dead Inside Huntington Beach Home

Mother of Three Found Dead Inside Huntington Beach Home

A mother of three was found dead inside a Huntington Beach home Friday and police were looking for a 41-year-old man with whom the victim had a dating relationship.

Trump Risks China Rift After Talks With Taiwan Leader

Trump Risks China Rift After Talks With Taiwan Leader

China's foreign minister said Saturday he hopes Beijing's relations with the U.S. would not be "interfered with or damaged" after President-elect Donald Trump broke with decadeslong diplomatic tradition and...

USC Professor Stabbed to Death Identified

USC Professor Stabbed to Death Identified

A professor stabbed to death on the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles on Friday was identified as psychology Professor Bosco Tjan, university officials said.

Lakers Eaten Alive By Raptors in Canada

Lakers Eaten Alive By Raptors in Canada

The Los Angeles Lakers were in Toronto to face DeMar DeRozan and the Raptors on Friday evening hoping to follow up on a surprise victory against the Bulls on Wednesday

Winds Topple Trees, Wreak Havoc on SoCal

Winds Topple Trees, Wreak Havoc on SoCal

Winds wreaked havoc on Southern California on Friday, topping trees onto a freeway and a road just before rush hour traffic and fanning flames from a brush fire.