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

Monday, Oct 10, 2016 at 12:04 AM PDT

One Woman Proves You Don't Need Sight to Create Art

One Woman Proves You Don't Need Sight to Create Art

A 72-year-old woman has not let her loss of vision stop her from finding joy in the arts.

Monday, Oct 3, 2016 at 10:15 AM PDT

Paralympic Athlete Inspires Kids to Dream Big

Paralympic Athlete Inspires Kids to Dream Big

Born without part of both her legs, Paralympic Athlete Katy Sullivan did not let a disability stop her. Now, she is inspiring kids and preparing them for fitness testing at LAUSD schools.

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.

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Woman Killed, 26 Hurt in SoCal Bus Crash
Woman Killed, 26 Hurt in SoCal Bus Crash

A tour bus crossed into oncoming traffic and hit two cars head-on, killing one woman and injuring 26 others in the Southern California high desert, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Big Surge for Military in Trump Budget, Big Cuts Elsewhere
Big Surge for Military in Trump Budget, Big Cuts Elsewhere

President Donald Trump is proposing a huge $54 billion surge in U.S. military spending for new aircraft, ships and fighters in his first federal budget while slashing big chunks from domestic programs and foreign aid to make the government "do more with less."

Sheriff's K-9 Delivers Some Serious Monday Motivation
Sheriff's K-9 Delivers Some Serious Monday Motivation

The Ventura County Sheriff's Department shared three photos to their Twitter account of a police dog named Tommy running full steam ahead — with parachutes attached to him — during a training exercise on Monday.

Young 'Motown' Star Dreams Big
Young 'Motown' Star Dreams Big

As an old soul with a young voice who is showing theatergoers that equality and dreams are still worth fighting for, Upland native C.J. Wright is making a connection with his inner soul and sharing his gift with the world.

Caught on Camera: Masked Vandal Spray-Paints Church Statue
Caught on Camera: Masked Vandal Spray-Paints Church Statue

Security cameras captured a masked vandal spray-paint graffiti on statues and buildings at a Southern California church.