Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 12:06 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 09:54 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 05:40 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.

Monday, Sep 8, 2014 at 12:20 AM PDT

New USC Building Bears LA Educator's Name

New USC Building Bears LA Educator's Name

A new building on the University of Southern California campus bears the name of a Los Angeles pioneer in education. Lolita Lopez reports for Life Connected on the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014.

Monday, Sep 1, 2014 at 12:00 AM PDT

Group Helps Create Peace Among Gangs in South LA

Group Helps Create Peace Among Gangs in South LA

A longtime gang-prevention specialist is helping rival gang members defuse violence on the streets of South Los Angeles. Beverly White reports for Life Connected on the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014.

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 01:20 AM PDT

Gardena Police Explorers Program Puts Children on Path to Success

Gardena Police Explorers Program Puts Children on Path to Success

The Gardena Police Department’s Explorers Program is connecting its volunteer officers with children to help youngsters go after their dreams. Hetty Chang reports for Life Connected on the NBC4 News at 11...

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 12:10 AM PDT

Orchestra Brings Musicians of Different Cultures Together

Orchestra Brings Musicians of Different Cultures Together

In a church on the Westside, a symphony orchestra rehearses with instruments as diverse as its members. Robert Kovacik reports for life connected for the NBC4 news at 11 on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 at 07:06 AM PDT

Life Connected: Camp Max Straus

Life Connected: Camp Max Straus

A student goes from "at-risk" to college bound with some supportive friends and Camp Max Straus in Glendale. Ted Chen reports for the NBC4 News on Sunday Aug. 10, 2014

Monday, Aug 4, 2014 at 12:30 AM PDT

Repurposed Produce Helps Feed Those in Need

Repurposed Produce Helps Feed Those in Need

Food Forward collects produce that could be wasted and uses it to help feed those in need. John Cádiz Klemack reports for Life Connected on the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014.

Monday, Jul 28, 2014 at 05:08 AM PDT

Autistic Boy's Love of Music Inspires Father to Help the Homeless

Autistic Boy's Love of Music Inspires Father to Help the Homeless

When Paul Avila saw a a homeless man on Skid Row smiling and dancing to music on his headphones, much like his severely autistic son, inspiration struck. Paul and his son Pauly now hit the streets of Ski...

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Wreckage From Derailed Metro Train Removed

Wreckage From Derailed Metro Train Removed

The wreckage from the crash between an Expo Line train and a car, which left one person in grave condition Saturday, has been cleared.

"Loud Crash of Metal": Witness Recalls Train Crash

"Loud Crash of Metal": Witness Recalls Train Crash

A University of Southern California film student was hospitalized in "grave" condition after the car he was riding in was crushed by a Metro train near the school’s campus Saturday, officials said.

1 Hurt in Tour Bus Crash on 134 Freeway

1 Hurt in Tour Bus Crash on 134 Freeway

At least one person was injured when a tour bus and a car crashed on the 134 Freeway in the Burbank area on Saturday, fire officials said.

Chances of Going to Jail Vary Widely Across California

Chances of Going to Jail Vary Widely Across California

The number of inmates in California's county jails has fallen significantly since peaking in 2007, but new statistics show a wide disparity still exists among locales, with liberal enclaves like Marin and...

Police Investigate Possible Robbery Gone Bad

Police Investigate Possible Robbery Gone Bad

Three men who allegedly attempted to rob a man during a business transaction Saturday in Southern California ended up with more than they bargained for when two of the men were shot and one of them was ran over...