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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...

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 at 08:59 PM PST

Compton Artist YoYo Gives Students Hip-Hop Education

Compton Artist YoYo Gives Students Hip-Hop Education

Two decades after she landed her first deal with Ice Cube as a high schooler, Yolanda Whitaker — better known as YoYo — is educating South Central LA kids through hip-hop.

Sunday, Feb 7, 2016 at 11:50 PM PST

Student Hopes to Win Grant for Camp Serving Children of Cancer-Stricken Parents

Student Hopes to Win Grant for Camp Serving Children of Cancer-Stricken Parents

A Chapman University freshman is hoping to start a summer camp that supports children who are living with a parent stricken by cancer.

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Feds Charge Dozens of Southern California Postal Workers

Feds Charge Dozens of Southern California Postal Workers

Federal prosecutors in Southern California have charged dozens of postal workers and others with theft, fraud and other crimes — including a mail carrier who allegedly hoarded 48,000 pieces of mail.

Teacher Charged With Smuggling Heroin Into Prison

Teacher Charged With Smuggling Heroin Into Prison

Authorities say a Los Angeles teacher has been charged with smuggling heroin and cellphones to a San Quentin inmate on death row. The East Bay Times reports Monday that 47-year-old Teri Orina Nichols brought 18...

Source of False Alarm at LAX Remains a Mystery

Source of False Alarm at LAX Remains a Mystery

Investigators are attempting to determine what prompted the first of several emergency calls Sunday night that falsely reported a gunman at Los Angeles International Airport.

Homicide, Arson Investigators Probe Cause of Deadly Fire

Homicide, Arson Investigators Probe Cause of Deadly Fire

Homicide and arson investigators on Monday were sifting through a charred board and care facility in Southern California after a body was found in a fire that was deemed suspicious.

Actor Gene Wilder, Star of 'Willy Wonka,' Dies at 83

Actor Gene Wilder, Star of 'Willy Wonka,' Dies at 83

Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in "The Producers" and the deranged animator of "Young Frankenstein," has died.

Man in Zorro Costume Detained Ahead of LAX Chaos

Man in Zorro Costume Detained Ahead of LAX Chaos

A man dressed as the character Zorro and carrying what turned out to be a plastic sword was briefly detained before a night of evacuations, flight delays and chaos at Los Angeles International Airport.