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Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 12:50 PM PDT

Nonprofit Gives Fatherly Love to "Young Warriors"

Nonprofit Gives Fatherly Love to "Young Warriors"

The connection between a father and son doesn't exist for everyone, so the Southern California group "Young Warriors" is working to fill the void for those who grew up without their father. The nonprofit group's...

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014 at 09:30 PM PDT

Man's Photo Collection Provides Rare Glimpse of SoCal's Past

Man's Photo Collection Provides Rare Glimpse of SoCal's Past

The Huntington Library in San Marino acquired a collection of 4,600 photos of early Los Angeles and Santa Monica from a man who began the collection with the desire to learn more about his family’s Southern...

Monday, Jul 14, 2014 at 10:25 PM PDT

Mother of Girl Fighting Cancer Gets Support From Community

Mother of Girl Fighting Cancer Gets Support From Community

A busy mother whose young daughter was fighting cancer received much-needed support from a charity called Here to Serve, which helps people in need during a health crisis. Adrian Arambulo reports for Life...

Monday, Jul 7, 2014 at 07:29 AM PDT

Man Turns Van Into "Transformer"

Man Turns Van Into "Transformer"

A man who was left physically disabled after a car crash turned to art and converted his wheelchair-accessible van into a vehicle reminiscent of those in the “Transformers” movie series. Michelle Valles reports...

Monday, Jun 30, 2014 at 11:01 AM PDT

Crash Brings Commitment to Help

Crash Brings Commitment to Help

Many lives connect, but in the case of two men, their connection was more like a collision. From a car crash that could've killed them both came understanding and a commitment to help each other and others. Ted...

Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014 at 05:35 PM PDT

Demolition Offers Opportunities for School

Demolition Offers Opportunities for School

A school is receiving much-needed supplies from the San Onofre nuclear power plant, which is set to be demolished. Meantime, a homeless man who volunteered to help haul the supplies to the school is being...

Monday, Jun 16, 2014 at 07:03 AM PDT

Life Connected: Ex-Gang Member's Mission

Life Connected: Ex-Gang Member's Mission

A former gang member teamed up with an aspiring film director in an effort to stop violence in South Los Angeles. Jane Yamamoto reports in this week’s Life Connected on Sunday, June 15, 2014.

Thursday, Jun 5, 2014 at 04:30 PM PDT

Roller Pigeons Turn Diverse Crowds into 'One Big Family'

Roller Pigeons Turn Diverse Crowds into 'One Big Family'

Crowds from all walks of life gather in Pacoima each week to watch roller pigeons compete. While watching the birds, known for their ability to roll and tumble in mid-air, brings rival gang members, attorneys...

Monday, May 19, 2014 at 10:06 AM PDT

Connection Helps Homeless Vet Turn Life Around

Connection Helps Homeless Vet Turn Life Around

A homeless veteran who became an alcoholic and gambling addict has turned his life around. He’s studying to be an alcohol and drug counselor after getting help. Ted Chen reports for Life Connected on the NBC4...

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 12:35 PM PDT

OC Night Market Opens to Big Crowds

OC Night Market Opens to Big Crowds

The Orange County Fairgrounds was host to the first “OC Night Market” last weekend, a giant food, entertainment, and arts festival.

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Caught on Video: Shirtless Man Brawls With Police

Caught on Video: Shirtless Man Brawls With Police

A call to police about an aggressive panhandler at a Southern California fried chicken restaurant turned into a parking lot brawl that sent two officers to the hospital and one man to jail.

Arson Cause of Downtown LA Fire: Officials

Arson Cause of Downtown LA Fire: Officials

Last week's massive downtown LA fire at an apartment complex that was under construction was arson, authorities said.

SoCal Cuban Helped Lead Attempt to Overthrow Castro

SoCal Cuban Helped Lead Attempt to Overthrow Castro

Del Aire resident Fernando Marquet looks at the latest happenings between the U.S. government and Cuba in a way very few living people can. He's 72 years old now, but for the last 50 he hasn't stepped foot on...

Parishioners Mourn Victims in DUI Crash

Parishioners Mourn Victims in DUI Crash

Grieving parishioners filled St. James Catholic Church in Redondo Beach with song and prayer at a Mass Thursday, the day after three people were killed leaving its Christmas pageant when a driver plowed through...

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Man Killed, Another Badly Injured in Arlington Heights Shooting

Man Killed, Another Badly Injured in Arlington Heights Shooting

One man was killed and another badly injured after they were gunned down in Arlington Heights Thursday.