Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Monday, Oct 5, 2015 at 05:29 PM PDT

Family Moving to Jungle to Save Lives

Family Moving to Jungle to Save Lives

Members of the Palm family have dedicated their lives to an extraordinary mission.

Sunday, Sep 27, 2015 at 11:51 PM PDT

Vets Help Other Vets Buy Homes

Vets Help Other Vets Buy Homes

Veterans pursuing the American dream of owning a home are getting help from other vets. Vikki Vargas has the Life Connected report for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015.

Sunday, Sep 20, 2015 at 11:48 PM PDT

Nonprofit Delivers Wheelchairs to Those in Need

Nonprofit Delivers Wheelchairs to Those in Need

United Cerebral Palsy Wheels for Humanity is a nonprofit organization that has provided more than 350,000 free wheelchairs to people in 72 developing countries.

Thursday, Sep 17, 2015 at 07:39 AM PDT

Student Makes "Play It Forward" Her Way to Help

Student Makes "Play It Forward" Her Way to Help

Three years after launching a nonprofit organization to "Play It Forward" by collecting and donating sports and playground equipment to schools in need, a 16-year-old high school student has connected with...

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015 at 05:28 PM PDT

Teen's Team Brings Schools Needed Sports Equipment

Teen's Team Brings Schools Needed Sports Equipment

A teen who believes in the value of exercise and "playing it forward" is helping students by collecting and delivering new sports and playground equipment to schools where they had been in short supply. Patrick

Monday, Sep 7, 2015 at 12:00 AM PDT

Ex-Gang Member Tells His Story Through Poetry

Ex-Gang Member Tells His Story Through Poetry

An former gang member is finding salvation and redemption, in part through poetry. And he's helping others do the same. Kim Baldonado has the Life Connected report for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m.

Monday, Aug 31, 2015 at 12:07 AM PDT

89-Year-Old Woman Gives Police a Helping Hand

89-Year-Old Woman Gives Police a Helping Hand

At 89 years old, Tacy Hunter is one of the most seasoned volunteer members of the Long Beach Police Department. But don't let her age fool you - she does everything from checking on homes when people go...

Monday, Aug 24, 2015 at 12:09 AM PDT

South Bay Program Teaches Independent Living

South Bay Program Teaches Independent Living

Mychal’s Learning Place in the South Bay is one of the few free programs available in Southern California where young adults with developmental disabilities are learning how to live independently.

Sunday, Aug 16, 2015 at 11:49 PM PDT

Malibu Bereavement Camp Helps Kids Heal

Malibu Bereavement Camp Helps Kids Heal

This week in Malibu children ages eight to 16 have come from cities around the country to spend a week at "Experience Camp."

Saturday, Aug 8, 2015 at 06:32 PM PDT

Life Connected: Animal Tales

Life Connected: Animal Tales

Our connection to animals reminds us that we are human. Explore that connection in "Life Connected: Animal Tales."

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Human Remains, Plane Parts Found After Midair Collision

Human Remains, Plane Parts Found After Midair Collision

Human remains and plane parts were found Sunday after a midair collision between two small planes launched a search for survivors Friday.

Road Rage Suspect Taken Into Custody After Pursuit

Road Rage Suspect Taken Into Custody After Pursuit

The California Highway Patrol was pursuing a possible road rage suspect driving a Dodge Challenger in the Baldwin Park area Sunday, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed.

2 Dead, 1 Injured After Car Plows Through Boyle Heights Home

2 Dead, 1 Injured After Car Plows Through Boyle Heights Home

A man and a pregnant woman died and one person was injured Sunday afternoon after their car rammed into a Boyle Heights home following a shooting.

Woman Killed After Car Crash on PCH Near Point Mugu Rock

Woman Killed After Car Crash on PCH Near Point Mugu Rock

After a car and a body were rocks near Point Mugu, authorities were investigating the Redondo Beach woman's death Sunday.

Dominant D Carries Manning, Broncos to Super Bowl Win

Dominant D Carries Manning, Broncos to Super Bowl Win

If this was the final game of his magnificent career, what a Super way to go out for Peyton Manning. He can thank Von Miller and the Broncos' swarming, big-play defense for his second NFL championship.

Smash-and-Grab Robbery at Ben Bridge Jewelry Store

Smash-and-Grab Robbery at Ben Bridge Jewelry Store

Two men took sledgehammers to display counters at a Ben Bridge Jewelry store in Thousand Oaks Sunday in a smash-and-grab robbery.