Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 at 10:35 AM PDT

Scouting the Future

Scouting the Future

While the Girl Scouts organization is a well known, it doesn t always reach everyone. Enter a group of USC students, who are working to give underserved youth the opportunity to join the organization. Patrick...

Monday, Apr 7, 2014 at 09:50 PM PDT

Connecting Through Composting

Connecting Through Composting

At-risk kids in Santa Ana take discarded waste and use it to grow plants and vegetables and take away valuable life lessons. Conan Nolan reports for this "Life Connected" segment on the NBC4 News at 11 p.m....

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 05:31 AM PDT

Journey of Hardship

Journey of Hardship

Hardships often forge the closest bonds, so when a local woman faced cancer, her battle led her to reach out to another woman, whose entire life had been a struggle. Together, through their difficulties, they...

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 at 02:32 PM PDT

Chess Helps Bring Community Together at LA Coffee Shop

Chess Helps Bring Community Together at LA Coffee Shop

The game of chess is about tactics, strategy and sacrifice. But outside one Los Angeles coffee shop, it connects communities and people from all walks of life. Mekahlo Medina reports for the NBC4 News at 11...

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 at 08:20 PM PDT

Rugby Offers South LA Teens Unique Opportunity

Rugby Offers South LA Teens Unique Opportunity

Thanks to a passionate former athlete-turned-coach, a group of teenagers in South Central Los Angeles are getting a leg up in life from a non-traditional sport: rugby. Beverly White reports for the NBC4 News at...

Monday, Feb 24, 2014 at 05:19 AM PST

Theater Vets Make Way for Next Generation

Theater Vets Make Way for Next Generation

On stages across Los Angeles, stories are told and lessons are learned. Two theater veterans have connected to tell stories of the African-American experience while also mentoring the next generation of actors...

Monday, Feb 17, 2014 at 08:27 PM PST

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Camp Skyhook

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Camp Skyhook

Legendary NBA basketball great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has turned his passion from the court to connecting kids to higher education. NBC4's Kim Baldonado visits Kareem at the much sought-after Camp Skyhook. For...

Monday, Feb 17, 2014 at 08:30 PM PST

Life Connected: Architect Paul Williams, Library Saved

Life Connected: Architect Paul Williams, Library Saved

Pioneering African American architect, Paul Williams, designed over 3,000 commercial and residential properties in Southern California and around the world. He learned to draw upside down for those who did not...

Monday, Feb 17, 2014 at 08:30 PM PST

Life Connected: LA Firefighters Museum and John Outterbridge

Life Connected: LA Firefighters Museum and John Outterbridge

It's the 100th anniversary of the "LA Fire Station 30", the first all black firehouse in Los Angeles. NBC4's Mekahlo Medina talks to the museaum's president about the racism the fire fighters experienced. And...

Monday, Feb 17, 2014 at 07:17 AM PST

Life Connected: Helping Human Trafficking Victims

Life Connected: Helping Human Trafficking Victims

Two women from Simi Valley are forever connected by their call to help children who are victims of human trafficking. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014.

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Family Blames Detained Immigrant's Death on Lack of Care

Family Blames Detained Immigrant's Death on Lack of Care

The family of a Mexican national arrested for illegally returning to the US alleges in a lawsuit that his death at age 38 was due to inadequate health care while being held in federal custody. The defendants...

LAPD Investigating USC Football Player

LAPD Investigating USC Football Player

USC football player Josh Shaw is being investigated by LAPD for a possible domestic violence incident involving his girlfriend last weekend, a department spokesman confirmed Friday.

$500K Arrest Warrant Out for "Girls Gone Wild" Founder

$500K Arrest Warrant Out for "Girls Gone Wild" Founder

"Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis had a $500,000 warrant for his arrest Friday after he skipped a scheduled appearance in court the same day, according to the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office.

Police Look For Assailants Who Left OC Man in Coma

Police Look For Assailants Who Left OC Man in Coma

Fullerton police are looking for two suspects who allegedly assaulted three men last weekend along a popular street in downtown, leaving one victim in a coma.

Man Poses as Undercover Officer, Rapes Woman: Police

Man Poses as Undercover Officer, Rapes Woman: Police

A manhunt came to an end Friday when police took a convicted sex offender into custody after he allegedly posed as an undercover police officer and forcibly raped a woman one day earlier, Torrance police said.

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