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

Monday, Oct 3, 2016 at 10:15 AM PDT

Paralympic Athlete Inspires Kids to Dream Big

Paralympic Athlete Inspires Kids to Dream Big

Born without part of both her legs, Paralympic Athlete Katy Sullivan did not let a disability stop her. Now, she is inspiring kids and preparing them for fitness testing at LAUSD schools.

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 12:16 AM PDT

Couple Searches for Cure to Fatal Brain Disease

Couple Searches for Cure to Fatal Brain Disease

One couple has been searching for a cure to a deadly brain disease after it killed a close family member. Here's what they've found.

Monday, Sep 19, 2016 at 12:06 AM PDT

Seniors Find a Family in Rescue Dogs

Seniors Find a Family in Rescue Dogs

Seniors and orphaned dogs find comfort and family in each other.

Monday, Sep 12, 2016 at 03:51 PM PDT

7-Year-Old History Buff Meets Real-Life War Heroes

7-Year-Old History Buff Meets Real-Life War Heroes

A 7-year-old boy's fascination with World War II is connecting lives and bringing together an unlikely band of brothers.

Monday, Sep 5, 2016 at 12:54 AM PDT

College Student Uses Soap to Save Lives

College Student Uses Soap to Save Lives

A 21-year-old college student is teaching villagers throughout Africa and Uganda how to make and sell soap. He says it is better to teach and cleanse, working with both hands and heart.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 12:21 AM PDT

Softball Foundation Creates 'Field of Dreams' in South LA

Softball Foundation Creates 'Field of Dreams' in South LA

Two-time Olympic softball medalist Natasha Watley's foundation brings softball to South Los Angeles, creating a "field of dreams" for dozens of girls living in the under served community.

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 10:52 PM PDT

Former Gang Member Gets Second Chance at Life

Former Gang Member Gets Second Chance at Life

Working with the Los Angeles Conservation Corps, Alex Lopez, a former gang member, is getting a second chance at life.

Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 11:22 AM PDT

8-Year-Old Girl Raises Thousands for Children's Hospital

8-Year-Old Girl Raises Thousands for Children's Hospital

An 8-year-old with cerebral palsy is using her arts and crafts skills to raise thousands for the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles.

Monday, Jul 11, 2016 at 12:13 AM PDT

Moorpark Mother Set on Fire Recovers

Moorpark Mother Set on Fire Recovers

After a Moorpark mother of four survived unimaginable domestic violence when her husband set her on fire, causing significant burns, a Southern California burn center donated surgeries to help mend her wounds.

Monday, Jul 4, 2016 at 02:02 PM PDT

Formerly Homeless Foster Youth Graduates College

Formerly Homeless Foster Youth Graduates College

Growing up, Mich Hamlin would sleep next to a trash bin in Pomona, kicking away the leaves to make room for his family to sleep. Now, just three weeks ago, 23-year-old Hamlin graduated from college, joining the...

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Uber Driver Wanted in Sex Assault of UC Riverside Student
Uber Driver Wanted in Sex Assault of UC Riverside Student

Police Tuesday have identified and are seeking the rideshare driver suspected in the sexual assault of a University of California, Riverside student last week after he dropped her off at her apartment complex on...

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Dodgers Walk-Off in 13 Innings Over Cards
Dodgers Walk-Off in 13 Innings Over Cards

Logan Forsythe knocked in the game-winning RBI in his first game back from injury and the Los Angeles Dodgers walked off to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals, 2-1, in extra innings on Tuesday night at Dodger...

15-Year-Old Injured After Being Knocked Down By Tree Branch
15-Year-Old Injured After Being Knocked Down By Tree Branch

A 15-year-old boy suffered leg abrasions Tuesday when he was knocked down by a branch from a tree that fell in Panorama City.

'We Can Use Peace': Trump Meets Pope at Vatican
'We Can Use Peace': Trump Meets Pope at Vatican

President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican City on Wednesday, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for...

Father Suspected of Abducting Year-Old Son in Arleta
Father Suspected of Abducting Year-Old Son in Arleta

Police Tuesday sought the whereabouts of a year-old boy who investigators believe was abducted in Arleta by his father, who might be taking the child to Oklahoma.