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

Monday, Jan 25, 2016 at 05:53 PM PST

From Prisoner of War to Hospital Volunteer

From Prisoner of War to Hospital Volunteer

A 94-year-old South Bay resident went from a prisoner of war to a hospital volunteer.

Monday, Jan 18, 2016 at 12:38 PM PST

'Marathon Goddess' Runs for Cancer Awareness

'Marathon Goddess' Runs for Cancer Awareness

A Southern California woman, known as the "Marathon Goddess," is on a mission to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer the only way she knows how: by running.

Monday, Jan 11, 2016 at 11:41 AM PST

Real Life 'Danish Girl': Transgender Woman Involved in Film

Real Life 'Danish Girl': Transgender Woman Involved in Film

Amid all the glitz and glamour of the Golden Globes Sunday, a story emerged of a transgender woman from Southern California who helped actor Eddie Redmayne prepare for his role in the film "The Danish Girl."

Monday, Jan 4, 2016 at 01:05 PM PST

SoCal Mom Donates Baby Carriers to War Refugees

SoCal Mom Donates Baby Carriers to War Refugees

A Glendale mother has been gathering donated baby carriers to make war refugees' journeys a little easier as they trek many miles carrying their children to safety in the Middle East.

Monday, Dec 28, 2015 at 12:00 AM PST

Books Before iPads for a Better Future

Books Before iPads for a Better Future

An elementary school in Watts battling dwindling resources found a unique partnership that is giving their community new hope, and students an advantage, by turning to books and not iPads to help children learn....

Monday, Dec 21, 2015 at 12:16 AM PST

Fire Engine to Be Donated to Haiti Quake Firefighters

Fire Engine to Be Donated to Haiti Quake Firefighters

A group of firefighters in Los Angeles was reaching beyond its borders, working with community businesses and a local college to fix up a used fire engine as a donation for the people of Haiti still reeling from...

Monday, Dec 14, 2015 at 01:48 AM PST

Fathers Bond, Transform Lives at San Bernardino Rehab Center

Fathers Bond, Transform Lives at San Bernardino Rehab Center

Two fathers walked away from their old lives and created a lasting friendship after entering a program in San Bernardino County that aims to break the cycle of drug abuse and gang life.

Monday, Dec 7, 2015 at 12:07 AM PST

Mom Fights for Playground for Kids With Disabilities

Mom Fights for Playground for Kids With Disabilities

A Pasadena mom worked to transform a playground so all kids -- even those with disabilities - can play.

Monday, Nov 23, 2015 at 10:20 AM PST

Foundation Helps Pay for Plastic Surgeries

Foundation Helps Pay for Plastic Surgeries

For parents whose children are born with facial deformities, the thought of paying for surgery can be overwhelming, but one Beverly Hills doctor is changing lives.

Monday, Nov 16, 2015 at 12:14 AM PST

Entrepreneur Gives Back to Program That Helped Him As Boy

Entrepreneur Gives Back to Program That Helped Him As Boy

An entrepreneur who faced hardships after a childhood of being raised by a single mother realized he needed to pay it forward after the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America organization changed the course of his...

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Several Injured in Glendale Apartment Fire

Several Injured in Glendale Apartment Fire

Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire Wednesday night at an apartment building in Glendale that left at least one person injured, officials said.

Homeowners Could Be Reimbursed for Sand Fire Evacuations

Homeowners Could Be Reimbursed for Sand Fire Evacuations

The Sand Fire in Santa Clarita has caused significant physical and financial damage to the area, but there may be some relief for evacuees.

Police Searching for Suspect in Riverside Sexual Assaults

Police Searching for Suspect in Riverside Sexual Assaults

Riverside Police are asking for the public's help in finding the man they think is responsible for at least two sexual assaults.

Very Good Dog: K-9 Rescues Kidnapped Girl

Very Good Dog: K-9 Rescues Kidnapped Girl

A K-9 named Deja was a doggone hero Tuesday after tracking down the scent of a kidnapped girl and not resting until she was rescued in Rancho Cucamonga.

DNC Day 2: Clinton's Historic Nomination and Other Top Moments

DNC Day 2: Clinton's Historic Nomination and Other Top Moments

Ninety-six years after women won the right to vote, Hillary Clinton became the Democratic Party's nominee for president on Tuesday, the first woman to represent a major political party. "When women succeed...

Firefighters Slow Sand Fire's Spread

Firefighters Slow Sand Fire's Spread

A state of emergency was declared by the governor's office Tuesday after a fire that burned 18 homes and forced evacuations at around 10,000 residences continued to flare up Tuesday in the Santa Clarita...