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Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 12:25 PM PST

WATCH: Yo-Yo Performs With NBC4's Michael Brownlee

WATCH: Yo-Yo Performs With NBC4's Michael Brownlee

She landed her first deal with Ice Cube as a high schooler, now Yolanda Whitaker, better known as Yo-Yo, is sharing a stage with NBC4's Michael Brownlee. Watch what happens during their interview.

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 at 09:03 PM PST

Couple Shares Black History Through Art Collection

Couple Shares Black History Through Art Collection

In decades of collecting, Bernard and Shirley Kinsey have amassed a museum-worthy collection of items important to African-American culture that now tours the country.

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 at 08:56 PM PST

Rocket Scientist Focuses on Educating Children

Rocket Scientist Focuses on Educating Children

Claudia Alexander spends much of her time spreading the word of science, speaking with students of all ages and sharing what she felt was her purpose — moving from ignorance to understanding through bold...

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 at 08:59 PM PST

Compton Artist YoYo Gives Students Hip-Hop Education

Compton Artist YoYo Gives Students Hip-Hop Education

Two decades after she landed her first deal with Ice Cube as a high schooler, Yolanda Whitaker — better known as YoYo — is educating South Central LA kids through hip-hop.

Sunday, Feb 7, 2016 at 11:50 PM PST

Student Hopes to Win Grant for Camp Serving Children of Cancer-Stricken Parents

Student Hopes to Win Grant for Camp Serving Children of Cancer-Stricken Parents

A Chapman University freshman is hoping to start a summer camp that supports children who are living with a parent stricken by cancer.

Sunday, Jan 31, 2016 at 11:54 PM PST

OC Youth Shelter Shapes Former Foster Kid's Future

OC Youth Shelter Shapes Former Foster Kid's Future

Out of the 62,000 kids in California who are in foster care, only 3 percent of them will graduate college. Amber Boggs, 27, beat the odds thanks to Casa Youth Shelter, a youth home located in Orange County.

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.

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Officer Grabs Chase Driver From Edge of Freeway Overpass

Officer Grabs Chase Driver From Edge of Freeway Overpass

A driver who led officers on a pursuit through three Southern California counties, smoking a cigarette and throwing trash out a window, was pulled from a freeway overpass after a tense standoff Monday morning in...

Jury Mulls Death Penalty in Decades-Old Glendale Murder

Jury Mulls Death Penalty in Decades-Old Glendale Murder

The jury that convicted a man -- already in prison for one murder -- of murdering a young woman during a rape in Glendale about 37 years ago is due back in court Monday for the trial's penalty phase, when the...

LAPD Investigates Rape Claims Against Knicks' Derrick Rose

LAPD Investigates Rape Claims Against Knicks' Derrick Rose

The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed it is investigating sexual abuse allegations involving New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose, according to a court filing obtained Monday.

Debate Night: Clinton, Trump Set for High-Stakes Showdown

Debate Night: Clinton, Trump Set for High-Stakes Showdown

After months of tangling from afar, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will confront each other face-to-face for the first time in Monday night's presidential debate, laying out for voters their vastly different...

Telescope Spies Possible Water Plumes on Jupiter Moon

Telescope Spies Possible Water Plumes on Jupiter Moon

The Hubble Space Telescope has spotted possible water plumes that appear to rise more than 100 miles from one of Jupiter's icy moons before raining material back down on its surface.

Gunman Sought in Fatal Shooting Outside Mall

Gunman Sought in Fatal Shooting Outside Mall

A man was shot and killed late Sunday when a gunman opened fire outside a mall during a car club event in San Bernardino.