Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Monday, Feb 3, 2014 at 09:49 AM PST

Life Connected: Art of Mosaic Transforms Worlds

Life Connected: Art of Mosaic Transforms Worlds

The art form is a metaphor for the lives of some of society's discarded. Gordon Tokumatsu reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Sunday Feb. 3, 2014.

Monday, Jan 27, 2014 at 12:15 AM PST

Life Connected: Artists Help Rebuild Philippines

Life Connected: Artists Help Rebuild Philippines

Artists are helping people recover since the devastating damage to the Philippines in Typhoon Haiyan. A Southern California group that provides help to victims of disaster found a way to use passion for the arts...

Monday, Jan 20, 2014 at 12:23 AM PST

Life Connected: Autism Fight Brings Surprising Bond

Life Connected: Autism Fight Brings Surprising Bond

One SoCal woman's desire to help children with autism nearly cost her everything she had. But along the way, she found a connection with her own son that proved to be an unexpected

Monday, Jan 13, 2014 at 12:15 AM PST

Life Connected: "Giving Keys" Encourage Those in Need

Life Connected: "Giving Keys" Encourage Those in Need

A Southern California singer is one of a group who collects and hands out "Giving Keys" with messages of courage, strength and love to give a mental boost to those who are in

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 at 06:06 PM PST

Life Connected: Hungry for Help

Life Connected: Hungry for Help

In tonight's segment of Life Connected, one woman helps others in the very place that helped save her life. Tena Ezzeddine reports for the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014.

Sunday, Dec 29, 2013 at 11:43 PM PST

Life Connected: Organ Donation Bonds Families

Life Connected: Organ Donation Bonds Families

Decorating a Rose Parade float honoring organ donors has brought together young people in a way they never imagined. Four lives were forever changed when a request to make a kidney donation took them...

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 at 07:10 AM PST

Life Connected: Volunteers Bring Hugs, Supplies to Orphans

Life Connected: Volunteers Bring Hugs, Supplies to Orphans

An orphanage nestled about 20 miles south of Tijuana cares for more than 120 children, including 14 infants. Because the Mexican government does not financially support orphanages, buses full of volunteers visit...

Monday, Dec 16, 2013 at 12:10 AM PST

Life Connected: Staying Strong Through Cancer

Life Connected: Staying Strong Through Cancer

The husband of a woman who lost her life to breast cancer now aims to help others fight the disease with a strong, positive outlook, while helping those who are alongside loved ones with the illness.

Sunday, Dec 8, 2013 at 11:55 PM PST

Life Connected: Singer Helps Children in Haiti

Life Connected: Singer Helps Children in Haiti

As a backup singer for pop star Kelly Clarkson, Jessi Collins is used to taking her spot in the background. But when it comes to another endeavor, she moves front and center to help poverty-stricken

Sunday, Dec 1, 2013 at 11:51 PM PST

Life Connected: Marathon Goddess Runs for Cancer

Life Connected: Marathon Goddess Runs for Cancer

Dubbed the "Marathon Goddess," Julie Weiss has earned her title yet again by running for her father, who died of pancreatic cancer just one month after being diagnosed. In November she completed "30 Days...

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"Exemplary" Officer in Critical Condition After Shootout

"Exemplary" Officer in Critical Condition After Shootout

A San Bernardino police officer was in critical condition "fighting for his life" on Friday after being shot by a man who was subsequently killed by the officer's trainee partner in a gun battle,...

"X-Men" Director's Accuser Wants Sex Abuse Case Dismissed

"X-Men" Director's Accuser Wants Sex Abuse Case Dismissed

A former child model accusing "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sex abuse in Hawaii said he wants to dismiss the lawsuit — not because it lacks merit but because he can't find a new attorney to represent him.

Kidnapped Boyle Heights Toddler Found in Texas

Kidnapped Boyle Heights Toddler Found in Texas

A 2-year-old Boyle Heights boy who was kidnapped by his non-custodial father in May, triggering a statewide Amber Alert, has been found, officials said Friday.

Bill Aims to Cut Red Tape for Mobile Retailers

Bill Aims to Cut Red Tape for Mobile Retailers

A new proposal could let mobile vendors and retailers sell their goods without hassles.

$780K in Meth Seized; 2 Arrested

$780K in Meth Seized; 2 Arrested

Border Patrol agents seized 78 pounds of vacuum-sealed methamphetamine hidden inside the body of a car stopped at a San Clemente checkpoint Thursday morning, officials said.

Firefighters Battling Brush Fire in Encino

Firefighters Battling Brush Fire in Encino

More than 100 firefighters are fighting a brush fire near the Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area.