Life Connected

Life Connected

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

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,...

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

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.

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.

Monday, Feb 10, 2014 at 11:43 AM PST

Life Connected: Community Saves Library

Life Connected: Community Saves Library

An innovative idea inspired by the memory of a long-time educator helps save a San Bernardino library. Jacob Rascon reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Sunday Feb. 9, 2014.

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.

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Public's Help Sought to ID Attacker of 88-Year-Old Man

Public's Help Sought to ID Attacker of 88-Year-Old Man

Detectives on Friday sought the public’s help to identify the man who attacked an 88-year-old man in an armed robbery in Hollywood in an incident that was caught on surveillance camera.

10-Car Crash Snarls Traffic on 405 Fwy

10-Car Crash Snarls Traffic on 405 Fwy

A 10-car crash that left nine people hurt snarled Friday night traffic on the San Diego (405) Freeway in Hawthorne, officials said.

Man Recalls Horrific Slaying of Then-Girlfriend

Man Recalls Horrific Slaying of Then-Girlfriend

A Riverside County man whose then-girlfriend was brutally murdered 36 years ago said he "shook immediately" when he learned a previously linked cold case had been solved.

2 Sheriff's Deputies Killed in Shooting Spree

2 Sheriff's Deputies Killed in Shooting Spree

Officials say they have apprehended a suspect in the fatal shooting of two deputies and the shooting of one other deputy and a bystander. Placer County Sheriff's spokeswoman Dena Erwin says 34-year-old...

Reward Offered in Cold Case Murder of Granada Hills Family

Reward Offered in Cold Case Murder of Granada Hills Family

A $75,000 reward for information in the decades-old brutal murder of a family of four in Granada Hills was renewed Friday by the Los Angeles City Council in the hope of drawing out new leads in the cold case.

Victim in  South El Monte Car-to-Car Shooting ID'd

Victim in South El Monte Car-to-Car Shooting ID'd

The Los Angeles County Coroner has confirmed the identity of a man was who killed in a car-to-car shooting in South El Monte Tuesday.