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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Lawsuit: Wife of Bell Gardens Mayor "Cold Blooded Killer"

Lawsuit: Wife of Bell Gardens Mayor "Cold Blooded Killer"

The wife of slain Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo, who authorities say shot Crespo multiple times, was sued by her brother-in-law for the mayor's wrongful death.

Couple to Stand Trial in Alleged Hit-and-Run Death of Judge's Son

Couple to Stand Trial in Alleged Hit-and-Run Death of Judge's Son

A Palms area couple was ordered Monday to stand trial in the alleged hit-and-run that killed a federal judge's son in Pacific Palisades two days after Christmas.

CSUN Student Met His Alleged Killer on Craigslist: LAPD

CSUN Student Met His Alleged Killer on Craigslist: LAPD

A man was charged with capital murder Monday after answering a Cal State Northridge student’s ad for a $36,500 Audi, stabbing the student and later dumping his body along a freeway, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said...

Murrieta Mayor Resigns After Arrest on Suspicion of DUI

Murrieta Mayor Resigns After Arrest on Suspicion of DUI

Alan Long announced Monday that he will step down as mayor of Murrieta just days after his arrest on suspicion of DUI in a crash that injured four high school students.

"Heartbroken": Families Mourn 7 Victims Tied to Suspected Serial Killer

"Heartbroken": Families Mourn 7 Victims Tied to Suspected Serial Killer

One of seven women whose bodies were discovered in Indiana over the weekend was remembered as a "fighter" Monday, as authorities continued to investigate a killing they now believe uncovered a string of slayings...

One Dead in Big Bear Plane Crash

One Dead in Big Bear Plane Crash

The pilot of an unidentified plane was killed in a crash near a Big Bear campsite Monday.