Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Monday, Oct 19, 2015 at 12:03 AM PDT

Young Mother With Breast Cancer Channels Wonder Woman

Young Mother With Breast Cancer Channels Wonder Woman

A young mom channeled Wonder Woman when she battled breast cancer, inspiring others to fight harder. Angie Crouch reports for the NBC4 News at 11.

Monday, Oct 19, 2015 at 05:26 AM PDT

'Wonder Woman' Mom Inspires After Losing Breast Cancer Battle

'Wonder Woman' Mom Inspires After Losing Breast Cancer Battle

A young mother's family starts a Wonder Woman 5K after she loses her heroic battle with breast cancer.

Monday, Oct 12, 2015 at 12:29 AM PDT

Life Connected: Saving Strangers Through Heart Surgery

Life Connected: Saving Strangers Through Heart Surgery

A woman who was saved after a stranger donated money for her heart surgery is paying it forward.

Monday, Oct 5, 2015 at 05:29 PM PDT

Family Moving to Jungle to Save Lives

Family Moving to Jungle to Save Lives

Members of the Palm family have dedicated their lives to an extraordinary mission.

Sunday, Sep 27, 2015 at 11:51 PM PDT

Vets Help Other Vets Buy Homes

Vets Help Other Vets Buy Homes

Veterans pursuing the American dream of owning a home are getting help from other vets. Vikki Vargas has the Life Connected report for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015.

Sunday, Sep 20, 2015 at 11:48 PM PDT

Nonprofit Delivers Wheelchairs to Those in Need

Nonprofit Delivers Wheelchairs to Those in Need

United Cerebral Palsy Wheels for Humanity is a nonprofit organization that has provided more than 350,000 free wheelchairs to people in 72 developing countries.

Thursday, Sep 17, 2015 at 07:39 AM PDT

Student Makes "Play It Forward" Her Way to Help

Student Makes "Play It Forward" Her Way to Help

Three years after launching a nonprofit organization to "Play It Forward" by collecting and donating sports and playground equipment to schools in need, a 16-year-old high school student has connected with...

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015 at 05:28 PM PDT

Teen's Team Brings Schools Needed Sports Equipment

Teen's Team Brings Schools Needed Sports Equipment

A teen who believes in the value of exercise and "playing it forward" is helping students by collecting and delivering new sports and playground equipment to schools where they had been in short supply. Patrick

Monday, Sep 7, 2015 at 12:00 AM PDT

Ex-Gang Member Tells His Story Through Poetry

Ex-Gang Member Tells His Story Through Poetry

An former gang member is finding salvation and redemption, in part through poetry. And he's helping others do the same. Kim Baldonado has the Life Connected report for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m.

Monday, Aug 31, 2015 at 12:07 AM PDT

89-Year-Old Woman Gives Police a Helping Hand

89-Year-Old Woman Gives Police a Helping Hand

At 89 years old, Tacy Hunter is one of the most seasoned volunteer members of the Long Beach Police Department. But don't let her age fool you - she does everything from checking on homes when people go...

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1 Dead After Car Plows Into Taco Stand

1 Dead After Car Plows Into Taco Stand

One person died and several others were hurt after a car plowed into a taco stand in Boyle Heights Sunday evening, authorities said

Fatal Crash Shuts Down 5 Fwy in Boyle Heights

Fatal Crash Shuts Down 5 Fwy in Boyle Heights

One person was killed when a car collided with a semi truck, shutting down all lanes of the northbound 5 Freeway in Boyle Heights during the Monday morning rush hour.

Laguna Coast Wilderness Park Fire

Laguna Coast Wilderness Park Fire

Laguna Canyon Road was closed Sunday by a brush fire that broke out in the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park.

Beach Evacuated After Military Device Washes Ashore

Beach Evacuated After Military Device Washes Ashore

An Orange County Beach was evacuated Sunday afternoon after an old military device washed ashore on the beach, officials said.

Dump Trump Movement Planning for Convention Floor Fight

Dump Trump Movement Planning for Convention Floor Fight

The grassroots movement aimed at ousting Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention is planning for a convention floor fight, hiring staff, establishing a command center in Cleveland and rolling out ads...

Woman Stabs Sister with Screwdriver

Woman Stabs Sister with Screwdriver

A Ventura woman was arrested after allegedly stabbing her sister in an argument over makeup on Friday.