Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 at 12:25 AM PST

Life Connected: SoCal Teen Raises Money for Congo

Life Connected: SoCal Teen Raises Money for Congo

Saddened by the disparity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a Southern California teenager decided her efforts should be spent on helping those less fortunate. She decided she wanted to help and started a...

Monday, Nov 11, 2013 at 07:12 AM PST

Life Connected: SoCal Veterans Speed Recovery Through Support

Life Connected: SoCal Veterans Speed Recovery Through Support

A group of SoCal veterans join together to connect lives of American heroes who were wounded in the line of duty. No injury could stop the courage of these veterans, who know support from the "Band of Brothers"...

Monday, Nov 4, 2013 at 01:17 PM PST

Life Connected: Homeless Connect Through "Back On My Feet"

Life Connected: Homeless Connect Through "Back On My Feet"

A woman working her way up the corporate ladder made an unlikely connection when she made friends with a homeless man. She became inspired to start Back On My Feet, an organization that aims to help...

Monday, Oct 28, 2013 at 05:46 AM PDT

Life Connected: Teen Girls Give Halloween Charity

Life Connected: Teen Girls Give Halloween Charity

Four teenage girls, two of them sisters, create their own nonprofit called The Bella Foundation, hoping to solve problems in their community like providing Halloween costumes to those less

Sunday, Oct 20, 2013 at 11:44 PM PDT

Life Connected: Young Moms Get Parenting Help

Life Connected: Young Moms Get Parenting Help

A pair of 21-year-old best friends are just two young mothers getting free parenting help from the Crenshaw Pregnancy Clinic, one of two locations operated by West LA-based Claris

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 at 10:20 AM PDT

LA Teen Lands Cover Girl Deal

LA Teen Lands Cover Girl Deal

Life Connected, Hispanic Heritage Month, Part 1: A 16-year-old Mexican American teen born and raised in Inglewood who lived for years with her family in a garage is now a singer/song writer rapper with a...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 at 10:23 AM PDT

OC Family Pioneers in Desegregation

OC Family Pioneers in Desegregation

Life Connected, Hispanic Heritage Month: Part 2: How an Orange County family broke barriers by challenging school segregation seven years before Brown v. Board of Education. Vikki Vargas reports.

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 at 10:18 AM PDT

Vet Hunters Helps Homeless Vets

Vet Hunters Helps Homeless Vets

Life Connected, Hispanic Heritage Month Part 3: The non-profit Vet Hunters project based in El Monte helps homeless veterans. Mekahlo Medina reports. Then, a sixth-grader's awe-inspiring speech in...

Monday, Oct 14, 2013 at 08:08 AM PDT

Life Connected: SoCal Bicyclists Help Kenyan Orphans Get to School

Life Connected: SoCal Bicyclists Help Kenyan Orphans Get to School

A love of bike riding has helped forge a strong connection among three friends in Glendale. And when one made a casual offer to help others, that connection stretched all the way to the other side of the globe.

Saturday, Oct 12, 2013 at 10:40 PM PDT

Life Connected: Placido Domingo Connects the World Through Opera

Life Connected: Placido Domingo Connects the World Through Opera

Placido Domingo is a legend of opera who has connected the world through music. He's honored in this Life Connected segment during Hispanic Heritage Month. John Cadiz Klemack reports for NBC4 News at 6 p.m. Oct.

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Bystander Killed in Pico Rivera Standoff

Bystander Killed in Pico Rivera Standoff

An innocent bystander was killed Friday during a SWAT standoff in Pico Rivera as authorities tried to persuade a barricaded man to surrender, officials said.

Suspect Arrested in Fatal 91 Freeway Shooting

Suspect Arrested in Fatal 91 Freeway Shooting

Police on Friday arrested a man on suspicion of murder in last month's 91 Freeway shooting in Anaheim that killed a father of four, officials said.

Arrest Made After Police Find Officer's Missing Shotgun

Arrest Made After Police Find Officer's Missing Shotgun

Los Angeles police made an arrest Friday after finding an officer's shotgun that fell off the back of a police motorcycle in South LA one day earlier, officials said.

SoCal Firefighter Had Ecstasy, Alcohol in System: Report

SoCal Firefighter Had Ecstasy, Alcohol in System: Report

The Southern California firefighter who went missing during a mountain camping trip and was later found dead had Ecstasy and alcohol in his system when he died, according to a toxicology report obtained by NBC4...

Weekend Thunderstorms Possible at SoCal Beaches

Weekend Thunderstorms Possible at SoCal Beaches

Authorities are preparing for another round of thunderstorms at Southern California beaches this weekend as forecasters predict same cloudy conditions like last weekend when a man died after being struck...

Deep-Fat Fryer Sparks Food Truck Fire in Venice

Deep-Fat Fryer Sparks Food Truck Fire in Venice

A deep-fat fryer caught fire Friday night, igniting a blaze inside a food truck on Venice's Abbot Kinney Boulevard on the night of its monthly Food Truck Friday event, officials said.