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

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 09:55 AM PDT

Pit Bull Out of Shelter After Story Time With Boy

Pit Bull Out of Shelter After Story Time With Boy

A pit bull named Pirate was out of the shelter Tuesday after the story went viral of a 6-year-old boy with autism reading to him.

Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 11:54 PM PDT

Documentary Explores Boyle Heights' History

Documentary Explores Boyle Heights' History

Few residents know the history of Boyle Heights, one of the city's oldest neighborhoods just east of downtown Los Angeles.

Monday, May 16, 2016 at 08:50 AM PDT

Boy Brightens Dog's Days With Story Time

Boy Brightens Dog's Days With Story Time

For the abandoned dogs at Carson Animal Shelter, every day is an agonizing wait for somebody to come and take them home.

Monday, May 9, 2016 at 12:05 AM PDT

Mom Campaigns for Heroin Overdose-Reversing Shot

Mom Campaigns for Heroin Overdose-Reversing Shot

After Aimee Dunkle lost her 20-year-old son to a heroin overdose, she is now campaigning to make naloxone, an overdose-reversal drug, widely available.

Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 11:51 PM PDT

Support Group Helps Those Whose Loved Ones Suffer From Alzheimer's

Support Group Helps Those Whose Loved Ones Suffer From Alzheimer's

Patti Davis, daughter of former President Ronald Reagan, reaches out to others whose loved ones suffer from Alzheimer's disease and dementia through the support group Beyond Alzheimer's.

Sunday, Apr 24, 2016 at 11:57 PM PDT

Culinary Program Develops At-Risk Youth

Culinary Program Develops At-Risk Youth

Sharing his passion for food allows restaurateur Laurent Halasz to connect with young people and to inspire them to pursue their own dreams.

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 02:50 PM PDT

Nonprofit Aids Homeless, Low-Income Clients in Job Search

Nonprofit Aids Homeless, Low-Income Clients in Job Search

Trinidad Ramirez is a former addict and convict who turned her life around after she came to Chrysalis, a nonprofit dedicated to helping homeless and low-income clients find and sustain jobs.

Monday, Apr 11, 2016 at 12:13 AM PDT

OC Church Takes a Stand Against Injustice

OC Church Takes a Stand Against Injustice

Reverend Chineta Goodjoin is a new kind of pastor — and she's shaking up Orange County by turning her ministry at New Hope Presbyterian Church into a social action network.

Monday, Mar 28, 2016 at 09:01 AM PDT

Gift of a Smile Gives Hope to Aspiring Singer

Gift of a Smile Gives Hope to Aspiring Singer

An aspiring singer who once lived on the streets is one step closer to making his dream a reality thanks to the gift of a smile.

Monday, Mar 21, 2016 at 07:44 AM PDT

Nonprofit Helps People With Disabilities Worldwide

Nonprofit Helps People With Disabilities Worldwide

In 1967, Joni Eareckson Tada was just 17 years old when she dove into shallow water and broke her neck, leaving her quadriplegic and in a wheelchair.

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Search Continues for Missing 5-Year-Old After Dad Arrested
Search Continues for Missing 5-Year-Old After Dad Arrested

The search continues Sunday for a 5-year-old boy who was reported missing after his father was found unconscious in a city park.

The Lost Tapes: LA Riots
The Lost Tapes: LA Riots

A new documentary shows the 1992 LA riots as you've never seen them before. Beverly White reports for the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, April 23, 2017.

Metro to Begin Charging for Parking at 2 Red Line Stations
Metro to Begin Charging for Parking at 2 Red Line Stations

The free ride will end Monday when it comes to parking at Metro's Red Line North Hollywood and Universal City stations. As of Monday, transit-goers will have to pay $3 a day to park at those two stops, according...

Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in 'Happy Days,' Dies at 56
Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in 'Happy Days,' Dies at 56

Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," died Saturday at age 56. A Burbank, California native, Moran began acting in TV and movies...

Trump Heads Into Tough Week With Budget, Health Care Battles
Trump Heads Into Tough Week With Budget, Health Care Battles

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Thousands of Armenians Gather in Glendale to Commemorate Armenian Genocide
Thousands of Armenians Gather in Glendale to Commemorate Armenian Genocide

Thousands of Armenians gathered in Glendale to remember the victims of the Armenian Genocide. Christine Kim reports for the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, April 23, 2017.