Life Connected

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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 homeless...

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 fortunate. The...

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 Health. The clinic is...

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. Plus, a former...

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 English,...

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....

Monday, Oct 7, 2013 at 05:27 AM PDT

Life Connected Award: A Life of Service

Life Connected Award: A Life of Service

Donald Manelli is the force behind one of the biggest life-saving events in Los Angeles: Care Harbor, one of the biggest free-health events in California. NBC4 will proudly present the reward to Donald...

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Woman Flees Topless After Being Caught Shoplifting

Woman Flees Topless After Being Caught Shoplifting

A suspected shoplifter fled topless after being busted at Southern California mall. But police were easily able to identify her – she left her driver’s license behind.

Street Racing Suspected in Fatal Long Beach Crash

Street Racing Suspected in Fatal Long Beach Crash

One person was killed and another person injured in a crash that may have involved street racing in Long Beach Monday night.

Trial Begins for Ex-Marine Charged in Couple's Murder

Trial Begins for Ex-Marine Charged in Couple's Murder

The trial for the last of four defendants in the 2008 murders of a Marine Corps sergeant and his wife began in Riverside County Monday.

Body Found in Gas-Filled Apartment in OC

Body Found in Gas-Filled Apartment in OC

A hazmat crew on Monday night was getting ready to go inside a gas-filled apartment in Santa Ana where a body has been found.

Surf City Beefs Up Security Ahead of Surfing Event

Surf City Beefs Up Security Ahead of Surfing Event

The stage is being set for this year's Van's U.S. Open of Surfing and the Huntington Beach Police Department is taking additional precautions to avoid another summer of unrest in the seaside community.

Stabbed Woman Dies After Self-Dialed 911 Call From Cell Phone

Stabbed Woman Dies After Self-Dialed 911 Call From Cell Phone

A San Bernardino woman succumbed to multiple stab wounds shortly after calling 911 early Tuesday morning, according to police.