NBC4's Hispanic Heritage Month coverage

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 at 07:52 PM PDT

Restored "América Tropical" Mural Unveiled

Restored "América Tropical" Mural Unveiled

A classic LA mural originally considered so controversial that officials painted over it with whitewash was finally unveiled on Tuesday after a 24-year restoration effort.

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 at 08:30 AM PDT

Documenting History With Social Media

Documenting History With Social Media

From the past to the present, social media now enables society to document history in a new way. NBC4 s Mekahlo Medina introduces us to a man who is now using Facebook to help chronicle the history of East...

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 at 08:20 AM PDT

Los Angeles Mural Makes Comeback

Los Angeles Mural Makes Comeback

One historic mural is being prepared to make a comeback, thanks to the Getty Conservation Institute and the City of LA. NBC4's John Cadiz Klemack explains how this mural could give rise to a second Chicano...

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 at 08:52 AM PDT

Reuben Martinez Turns the Page on Literacy

Reuben Martinez Turns the Page on Literacy

A new partnership in Hispanic literacy is about turn pages and in Santa Ana, a city that has a Hispanic population of close to 80 percent, a new book store holds the power to inspire the community.

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 at 08:26 AM PDT

Connecting Through Baseball

Connecting Through Baseball

Baseball may be America's pastime, but it also has a long legacy within the Hispanic community. The Latino Baseball History Project is underway and NBC4's Jacob Rascon shares how this beloved sport has served as...

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 at 12:32 PM PDT

LA'S Salvadoran Immigrant Community

LA'S Salvadoran Immigrant Community

Mexican-Americans outnumber every other ethnic group in Southern California, and with more than 270,000 people Los Angeles is home to the largest Salvadoran Community. NBC4's Kathy Vara shares the story of...

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 at 12:20 PM PDT

Hispanic Heritage Month: Lalo Alcaraz

Hispanic Heritage Month: Lalo Alcaraz

Political cartoonists are modern day historians. They capture events in real time while evoking humor. NBC4’'s Ana Garcia draws our attention on a nationally recognized cartoonist whose work has focused...

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 at 08:14 AM PDT

The Hispanic Vote

The Hispanic Vote

NBC4 s Lolita Lopez sheds a light on the importance of the Hispanic vote and the primary issues that will drive Latinos to the polls come Election Day.

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 at 08:28 AM PDT

Discovering the DNA Within

Discovering the DNA Within

Civil Rights Advocate Dolores Huerta, Prominent Plastic Surgeon Dr. Robert Ray and Actor and Host Mario Lopez pinpoint just how Latino they are. With the help of DNA Analysis Service, 23AndMe.com, the three...

Friday, Oct 5, 2012 at 08:18 AM PDT

Yola at Hola Builds Community Through Orchestra

Yola at Hola Builds Community Through Orchestra

A new program called "Yola At Hola" fosters a sense of community by providing hundreds of students with intensive after-school orchestral training. NBC4's Kim Baldonado speaks with the music director behind the...

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LAPD Officer Wanted on Murder Charge Arrested

LAPD Officer Wanted on Murder Charge Arrested

A former Los Angeles Police Department officer charged in the shooting death of a man in California was arrested by authorities in northern Mexico, the FBI confirmed Tuesday night.

No Explosives Found on Plane at LAX: FBI

No Explosives Found on Plane at LAX: FBI

The FBI has given the all-clear after inspecting a plane at Los Angeles International Airport for explosives.

Audit Reveals "Staggering" Overtime at DOT

Audit Reveals "Staggering" Overtime at DOT

City officials vowed Tuesday to control overtime hours in the Transportation Department in the wake of a city controller's audit that turned up unusually high overtime hours being reported by some employees.

Fugitive in Standoff Kills Self, Police Say

Fugitive in Standoff Kills Self, Police Say

A seven-hour standoff in Los Angeles between SWAT officers and a fugitive wanted for murder ended Tuesday night when the man killed himself, police said.

Texas, Okla. Flooding Kills 19, More Rain Expected

Texas, Okla. Flooding Kills 19, More Rain Expected

Floodwaters kept rising Tuesday across much of Texas as storms dumped almost another foot of rain on the Houston area, stranding hundreds of motorists and inundating the famously congested highways that...

Residents Leap From Balcony to Escape House Fire

Residents Leap From Balcony to Escape House Fire

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