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Friday, Aug 30, 2019 at 05:34 PM PDT

Heroes Who Have Been Answering the Call for 40 Years

Heroes Who Have Been Answering the Call for 40 Years

CHP celebrated two 911 dispatchers who have worked there for 40 years through earthquakes, fires and tragedy. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019.

Saturday, Aug 24, 2019 at 03:15 PM PDT

Animal Cruelty Investigator Hailed as Hero for Saving 20 Pets

Animal Cruelty Investigator Hailed as Hero for Saving 20 Pets

An animal cruelty investigator saved nearly 20 pets living in deplorable conditions at a home in the Inland Empire. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019.

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 05:59 PM PDT

Heroes Work to Clear the Shelters

Heroes Work to Clear the Shelters

In a shelter in South LA, over 300 dogs are ready to be adopted at Clear the Shelters 2019. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019.

Friday, Aug 9, 2019 at 08:36 PM PDT

Foster Mom Honored as Police Officer of the Year

Foster Mom Honored as Police Officer of the Year

A Pasadena mom was honored as police officer of the year, despite not being a sworn officer, because of her contributions to the community. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9,...

Friday, Aug 2, 2019 at 07:44 PM PDT

Woman Fosters Hundreds of Cats

Woman Fosters Hundreds of Cats

One woman has fostered kittens for more than 12 years in hopes of finding them their forever home. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019.

Friday, Jul 26, 2019 at 07:25 PM PDT

Rescuers Lauded for Helping Save Injured Hiker in San Gabriel Mountains

Rescuers Lauded for Helping Save Injured Hiker in San Gabriel Mountains

The hiker took a leap off a rock into a shallow pool and injured himself, something that officials said is common but dangerous. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on Friday, July 26, 2019.

Friday, Jul 19, 2019 at 06:58 PM PDT

Rescuers Recognized for Saving Missing Hiker in Mount Waterman

Rescuers Recognized for Saving Missing Hiker in Mount Waterman

A team of rescuers were recognized for a daring rescue of a man in Mt. Waterman. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on Friday, July 19, 2019.

Friday, Jul 12, 2019 at 10:34 PM PDT

Firefighters Hailed for Daring Rescue in Burning Building

Firefighters Hailed for Daring Rescue in Burning Building

A group of firefighters were hailed as heroes after they saved six people who were trapped inside a burning building. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on Friday, July 12, 2019.

Friday, Jul 5, 2019 at 07:54 PM PDT

Dare the Bloodhound Ready to Track

Dare the Bloodhound Ready to Track

When it comes to tracking down crime, this dog is no rookie. The bloodhound has a nose for the law. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News on Friday, July 5, 2019.

Friday, Jun 28, 2019 at 08:57 PM PDT

Inland Empire Woman Helps Rehab Injured and Neglected Horses

Inland Empire Woman Helps Rehab Injured and Neglected Horses

Helen Meredith fostered her love for horses into a foundation that saves them. Meredith created the United Pegasus Foundation to help rehab injured and neglected horses. Now, she’s facing a new challenge,...

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