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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,...

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 08:46 PM PDT

San Bernardino Officers Save Dog From Hot Car

San Bernardino Officers Save Dog From Hot Car

Officers were praised from helping save a dog from a hot car. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on Friday, June 21, 2018.

Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 at 04:52 PM PDT

Firefighter Walks With Blind Student at His Graduation

Firefighter Walks With Blind Student at His Graduation

When a mother of six asked on social media for someone to walk with her blind son with autism in his graduation ceremony a Fountain Valley firefighter stepped up.

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 08:01 PM PDT

Pasadena Mounted Posse Are Eyes and Ears of Department

Pasadena Mounted Posse Are Eyes and Ears of Department

The mounted posse are the Pasadena Police Department's extra eyes and ears. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News on Friday, June 7, 2019.

Friday, May 31, 2019 at 06:44 PM PDT

Electronics Detection Dog Hailed as Hero of the Day

Electronics Detection Dog Hailed as Hero of the Day

A playful 3-year-old labrador retriever is also an electronics detection specialist for the Fontana Police Department. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News on Friday, May 31, 2019.

Monday, May 27, 2019 at 09:50 AM PDT

Officer Joins the Ranks of Those Who Arrested Her Brothers' Killers

Officer Joins the Ranks of Those Who Arrested Her Brothers' Killers

Four years after her brother's murder, Jackie Perea has joined the LAPD - joining the ranks of those who arrested the killers.

Friday, May 24, 2019 at 06:14 PM PDT

Murder Victim's Sister Joins LAPD

Murder Victim's Sister Joins LAPD

Meet the woman who turned a tragedy into a new life mission. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News on Friday, May 24, 2019.

Friday, Apr 26, 2019 at 05:45 PM PDT

Firefighter Goes Above and Beyond to Fight Homelessness

Firefighter Goes Above and Beyond to Fight Homelessness

Pasadena Firefighter Tony Zee goes above the call of duty. He works with the public health department to the homeless.

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