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Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 08:13 PM PDT

The Hero Behind the Scenes

The Hero Behind the Scenes

Thanks to Drew Steinberg, firefighters can save more homes and more lives. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on Oct. 5, 2018. 

Friday, Sep 28, 2018 at 05:56 PM PDT

HavASole: Providing Quality Shoes to the Homeless

HavASole: Providing Quality Shoes to the Homeless

Rikki Mendias knows what it’s like to be homeles without something as simple as a decent pair of shoes, so now he collects shoes to donate to other people who don’t have or that might need a new pair.

Friday, Sep 7, 2018 at 06:08 PM PDT

Officer Helps Talk Woman Down Off of Pasadena Bridge

Officer Helps Talk Woman Down Off of Pasadena Bridge

A Pasadena police officer was first to arrive on scene as a woman threatened to jump from Pasadena's Colorado Street Bridge. What Brian Petrella did in those first few moments may have saved her life.

Saturday, Sep 1, 2018 at 12:42 AM PDT

#4OurHeroes: Sheriff's Perform Dangerous Rescue

#4OurHeroes: Sheriff's Perform Dangerous Rescue

Rescuers with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department made a dangerous rescue of a motorcyclist who went down an embankment. Kathy Vara reports for NBC4 News Aug. 31, 2018.

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 05:54 PM PDT

4OurHeroes: Officer Cleans Trash Around Elementary School

4OurHeroes: Officer Cleans Trash Around Elementary School

The hero being honored Friday is a Los Angeles school police officer who doesn't just "talk the talk" when it comes to keeping students safe. In one particular instance, he rolled up his sleeves and walked tons...

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 07:12 PM PDT

4OurHeroes: Torrance Police K9 Brings Smiles to Kids' faces

4OurHeroes: Torrance Police K9 Brings Smiles to Kids' faces

This week's hero is one with a "nose" for fighting crime. He's the newest K9 member of the Torrance Police Department.

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 07:07 PM PDT

4OurHeroes: K9 Helping Kids

4OurHeroes: K9 Helping Kids

The newest member of the K9 Police Department is being labelled a hero for his service helping children with disabilities. Kathy Vara reports for NBC4 News on Friday, August 17, 2018.

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 07:58 PM PDT

Heard but Never Seen, the Voices Behind 911

Heard but Never Seen, the Voices Behind 911

The heroes being honored are heard, rarely ever seen but are always ready to answer the call when help is needed during an emergency. They are the voices behind 911.

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 06:25 PM PDT

4OurHeroes: 911 Operators' Unseen Heroics

4OurHeroes: 911 Operators' Unseen Heroics

The voices behind 911 are heard, rarely ever seen but are always ready to answer the call when help is needed during an emergency. NBC4 meets the operators behind the 911 phone calls in this weeks 4OurHeroes....

Friday, Aug 3, 2018 at 06:35 PM PDT

LA County Sheriff's Air Rescue Deputies Save Hiker From Palm Springs Cliff

LA County Sheriff's Air Rescue Deputies Save Hiker From Palm Springs Cliff

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Special Enforcement Bureau responded to an urgent "mutual aid request" and performed a daring rescue of a stranded hiker from a narrow canyon. Kathy Vara reports for...

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