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Friday, Apr 26, 2019 at 10:19 PM PDT

Firefighter Goes Above and Beyond to Help Homeless

Firefighter Goes Above and Beyond to Help Homeless

A firefighter in Pasadena is part of a team battling homelessness across the city. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 news at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 26, 2019.

Friday, Apr 19, 2019 at 09:10 PM PDT

Rescuers Who Saved Mount Baldy Hikers Speak Out

Rescuers Who Saved Mount Baldy Hikers Speak Out

Search and rescue teams from all over Southern California joined the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department to rescue two hikers missing for five days on Mount Baldy. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News at...

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 07:45 PM PDT

Firefighters Meet Man They Saved

Firefighters Meet Man They Saved

Los Angeles County firefighters meet the man they saved after he had a heart attack. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News on Friday, April 12, 2019.

Friday, Apr 5, 2019 at 07:15 PM PDT

Officer Meets Tot He Saved From Choking

Officer Meets Tot He Saved From Choking

A police officer in Pomona saves a choking 1-year-old. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News on Friday, April 4, 2019.

Friday, Mar 22, 2019 at 08:45 PM PDT

Hiker Saved by LA County Sheriff's Air Rescue Five Team

Hiker Saved by LA County Sheriff's Air Rescue Five Team

An injured hiker was miraculously saved at the Santa Anita Wash Trail by the Los Angeles A County Sheriff's Air Rescue Five team. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News on Friday, March 22, 2019.

Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 10:11 PM PST

Lucky Larry the Rescue Dog Finds Fur-Ever Home

Lucky Larry the Rescue Dog Finds Fur-Ever Home

A dog down on his luck finally got a forever home. You can call him lucky, even though his actual name is Larry.

Friday, Mar 1, 2019 at 07:12 PM PST

Officers, Lifeguards Help Find Two Men in a Capsized Boat

Officers, Lifeguards Help Find Two Men in a Capsized Boat

The coordination of a team effort helped save two men capsized six miles off the shore in Huntington Beach.

Friday, Feb 22, 2019 at 05:53 PM PST

Rescuers Save Woman After Plummet Down San Gabriel Mountains

Rescuers Save Woman After Plummet Down San Gabriel Mountains

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department rescued a woman who slipped 150 feet down the San Gabriel Mountains Sunday.

Friday, Feb 15, 2019 at 09:13 PM PST

Girl Saves Mother With 911 Call

Girl Saves Mother With 911 Call

Nine-year-old Nevaeh Telles called 911 dispatchers after her mother hit her head while suffering a seizure. Her mother was able to get the care she needed after the girl provided dispatchers information about...

Friday, Feb 8, 2019 at 06:58 PM PST

A Former Firefighter Inspires Teenagers to Succeed

A Former Firefighter Inspires Teenagers to Succeed

A Ventura County firefighter suffered burns in a brush fire in 1979 and now helps troubled youth succeed. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019.

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