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Friday, Aug 3, 2018 at 08:45 PM PDT

LA County Sheriff's Deputies Perform Daring Air Rescue

LA County Sheriff's Deputies Perform Daring Air Rescue

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has an elite air rescue team that responds to roughly 300 calls per year, making them the busiest unit in the country.

Friday, Jul 27, 2018 at 06:35 PM PDT

Meet the Volunteer Group Who Saved an Injured Donkey

Meet the Volunteer Group Who Saved an Injured Donkey

Remember the donkey who was found with an arrow in its head? Well, meet the volunteer group who aided in its rescue. Kathy Vara reports for NBC4 News at 4 p.m. Friday, July 27, 2018.

Friday, Jul 27, 2018 at 08:24 PM PDT

Meet the Volunteers Who Rescued a Donkey Shot by an Arrow

Meet the Volunteers Who Rescued a Donkey Shot by an Arrow

Rescuers caught their first glimpse of the donkey wounded by an arrow on July 18. The animal was able to elude animal services until being successfully captured on Tuesday.

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 10:04 PM PDT

Youth Soccer Referee Provides Life-Saving Assist

Youth Soccer Referee Provides Life-Saving Assist

A referee was enjoying a must-needed break on a timeout during a youth soccer game in Claremont last April. His break abruptly ended, however, when he was needed to assist an eight-year-old boy who was...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 06:03 PM PDT

Good Samaritans, First Responders Save Canyon Country Jumper

Good Samaritans, First Responders Save Canyon Country Jumper

Good Samaritans stepped up to help deputies and firefighters save a man who was threatening to jump from a bridge in Canyon Country Monday evening.

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 05:59 PM PDT

Good Samaritans Help Stop Man From Jumping Over Bridge

Good Samaritans Help Stop Man From Jumping Over Bridge

Good Samaritans step in to help save a man who was attempting to jump off a bridge in Santa Clarita. Kathy Vara reports for NBC4 News on Friday, July 13, 2018.

Friday, Jun 22, 2018 at 08:11 PM PDT

4 Our Heroes: Climbing and Swimming for Cancer Research

4 Our Heroes: Climbing and Swimming for Cancer Research

Volunteer search and rescue deputy, Mike Leum, is going to great lengths to further cancer research.

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 09:02 PM PDT

4 Our Heroes: Shelter Volunteer Keeps Newborn Kittens Purring

4 Our Heroes: Shelter Volunteer Keeps Newborn Kittens Purring

Many newborn kittens would be hopeless without people like Kristen Larson, a volunteer at the South LA Animal Shelter. Larson works almost non stop bottle feeding, transporting and finding homes for hundreds of...

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 06:43 PM PDT

4 Our Heroes: Detective Solves Case of Missing Glove

4 Our Heroes: Detective Solves Case of Missing Glove

The theft of a glove won't normally make headlines or garner a ton of police investigative time, but when a dogged detective found a special edition Derek Jeter glove left behind at a local Ralphs and returned...

Friday, Jun 1, 2018 at 07:04 PM PDT

4 Our Heroes: LA Woman Who Grew Up Hungry Feeds the Homeless

4 Our Heroes: LA Woman Who Grew Up Hungry Feeds the Homeless

A woman who knows what it's like to grow up hungry is making sure the homeless in LA aren't doing the same. Kathy Vara has this week's 4 Our Heroes on the NBC4 News at 4 Friday, June 1, 2018.

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