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Friday, Nov 23, 2018 at 09:50 PM PST

Animal Control Officers Become Woolsey Fire Heroes

Animal Control Officers Become Woolsey Fire Heroes

Animal Control officers save animals from the Woolsey Fire. Kathy Vara reports for NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on Nov. 23, 2018. (Azucena Varela)

Friday, Nov 2, 2018 at 07:37 PM PDT

LA Firefighter Recognized for Saving Three Children

LA Firefighter Recognized for Saving Three Children

A Los Angeles firefighter was recognized for saving three children who were trapped inside a duplex that was set on fire. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018.

Friday, Oct 26, 2018 at 09:24 PM PDT

Women Don't Let Injuries Slow Them Down

Women Don't Let Injuries Slow Them Down

Three women who were told they would never walk again decide not to let their injuries define them. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 06:23 PM PDT

4 Our Heroes: Deputies Take Down Suspected Cop Killer

4 Our Heroes: Deputies Take Down Suspected Cop Killer

Deputies were honored at the Valor Awards for their bravery after taking a man into custody when he just wouldn't quit. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News at 4 Friday, Oct. 19, 2018.

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.

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