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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.

Friday, Feb 1, 2019 at 11:02 PM PST

Firefighters Team Up With Good Samaritan to Save Man

Firefighters Team Up With Good Samaritan to Save Man

A group of firefighters teamed up with a good Samaritan to save a man three times. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019.

Friday, Jan 25, 2019 at 07:54 PM PST

Pomona Police Officers Teach Students Integrity in Boot Camp

Pomona Police Officers Teach Students Integrity in Boot Camp

Pomona police officers are teaching students integrity and discipline through a tough boot camp program.

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 06:30 PM PST

Meet Officer Shadow, The Newest Member of the Riverside Police Department

Meet Officer Shadow, The Newest Member of the Riverside Police Department

The Riverside Police Department welcomes its very own first bomb squad dog. Shadow is a 3-year-old Labrador trained to identify odors used to make explosives.

Friday, Jan 11, 2019 at 08:05 PM PST

Firefighters Save Family Pet

Firefighters Save Family Pet

Murrieta firefighters used special training to save a family's cat. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019.

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 07:27 PM PST

Man Runs 5,000 Miles to Raise Money for Firefighters Battling Cancer

Man Runs 5,000 Miles to Raise Money for Firefighters Battling Cancer

Former Apple engineer Matty Greg has a goal to run 5,000 miles and has raised over $1 million dollars to help firefighters who are battling cancer. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec....

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)

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