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Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 10:27 PM PST

Community Comes Together to Battle SoCal Fires

Community Comes Together to Battle SoCal Fires

A great salute to the men and women battling fires and saving lives, all the emergency responders, firefighters, police officers, medical responders and members of the community who have helped each other.

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 06:34 PM PST

A Community Comes Together to Battle SoCal Fires

A Community Comes Together to Battle SoCal Fires

Honoring the firefighters, police officers, first responders, volunteers and good samaritans who have put their safety and lives on the line to battle the deadly fires in Southern California. Kathy Vara reports...

Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 at 09:03 PM PST

Girl's Christmas Tree Wish Comes True, Thanks to Deputies

Girl's Christmas Tree Wish Comes True, Thanks to Deputies

An 11-year-old Lynwood girl wrote a letter asking only for a Christmas Tree for her family. She waited outside her home for four days, hoping for someone who could help. Her wish was eventually answered by...

Friday, Nov 24, 2017 at 05:10 PM PST

Deputies Lauded for Daring Rescue

Deputies Lauded for Daring Rescue

Members of a Los Angeles County Sheriff's rescue team were lauded recently for their work saving a diver in the Pacific. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017.

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 06:24 PM PST

Fontana Police Dept. Rescues Abused Animals

Fontana Police Dept. Rescues Abused Animals

The Fontana Police Department has a unique task force dedicated to rescuing animals from abusive situations, making sure the animals find their happily ever after. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m....

Saturday, Nov 18, 2017 at 09:51 AM PST

City Department Rescues Animals From Abuse and Neglect

City Department Rescues Animals From Abuse and Neglect

The city of Fontana's Animal Services Team are this week's heroes, a city department with a heart of gold. Working under the Fontana Police Department, the seven-member task force plays a unique role in the...

Friday, Nov 10, 2017 at 05:51 PM PST

Firefighters Went Above and Beyond During Deadly Firestorms

Firefighters Went Above and Beyond During Deadly Firestorms

These LA firefighters dropped everything at a moment's notice to lend a hand when the Bay Area fire departments were in desperate for help battling the deadly fires in October. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4...

Friday, Nov 3, 2017 at 10:52 PM PDT

Woman Searches Shelters to Save Neglected Animals

Woman Searches Shelters to Save Neglected Animals

An Encino woman searches animal shelters for the dogs no one wants, the broken animals in need of the most urgent medical and emotional care. Such animals have little chance of being adopted and it takes...

Saturday, Oct 28, 2017 at 01:52 AM PDT

11-Year-Old Girl Meets Officer Who Saved Her Life

11-Year-Old Girl Meets Officer Who Saved Her Life

An 11-year-old girl reunited with the police officer who saved her life when she was a baby. The man she calls her hero has inspired her to one day become a nurse.

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 09:31 PM PDT

EMT Rescues Animals After Hurricane Harvey

EMT Rescues Animals After Hurricane Harvey

As an emergency medical technician at Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Bryce Trevett has devoted his life to helping others -- whether it's in the hospital emergency room, or on a jet ski out on the ocean.

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