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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.

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 07:07 PM PDT

4OurHeroes: K9 Helping Kids

4OurHeroes: K9 Helping Kids

The newest member of the K9 Police Department is being labelled a hero for his service helping children with disabilities. Kathy Vara reports for NBC4 News on Friday, August 17, 2018.

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 07:58 PM PDT

Heard but Never Seen, the Voices Behind 911

Heard but Never Seen, the Voices Behind 911

The heroes being honored are heard, rarely ever seen but are always ready to answer the call when help is needed during an emergency. They are the voices behind 911.

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 06:25 PM PDT

4OurHeroes: 911 Operators' Unseen Heroics

4OurHeroes: 911 Operators' Unseen Heroics

The voices behind 911 are heard, rarely ever seen but are always ready to answer the call when help is needed during an emergency. NBC4 meets the operators behind the 911 phone calls in this weeks 4OurHeroes....

Friday, Aug 3, 2018 at 06:35 PM PDT

LA County Sheriff's Air Rescue Deputies Save Hiker From Palm Springs Cliff

LA County Sheriff's Air Rescue Deputies Save Hiker From Palm Springs Cliff

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Special Enforcement Bureau responded to an urgent "mutual aid request" and performed a daring rescue of a stranded hiker from a narrow canyon. Kathy Vara reports for...

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.

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