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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.

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 08:41 PM PDT

Doctors Lauded for Surgery on Man Mangled in Accident

Doctors Lauded for Surgery on Man Mangled in Accident

A mobile team of doctors and nurses saved the life of a man whose legs were mangled in an industrial accident. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News on Friday, May 25, 2018.  

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 08:52 PM PDT

Deputy in School Shooting Honored

Deputy in School Shooting Honored

A deputy at a high school in Palmdale during a shooting is honored. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News on Friday, May 18, 2018.  

Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 10:46 AM PDT

Fontana Animal Services Rescues 42 Dogs From Home

Fontana Animal Services Rescues 42 Dogs From Home

When an anonymous caller reported 42 dogs inside a Fontana home, instead of arresting the owner, the Fontana Animal Services Team leaped to the rescue, doing what was best for both animals and owner.

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