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Saturday, Jan 6, 2018 at 06:01 AM PST

A Look Back at the Heroes of 2017

A Look Back at the Heroes of 2017

Last year was filled of tragedies, natural disasters and heartbreaks but 2017 was also the year many heroes emerged to step up and remedy the devastations.

Saturday, Dec 23, 2017 at 01:22 AM PST

Clinic Is a Blessing for Underprivileged Families

Clinic Is a Blessing for Underprivileged Families

Eighteen years ago, a health care worker got a call to help start a small toy giveaway. Today that effort has grown into a huge toy drive helping dozens of families in need during the holidays.

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 07:50 PM PST

CHP Officer Saves Life of Woman About to Jump the Freeway

CHP Officer Saves Life of Woman About to Jump the Freeway

A California Highway Patrol officer made a split-second decision that saved the life of a woman who was threatening to jump from a Pasadena overpass with her dog.

Saturday, Dec 30, 2017 at 06:49 AM PST

LAPD Sergeant Gives Back to Community Through Mentorship

LAPD Sergeant Gives Back to Community Through Mentorship

Echo Park resident Letisia Ruiz was a troubled teen who dropped out of school and became a single mother. She endured several struggles throughout her life but proved you can turn it around with ambition and...

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...

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