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Friday, Aug 11, 2017 at 07:18 PM PDT

Torrance Police Officer Saves Man Who Attempted Suicide

Torrance Police Officer Saves Man Who Attempted Suicide

When Torrance police detective James Walker arrived to a horrific scene, he could not believe the man was still alive.

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 07:07 PM PDT

4 Our Heroes: Youth Soccer Referee Saves Boy's Life

4 Our Heroes: Youth Soccer Referee Saves Boy's Life

Andy Dale, who referees youth soccer games in Claremont, jumped into action when he noticed a young boy choking in the stands last April. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on Friday, July 20, 2018.

Friday, Aug 4, 2017 at 08:35 PM PDT

Deputies Save 16-Year-Old Hiker Stranded on Ledge

Deputies Save 16-Year-Old Hiker Stranded on Ledge

LA County's rescue five team took the call of a 16-year-old in big trouble at Sturtevant Falls.

Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 at 04:34 AM PDT

Torrance Officers Save Life of 3-Month-Old Baby at Mall

Torrance Officers Save Life of 3-Month-Old Baby at Mall

Torrance police officers Joshua Satterfield and Christopher Tomsic have been honored with the South Bay Medal of Valor award for responding to one of the toughest calls an officer can receive – a baby who was...

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 10:58 PM PDT

Quick Action by Orange County Sheriff Saves Motorcycle Rider

Quick Action by Orange County Sheriff Saves Motorcycle Rider

Jim Sherwood is a motorcycle enthusiast and a very lucky man.

Saturday, Jul 15, 2017 at 04:44 AM PDT

Off-Duty Police Officer Saves Man From Burning Car

Off-Duty Police Officer Saves Man From Burning Car

An off-duty LAPD officer helped save a man from his burning truck in Whittier after he crashed in late June.

Friday, Jul 7, 2017 at 07:47 PM PDT

'Angel' Helps Improve Lives of Human Trafficking Victims

'Angel' Helps Improve Lives of Human Trafficking Victims

A 75-year-old Compton woman doesn't just talk the talk, she actually "walks" the streets to help young girls and women who are victims of human trafficking and prostitution.

Friday, Jun 30, 2017 at 09:35 PM PDT

Two LAFD Paramedics Help Skid Row Kids Get School Supplies

Two LAFD Paramedics Help Skid Row Kids Get School Supplies

Two Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics stationed in the middle of Skid Row want to make a difference in the lives of homeless youth.

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 04:48 PM PDT

Air Rescue Team Saves Hiker Bitten by Rattlesnake

Air Rescue Team Saves Hiker Bitten by Rattlesnake

After getting a call about a distressed hiker in the San Gabriel Mountains, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Air Rescue 5 team had to move fast to save the victim who had been bitten by a snake.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 07:29 PM PDT

Deputies Credit Hiker For Safely Rescuing Her Dog

Deputies Credit Hiker For Safely Rescuing Her Dog

The deputies who came to the woman's rescue were certainly heroes, but they also are crediting the woman who did all the right things to make sure she got off the mountain alive.

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