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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.

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 06:15 PM PDT

Pasadena Firefighters Cross US to Help Hurricane Victims

Pasadena Firefighters Cross US to Help Hurricane Victims

An award-winning Pasadena firefighter not only saves lives here at home, he volunteers his free time to help victims of disasters around the country.

Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 at 09:41 AM PDT

Honoring Heroes in Las Vegas Shooting

Honoring Heroes in Las Vegas Shooting

This week we honor the heroes of the Las Vegas mass shooting. Some of them are first responders and others are regular folks who risked their lives to save others. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m....

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 06:56 PM PDT

Heroic Actions of Sheriff's Deputy Save Woman's Life

Heroic Actions of Sheriff's Deputy Save Woman's Life

A woman is thanking a Riverside County Sheriff's deputy for using CPR to save her life after she was found not breathing inside her home.

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 05:38 PM PDT

Chino Valley Firefighter Bonds With Boy Fighting Cancer

Chino Valley Firefighter Bonds With Boy Fighting Cancer

Three years after they met, the Chino Valley firefighter and the 9-year-old cancer survivor are still best buds.

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 04:49 PM PDT

Air Rescue Team Applauded for Saving Teen Hikers

Air Rescue Team Applauded for Saving Teen Hikers

Orange County Sheriff's Air Support rescue rushed to save teenagers stuck on a steep cliff several hundreds of feet in the air on a rainy day last January.

Friday, Sep 8, 2017 at 03:39 PM PDT

Women Aid Frantic Mom Who Accidentally Locked Baby In Car

Women Aid Frantic Mom Who Accidentally Locked Baby In Car

Two city workers quickly rushed to aid a frantic mother after she accidentally locked her baby inside her car on an extremely hot day in Los Angeles.

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

LAPD Sergeant Gives Back Through Mentorship

LAPD Sergeant Gives Back Through Mentorship

An LAPD sergeant who once ran away from home as a young girl before turning her life around is now the one for young people to look up to. Kathy Vara reports for NBC4 News Dec. 29, 2017.

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