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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.

Friday, Sep 1, 2017 at 06:13 PM PDT

Officers Attempt to Save Motorcyclist From Fiery Crash

Officers Attempt to Save Motorcyclist From Fiery Crash

Three Los Angeles police officers will be honored by the city after risking their lives in an attempt to save a motorcyclist who was engulfed in flames after a hit-and-run crash.

Friday, Aug 25, 2017 at 06:28 PM PDT

Arcadia Firefighters Buy New Bicycle for Teen Struck by Car

Arcadia Firefighters Buy New Bicycle for Teen Struck by Car

After an Arcadia teen riding his bicycle was hit by a car, a few firefighters decided to step in to replace the boy's beloved bike after it was destroyed in the crash.

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 04:11 PM PDT

'Lucky' Dog Rescued From Raging LA River Finds Forever Home

'Lucky' Dog Rescued From Raging LA River Finds Forever Home

Lucky has settled into his new forever home after he was rescued from the raging LA River on a stormy January day in 2015.

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.

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