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Monday, Nov 13, 2017 at 11:07 AM PST

Organization Helps Vets Get Back on Their Feet

Organization Helps Vets Get Back on Their Feet

The number of veterans in need is starting to rise again, says Stephen Peck, the President and CEO of the organization, U.S. Vets. The organization is making it a point to serve veterans after they've served...

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016 at 05:08 PM PDT

Share Your Life Connected Story

Share Your Life Connected Story

Welcome to Life Connected. our new series chronicling the many ways in which people and communities across Southern California come together to inspire and support one another.

Sunday, Nov 5, 2017 at 11:43 PM PST

'Chalk Bandit' Uses Concrete as Canvas to Connect

'Chalk Bandit' Uses Concrete as Canvas to Connect

With all the strife going on in the world today -- we all need a little positivity and one woman in Hermosa Beach is doing her part to cheer us up.

Monday, Oct 30, 2017 at 06:17 AM PDT

Group With Hollywood Ties Helps Premature Babies

Group With Hollywood Ties Helps Premature Babies

It's a startling statistic -- the United States ranks sixth in the world when it comes to premature births. But one organization with deep ties to Hollywood and the movies is working to make sure premature...

Sunday, Oct 22, 2017 at 11:35 PM PDT

Inmates Train Rescued Dogs to Help Those in Need

Inmates Train Rescued Dogs to Help Those in Need

A nonprofit program called Cell Dogs is connecting rescue dogs with qualified inmates who train and discipline their four-legged companions. After eight to 12 weeks, the dogs will be released to a new home …...

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Dangerous Winds Threaten to Fan Roaring Thomas Fire
Dangerous Winds Threaten to Fan Roaring Thomas Fire

The fifth largest wildfire in California history was threatening thousands of homes Tuesday as it churned through coastal mountains amid persistently dangerous weather conditions.

NYC Subway Bomber Planned Holiday Suicide Attack: Officials
NYC Subway Bomber Planned Holiday Suicide Attack: Officials

A man with an ISIS-inspired suicide plot went into one of New York City's busiest subway corridors and detonated a "low-tech" pipe bomb strapped to his chest with Velcro and zip ties just as Monday's morning...

Neighbors Work Together, Save Dozens of Homes from Fire
Neighbors Work Together, Save Dozens of Homes from Fire

More than 100 homes were destroyed in the Lilac Fire, but three people were able to save a whole neighborhood.

Creek Fire Nears Full Containment in Hills Above Sylmar
Creek Fire Nears Full Containment in Hills Above Sylmar

Crews are nearing containment Tuesday in their struggle against the Creek Fire, which has destroyed dozens of homes and scorched more than 15,600 acres in the hills above Sylmar.

5 Things to Watch in Alabama's High Stakes Senate Race
5 Things to Watch in Alabama's High Stakes Senate Race

As Alabama votes to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the choice between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones has taken on outsized significance. Moore has faced allegations of...

LAPD Officer Pinned Between Two Vehicles After Crash
LAPD Officer Pinned Between Two Vehicles After Crash

A Los Angeles Police Department officer was hospitalized Monday after a suspected DUI driver struck the officer and another vehicle on the 405 Freeway.