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Sharing the connections among Southern Californians       |       Sunday at 11PM on NBC4 News

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 at 09:20 AM PST

Tracks to Success: Metrolink CEO Stephanie Wiggins

Tracks to Success: Metrolink CEO Stephanie Wiggins

In December, Metrolink named Stephanie Wiggins as its CEO in a history making moment for the agency. Toni Guinyard reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Sunday Feb. 17, 2019.

Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 at 11:18 PM PST

The Unfinished Story of LA County's Library Director

The Unfinished Story of LA County's Library Director

LA County's Library Director, Skye Patrick, was recently named the 2019 Librarian of the Year. Her success comes from transforming the libraries of Los Angeles - creating education programs and formatting...

Sunday, Feb 3, 2019 at 11:59 PM PST

Black History Month: Former Homeless Man Helps Others

Black History Month: Former Homeless Man Helps Others

Rev. Richard Reed founded the agency "First To Serve" 20 years ago. It has helped thousands of men and women each year get off the streets or referred by partner agencies.

Monday, Jan 21, 2019 at 12:08 AM PST

'The Voice' Stylist Gives Haircuts to Camp Fire Evacuees

'The Voice' Stylist Gives Haircuts to Camp Fire Evacuees

Following the destructive wild fires that roared throughout Southern California in November, Jerilynn Stevens, hair stylist on The Voice, decided to give back with free hair cuts to Camp Fire evacuees.

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 11:26 AM PST

Physical Breakdown Provides Chance for Emotional Healing

Physical Breakdown Provides Chance for Emotional Healing

Watching Sage Marshall piece together colorful quilts, you see no signs of the devastating stroke that left her paralyzed and unable to speak just a few years ago.

Sunday, Jan 6, 2019 at 09:41 PM PST

Arcadia High School Choir Inspired by Artistic Director

Arcadia High School Choir Inspired by Artistic Director

Along with being the son of late film producer Carlo Ponti Sr. and actress Sophia Loren, Carlo Ponti is the Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra. Famous family aside, the world-renowned...

Monday, Dec 31, 2018 at 11:39 AM PST

Caden's Bears Bring Comfort to Children in the Hospital for the Holidays

Caden's Bears Bring Comfort to Children in the Hospital for the Holidays

A teddy bear is often just a toy until it's given meaning, which is exactly what one Southern California 13-year-old is trying to do with each bear he hands out this holiday season.

Sunday, Dec 23, 2018 at 11:49 PM PST

Snowball Express Gives Military Kids a Magic Holiday

Snowball Express Gives Military Kids a Magic Holiday

The scene is taking place in a terminal at LAX as part of Snowball Express, a program that offers special experiences to children who have had parents die in military service. Snowball Express is sending...

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 12:46 PM PST

A Second U: A Second Chance for Former Felons

A Second U: A Second Chance for Former Felons

Finding work can be a major factor for former felons looking to avoid going back to prison. One foundation is helping formerly incarcerated men and women reestablish their lives in careers as personal trainers.

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 12:26 AM PST

Brent's Club Honors Son Lost to Drugs

Brent's Club Honors Son Lost to Drugs

For attorney Robert Shapiro and his wife, losing their son Brent 13 years ago to drugs was a horrible tragedy. But from that tragedy grew something remarkable - the Brent Shapiro Foundation for drug prevention.

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6-Year-Old Dies, Toddler Injured After Fiery Stevenson Car Crash
6-Year-Old Dies, Toddler Injured After Fiery Stevenson Car Crash

A 6-year-old girl died and a 2-year-old girl was critically hurt after a woman crashed into a power pole and and took off running, leaving the two children behind, Monday in the Stevenson Ranch area, the...

Mexican Mafia 'Secretaries' Sentenced to Federal Prison
Mexican Mafia 'Secretaries' Sentenced to Federal Prison

A Los Angeles couple were sentenced to federal prison Monday for acting as so-called secretaries for the man's brother, an imprisoned Mexican Mafia member who relied on the pair to relay orders to the street.

House Lawyer Says Committee Investigating Whether Trump Lied
House Lawyer Says Committee Investigating Whether Trump Lied

The House of Representatives’ top lawyer told a federal appeals court Monday that the House is investigating whether President Donald Trump lied to special counsel Robert Mueller, and the attorney urged the...

Who Is Jane Doe No. 49? This Jewelry Might Hold Answers
Who Is Jane Doe No. 49? This Jewelry Might Hold Answers

A necklace with a Hershey Kiss-shaped pendant and a ring are some of the only clues authorities have when it comes to the identity of a woman killed more than 20 years ago in a fiery crash on a Los Angeles...

New Epstein Accuser Sues, Calls on Prince Andrew to Speak
New Epstein Accuser Sues, Calls on Prince Andrew to Speak

A woman identified as Jane Doe 15 is suing the estate of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, alleging he preyed upon, trafficked and sexually abused her when she was 15. The woman, now 31, who spoke at a news...

Restraining Order Granted Hours Before Family Shot: Records
Restraining Order Granted Hours Before Family Shot: Records

Less than 24 hours before a man shot his estranged wife and four children in their Paradise Hills homes on Saturday, a San Diego judge approved a restraining order commanding him to stay away from the family,...