Villanueva Didn't Notify City Officials He Was Clearing Venice Beach Encampment, Councilman Says

Villanueva Didn't Notify City Officials He Was Clearing Venice Beach Encampment, Councilman Says

L.A. Councilman Mike Bonin says Sheriff Alex Villanueva's move was all for show.

Butterflies, Cartoons And Books Welcome Migrant Children To Long Beach

Butterflies, Cartoons And Books Welcome Migrant Children To Long Beach

The city of Long Beach welcomed nearly 100 migrant children to the Long Beach Convention Center last week, and efforts are being made the ensure that they're comfortable as they wait to be reunited with family.

Black Parents Who Worry 'The Talk' Is Not Enough Turn To De-Escalation Training

Black Parents Who Worry 'The Talk' Is Not Enough Turn To De-Escalation Training

The Young Black Scholars program, run by the nationwide mentoring organization 100 Black Men, works to teach Black youth how to navigate high-stakes situations that have the potential to escalate, particularly when police officers are involved and there is a tilted power dynamic.

Family struggles to care for daughter in wake of Puerto Rico power outages

Family struggles to care for daughter in wake of Puerto Rico power outages

A Puerto Rico couple struggles to care for Melissa Rivera, who has cerebral palsy and multiple maladies, in the wake of Puerto Rico power outages.

Harvest Center director accused of illegally entering homes to evict low-income tenants

Harvest Center director accused of illegally entering homes to evict low-income tenants

Colin Pinkney’s accusers say he entered their homes while they were away as part of an effort to evict them from transitional housing.

Captain Of The First All-Black Rowing Team Shares How The Water Changed His Life

Captain Of The First All-Black Rowing Team Shares How The Water Changed His Life

In 1997, Arshay Cooper and a group of his classmates formed the first all-Black high school rowing team. Cooper was the team captain, an experience that changed not only the course of his life, but of everyone in that boat.

The Author Of 'The Three Mothers' Reflects On Her Own Motherhood

The Author Of 'The Three Mothers' Reflects On Her Own Motherhood

Black feminist scholar Anna Malaika Tubbs was inspired to write to "The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr, Malcolm X and James Baldwin Shaped A Nation" so she could explore the civil rights movement by looking at it through "the woman before the man."

As Awards Season Begins, #OscarsSoWhite Creator Reflects On Legacy Of Viral Movement To Diversify Ho

As Awards Season Begins, #OscarsSoWhite Creator Reflects On Legacy Of Viral Movement To Diversify Ho

In January 2015, activist April Reign created the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite -- calling out the awards ceremony for their lack of diversity. She unexpectedly launched a viral referendum on the disparities and inequities experienced by Blacks and people of color in Hollywood.

LA's Parking Ticket Deadbeats Exposed

LA's Parking Ticket Deadbeats Exposed

​There are more than 100,000 vehicles that have five or more unpaid tickets. That's more than $21 million owed to the city by parking ticket deadbeats. The NBC4 I-Team discovers thousands of drivers don't pay their tickets, costing us all.

'Airbnb Ruined Our Summer Vacation'

'Airbnb Ruined Our Summer Vacation'

​An investigative look into home sharing and what happens when what you rent isn’t what you get. An I-Team investigation uncovered evidence of problems with rentals on the popular site.