| Oct 23, 2012
| 11:41 AM
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani headlined a downtown fundraiser this afternoon for a pair of Republicans fighting to hold onto their suburban congressional seats.
Guiliani said Reps. Judy Biggert of Hinsdale and Robert Dold of Kenilworth both would...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 3:44 PM
“PIX11 NEWS CLOSEUP” will mark its 20th year on the air with its 970th broadcast on Sunday, October 28th. The recipient of numerous awards, including three Emmy Awards, “PIX11 NEWS CLOSEUP” has a loyal following of viewers who...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 2:31 PM
The New York City Marathon has been canceled, following a flood of criticism against Mayor Bloomberg and marathon officials who had planned to hold it in wake of Hurricane Sandy aftermath.
The announcement came in Friday afternoon as a result of a...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Making a closing pitch to Florida voters, President Barack Obama bragged about the results he's achieved in the past four years, acknowledged much more work is ahead, and sought to portray challenger Mitt Romney as someone who's hiding the truth about...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:23 AM
Choose whether each song is on (A) Barack Obama’s campaign Spotify playist, (B) Mitt Romney’s campaign Spotify playlist or (C) Neither.
1. “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow,” The Soggy Bottom Boys
2. “I Won’t Back Down,&...
| Aug 31, 2012
HAMPTON — During his three-hour sojourn through the Peninsula on July 13, President Barack Obama's motorcade traveled with escorts from state and city police and passed down roads blocked by the city Public Works Division to a gymnasium prepared...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Big Ben, the landmark clock and tower in London, is getting a name change and a sex change of sorts. Big Ben is now Big Liz.
Lawmakers voted to permanently change the name of the tower to The Elizabeth Tower in honor of Queen Elizabeth's diamond jubilee....
| Dec 10, 2010
If you're feeling a bit stressed about your holiday entertaining plans, listening to Chris Giftos talk about his experiences should calm you.
There was the time that then-First Lady Hillary Clinton was coming for a dinner at the Metropolitan Museum of...
| Jul 24, 2011
For a man who hasn't formally decided whether to run for president, Texas Gov. Rick Perry sure sounds a lot like a candidate.
"I'm not ready to tell you that I'm ready to announce that I'm in," Perry told the Des Moines Register, the biggest newspaper in...
| Oct 23, 2011
Occupations such as those underway in cities across the country pose staggering logistical problems. Large numbers of people must be fed and kept reasonably warm and dry. Trash has to be removed; medical care and rudimentary security provided. But for the...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:33 PM
WASHINGTON — Never one to mince words, former U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, spoke to Newsweek in a Q&A session recently in which Grayson was usual self — critical of Republicans and, well, confident of himself. A couple excerpts: Any...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The latest poll on the Republican presidential field – from Quinnipiac University – finds what two polls released earlier this week show, that former U.S. House speaker Newt Gingrich holds a commanding lead in Florida. The poll shows...