| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:32 PM
The spring and summer of 1968 were an agony for the United States, especially for young Americans and black Americans.
In April, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis. In June, Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated, here in Los Angeles, in the...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 12:43 PM
Leslie Bricusse, the Academy Award-winning songwriter behind such monster hits as "What Kind of Fool Am I?," "Candy Man" (penned with the late Anthony Newley) and "Talk to the Animals," slipped quietly into Chicago this week. So did the producer-writer-...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 5:42 AM
When William Mastrosimone was working on the script for the 1992 mini-series "Sinatra," the singer told him a startling tale that involved Joseph Kennedy Sr., JFK, Chicago mob boss Sam Giancana and Judith Exner, Sinatra's girlfriend who was also...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Jared Lee Loughner, who shot former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in the head, killed six and wounded 12 others in a 2011 Tucson rampage, was sentenced to life in prison without parole after listening to some of his victims berate him for damaging their lives....
| Nov 9, 2012
| 5:21 AM
TURLOCK, Calif. -- The Secret Service is investigating a woman who used a racial slur to describe PresidentBarack Obama on Facebook and then commented about his possible assassination.
Denise Helms made the post right after the president won re-...
| Nov 13, 2012
Maybe you dated some real losers in your single days. Or maybe the people just had a bad rap.
Imagine if you dated a man who would be accused of killing the president.
“I'm tired of it, and I'm coming out with the truth. And I think it's...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:07 PM
An Indiana priest who made international news after he was reported missing last week, has reached out to Fox59 news just a day after telling his family that his is alive and safe.
But the story relayed by Father Christiaan Kappes, while reportedly...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 10:21 AM
An Indiana priest once feared to be in danger while missing in Greece is now home, said his family to Fox59 Wednesday.
The family of Father Christiaan Kappes said the priest is safe but is “not well.” They stated Kappes is confused about...
| 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...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Drones are in the news thanks to a leaked Department of Justice memo outlining the legal reasoning behind the killing of American citizen and al-Qaeda propagandist Anwar Al-Awlaki.
For those of us extremely unsettled by the Bush-Obama policy of extra-...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 11:46 AM
Jared Loughner, the Arizona man who pleaded guilty to the attempted assassination of then-U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Thursday.
The January 2011 shooting killed six people and wounded 13 others,...
| May 13, 2012
"Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948"
Harper: 480 pp., $29.99
Madeleine Albright is a formidable figure. She was a member of the National Security Council and the U.S. ambassador to the U.N. When she...