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  • A journal in a Glendale thrift store, a glimpse into a more politically conscious youth

    A journal in a Glendale thrift store, a glimpse into a more politically conscious youth
    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...
  • 'Kennedy' musical workshops in Chicago

     'Kennedy' musical workshops in Chicago
    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-...
  • A Tale Of The Kennedys, Sinatra And The Mafia At Long Wharf

    A Tale Of The Kennedys, Sinatra And The Mafia At Long Wharf
    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...
  • Jared Loughner Sentenced to Life in Prison Without Parole for Tucson Shootings

    Jared Loughner Sentenced to Life in Prison Without Parole for Tucson Shootings
    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....
  • Secret Service Investigates Obama Facebook Threat

    Secret Service Investigates Obama Facebook Threat
    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-...
  • Woman Tell Story Of New Orleans Romance With Lee Harvey Oswald

    Woman Tell Story Of New Orleans Romance With Lee Harvey Oswald
    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...
  • Family concerned about Priest after bizarre call to Fox59 News

    Family concerned about Priest after bizarre call to Fox59 News
    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...
  • Priest reported missing in Greece returns home; family asks for prayers

    Priest reported missing in Greece returns home; family asks for prayers
    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...
  • 20th Anniversary Of News Closeup

    20th Anniversary Of News Closeup
    “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...
  • On the War Over the Drone War

    On the War Over the Drone War
    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-...
  • Loughner sentenced to life for Giffords shooting

    Loughner sentenced to life for Giffords shooting
    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,...
  • Review: Albright's 'Prague Winter' mixes the personal, historical

    Review: Albright's 'Prague Winter' mixes the personal, historical
    "Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948" Madeleine Albright 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...