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Man Who Lost $22,000 In Cryptocurrency Scam: 'I Gave Him The Password'
An Inglewood man says he lost his life savings after investing all his money in the digital currency.
Family Survives Train Slamming Into Car On Railroad Tracks
A father and child got out of the car in time but another child was inside during the impact.
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Tigers Agree To Trade Kinsler To Angels, Source Says
The 35-year-old Kinsler hit .236 with 22 home runs and 52 RBIs last season.
Williams, Jordan Lead Clippers Over Magic, 106-95
DeAndre Jordan added 16 points and 20 rebounds and the Clippers opened a four-game road trip with their third straight victory.
Eagles Lose Wentz To Injury, Beat Rams 43-35 To Win NFC East
Carson Wentz threw for 291 yards and four touchdowns before leaving with a knee injury and Jake Elliott kicked the go-ahead 33-yard field goal with 3:45 left for the Philadelphia Eagles, who beat the Los Angeles Rams 43-35 in a thriller Sunday to clinch the NFC East title.
Where To Eat On Christmas Day 2017 In Los Angeles
Treat yourself to a very special Christmas present this holiday season by making reservations and going out to eat on Christmas Day.
Where To Eat Christmas Eve Dinner 2017 In Los Angeles
Get ready to prepare for a feast unlike any other! Diners can look forward to celebrating time honored family traditions at terrific restaurants across L.A. on Christmas Eve.
Best Ways To Celebrate Hanukkah In Los Angeles (2017)
Get your dreidel spinning and check out several different events around Los Angeles to celebrate Hanukkah this year!
Where To Get The Best Christmas Trees In Los Angeles
Los Angeles offers many great Christmas Tree lots to help decorate your home for the holidays!
Best Holiday Celebrations In Orange County 2017
Get into the holiday spirit with plenty of terrific seasonal activities across Orange County this year!
Best Events & Activities To Do This Week In Los Angeles - December 11
Hanukkah celebrations, Christmas classics, ice skating, and more are ready to fill you with holiday cheer this week.
Guide To Holiday Food At Disneyland (2017 Season)
This year, the chefs and culinary imagineers behind Disney have gone above and beyond the call for festive foods for the holiday season!
Best Places For Cookies In Orange County
Everyone loves cookies! Whether you love chocolate chip, sugar cookies or other, visit these top places to indulge!
Where To Celebrate Chanukah 2017 In Orange County
With festivals, food, lighting ceremonies and entertainment in Southern California, Hannukah has arrived for the holiday season.
Best Events This Weekend In Orange County - December 8
Get into the holiday spirit by visiting Knott's Merry Farm, see the holiday lights in the Dana Point Harbor and more this weekend!
Best Places For Snow Play In & Around Orange County
Snowball fights, building a snowman like Frosty and whooshing down a hill on a sled are quintessential wintertime activities.
Best Events & Activities To Do This Week In Orange County - December 11
The holiday events continue this week with the opening of CHILL at the Queen Mary, the Newport Beach Boat Parade, a performance of “The Nutcracker” and a few Santa-related events.
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Tuesday, December 12th
KNX Indepth (December 12, 2017)
Man flu--it's not just that some men are more whiney than women about being sick. One researcher says men are hit harder than women when it comes to the flu, and it's due to hormones! Gang crime is a big worry. But LA officials have notified more than 7000 people that their names are off the list of people under special restrictions. How does this impact crime fighting efforts? LaVar Ball making headlines again. He pulled son LiAngelo out of UCLA and now he's pulled LaMelo out of high school. They're headed to Lithuania to play basketball. Famed sports agent Leigh Steinberg weighs in on whether this is the right move or a move that will mess up the Ball boys' lives.
Monday, December 11th
KNX Indepth (December 11, 2017)
Everybody's talking about the video that's gone viral...a Tennessee boy talking about how kids at school called him ugly. We talk to an expert on bullying who says yes, bullies should be stopped, but victims need to learn how to deal with bullies! North Korea has been working on nuclear weapons, but did you know the country's also trying to acquire machinery to produce biological weapons? Lots of digging going on in LA, as Metro works on extending the Purple Line. And crews are discovering fossils...of mammoths!
KNX Indepth (December 8, 2017)
The wildfires have been devastating on so many levels. We talk to a trainer who lost many horses when the Lilac Fire in San Diego County swept through the San Luis Rey Training Center. We check in with a child development specialist about the fire images and stories kids are seeing and hearing. How do you talk to kids about such death and destruction? The Labor Department's jobs report shows that unemployment remains at a 17-year low. But, the news is not as good as it seems.
Thursday, December 7th
KNX Indepth (December 7, 2017)
Senator Al Franken announces that he will resign from Congress amid sexual misconduct allegations. Donna Brazile, former chair of the Democratic National Committee, joins us live to talk about Franken and her new book about the 2016 presidential eleciton. Protests broke out today along the West Bank over President Donald Trump's decision to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. We get the latest from CBS News correspondent Robert Berger in Jerusalem and NBC's Richard Engel in Ramallah.
Wednesday, December 6th
KNX Indepth (December 6, 2017)
The flames, the wind, the battle--we go indepth on the Southern California fires. We talk to a state fire spotter about the wind, current conditions and resources and what it's like to fly over fires. The air is a smokey mess. One ER doctory says those little face masks everybody's wearing don't help much and could even make you sick! Better check your homeowners insurance. You may not have enough coverage. Pets are family members. We find out how best to protect our furry friends from fire and smoke.
Tuesday, December 5th
KNX Indepth (December 5, 2017)
He watched five neighbors' homes burn and he used a garden hose to protect his own home! We talk to Ventura County Supervisor Steve Bennett about the 50,000+ acre Thomas Fire. So many people have been hit hard by the fires burning in Ventura County, Sylmar and elsewhere. Some 27,000 have been evacuated and are unable to go home. Others have lost their homes.
Monday, December 4th
KNX Indepth (December 4, 2017)
The Supreme Court allows full enforcement of President Trump's travel ban of residents of six mostly Muslim countries. CVS is buying Aetna for $69 billion. We talk to the father of a 13-year-old Southern California girl who's on life-support because she attempted suicide after being bullied by kids at school. She will be taken off life-support tonight.
Thursday, November 30th
KNX Indepth (November 30, 2017)
Harvey Weinstein. Charlie Rose. Al Franken. Matt Lauer. Russell Simmons. And the list goes on and on in the sexual harassment crisis of 2017. We talk to Hollywood insiders, lawyers, and human resources experts in a special edition of KNX Indepth. Why is this happening now? What happens next?
Wednesday, November 29th
KNX Indepth (November 29, 2017)
President Trump has ignited another firestorm, this time, by retweeting inflammatory anti-Muslim videos from a fringe British ultranationalist group. We talk to the Council on American Islamic Relations and get reaction from the UK. "Today Show" co-host Matt Lauer fired today for sexual harassment. One of the disturbing details uncovered in an exclusive report by Variety: Lauer apparently turned his office into a virtual sex den complete with a button to seal his office from the inside! Listen up if you're flying American Airlines over the Christmas holiday. A problem with the scheduling system has left thousands of AA flights without pilots!
KNX Indepth (November 28, 2017)
Buying bulk could be bad for your wallet AND your health!. All you Royal Family watchers...get ready for a Royal Wedding in May! Another missile launch from North Koreaa. How will the U.S. respond?
KNX Indepth (November 27, 2017)
Cyber Monday kicks off with a bang! We talk to DealNews about ways to get the most out of today's big online shopping day. If you're shopping online, consider your credit card info as good as stolen. A drone manages to drop propoganda leaflets over two NFL gamesi in the Bay Area. Congress returns to work with an aggressive December agenda.
Wednesday, November 22nd
KNX Indepth (November 22, 2017)
Basketball great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joins us in studio for a wide-ranging interview. He recently penned a column for the Hollywood Reporter, reflecting on the recent sexual harassment and misconduct scandals. Kareem also talks about the three UCLA basketball players who were busted for shoplifting in China. He's written another book--"Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court'. It's aimed at young people and focuses on how he dealt with racism, becoming a Muslim and standing up for what he believes, despite criticism.
Tuesday, November 21st
KNX Indepth (November 21, 2017)
CBS has fired "CBS This Morning" host Charlie Rose, and PBS has cancelled his interview show, all over sexual harassment claims. What role did enablers play in this case and other recent high-profile cases? The current FCC chairman proposes repealing Obama era 'net neutrality' regulations which require internet service providers to treat all web traffic equally. One former chairman says this is the right thing to do. Would you pay for a spot at the family table this Thanksgiving? We're hearing that some people are making family members pay for a plate of food on this big holiday. One etiquette expert weighs in.
Monday, November 20th
KNX Indepth (November 20, 2017)
Congressman Adam Schiff joins us in studio for the full hour. He's at the center of what's happening in the nation's capital. We've got lots to talk about--everything from taxes and healthcare to President Trump, the Russia investigation and sexual harassment on Capitol Hill.
Friday, November 17th
KNX Indepth (November 17, 2017)
It's a new day for KNX 1070 Newsradio! We talk to David Field, president and CEO of Entercom Communications, as KNX and many other radio stations across the country, join the Entercom family. If you're still paying off last year's holiday bills, you're not alone. Financial advisor Stephen Rischall has advice for staying on budget this holiday season. Lawrence O'Donnell, host of "The Last Word" on MSNBC joins us in studio to talk politics. He's written a new book "Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics."
Thursday, November 16th
KNX Indepth (November 16, 2017)
Minnesota Senator Al Franken is the latest prominent public figure to be accused of sexual assault. The sexual harassment scandals in Hollywood are going to impact several potential awards contenders. Hate crimes by white supremacists are way up in LA County. It's an end to an era at KNX, which officially leaves the CBS family Friday morning. We talk to longtime CBS Radio and TV commentator Charles Osgood.
Wednesday, November 15th
KNX Indepth (November 15, 2017)
3 UCLA men's basketball players arrested in China for shoplifting are back in the U.S. They publicly apologized for their actions at a news conference today. UCLA officials also announced the three would be suspended "indefinitely." We talk to former UCLA basketball coach Jim Harrick, sports agent Leigh Steinberg and sports business analyst Rick Horrow. More trouble for Harvey Weinstein and the Weinstein Company--they were slapped with a class action lawsuit today. Authorities are crediting school employees in Northern California with saving lives yesterday by quickly locking down classrooms just seconds before a shooter got on campus.
KNX Indepth (November 14, 2017)
The Department of Justice considers a special counsel to investigate the Clintons. Attorney General Jeff Sessions appears before the House Judiciary Committee. The latest on the UCLA basketball players and what President Trump likely promised to China in order to secure their release and get shoplifting charges against them dropped.
Monday, November 13th
KNX Indepth (November 13, 2017)
He's a student at Palos Verdes High AND he's accused of murder. He is being allowed to continue his education away from campus. Some parents say barring the student from the classroom doesn't go far enough in keeping the community safe. People with a history of self-mutilation, bipolar disorder, depression, and drug and alcohol abuse can now seek waivers to join the Army. A new billboard is up along the 5 Freeway in Commerce. It says "L-A Zoo: Don't Let Billy Die Behind Bars." Zoo director John Lewis says Billy and other elephants are doing fine and don't need to go to a sanctuary.
Friday, November 10th
KNX Indepth (November 10, 2017)
Swimming legend Diana Nyad talks about being sexually assaulted by her swim coach for MANY years, starting when she was 14. She talks about the stories coming out of Hollywood, comparing the power structure in the entertainment industry to the one in sports. Every day, it seems there's a new allegation of sexual harassment or misconduct. One criminal defense attorney says it's important that we not rush to judgment. We wrap up the hour with a tribute to veterans, including our own traffic anchor Thom Tran.
KNX Indepth (November 9, 2017)
President Trump wraps up his trip to China. TSA screening may fail as much as 80 percent of the time. Five women accuse comedian Louis C.K. of sexual misconduct. Actor Kevin Sapcey is being removed from the upcoming movie "All The Money In The World."
Wednesday, November 8th
KNX Indepth (November 8, 2017)
3 UCLA men's basketball players were arrested in China for shoplifting yesterday. They bailed out, but are confined to their hotel for now. We talk to OC attorney John Shu, who specializes in international law and does a lot of work in China, about negotiations behind the scenes and what's likely to happen. And this is all going on while President Trump is in China! The feds are having trouble getting into the cellphone that belonged to the Texas church shooter because it's encrypted. They ran into the same problem in the San Bernarndino mass shooting investigation.
KNX Indepth (November 7, 2017)
When recreational pot becomes legal in California on January 1st, it's expected to generate billions of dollars in business. We talk to Eric Spitz, who, along with former CA Attorney General and Treasurer Bill Lockyer, have formed a marijuana distribution company. It's been a few days since Apple's big debut of the iphone X. We talk radio host Michael Castner about his challenges adapting to the phone, including the many selfies he's accidentally taken just trying to unlock it!
Monday, November 6th
KNX Indepth (November 6, 2017)
It's happened again--a shooting massacre. This time, during a church service. This time, in a small Texan town. This time, 26 killed. President Trump says he believes this shooting was caused by a "mental health problem," not an issue with gun laws in the U.S. One criminologist explains most mass shootings are NOT due to mental illness. We get the very latest from CBS News correspondent Omar Villafranca.
Friday, November 3rd
KNX Indepth (November 3, 2017)
If you drive a BMW, listen up. The carmaker is recalling 1.4 million cars and SUV's because they could catch fire! President Trump's Twitter account disappeared for 11 minutes. Turns out it was the work of a Twitter employee. Actress MacKenzie Phillips joins KNX Indepth to talk about the rehab that Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and other Hollywood types may or may not be getting in the wake of their sex scandals.
KNX Indepth (November 2, 2017)
Can't wait to get your hands on the iphone X?. Watch what you wish for. Brian Chen with the NY Times says the phone IS impressive and the best iphone ever, but so different from past models that you might not be ready for it! We just celebrated Halloween, but we're already hearing the Christmas music?!? One psychologist says it's NOT a good thing. The GOP tax plan--a good or bad thing for California?
Wednesday, November 1st
KNX Indepth (November 1, 2017)
Terrorism by vehicle has arrived on U.S. soil. 8 died, nearly a dozen were injured in yesterday's attack in Lower Manhattan yesterday. We talk to criminologist Mark Hamm about the suspect, who was inspired by ISIS, but radicalized right here in the U.S. Did he act alone? A new day brings new allegations of sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood. Movie producer Cassian Elwes says he's seeing signs that real change can happen. The entertainment business isn't the only industry with a problem. What can be done to change the culture of harassment in all types of business?
KNX Indepth (October 31, 2017)
Officials from Facebook, Twitter and Google testified today about how Russia may have used social media to influence the presidential election. Netflix halts production on "House of Cards," after its star Kevin Spacey was accused of sexual assault by an actor who says he was 14 at the time of the alleged incident. We talk to director Rob Reiner about the scandals swirling around Spacey and Harvey Weinstein, and about his new film "LBJ."
KNX Indepth (October 30, 2017)
Let the indictments begin. We talk to a former U.S. attorney about Paul Manafort, Rick Gates and George Papdopoulous and why the Papadopoulos case may be the most troubling for President Trump. Alan Dershowitz, constitutional law expert, author and professor emeritus at Harvard Law, thinks the Manafort indictment is an effort by special counsel Robert Mueller to pressure Manafort to turn against the President. Actor Anthony Rapp says Kevin Spacey hit on him when he was just 14. Spacey has apologized, but the LGBT community is not happy with Spacey tying his apology to his annoucement that he's a gay man.
Friday, October 27th
KNX Indepth (October 27, 2017)
You're going to be paying more for gasoline come next Wednesday, when a new gas tax kicks in and raises prices by 12 cents a gallon! A Huntington Beach assemblyman wants the tax repealed. Why the tax hike and where's the money going? LAUSD's superintendent has been out since mid-September and word came today that she won't be back before January. We talk to former superintendent Ramon Cortines who says the school board needs to know more about Michelle King's condition. If you've been watching the Dodgers on TV, you've seen her sitting just to the right of home plate. We talk to former host of Entertainment Tonight and HUGE Dodgers fan Mary Hart!
Thursday, October 26th
KNX Indepth (October 26, 2017)
Did mutual aid to the Wine Country fires in the Bay Area hinder firefighting efforts here in our own backyard? The Trump administration declares a public health emergency and steps up efforts to combat opioid addiction. Dodgers fans...your team was part of a World Series game for the ages! Bad news-- your team came out on the losing end. We talk to Steve Sax, longtime second baseman about what's to come tomorrow in Houston!
Wednesday, October 25th
KNX Indepth (October 25, 2017)
The Republicans are at war with themselves. Is Apple cutting corners on the iPhone X, when it comes to the much-anticipated facial recognition feature? The NAACP issues a warning for African Americans flying on American Airlines, citing examples of what they call corporate bias and discrimination. Dodger pitching great Orel Hershiser previews Game 2 of the World Series!
Tuesday, October 24th
KNX Indepth (October 24, 2017)
It's time for Dodger baseball!!! The World Series kicks off tonight and we go all Dodgers all of the time on this Indepth: KNX reporter/anchor and Dodgers public address announcer Todd Leitz Former Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti, who was instrumental in putting together the current team Matt Thomas of the Houston Astros' flagship station KBME Former Dodgers first baseman Steve Garvey, who's played in 5 World Series...1974, 1977, 1978 and 1981 for the Dodgers and 1984 for the Padres Dodgers organist Dieter Ruehle
Monday, October 23rd
KNX Indepth (October 23, 2017)
Andrew Krowne, his wife and their 5 young kids have experienced headaches, blurry vision, vertigo and fatigue over the past two years. They believe it's all a result of the leak at the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility. Today marks the second anniversary of the leak, and residents continue calling on Governor Brown to shut down the facility. It is scorching out there! We talk to climatologist Bill Patzert about why it's so outside this time of year and what the coming La Nina means for California rain. Justin Timberlake's getting his sexyback--at next year's Super Bowl. Janet Jackson's fans are angry she hasn't been invited back. Sports consultant Marc Ganis says it's because Janet's just not as popular as she used to be.
Friday, October 20th
KNX Indepth (October 20, 2017)
It's a game called the "48 Hour Challenge" and it's a parent's worst nightmare. If you're eagerly waiting for the iPhone X, you might be waiting a little longer--Apple is reportedly having supply problems and may not be able to meet demand! Ticket prices to the World Series are sky high and only expected to go higher. We talk to Barry Rudin of barrystickets.com about how fans can get "affordable" tickets. The Dodgers are in the World Series! We talk to Dodger greats Steve Garvey and Orel Hershiser about the excitement players must be feelings and ways the game has changed over the years.
Thursday, October 19th
KNX Indepth (October 19, 2017)
It's the presidential controversy that won't go away--Presdient Trump's comments to the widow of a soldier killed in Niger. Today, White House chief of staff General John Kelly defended the President's call and expressed his shock that a member of Congress had listened to the call. We talk to former White House chief of staff Leon Panetta. What happened in Niger and why does the United States have troops there? It's time to get your flu shot. Or, is it? We talk to Dr. David Baron of the UCLA Arthur Ashe Student Health and Wellness Center.
KNX Indepth (October 19, 2017)
Controversy over President Trump's condolence call to a soldier's widow. NFL owners wrap up their meeting, with Commissioner Roger Goodell saying that players should stand for the National Anthem. Game 4 of the NLCS tonight, and the Dodgers are this close to the World Series! We talk to Dodger great Orel Hershiser.
Tuesday, October 17th
KNX Indepth (October 17, 2017)
First it was Harvey, now it's Bob, as in Bob Weinstein, who's being accused of sexual harassment. Several off-duty Orange County sheriff's were in Las Vegas when a gunman opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival. The deputies jumped into action. Some were injured and have filed workers comp claims. OC supervisors are reviewing those claims. NFL owners are meeting in New York, discussing what to do about players kneeling during the National Anthem. We talk to sports consultant Marc Ganis about today's meeting.
Monday, October 16th
KNX Indepth (October 16, 2017)
Where does the Weinstein Company go from here? We talk to Deadline Hollywood about fear and why most big-name actresses did not speak out about Harvey Weinstein. Senator Dianne Feinstein has a challenger. Politico's Carla Marinucci talks about Kevin de Leon's chances against the senior senator. Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick files a grievance against the NFL. An amazing walk-off homer from Justin Turner in game 2 of the NLCS last night--we talk to longtime Dodgers play-by-play announcer Charley Steiner about Turner's incredible postseason record.
Friday, October 13th
KNX Indepth (October 13, 2017)
President Trump halts federal payments to insurers under Obamacare. How will California be affected by the President's order? What will Democrats do now? It's the end of a devastating week of fires in California's Wine Country. Firefighters are rushing to get more of handle on the flames before winds kick up again later tonight.
KNX Indepth (October 12, 2017)
The NYPD's opening a new investigation into movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. But what happened two years ago, when an NYPD sting operation recorded Weinstein making potentially incriminating comments to a former model, and no charges were filed? We talk to longtime media consultant Elliott Mintz about Hollywood "fixers" who used to handle issues such as the ones Harvey Weinstein currently faces. Will he stay or will he go? White House chief of staff John Kelly makes a surprise appearance in the White House briefingroom and says he's not leaving his job. Thick smoke has blanketed the San Francisco Bay Area for days. What's in it, how far will it spread and how long will it stay?
KNX Indepth (October 11, 2017)
We check in with Justin Michaels of the Weather Channel, who has the latest on the Wine Country wildfires. Several hundred people have been reported missing in the area. While so many questions remain unanswered in the Las Vegas shooting rampage, the lawsuits have started pouring in. One of the things in question...the timeline of events. A retired detective from LAPD's elite Robbery-Homicide division says the people in charge of the investigation don't seem to know what they're doing.
Wednesday, October 11th
KNX Indepth (October 10, 2017)
The latest on the Northern California fires. We talk to CALFIRE's chief about the state's resources and whether or not there's enough personnel and equipment to fight fires in the north AND south at the same time. Hollywood powerhouse producer Harvey Weinstein caught on tape admitting to groping. We talk to Women in Film, who which says the issues of bullying and exploitation are endemic to the industry and need to be stopped. President Trump challenges Secretary of State Tillerson's IQ. American Mensa has offered to host an IQ contest between the two!
Friday, October 6th
KNX Indepth (October 5, 2017)
Gov. Jerry Brown signs into law a measure that makes California a sanctuary state. We talk to State Senate leader and author of the "Family Values Act" Kevin de Leon. A former top ICE official in the LA and southern Nevada area talks about how law enforcement will be affected by the Sanctuary State law. The NRA has called for a review of bump stock rules. The move follows this week's deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas. Police say the gunman fitted 12 of his weapons with so-called bump-stock devices, which allowed his semi-automatic rifles to operate as if they were fully automatic machine guns.
Wednesday, October 4th
KNX Indepth (October 4, 2017)
KNX1070's Pete Demetriou arrived in Las Vegas a few hours after the mass shooting. KNX1070's Jon Baird arrived on Monday. What have they seen, heard and felt while covering the worst mass shooting in modern American history? James Fallows is The Atlantic's national correspondent. In a recent article, Fallows argues that no other society has allowed gun massacres to keep happening. We understand that the Las Vegas shooter was prescribed the anti-anxiety drug diazepam (Valium). What role might this drug have played in the shooting? Some hotels have taken steps to tighten security.
KNX Indepth (October 3, 2017)
What drove Stephen Paddock to target thousands of Las Vegas concert-goers, killing 58 and injuring more than 500? We talk to Clint Van Zandt, former FBI agent and author of the new book "Facing Down Evil: Life on the Edge as an FBI Hostage Negotiator". Sirius XM DJ Buzz Brainard was on-stage at the Route 91 Harvest Festival when shots rang out. He and his son ran across the stage to safety and they dove under tour buses for shelter.
Monday, October 2nd
KNX Indepth (October 2, 2017)
We go indepth on the mass shooting in Las Vegas, the worst in modern U.S. history. Dan Savage and his friends were at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival last night, just 10 feet from the stage when shots rang out. Terrorism expert Erroll Southers talks about security for soft targets and how social media apparently made the situation worse. One psychiatrist says survivors of the mass shooting will suffer from PTSD as well as other forms of trauma. Concert-goer Jacob Roy and his friends didn't run from the scene--they stayed to help others. What is it like for doctors and other medical personnel to deal with mass casualties?
Friday, September 29th
KNX Indepth (September 29, 2017)
Americans are being warned not to travel to Cuba, and the U.S. has ordered all non-essential personnel and their families to leave the embassy in Havana. We talk to CBS News correspondent Steve Dorsey about the sonic harassment that's driving these moves. OJ Simpson is getting out of prison very soon--as early as Monday. 50 years ago this month, SWAT was established. We talk to a former SWAT officer and a community activist about SWAT's history and evolution over the years. Governor Jerry Brown signs a bunch of legislation to address California's need for affordable housing.
Thursday, September 28th
KNX Indepth (September 28, 2017)
'Veep' and 'Seinfeld' star Julia Louis-Dreyfus announces she has breast cancer. Hugh Hefner has died at the age of 91. What legacy does he leave behind? House Majority Whip Steve Scalise returns to the House floor, the first time since he was badly wounded in a mass shooting at a congressional baseball practice in June. Is it okay for Trump officials to be flying private instead of commercial? We talk to the Chief White House ethics lawyer in the George W. Bush administration who says while the trips may be legal, they're ethically dubious.
Wednesday, September 27th
KNX Indepth (September 27, 2017)
President Trump announces his tax reform plan. North Korean officials are trying to get a better understanding of President Trump. A woman was dragged off a Southwest flight after she said she was allergic to two dogs that were in the cabin, but couldn't prove her claim.
Tuesday, September 26th
KNX Indepth (September 26 , 2017)
President Trump says the NFL protests disrespect the American flag. We talk to former NFL player and retired Green Beret Nate Boyer about the "Take the Knee" protests--how they first started and how they've evolved into something very different. Puerto Rico is in terrible shape following Hurricane Maria. We check in once again with Juan Rodriguez in San Juan. He tells us he's seen people using chalk to write SOS on the streets. Is California is preparing for a North Korean nuclear attack?
Monday, September 25th
KNX Indepth (September 25, 2017)
President Trump takes on NFL players and other athletes who choose to protest the National Anthem. We talk to Jerry Brewer of the Washington Post who says this weekend's protests and the president's involvement are historic. UCLA professor Darnell Hunt talks about the long history of political protests, dating back to the 1968 Olympics. All this brouhaha over the National Anthem--do you know why it's played before sporting events kick off?
Friday, September 22nd
KNX Indepth (September 22, 2017)
Is the Republican health bill doomed, now that Senator John McCain has come out against it? Something was missing from Apple stores today as the iphone8 made its debut. Will it or won't it happen...UC Berkeley's Free Speech Week? We speak with controversial author/speaker/organizer Milo Yiannopoulous and author/outspoken conservative Ann Coulter AND one professor who signed a letter demanding "Free Speech Week" be cancelled.
Thursday, September 21st
KNX Indepth (September 21, 2017)
Another bill aimed at getting rid of Obamacare. Will this one make it through the Senate and will it become law? Harvey, Irma, Maria...how can FEMA afford all of this recovery? President Trump announces new North Korea sanctions. One observer says the sanctions will hurt, but he's not sure they'll push North Korea away from nuclear weapons. In a few short months, cannabis will be legal to grow on a commercial scale in California. We talk to the state's cannabis czar about the January 1st start date.
Wednesday, September 20th
KNX Indepth (September 20, 2017)
CA's Attorney General sues to stop the design, planning and construction of the border wall. One constitutional law expert disagrees with the basis of the lawsuit. Imagine finding the perfect donor for your sick mother - only to have that person denied entry to the United States - that's what's happening to a Garden Grove family. A desperate search for earthquake survivors continues in Mexico City. Puerto Rico gets hammered by Hurricane Maria.
Tuesday, September 19th
KNX Indepth (September 19, 2017)
Mexico is rocked by a massive earthquake. President Trump addresses the UN General Assembly for the first time, taking North Korea head on. Emmy-winning actor, director and political activist Rob Reiner and former assistant to President George W. Bush launch the "Committee to Investigate Russia."
Monday, September 18th
KNX Indepth (September 18, 2017)
President Trump addresses the U-N General Assembly tomorrow morning. More protests in St. Louis today, over the acquittal of a white former police officer in the killing of a black suspect. Facebook turns over information on Russian ad buys during the 2016 presidential election. LA DWP ratepayers and advocates rally against rate hikes. What kind of trouble is Kevin Hart in? TMZ's Harvey Levin has seen the video that apparenlty pushed Kevin to apologize publicly to his wife and kids.
Friday, September 15th
KNX Indepth (September 15 , 2017)
Another terrorist attack in London. Be on the lookout for scams in the wake of the Equifax data breach. Worries about airline safety thanks to smaller seats and more narrow aisles.
Thursday, September 14th
KNX Indepth (September 14, 2017)
DACA--Is there a deal or not? Who's happy and who's not happy with the way President Trump has been handling DACA? The times they are a-changin' at UC Berkeley. We talk to political activist and author Todd Gitlin about the campus, which was ground zero for the free speech movement in 1960s. Today, it's the site of liberals protesting conservative speakers. Singer Selena Gomez revealed today that she received a kidney transplant from her best friend. Gomez, 25, has lupus and needed the transplant because of her condition.
Wednesday, September 13th
KNX Indepth (September 13, 2017)
Equifax has been hit with lawsuits following news of its massive data breach. We talk to an attorney who has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Bay Area man. Hillary Clinton is back in the spotlight with a new book, and she's pointing the finger at others for her defeat. Is she hurting the Democrats? 16 people in San Diego have died from Hepatitis A. We talk to health officials in LA and Orange counties who are watching developments closely.
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