| Jun 15, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Casey Kasem, the longtime radio host of "American Top 40," died Sunday at 82, according to his daughter Kerri.
"Early this Father’s Day morning, our dad Casey Kasem passed away surrounded by family and friends," Kerri said in a Facebook post....
| May 8, 2014
| 9:20 PM
When radio executive Ben Hoberman took over the operation of KABC radio in Los Angeles in 1960, the station's amiable fare included shows like Don McNeill's "Breakfast Club" with music and gentle comedy.
Hoberman launched a new format. And in doing so,...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 8:26 PM
For decades, he was among the nation's best-known — and ubiquitous — radio personalities, hosting the weekend Top 40 programs that carried him "from coast to coast" and into the homes of millions of listeners eager to find out which pop song...
| May 6, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Lee Marshall wasn't born Tony the Tiger.
With his magnificent basso profundo reverberating in wrestling arenas and radio newsrooms for decades, he had to earn his stripes.
Marshall, who first voiced the Kellogg's Frosted Flakes icon in 1999, died...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Lawyer represented singer Claudine Longet in murder trial
Charles Weedman, 86, a Los Angeles lawyer who gained international fame representing singer Claudine Longet in the shooting death of her ski-champion lover, died Wednesday...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:52 PM
The Chicago Cubs formally announced a partnership with CBS Radio Thursday, moving the games to WBBM 780-AM next season and ending a play-by-play history on WGN-AM 720 dating back 90 years.
Cubs games will be broadcast on AM only, officials said at a...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:29 PM
Next year won't be the first time WBBM-AM 780 will be airing Cubs games.
The station also carried the Cubs from 1929 to '40, along with several other outlets in town.
Talk about good timing. The Cubs were a powerhouse, winning four National League...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Nielsen has widened its investigation into a ratings scandal in Los Angeles and uncovered evidence that a Univision Communications radio executive allegedly has been manipulating the ratings.
On Monday, the measurement giant confirmed that the Los...
| May 20, 2014
"Live radio is not always interesting."
That observation, from one of the shock-jock stars of "Radio Free Fringe," pretty much covers the experience of watching this mess of a production.
"Radio Free Fringe" features supposedly "live" broadcasts by...
| May 21, 2014
| 7:29 AM
After the coffee. Before making my NBA and NHL predictions.
The Skinny: I'm all caught up with FX's "Fargo." Last night's episode had some of the most beautifully shot scenes I've ever seen, although I'm sad about the ending. That's not a spoiler, by...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:15 PM
NASA's Cassini mission flew past Titan early Wednesday morning, successfully completing a complex maneuver that will help scientists better understand one of the solar system's most intriguing moons.
Beginning around midnight, a team of scientists and...