| Apr 24, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Let us beat the gun-rights crowd to the punch and agree with them right here and now that firearms aren't the only dangerous devices out there in dire need of greater regulation. It seems that certain types of fireworks may need to be added to that list,...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 1:14 PM
WEST, Texas — The two-tone brown Ford F-150 careens into the downtown parking space and out jumps Tommy Muska, a mayor on the move.
Wearing a baseball cap, green long-sleeved shirt and bluejeans, his face ruddy from a life under the central Texas...
| May 1, 2013
| 9:54 AM
The mayhem in Boston the week of April 15 was a reminder of how an American city can be paralyzed by a homemade bomb. The same kinds of improvised explosive devices that menaced U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan can easily be deployed by freelance...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"If history were to repeat itself," warned President Franklin D. Roosevelt in his 1944 State of the Union address, "and we were to return to the so-called normalcy of the 1920s, then it is certain that even though we shall have conquered our enemies on...
| Mar 16, 2013
Lawyers for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles are seeking to postpone upcoming sexual abuse trials or relocate them to a courthouse 200 miles away because they don't believe they can get a fair trial in Southern California. The church's request......
| Mar 13, 2011
| 5:30 PM
In today’s political climate, there’s nothing more radical than a raging moderate, and nothing more unusual than an outspoken centrist. Moderates and centrists have no place to sit in the noisome cafeteria of modern politics, an endless battle...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 10:37 PM
Those combating the human tragedy in Japan could get a little animal help. The Sacramento Fire Department's Urban Search and Rescue Team is on stand-by; they are waiting, even hoping, for a call to go to the island nation.
And as the nuclear and natural...
| May 2, 2011
| 4:09 AM
Pat Shanower of Naperville lost her son on 9/11. Naval Commander Dan F. Shanower, 40, was killed in the Pentagon, and while his mother never gave up believing that Osama bin Laden would be found, she said the importance of the al Qaeda leader’s...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 10:53 AM
Governor Tom Corbett today announced the appointment of Thomas F. Minton III, of Pipersville, Bucks County, as director of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security.
Minton, 52, served 22 years with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, most of...
| May 15, 2012
| 11:27 AM
Jay Dow is a two-time Emmy Award-winning correspondent who joined PIX11 in January 2012.
Dow has essentially spent his entire broadcast career reporting from New York - the nation's number one media market. His experience runs the spectrum; from local...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 6:59 PM
Three sanitation workers found it along the route of a Martin Luther King Jr. Daymarch: a nest of wires in a backpack.
The homemade bomb was equipped with an unusual remote-controlled trigger and stuffed with more than 100 heavy fishing weights coated in...