Bill Handel is heard live Monday-Friday from 5-9 a.m. on KFI AM 640. His syndicated show, Handel on the Law, airs every Saturday from 6-11 a.m.
Bill Handel on armed officers maintaining their presence at schools across Southern California despite outcries and efforts to 'defund the police'. And a bid has been made for California to allow drug use at supervised sites in order to stop the rising rate of overdose deaths. Wayne Resnick joins the show for this week's edition of 'Do They Have A Case?'
Bill Handel is joined by KFI Reporter Steve Gregory to talk about the county counsel. Jennifer Jones Lee and Wayne Resnick join Bill for the Late Edition of Handel on the News. The trio talk about news topics that include: The West Coast braces for a storm touching down today, Facebook whistleblower Haugen will testify as the U.K. scrutinizes social media companies, and Russian hackers are targeting U.S. networks in a 'very large and ongoing' cyberattack.
Bill Handel on the legal fallout from the Alec Baldwin prop gun mishap, the Orange County oil spill and who will take responsibility for the reparations, more frequent outages will afflict the U.S. power grid as states fail to prepare for climate change, and U.S. companies are betting shoppers will keep paying their higher prices.
Bill Handel is joined by Wayne Resnick and Jennifer Jones Lee to provide updates on news topics that include: Extreme and potentially 'historic' rain strikes California, raising risk of mudslides near the scars of wildfires, Alec Baldwin was 'practicing' with the gun when it went off, killing one and injuring another, and James Michael Taylor, best known as Gunther from 'Friends,' has passed away at the age of 59.
Wayne Resnick sits in for Bill Handel. Vinyl is selling so well that it's getting hard to sell vinyl due to the demand. And a battle over the future of the L.A. Zoo: Should it expand to compete with Disney and Universal? The Fork Reporter Neil Saavedra joins the show for this week's edition of 'Foodie Friday', where he and Wayne talk about cultured, plant-based meats and...nooch? We didn't know what it was until today, either.
Wayne Resnick sits in for Bill Handel. Brady Lists, a took used to track officers accused of misconduct, is rarely used by prosecutors. And a major California earthquake would knock out cell service and communications, a study finds. Jennifer Jones Lee joins Wayne for the Late Edition of Wayne on the News, as the two talk about news topics that include: Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine is more than 90% effective in kids, the family attorney for the Laundrie's has spoken out after the discovery of Brian's remains, and the narrative about riders who filmed a rape on a train in Philadelphia is false, an official says.
Wayne Resnick sits in for Bill Handel. The remains found in Florida have been confirmed to belong to Brian Laundrie after a monthlong search. A cinematographer has been killed and a director injured following an accident with a prop gun being used by actor Alec Baldwin on set. And a China-linked disinformation campaign is blaming COVID on Maine lobsters.
Wayne Resnick sits in for Bill Handel and is joined by Jennifer Jones Lee to provide updates on news topics that include: The FBI confirms remains that were found in Florida are Brian Landrie's, Alex Baldwin discharged a prop firearm that killed a woman on a New Mexico movie set, and the Dodgers blew out the Atlanta Braves in their Game 5 elimination game to keep their World Series hopes alive.
Bill Handel on the issues with beef and how the owner of a Seattle steakhouse agrees with the problems. And what's the deal with fictional influencers? Mo Kelly joins the show for the back half of the hour for 'Entertainment News'. He and Handel talk about 'Dune' and the upcoming movie portraying the lives of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.
Bill Handel hosts KFI News Reporter Steve Gregory, who was on the scene when former L.A. City Councilmember Mark Ridley-Thomas plead not guilty to the charges against him. Wayne Resnick and Jennifer Jones Lee join Bill for the Late Edition of Handel on the News. The trio talks about news topics that include: The Great California ShakeOut is today, the noxious smell in Carson is now expected to linger into the weekend, and the L.A. City Council has banned homeless encampments in 54 spots.
Bill Handel hosts ABC News Correspondent Jim Ryan, who provides updates on Brian Laundrie as they've found items linked to him in addition to human remains. President Joe Biden has abruptly accelerated his involvement in agenda talks. And experts say sirens are loud, ineffective and risky.
Bill Handel is joined by Wayne Resnick and Jennifer Jones Lee to provide updates on news topics that include: The Dodgers have fallen 3 games to 1 in the NLCS against the Atlanta Braves, an update on the Brian Laundrie situation, and the FDA as given the OK to mixing COVID vaccines and approves Moderna and J&J boosters.
Bill Handel talks about a new question that is haunting adoption and provides a little Handel History regarding a century-long 'reign of terror' for a Supreme Court typo. The House Whisperer Dean Sharp joins the show for this week's edition of Handel and The House Whisperer, where he and Handel talk about finding new life in old homes.
Bill Handel on the energy crunch hitting global recovery as winter approaches, and the economic rebound is still waiting for workers. Wayne Resnick and Jennifer Jones Lee join Bill for the Late Edition of Handel on the News. The trio talks about news topics that include: The White House has detailed plans to vaccinate 28 million 5-11-year-olds, a school in Florida says vaccinated students must stay home for 30 days after each shot citing a false claim that they'll infect others, and the L.A. County Board of Supervisors have ordered an independent audit of Mark Ridley-Thomas' bribery charges.
Bill Handel on Governor Gavin Newsom declaring a statewide drought emergency. California Mayors have endorsed an online sports betting initiative. And Clark Howard joins the show for this week's edition of Cheapskate University and Deals of the Week!
Bill Handel is joined by Wayne Resnick and Jennifer Jones Lee to provide updates on news topics that include: The Dodgers came from behind yesterday to win game 3 of the NLCS, Governor Gavin Newsom has expanded the drought emergency proclamation to include all SoCal counties, and a plane heading to Boston from Texas crashed just before takeoff - no one was seriously injured.
Bill Handel on the Supreme Court siding with the police by overturning its denial of immunity in two cases regarding qualified immunity. Startup companies are betting big on a psychedelic gold rush. Teen girls are developing tics, and doctors are tracing it back to TikTok. And Disneyland has some of the most toxic fans on the internet!
Bill Handel hosts KTLA's Tech Guy Rich DeMuro for this week's edition of 'Tech Tuesday'. The two talk about Apple's latest product announcement and McDonald's new McPlant Burger. Wayne Resnick and Jennifer Jones Lee join Bill for the Late Edition of Handel on the News, where the trio discusses news topics that include: The FDA is allowing Americans to 'mix and match' their COVID vaccine booster shots, 99% of LAUSD teachers have met the COVID-19 vaccine requirements after being confronted with losing their jobs, and Southwest Airlines has dropped its plan to put unvaccinated staff members on unpaid leave starting in December.
Bill Handel on the 'existential' dilemma California faces when it comes to tackling climate change and the housing crisis, what's motivating homeless people to get vaccinated? And free speech concerns persist as a new California law bans harassment at vaccination sites.
Bill Handel is accompanied by Wayne Resnick and - Jen's back! - for today's early edition of Handel on the News. The trio discusses news topics that include: Parents are keeping their kids home from school to protest California's COVID vaccine mandate, Mark Ridley-Thomas says he will 'immediately step back' from his L.A. City Council duties, and a group of female firefighters and civil rights advocates are calling for an LAFD chief's removal.
Bill Handel talks about whether the new COVID treatments will be as elusive for poor countries as the vaccines have been and how the seedy world of private lending in 'Squid Game' is a real temptation in South Korea. Wayne Resnick joins the show for this week's edition of 'Do They Have A Case', where he and Bill discuss a situation where some Jewish prisoners were demanding their religious needs to be satisfied.
Bill Handel on how the trial of Ahmaud Arbery's accused killers whill scrutinize the use - and abuse - of 'outdated' citizen's arrest laws and the case of unbiased jurors existing in the age of social media. KFI News Director Chris Little and Wayne Resnick join Handel for the Late Edition of Handel on the News, where the trio discuss pertinent news topics that include: Reactions pour in regarding the death of General Colin Powell, nearly 40% of CA state workers are unvaccinated against COVID despite Newsom's order, and a judge has limited the unpaid leave for unvaccinated workers at a U.S. lab.
Bill Handel on the life and death of Military Leader and Secretary of State Colin Powell, the kidnapping of American missionaries in Haiti, and strikes are sweeping the labor market as workers wield new leverage.
Bill Handel is joined by KFI News Director Chris Little and Wayne Resnick to provide news updates on topics that include: Military Leader and the first Black U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell has passed away from complications with COVID-19, the Dodgers have fallen 2 games to 0 in the NLCS as the series heads home to L.A., and fire crews have made big progress against the Alisal Fire in Southern California.
Bill Handel talks about the myth that lingers involving Walt Disney, and whether or not his head is actually frozen underneath the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction. The Fork Reporter Neil Saavedra joins the show for this week's edition of 'Foodie Friday'.
Bill Handel on what happens to your online order after you return it and how 'As Seen on TikTok' is the new 'As Seen on TV'. KFI News Director Chris Little and Wayne Resnick join Bill for the Late Edition of Handel on the News. The trio discuss news topics that include: The U.S. is set to lift the travel ban on fully vaccinated people on November 8th, 95% of teachers have met the COVID-19 vaccination deadline, and the FDA panel will discuss Johnson & Johnson COVID booster and the ability to mix vaccines from different providers.
Bill Handel on whether or not we've seen our last COVID surge with winter rapidly approaching. ICE held a man in solitary confinement for more than a year - now he's suing. There are four ways we can avoid future megafires in America. And two million poor people were left behind by the ACA - Democrats are working to fix it.
Bill Handel is joined by KFI News Director Chris Little - filling in for Jennifer Jones Lee - and Wayne Resnick, as the trio discusses news topics that include: The Dodgers win! L.A. advances to the NLCS to face the Atlanta Braves, Robert Durst has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his best friend, and Bill Clinton is 'on the mend' after being hospitalized at UC Irvine.
Bill Handel on whether or not the United States can cut the cost of its drug prices without sacrificing new cures. And Mo Kelly joins the show for the back half of the hour for this week's edition of 'Entertainment News'. He and Handel talk about Superman, NCIS and scary movies.
Bill Handel on the challenge of getting police officers vaccinated as hundreds have died from the virus. The future of child tax credit may be foggy, but its benefits are growing clearer. Chris Little and Wayne Resnick join Bill for the Late Edition of Handel on the News, where the trio discuss news topics that include: a 14-year-old is being accused of shooting at an LAPD officer in South Los Angeles, the final game of the NLDS will be played tonight featuring the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants, and jobless claims have fallen below 300,000 for the first time since the pandemic began.
Bill Handel on L.A. Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas being indicted on bribery charges, supply chains continue to struggle as the LA port remains backed up. Are immigrants being left out of California's rent relief? And Democrats are debating if the California speed train will even be high speed, as costs continue to soar.
Bill Handel is joined by Wayne Resnick and KFI News Director Chris Little, filling in for Jennifer Jones Lee, to provide updates on news topics that include: The Alisal Fire continues to have the 101 Freeway closed north of Santa Barbara as it grows to 15,400 acres, LA City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas has been indicted on federal corruption charges, and at least 5 have been killed in a bow and arrow attack near Oslo, Norway.
Bill Handel on the extreme heat Rite Aid workers are having to tolerate inside their warehouses located in Southern California, and 'out of stock' items that are plaguing grocery delivery services might be remedied by Target's new personal shopper program Shipt. Dean Sharp joins the show for this week's edition of Handel and The House Whisperer, as the two discuss the magic of dirt!
Bill Handel on the alarming number of people quitting their jobs, as they're empowered by new leverage. Lawmakers have an idea when it comes to fixing Facebook: regulate the algorithm. Chris Little and Wayne Resnick join Bill for the Late Edition of Handel on the News, where the three discuss news topics that include: The 101 freeway is closed north of Santa Barbara as the Alisal fire nears Reagan's 'Western White House', the port of Los Angeles will become a round-the-clock operation to ease the shipping backlog, and social security COLA is the largest it's been in decades as inflation jumps.
Bill Handel with an update regarding the Gabby Petito case, head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders Jon Gruden out as head coach of the team following the leak of offensive emails, and Dr. Jim Keany joins the show for this week's edition of 'Medical News'.
Bill Handel is joined by Chris Little and Wayne Resnick, where the trio provide updates on news topics that include: The Dodgers beat the Giants yesterday in Game 4 of the NLDS, forcing a Game 5 in San Francisco on Thursday, the 101 freeway is closed north of Santa Barbara as the Alisal Fire grows to 13,400 acres, forcing evacuations, and tropical storm Pamela is picking up momentum as it touches down in Mexico.
Bill Handel on how President Biden's vaccinate-or-test mandate will be enforced. For some, their emotional response to the COVID-19 pandemic changed their behavior and sense of time. There's a better way to go about legalizing marijuana. And Mayim Bialik wants to be the new host of 'Jeopardy!' But the question remains - is she 'neutral' enough?
Bill Handel hosts KTLA 5's Rich DeMuro for this week's edition of 'Tech Tuesday'! The pair discuss the best options for televisions, as Handel's in the market for an upgrade. Also, Amazon has introduced a new payment method at their stores, and Rich gave it a try. Chris Little joins Bill for the Late Edition of Handel on the News. Windy weather continues to pummel Southern California, leaving trees down and power out for thousands, repeated warnings were issued to the pilot who crashed a plan into a home in San Diego County, killing two, and an Asian-American victim of an assault in Koreatown is terrified after the suspect was released within hours of their arrest.
Bill Handel on the United States inching closer to progress in addressing the climate crisis. Also, how much do wildfires really cost California's economy. For some young and privileged people, the pandemic was an opportunity. And millennials have teamed up to fulfill the dream of homeownership.
Bill Handel is joined by KFI News Director Chris Little, who's filling in for Jennifer Jones Lee. The two provide updates on news topics that include: The Dodgers are on the brink of elimination after losing to the Giants 1-0 in game 3 of the NLDS, power shut-offs loom for tens of thousands of Californians amid gusty winds, and Southwest Airlines has experienced a slew of cancellations and delays nationwide.
Bill Handel on Columbus Day (also known as Indigenous People's Day). Also, a TikTok bone salesman's wall of spines reignites ethical debate over selling human remains. And Wayne Resnick joins the show for this week's edition of Do They Have A Case.
Bill Handel on the hot new back-to-school accessory - an air quality monitor. And what happens when child care costs twice as much as a mortgage? Wayne Resnick and Chris Little join Bill for the Late Edition of Handel on the News. Southwest Airlines continues to have flight delays and cancellations, several tornadoes have been reported in Oklahoma as they leave damage in their wake, and a study shows that smoking marijuana could lead to breakthrough COVID cases.
Bill Handel on whether or not wildfires are really "disasters" or simply something natural. Also, as the drought worsens, California farmers are being paid to not grow their crops. And a year after 'defund the police', police departments are watching their funds return.
Bill Handel is joined by Wayne Resnick and Chris Little to provide updates on news topics that include: PG&E may shut off power to thousands of customers over dry, windy forecast, Huntington Beach is set to reopen its beaches today, and a Navy nuclear engineer and his wife have been charged with attempting to share submarine secrets with a foreign government.
Dozen of states have tried to end qualified immunity, police officers and unions helped beat nearly every bill and Foodie Friday with Neil Saavedra on diet soda promoting cravings.
Bill Handel talks with Corbin Carson about his upcoming KFI News Special, ‘This Sand is My Sand, The Stolen Legacy of Bruce's Beach and Handel on the News Late Edition.
Bill Handel discusses who can opt out of school Covid mandates as California lawmakers eye crackdown, how climate change in supercharging California heat waves and private prisons are still making money from federal inmates despite Biden's executive order.
Bill Handel talks with ABC's Jim Ryan about the suspect in Texas high school shooting in custody, LA County having the strictest Covid vaccine mandates in the country and CEQA lawsuits are blocking needle exchange.