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.
Title 42 ends / Fed judge issue order says Border Patrol can't release migrants without immigration court notices / ACLU suesCalifornia famers are changing crops to cope with climate changeNeil Saavedra returns for 'Foodie Friday!'
Mother's Day / Entertainment News: Jason Nathanson, LA cracks down on homelessness in Woodland Hills with anti-camping ordinance / Homelessness lawsuit will go to trial after rejected settlementsThe State Of News – MTV News shuts downMore wives out earn their husbands and thosemarriages are lasting longer
Wayne Resnick & Jason Middleton on the News. Scenes of Anxiety and weariness along the border
KFI Anchor, Host and Business Expert Jason Middleton is back for MACRO! Consumer prices in April rise is slowest in 2 yrs-Gen Z works multiple jobs-Don't buy gift cards from the rack at the store-Dow Jones FallsThen, Mo Kelly comes on for Musings with Mo! He and Bill talk about:- MTV News shuts down- Gaurdians of the Galaxy people are triggered by animal abuse- Showrunners might have to cross the picket line
Trump Town Hall Takeaways:- Lies about 2020 and Jan 6-E. Jean Carroll- Inflation-Border WallGeorge SantosOn the verge of a debt ceiling crisis, baby boomers are very nervous. Nearly half of baby boomers have no retirement savings
Jennifer Jones Lee and Wayne Resnick accompany Bill for Handel on the News. Trump jokes on Town Hall
KFI's own Steve Gregory joins the show to entertain the question: Should most traffic enforcement in Los Angeles be handled by civilians? Also, a teen died of an overdose at a hightly criticized L.A. County Juvenile Hall Facility after state regulators opted to not shut it down. Then, Dean Sharp joins the show for Handel and The House Whisperer! Dean's got all the best all-in-one washers and dryers. Also, a bunch of new stuff you might like for your home.
A jury found former President Donald Trump liable for sexual abuse and defamation in the case against writer E. Jean Carroll. How much does he have to pay and might this affect him publicly in any way? Handel unpacks it all. Then, Title 42 is set to end tomorrow, and the border is bracing for thousands seeking asylum. And Wayne Resnick comes aboard to talk about Representative George Santos being taken into federal custody as a 13-count indictment has been unsealed by the feds.
Jennifer Jones Lee and Wayne Resnick accompany Bill for Handel on the News. A jury has found former President Donald Trump liable for sexual abuse and defamation in the case against E. Jean Carroll. Tucker Carlson is accusing Fox of fraud and breach of contract. And Buddy Holly (the dog, not the singer-songwriter) has won Best in Show at the 2023 Westminster Dog Show!
KFI's Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro returns for 'Tech Tuesday'! Google IO is happening tomorrow (what is that?), Twitter is planning on doing some housekeeping, and Apple recently launched a bunch of games to play as part of their Apple Arcade. Then, bets are booming. Americans have spent an unbelievable amount of money on sports betting in the last 5 years!
President Biden and House Speaker McCarthy are set to meet today as financial markets brace for a possible June 1st Government default. Hollywood is referring to the writers strike as "The Netflix Strike" - but why? Customers are being asked to leave a tip at self-checkout stations, and frankly, it's emotional blackmail. And the "Gold Rush 2.0" is on its way, and people are getting prepared for the treasure hunt.
Wayne Resnick and Jennifer Jones Lee join Bill for Handel on the News. The LAUSD Board is expected to OK a new labor deal with the Teachers Union. The Texas shooter's 'RWSD' patch is linked to far-right extremists. And in a suprise move, Texas lawmakers have advanced an assault weapons bill that would raise the legal age to buy an assault-style weapon to 21.
iHeartRadio's Aviation Expert Jay Ratliff joins the show to talk about President Biden's proposal that airlines cover passenger expenses for canceled airline flights. Then, the future of fast food may eliminate human interaction entirely! And Wayne Resnick is back, as is Monday tradition, for 'Do They Have A Case?' Wayne presents Handel with couple of cases where the outcomes have been determined already, but remain undisclosed to Bill. Handel then applies his legal expertise and knowledge in attempt to predict which direction the court went in the case.
Handel takes a look at the history of assault weapons violence and how the U.S. compares to other countries. Also, do you now find yourself looking for escape routes everywhere you go? An examination of how gun violence has changed our daily lives. The California Reparations Task Force has voted to recommend that the state issue a formal apology for slavery - potentially billions of dollars; Who's going to pay it? And might it finally be time to ban social media use for kids under the age of 13? A bipartisan bill hopes to make it a reality.
Wayne Resnick and Jennifer Jones Lee accompany Bill for Handel on the News. The Allen, Texas mall shooter was removed from the Army over mental health concerns according to sources within law enforcement. California Governor Gavin Newsom has publicly lambasted Texas Governor Abbott in the wake of recent gun violence. And 7 people have been killed by a driver near a migrant shelter in Texas, and police are reporting that it may have been intentional.
With the Corononation Celebration of King Charles slated for this weekend, Handel continues to cover what's to be expected and also shares a story of his own about the last time there was a Royal Coronation. Then, Wayne Resnick comes in to test Bill's knowledge; Just 13% of 8th graders were proficient in U.S. History last year, and 22% proficient in Civics. Is Bill smarter than an 8th grader? And Neil Saavedra is back for 'Foodie Friday', and today it's a Cinco de Mayo Edition! According to chefs, what's the best store-bought salsa? Also, when should you use corn tortillas and when is it better to use flour tortillas? Neil's got you covered.
Yesterday four Proud Boys were found guilty of seditious conspiracy, the most serious offense lodged in the riot back on January 6th, 2021. What does this mean and has this happened before in history? Then, fast food workers are having a very hard time being able to support themselves and their families with the wages they're paid - many are homeless. Sports broadcasting legend Fred Roggin joins the show to talk about the NFL being under investigation in California and New York for race and gender discrimination. And the Coronation of King Charles is set to kick off this weekend, with kitschy Coronation souvenirs expected to top $300 million in sales.
Wayne Resnick and Jennifer Jones Lee accompany Bill for Handel on the News. Hollywood studios have outlined a response to the striking writers and union members. Drew Barrymore has pulled out of hosting the MTV Movie & TV Awards in solidarity with the WGA. And Los Angeles District Attorney Gascon and the LA County probation department are being sued over an El Monte's officer's death.
KFI Anchor, Host and Business Expert Jason Middleton joins the show for another edition of MACRO! The Federal Reserve hiked interest rates again - what does that mean if you're in the market for a new home? Fewer and fewer people in Southern California are seeing pay raises. And what makes inflation so...sticky? Then, Mo Kelly is back for Musings with Mo. He and Handel talk about the Writers Strike that's shutting down Hollywood and the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame.
A day of school stabbings, crashes and suspected fentanyl overdoses sparked an alarm at LAUSD. Prosecutors are declining to charge the security guard involved in the fatal Walgreens shooting, citing the officer used self-defense. And the Menendez Brothers are citing their new documentary on Peacock as evidence they should be freed, and have filed a petition. Wayne Resnick accompanies Bill in dissecting the legitimacy of their case.
Jennifer Jones Lee and Wayne Resnick accompany Bill for Handel on the News. The Federal Reserve has pushed interest rates above 5% for the first time since 2007. Top artificial intelligence CEO's are set to meet at the White House. And police have captured the suspect in the Atlanta medical practice shooting.
Dr. Dung Trinh is the Chief Medical Officer at The Healthy Brain Clinic and joins the show to talk about Dementia, and how diagnoses have doubled in the last decade in Orange County. Additionally, Michael J. Fox talks about Parkinsons and mortality - Dr. Trinh contributes to Fox's message. Then, the Pennsylvania school district must allow After-School Satan Club, and you'll have a hard time getting tickets for SatanCon in Boston...because they're sold out.
There are rumblings of a possible debt-default - how might it affect you? Handel can list at least five ways you'll feel the impact. Then, a look at the next front in the GOP's war on women: no-fault divorce. And more women are making as much money as their husbands while continuing to do the majority of the work around the house.
Wayne Resnick and Jennifer Jones Lee accompany Bill for Handel on the News. The Writers Guild Strike is also having a major impact on small businesses who rely on the industry. The LAPD shot the suspect who beat a woman and stabbed a man near a Metro station. And three have been detained, including two teenagers, in a double-stabbing outside of Los Angeles High School.
KFI's Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro is back for 'Tech Tuesday'! Apple's first "rapid response" software update has hit the iPhone, Amazon is discontinuing a product they had high hopes for, and the Oneplus Pad is actually a decent alternative to the iPad, but you should wait to buy it. Then, Dean Sharp returns from his vacation for Handel and The House Whisperer. Dean gives tips on why "design matters most," getting on the same page with your partner and the importance of time when preparing for a big project.
Los Angeles County is facing $3 billion in sex abuse claims due to decades of failure. The Hollywood Writers' Strike is now in full-effect after negotiations failed regarding streaming pay. And "The Godfather of A.I." has left Google and warns of dangers ahead.
Wayne Resnick and Jennifer Jones Lee join Bill for Handel on the News on a Tuesday! Hollywood writers have officially gone on strike over streaming pay after negotiations failed. With that, late night shows will shut down immediately. A mass shooting has left three women and one man dead in the Mojave Desert as detectives search for answers. And the suspect in the killing of 5 of his neighbors had been deported 5 times after entering the U.S. illegally, according to ICE.
With the Writers Guild of America threatening to strike as early as midnight tonight, what exactly might be in the impactg on viewers? Then, the gondola to Dodger Stadium plan will cost, at a minimum, $300 million. Frank McCourt wants to make sure it gets done - but will it? And Wayne Resnick is back, as is tradition on Mondays, for 'Do They Have A Case?'
KFI's Business Expert Jason Middleton joins the show to talk about the seizure and sale of First Republic Bank to JP Morgan in what is now the second-largest U.S. bank failure. Border detention facilitiies have reached capacity as the Department of Homeland Security continues to prepare for the end of Title 42. And schools are ditching homework and deadlines in favor of "equitable grading," Handel evaluates the impact this will have on students.
Wayne Resnick and Jennifer Jones Lee accompany Bill for Handel on the News. JP Morgan is set to buy First Republic's assets and assume all deposits after the bank's seizure and sale. A small plane crashed into a hillside in Los Angeles over the weekend, killing one. And 200 officers are on a manhunt for a suspect in Texas accused of killing his 5 neighbors; Authorities are offering a $80,000 reward for any information leading to the suspect.
KFI's Steve Gregory joins the show to talk about California's rising violent crime problem as an LAPD Sergeant had the tip of his pinky bitten off in an altercation with a transient on the Metro in Hollywood yesterday. Then, Neil Saavedra returns for 'Foodie Friday!' To salt or not to salt? And the age-old question of whether or not your butter should be refrigerated.
The LADWP is hoping to prevent a disaster as the Los Angeles water lifeline is in jeopardy. Then, Wayne accompanies Bill to discuss whether or not Jack Teixeira should continue to be detained as the judge said he would make his ruling at a later time. We remember the life of Jerry Springer, who passed away yesterday following a batlle with cancer. And the cashless future is here, as many Americans have already made the switch while others refuse.
Jennifer Jones Lee and Wayne Resnick accompany Bill for Handel on the News. It turns out that the Santa Monica PD knew about Eric Uller's molestation arrest, but still allowed him to be a youth volunteer. Two U.S. Army helicopters have crashed in Alaska, killing 3 soldiers. And a suspect bit off a portion of an LAPD Sergeant's pinky finger at the Metro Station in East Hollywood yesterday.
KFI Anchor, Host and Business Expert Jason Middleton is back for MACRO! The banking crisis may have set the stage for an IPO comeback, new home sales have risen for the 4th month in a row, GM is set to discontinue production of its popular EV and speaking of EV's, electriv vehicle sales are booming in California. Then, Mo Kelly comes on for Musings with Mo! He and Bill talk about the Tucker Carlson and Don Lemon firings and reflect on the life of Harry Belafonte, who passed away earlier this week at the age of 96.
A civilian Police Officer in Santa Monia molested over 200 kids - why did it take authorities so long to put the pieces together? Then, as the U.S. is on the verge of a fiscal crisis, the House passed the GOP bill to increase the debt ceiling. The last group that tried to build multifamily housing in La Canada Flintridge received a dead rat in the mail...And Disney's had enough - it's taking Ron DeSantis to court.
Wayne Resnick and Jennifer Jones Lee accompany Bill for Handel on the News. A Santa Monica police employee molested more than 200 kids; Warnings of abuse were ignored. A suspect has been arrested after a possible kidnapping caught on camera in Commerce, CA. And reports show that the driver who crashed into a mother and her child in Mid-Wilshire, killing her and sending the child to the hospital with injuries, was suffering from a medical emergency.
Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer joins the show to talk about the Crime Victims Event where people rallied against an OC judge and lawmakers. While a 4.0 student was able to beat all the odds, they still find themselves being unable to afford a UC Campus tuition. And Dr. Jim Keany, Co-Director of the ER at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo comes on for some Medical News! Students are abusing the ADHD medication adderall in schools, there's a new sympton that a COVID variant may be causing, and even if you don't have allergies, this season will be miserable for you.
California Democrats have said no to Alexandra's Law, a bill that would deliver harsher penalties for fentanyl dealers. Coronado Island is one of California's biggest violaters of affordable housing; Handel examines whether or not they should comply. And India has overtaken China to become the world's most populous country, and with that, comes many reasons for concern.
Wayne Resnick and Jennifer Jones Lee accompany Bill for Handel on the News. Anthony Avalos' mother and her boyfriend have been sentenced to life in prison fot the murder of the 10-year-old. Allegations of child sexual abuse in a California school district have surfaced following a Redlands Unified School Board Meeting. And a man in Los Angeles treated thousands, including cancer patients, without a medical license.
KFI's own Rich DeMuro is back for Tech Tuesday! Rich warns of A.I. voice scams, talks about Tesla battery life in their best models and shares information on the new Ring Car Cam. Then, a landmark Supreme Court case could have "far reaching implications" for artificial intelligence," according to experts. And Handel examines the question: Has America failed the Civilization Test?
President Biden has officially announced his re-election campaign on the Anniversary of his initial Presidential bid, pledging to "finish the job." Many believe his age is an issue and think he shouldn't run for another term. Then, Tucker Carlson was fired from Fox News yesterday after having been pushed out by Rupert Murdoch. And Don Lemon says he's stunned by CNN's decision to fire him.
Wayne Resnick and Jennifer Jones Lee accompany Bill for Handel on the News. President Joe Biden has announced his reelection bid. A whopping 70% of citizens think Biden shuldn't run again according to a poll. And Tucker Carlson has been given the axe from Fox News, having been pushed out by Rupert Murdoch.