Wrongfully convicted man is free after almost 30 years behind bars
Gerardo Cabanillas was 18 years old when he was arrested for a number of violent crimes in 1995. Today, he's a free man thanks to DNA evidence. KNX News' Emily Valdez reports.
The writers got "a lot" of what they wanted in new deal with studios
The WGA has released details about their new tentative agreement with the Hollywood studios, bringing an end to a strike that lasted almost 5 months. L.A.'s Afternoon News spoke to entertainment attorney Johnathan Handel. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Odds are increasing that the federal government will shut down this weekend -- with dysfunctional House Republicans largely to blame
With the Republican majority in the House continuing to be at odds with each other over how to pass fairly basic funding bills, it's looking increasingly likely that the federal government will shut down just after midnight Friday. For many people involved .. and for the millions that will be impa…
LAUSD poised to kick charter schools off of shared campuses
LAUSD's School Board is holding a pivotal vote this afternoon that could upend the way that dozens of charter schools do business in the district ... and it has to deal with sharing space on campuses. Under an old voter-approved proposition, public schools in California have to make space availabl…
Justine Bateman is cautiously optimistic on WGA-AMPTP deal ... even when it comes to artificial intelligence
We're starting to get some speculative details of the tentative contract worked out between studios and the writers of the WGA. And specifically how both sides handled the especially delicate issue of artificial intelligence in Hollywood. The new contract is expected to allow studios to retain th…
AI girlfriends on the rise. But is that really a good thing for men?
KNX In Depth's Rob Archer and Elsa talk to Liberty Vittert, a professor of data science at Washington University in St. Louis. She's the author of an op/ed in The Hill today about AI girlfriends and how they might ruin a generation of men.
Car thieves go high-tech. How you can protect yourself
KNX In Depth's Rob Archer and Elsa Ramon discuss how thieves are hacking into the computer systems of cars to steal them. Steve Lobello owns S & A Security Specialists near Chicago.
Some Maui residents say it's too soon for tourists to return to Lahaina area
KNX In Depth's Rob Archer and Elsa Ramon talk to West Maui resident Jordan Ruidas. She started a petition to delay the formal reopening of the area to tourists. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
LA County proposes 3,000 more beds to help the homeless
KNX In Depth's Rob Archer and Elsa Ramon discuss a proposal by LA County for 3,000 more beds to help homeless people dealing with mental health and substance abuse issues. Reverend Andy Bales is CEO of Union Rescue Mission on Skid Row.
Feds and 17 states sue Amazon in big monopoly lawsuit
KNX In Depth's Rob Archer and Elsa Ramon discuss a big new monopoly lawsuit filed against Amazon. William Kovacic is a George Washington University law school professor and former Federal Trade Commission Chair. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)