SEGMENT A: KTTV 70: The Beatles; Disneyland Opens
Our KTTV 70 series looks at the biggest moments of the past seventy years in the Southland and the terrorist attacks on September 11 is one of our darkest chapters.
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum has arguably seen more historic moments than any other venue in Los Angeles' history.
Los Angeles is a city where the stars cast imposing shadows. Just like it’s famous people, for decades one iconic venue in Inglewood shined brighter than any other. In this KTTV 70th special, FOX 11 anchor Dan Cohen takes us on an historic trip to the truly fabulous, The Forum.
Tuesday, August 10, 1999, before it seemed like there was an active shooter scare every other week a white supremacist opened fire on the North Valley Jewish Community center in Granada Hills.
It was the summer of 1969 and the era of flower power was about to be shattered in Los Angeles by a man whose name would become synonymous with evil, Charles Manson.
Whether at the Hollywood Palace or on Soul Train Marvin Gaye's sound was unique. He was a fixture in the world of music in the 60s 70s and 80s. But, in 1984, Gaye was killed by his father Marvin Gay, Sr.
In the 80's, the sleepy beachside town of Manhattan Beach was known for its beautiful beaches, casual lifestyle and affluent neighborhoods.
Say the name ‘Rodney King' in Southern California and you will get a range of emotions and reactions and memories. King of course the victim of a brutal LAPD arrest back in 1991, captured on amateur video, seen around the world.
KTTV is marking 70 years on air.
The date, July 16, 1969. The time, 9:32 a.m. Mission Control, "Liftoff. We have liftoff."
Staples Center, July 7, 2009, the body of Michael Jackson is brought into Staples Center where just days earlier the King of Pop was working on his "THIS IS IT" concert.
Wednesday marks 25 years since Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman were found stabbed to death inside a Brentwood mansion.
Though we have always called it "The Sylmar Quake" what happened in 1971 was officially called "The San Fernando Earthquake". It was powerful and deadly.
Flames were ferocious as they chewed away on the L.A. Central Library building in 1986.
"The Grim Sleeper" is now sitting on death row in San Quentin, sentenced to death for a series of murders that investigators believe began in 1988 and ended in 2002.
When you're police chief of the second largest city in the country — in theory, you've seen it all, you've heard it all. But not even decades of police work could prepare LAPD Chief Charlie Beck for the violent, dizzying events of February 2013.
Judy Miller. She was 15. Detective Frank Salerno said, "She got kidnapped, murdered and... dumped.” Same thing happened to Lissa Kastin, Dolores Cepeda, Sonja Johnson, Kristina Weckler, Lauren Wagner, Kimberly Ann Martin and three others.
From deep in our KTTV archives we present the story of a man who we all came to know as a Monster. He was a family man. A proud actor. And, like many of us at different times in our lives, a man fighting his own demons even though he was Count Dracula! Dracula -- a creature conjured up by author Bram Stoker, but, brought to life by Bela Lugosi.
In 1987, Pope John Paul II visited Los Angeles to enormous crowds and jubilation. The church faithful (and non-believers too) showed up en masse to get a glimpse of the pontiff, who remains one of the most beloved of all times.