Bill Melugin is a multiple EMMY, Murrow, and Golden Mike award winning investigative reporter for FOX 11 Los Angeles. He is the 2018 and 2019 recipient of the RTNA’s Golden Mike Award for “Best Investigative Journalism” in southern California, and the winner of the 2019 Television Academy EMMY for investigative reporting. Melugin is also the recipient of a 2018 regional Edward R. Murrow award for hard news reporting.
Bill grew up in Orange County, CA and attended the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University where he received a B.A. in broadcast journalism and a minor in Spanish Linguistics. Prior to joining FOX 11, Melugin worked as an anchor and investigative reporter at WJZY-TV in Charlotte, North Carolina for two and a half years, where he won a 2017 regional Edward R. Murrow award for breaking news reporting, and won the SPJ’s national Sigma Delta Chi award for best breaking news reporting for his live coverage of the Charlotte riots. Melugin began his career as a reporter and fill-in anchor at KFOX-TV in El Paso Texas for two years. He grew up watching FOX 11, and his family still lives in Orange County.
Ruben Beltran, a convicted pedophile, has been imprisoned since May 2004, serving a sentence of 15 to life.
Law enforcement officials urged the public on Tuesday to be on alert and report any suspicious activity ahead of Inauguration Day.
High heels were left in a hurry, a bra was tossed on the floor and deputies recovered a list for bottle service.
Under reforms from new Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón, the suspects in two cases involving the decapitation of two kids, and the shooting ambush of two deputies, will both be eligible for parole after serving 20 years in prison, if convicted.
The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) has started vaccinating federal inmates at more than thirty federal facilities across the country, including several in the Los Angeles area that suffered COVID-19 outbreaks during the pandemic.
In a rebuke to DA George Gascón’s new directives, a judge on Monday refused to drop all special charges against an accused cop killer charged in the execution-style killing of an off-duty LA County Sheriff’s deputy, and the murder of an innocent skateboarder.
The San Diego County DA has sent newly-elected Los Angeles County DA George Gascón a scathing letter criticizing his policies.
The Task Force received word about a massive house party taking place in South LA and sent a significant amount of resources to break it up.
The LA County Sheriff Department’s Superspreader Task Force shut down at least five New Year's Eve parties across the county, resulting in at least 900 people being detained, 90 arrests and/or citations, and the recovery of at least six guns.
The union representing Los Angeles County prosecutors filed a lawsuit against District Attorney George Gascón, alleging that his special directives to get rid of sentencing enhancements and strikes are violating the state law.