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.
Not even a global pandemic has been enough to stop street takeovers and street racing on L.A.'s roads despite strict stay at home orders across the state and the county. Hundreds continue to flood into the streets to watch the dangerous and illegal behavior risking further spread of the coronavirus.
A strip club in unincorporated LA County in the Avocado Heights community has been brazenly violating strict orders to shut down and has instead remained in business while checking patron’s temperature at the door before they’re allowed in.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva told FOX 11 he believes he’s the target of political retaliation after county leaders filed an urgency ordinance Wednesday afternoon that would remove him as Director of Emergency Operations during this coronavirus crisis if it’s passed.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff told FOX 11 on Tuesday night that enforcement efforts to close down local gun stores have been suspended after intervention from the county’s legal counsel.
In a sit-down interview with FOX 11, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva declared gun stores as nonessential businesses that will be forced to close.
As Los Angeles County's emergency order became even stricter, not all businesses are following the law and closing down.
They pretend to care about you and your family… then comes the sales pitch.
Monday was the first day of an unprecedented emergency order right here in Los Angeles. It effectively shut down bars, restaurants, and other businesses in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus. But not everyone is following that emergency order.
The Republican congressional candidate hoping to unseat high profile Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff is accusing Schiff of neglecting his district’s homelessness problem to instead focus on Washington politics, and he walked the streets of the district with FOX 11 to learn about the underlying causes of homelessness.
FOX 11 obtained exclusive video that appears to capture the audio of the doomed helicopter that was carrying Kobe Bryant and eight others as it crashed into a Calabasas hillside.