Here’s the Roundup for the Week Ending April 12

By Kevin Eck 

Happy Friday to those who celebrate.

The death of OJ Simpson, arguably one of the most polarizing figures in American history, brought back memories for many former reporters and anchors who covered the murder of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman.

In this week’s edition of stories we didn’t get to for one reason or another, we hear from former locals who shared their experiences of the murder, the infamous chase of the White Bronco and the eventual trial. Click here for more.


Reflecting on the life of O.J. Simpson, former KCAL News Investigative reporter David Goldstein shared his experiences covering the infamous double-murder trial in Los Angeles.

The first KABC reporter on scene after the Simpson Bronco chase recalls key moments. “My adrenaline was pumping so much because I did realize how important this was and what was going on at the time,” said retired ABC7 reporter Ric Romero. Click here to watch the story.

Here’s an angle from a former Dayton, Ohio reporter who found herself as a defense witness in the criminal case of O.J. Simpson when she worked in LA. Click here for more.

And here’s one from Ted Rowlands, who used to work at KTVU in Oakland, California. Click here to watch.

Former Democratic FCC Commissioner Ervin Duggan and conservative commentator William Kristol this week expressed surprise and incomprehension that Pennsylvania’s two Democratic senators — Bob Casey and John Fetterman — rose to the defense of Rupert Murdoch and son Lachlan in their battle to hang on to the FCC license for their Philadelphia Fox O&O. Click here to read about it.

KSTW children’s show host Brakeman Bill McLain has passed away, according to a message from his family posted on social media.  Click here to read about the Seattle legend.

KHQA, a dual CBS/ABC-affiliated television station licensed to Hannibal, Missouri, is upgrading its transmitter. Click here for more.