Our look back at the events that shaped the year that was 2011 continues.
FOX's Shepard Smith has Part II of our FOX News Radio special, "2011 in Review":
During the summer, one of the most closely watched trials of the year took place in Orlando, Florida. Casey Anthony, charged with murder in the death of her two year-old daughter, Caylee, watched her fate rest in the hands of jurors.
FOX News Radio's Eben Brown followed the trial from the courthouse in Orlando:
Only about an hour away from the courthouse at the Kennedy Space Center, the Space Shuttle era ended with the final flight.
FOX News Radio's Mitch Davis has covered shuttle missions since the very beginning:
Further north, Mother Nature had more wild weather in store for the summer. Though few hurricanes threatened the East Coast in 2011, one storm in particular packed a wallop in the Northeast. It was Irene.
Only a few weeks after New York City watched the eye of Hurricane Irene pass by, the nation's eyes turned to the Big Apple, as the country marked the 10 years since the terror attacks of 9/11/01.
The fall brought more protests; this time they were based here in the United States. The Occupy Wall Street movement began in a small NYC park, but spread across the nation.
FOX News Radio's Dave Anthony recaps the Occupy protests:
2011 brought the newest version of Apple's iPhone called the iPhone 4S. But shortly after it was introduced, the company's co-founder, Steve Jobs died.
FOX News Radio's Jessica Rosenthal covered Jobs' death from Apple's Cupertino, CA headquarters:
In Los Angeles, another trial caught the attention of the nation. Dr. Conrad Murray spent the fall in a courtroom, where he was eventually found guilty of manslaughter in the death of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson.
As 2011 wound down, so did the war in Iraq. The last U.S. combat forces crossed into Kuwait, officially bringing an end to the war that saw the end of Saddam Hussein's regime as well as his life.
FOX News Radio's Alastair Wanklyn traveled to Baghdad multiple times during the war: