Corina Knoll


Corina Knoll writes for the Metro section of the Los Angeles Times. She was on the team that investigated corruption in Bell — which led to the paper’s 2011 Pulitzer Prize for public service — and went on to cover the trials of the city’s former officials. She later contributed to the paper’s coverage of the San Bernardino terror attack that won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news. As a regional reporter, she wrote features about the San Gabriel Valley and the Westside. During her courts beat, she covered high-profile criminal cases and civil disputes, including the Jackson family vs AEG and Bryan Stow vs LA Dodgers. Her current rewrite gig involves pulling together major breaking news stories for online as well as narratives for print. Raised in the Midwest, she is a graduate of Macalester College.

Recent Articles

  • California wildfires destroy homes and force hundreds to evacuate

    California wildfires destroy homes and force hundreds to evacuate

    A raging wildfire that has destroyed more than 175 buildings in Northern California swelled to 4,000 acres on Monday, forcing residents to flee their lake community as homes and businesses burned to the ground. By Monday evening, the Clayton fire was only 5% contained, according to the state Department...

  • Woman's body discovered near Highway 138

    The body of a woman was discovered Sunday near Highway 138 in the unincorporated community of Lebec, authorities said. Los Angeles County sheriff’s homicide detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of the woman found at about 5 p.m. along Gorman Post Road, Deputy Juanita...