Los Angeles Times

Corina Knoll

Writer

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 criminal trials of the city's former officials. As a regional reporter, she wrote features about the San Gabriel Valley and the Westside. During her courts beat, she covered the trials of the Jackson family vs AEG and Bryan Stow vs LA Dodgers. Her current rewrite gig involves pulling together breaking news stories as well as narratives. Raised in the Midwest, she is a graduate of Macalester College.

Recent Articles

  • Family of Lakewood man killed by sheriff's deputies releases video of shooting

    Family of Lakewood man killed by sheriff's deputies releases video of shooting

    In the chaotic last moments of John Berry's life, Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies attempted to pull him from his car and stunned him with a Taser as a woman screamed at them to stop. Then came the gunfire that sprayed the windshield of his BMW. Minutes later, the 31-year-old was pronounced...

  • Family of man killed by deputies releases witness' video

    Family of man killed by deputies releases witness' video

    In the chaotic last moments of John Berry's life, Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies attempted to pull him from his car and shot him with a Taser as a woman screamed at them to stop. Then came the gunfire that sprayed the windshield of his BMW. Minutes later, the 31-year-old was pronounced dead...

  • Heat wave heightens danger in an already epic summer of fire

    Heat wave heightens danger in an already epic summer of fire

    Northern winds that siphon moisture from the air. Flames that run rampant at night after aircraft have been grounded. Flying embers that spark more blazes. And now, rising temperatures are expected throughout the state. The obstacles are only intensifying for crews fighting wildfires across Northern...

  • Children in boot camp abuse investigation suffer lasting damage, lawyer says

    Children in boot camp abuse investigation suffer lasting damage, lawyer says

    The brochure struck a note with some parents: Are you overwhelmed with frustration or fear over your teen's defiant behavior? Have you run out of ideas or strategies to get your teen on the right track? Have you tried it all and nothing seems to work? The solution, it declared, could be a police-sponsored...

  • Explosive Rocky fire defies odds — and expectations

    Explosive Rocky fire defies odds — and expectations

    The Rocky fire has become the blaze of perplexing whims, baffling fire officials with a mercurial nature that computer models and simulations could not predict. Sweeping across three counties in Northern California, the fire has plowed through containment lines, hurdled over a highway — even managed...

  • As Rocky fire burns, evacuees play a waiting game

    As Rocky fire burns, evacuees play a waiting game

    Trent Reid huddled over the bar with a Heineken on Monday afternoon, listening to the chatter on a police scanner. A few miles down the road, fire crews scrambled to stop the flames from jumping a two-lane highway and threatening homes — including his own. Forced to evacuate the day before, Reid,...

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