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Joe Mozingo

Writer

Joe Mozingo is a projects reporter for the Los Angeles Times. He won a Robert F. Kennedy Award for covering the earthquake in Haiti and the ASNE Punch Sulzberger Award for Online Storytelling for his in-depth look at a federal investigation into relic poaching in rural Utah that led to three suicides. Mozingo helped lead The Times’ coverage of the Isla Vista killings in 2014 and a Miami Herald investigation into the space shuttle Columbia crash in 2003; both were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize. His book, “The Fiddler on Pantico Run: An African Warrior, His White Descendants, a Search for Family” was a 2012 “Discover Great New Writers” pick by Barnes and Noble.

Recent Articles

  • San Bernardino: A city broken down but not destroyed

    San Bernardino: A city broken down but not destroyed

    In a lush enclave of an afflicted city, dozens of fledgling western bluebirds alight every spring. Kathi Rainbolt spawned the annual baby boom by setting up nest boxes in an arcade of giant pepper trees weeks after her 3-year-old grandson, Bailey, died. The sanctuary is just one of the marks her...

  • Former L.A. cocaine kingpin 'Freeway' Ricky Ross arrested in Sonoma County

    Former L.A. cocaine kingpin 'Freeway' Ricky Ross arrested in Sonoma County

    Former Los Angeles crack cocaine kingpin “Freeway” Ricky Ross was arrested this week in Sonoma County on suspicion of possessing money related to the sale of a controlled substance, authorities said. A law enforcement official told the Los Angeles Times that Ross was carrying more than $100,000....

  • Online and off, a mystifying portrait of the Oregon college gunman emerges

    Online and off, a mystifying portrait of the Oregon college gunman emerges

    In the real world, Chris Harper-Mercer cut the figure of a quiet young man who kept people at bay with his earbuds and struggled to speak when neighbors asked him how he was doing. He flunked out of the Army in less than five weeks, had few if any friends and still lived with his mom at age 26....

  • 50 years after Watts: 'There is still a crisis in the black community'

    50 years after Watts: 'There is still a crisis in the black community'

    In 1965, as Watts erupted in violent unrest, Tony Welton and his teenage friends walked by a market on Avalon Boulevard and Imperial Highway. They cursed it for the way it sold spoiled meat and rotten fruit to customers without the money or means to shop elsewhere. The thought crossed their minds...

  • A human type of echolocation helps the blind

    A human type of echolocation helps the blind

    The space before the blind man was a riddle he needed to solve. Was he facing a house, a car, a hedge, a fence, a tree or open space? Ryo Hirosawa pushed the tip of his tongue hard to his palate, and made a sharp click. He tried to focus on the form and timing of the click's echo as it came back...

  • Lake fire grew after private drone flights disrupted air drops

    Lake fire grew after private drone flights disrupted air drops

    As a hot wind shifted north and drove the flames toward Onyx Peak east of Big Bear Lake, fire crews deployed to save homes scattered among brittle-dry pines — waiting for help from a DC-10 laden with 10,800 gallons of retardant.It never came. Shortly before 6 p.m. on Wednesday, an incident commander...

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