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Claudia Peschiutta

claudia peschiutta Claudia PeschiuttaClaudia Peschiutta is a general-assignment reporter at KNX 1070 Newsradio. She has more than a decade of journalism experience and has covered everything from fires to trials.

The UCLA graduate began her career as a print journalist, working for several newspapers, including the Glendale News-Press and the Los Angeles Business Journal. Peschiutta became a broadcast journalist in 2002 when she joined KFWB 980.

She went on to become the West Coast correspondent for the FOX News Radio network. Peschiutta missed covering local, breaking news and went to KNX in 2006.

Angel Cortez was just 14 months old and was starting to talk, walk and learn baby sign language when he was gunned down on June 4, 2012. (courtesy LAPD)

Detectives Move Closer To Naming Suspect In Deadly Watts Shooting

Police on Monday said an arrest could be imminent in the fatal shooting of a one-year-old baby in Watts.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/11/2012

Charles "Tex" Watson (credit: CBS)

Judge Grants LAPD Access To Audio Tapes Of Manson Family Member

A Texas judge has ruled that the LAPD can listen to audio tapes of former Manson family member Charles “Tex” Watson and his attorney.

05/29/2012

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Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Held Up 2 Kids At Knifepoint

Authorities Sunday said a man was behind bars on suspicion of robbing two boys, ages 11 and 12, at knifepoint.

05/27/2012

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Report: Justin Bieber Buys Calabasas Home For $6.5M

Justin Bieber has reportedly paid $6.5 million for a 10,000 square-foot home in Calabasas.

05/27/2012

Dorothee Burkhart (credit: CBS)

Judge Orders Mom Of Hollywood Arson Suspect Extradited To Germany

Dorothee Burkhart, the mother of suspected Hollywood arsonist Harry Burkhart, will be extradited to Germany to face fraud charges.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/24/2012

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Ex-LA County Appraiser Arrested For Allegedly Lowering Property Values

A former employee of the Los Angeles County Assessor’s Office was arrested Monday for allegedly falsifying documents and unlawfully lowering property values by $172 million.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/21/2012

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6 Games In 4 Days: Staples Center Gears Up For Busy Week

Fans may be buzzing as three local sports teams push deeper into the postseason, but the personnel responsible for preparing their home floor are likely to feel a little winded later this week.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/14/2012

Report: Complaints Against LASD Took Average Of 3 Months For Processing

If you have an issue with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, be patient: you may not hear back from them for months.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/08/2012

District Attorney Steve Cooley (credit: Danny Moloshok/Getty Images Pool)

‘Long Overdue': DA Asks Court To Order Executions Of Death Row Inmates

A statewide ban on the executions of California inmates by lethal injection faced its strongest challenge yet on Thursday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/03/2012

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2 Arrested After Wild Police Pursuit Through West Covina, Whittier

Two bank robbery suspects were in custody Monday following a wild police pursuit.

CBS Los Angeles–04/23/2012

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Lyrid Meteor Shower To Light Up Weekend Sky

Get ready to make a wish… there’s going to be a meteor shower in just a few hours.

04/21/2012

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US Appeals Court Upholds Ban On Affirmative Action In California

A federal appeals court on Monday dealt another legal setback to affirmative action supporters in California.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/02/2012

Photo of Bill Bene baseball card from 1989

Tax Dodger: Ex-LA Pitcher OKs Plea Bargain In Counterfeit Karaoke Scheme

A former fifth overall pick from CSULA has agreed to plead guilty to a karaoke scheme in which he failed to report over $600,000 in sales.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/30/2012

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Mayor Orders LA Fire Chief Brian Cummings To Stop Withholding Information

The LA Fire Department was under fire on Wednesday for its decision to withhold basic information on emergency calls.

03/21/2012

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Lawmaker Pushes For Free Parking At Any Broken Meter In California

A new bill could make sure you don’t come back to a ticket after you leave your car parked at a busted meter without putting in change.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/29/2012

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