Tom Reopelle

Keeping Southern California listeners informed about the news and activities in San Diego County is important to KNX and who better to report the facts and figures than someone who lives there. In this case it’s Tom Reopelle, our San Diego News Bureau reporter. Mr. Reopelle has spent the majority of his life in San Diego, attending schools in National City and graduating from Sweetwater High School He also attended San Diego State University where he majored in broadcasting and journalism. Over the years Tom has worked for several stations in that city, including KSDO, KOGO and XTRA. In 1990 he began his association with KNX. For his on-air work Reopelle has received recognition from the Los Angeles and San Diego Press Clubs, as well as the Radio and Television News Association of Southern California. In his spare time he likes sports, travel, and spending time with friends.

Congressman Randy Duke Cunningham walks into the U.S. District Courthouse  on March 3, 2006 in San Diego, California. Cunningham was found guilty of conspiracy and tax evasion for accepting more than 2.4 million in bribes and could face up to 10 years in prison.  (credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Disgraced Ex-Lawmaker Wants Gun Rights Restored After Release From Prison

A former Southland congressman and Navy veteran wants his right to bear arms reinstated when his time in federal prison is over.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/29/2012

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Census Data Shows Calif. Hispanic Population To Top Whites By 2013

The Hispanic population in California is likely to surpass the number of whites in the state sometime next year, according to new analysis of census data.

CBS Los Angeles–05/17/2012

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3rd Suspect Pleads Not Guilty In Murder Of Camp Pendleton Marine’s Wife

A third suspect has been arraigned in the investigation into the murder of a Marine wife whose body was found dumped in Riverside County.


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Body Of Missing UCSD Hiker Found In Cave

Efforts to recover the body of a missing Southland hiker were on hold Wednesday after a tragic discovery.

CBS Los Angeles–05/09/2012

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Border Patrol To Target Repeat Immigration Offenders In Strategy Shift

Even with illegal immigration numbers plunging to 40-year lows, the U.S. Border Patrol is revamping its strategy.


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Retiree, 92, Avoids Prison After Failure To Pay Taxes On Suicide Kits

Sharlotte Hydorn faced a maximum sentence of up to one year in prison for her failure to pay taxes on at least $42,000 in suicide kit sales.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/07/2012

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Report: Transmission Line Failure Not Enough To Blame For Massive SoCal Blackout

A federal probe into a massive power outage last year has revealed major coordination problems among electrical grid operators that went beyond any single-source failure.


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Witness: Debris Field Looked Like Yacht Went ‘Through A Blender’

A two-mile debris field is all that remains after a Redondo-based sailboat apparently collided with a larger vessel over the weekend.

CBS Los Angeles–04/30/2012

Brittany Dawn Killgore (courtesy Edecio Martinez/family photo)

Marine Pleads Not Guilty In Death Of Fellow Marine’s Estranged Wife

Prosecutors said the blood of Brittany Kilgore and a weapon were found in a vehicle belonging to Louis Ray Perez.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/26/2012

Sgt. Gary Stein (credit: CBS)

Anti-Obama Marine Discharged For Facebook Page

A Camp Pendleton Marine will no longer be allowed to serve his country over comments that were made on Facebook.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/25/2012


Report: Illegal Immigration Plummeting Over Economy, Border Enforcement

Millions of illegal immigrants from Mexico are going back home — with many planning on staying there, according to a new report.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/24/2012

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Official: Marine Found Dead In SoCal Barracks Not A Recruit

An investigation was underway Monday after a Marine was found dead in his Southland military barracks.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/23/2012

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UC Researchers Simulate Fake Quakes To Test Structural Safety

If you’ve ever wondered whether the building you work in would be able to stand up to a massive earthquake, you may soon have your answer.

CBS Los Angeles–04/18/2012

Brittany Killgore (credit: CBS)

Camp Pendleton Marine Jailed After Wife Of Deployed Marine Goes Missing

A Camp Pendleton Marine is behind bars after the wife of a fellow soldier deployed overseas was reported missing.

CBS Los Angeles–04/17/2012

Sgt. Gary Stein (credit: CBS)

Camp Pendleton Marine Loses Bid To Stop Discharge Over Obama Criticism

A federal judge ruled Friday that the U.S. military has the right to respond to comments that Sgt. Gary Stein posted online.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/13/2012



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