Leticia Juarez
Leticia Juarez is a general assignment reporter for ABC7 Eyewitness News in the Inland Empire who joined the station in 2010.

Leticia grew up in San Bernardino and graduated from Cajon High School. Leticia holds a bachelor's degree in international political science with a specialization in business from UCLA.

Leticia began her career as an intern at a cable station in Palmdale but quickly transitioned to general assignment reporter. She reported on the kidnapping of two Antelope Valley teens, which launched the state's first Amber Alert. In 2003, she was hired as a producer/general assignment reporter for KMIR-TV in Palm Springs. During her tenure, Leticia reported on the California wildfires in which her own family's home had to be evacuated. She joined KERO-TV in Bakersfield in 2005 as a general assignment reporter.

Leticia left California in 2007 and headed to Houston, Texas as a morning reporter for KHOU-TV. In September 2008, Leticia covered Hurricane Ike as it hit the Bayou City. In the aftermath of Ike she filed stories on the search for the missing and the recovery efforts. She joined KIAH-TV in 2009. Leticia's reporting on the Gulf oil spill from Louisiana earned her a Lone Star Emmy Award for her series on "First Eyes on the Black Tide."

Leticia is excited to be back in California and reporting in her hometown. She enjoys travelling, cooking up her mother's enchiladas and trying out new restaurants with her husband.

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Leticia's Stories
CA could see another surge in confirmed COVID-19 cases following fix to backlog of 300K records, officials say
California health officials are warning of a potential spike in confirmed COVID-19 cases now that a technical glitch that caused a lag in collecting coronavirus test information has been fixed.
'Too many red flags:' Family of missing senior citizen believes case is tied to others near Idyllwild
Over the past five months, several people have gone missing after being last seen in the mountain communities near Idyllwild but the individuals have no obvious connection to each other.
Apple Fire scorches 20,516 acres in Riverside County; blaze deemed suspicious amid arson investigation
Firefighters were continuing to battle the massive Apple Fire, which burned over 20,000 acres in the Cherry Valley area of Riverside County by Sunday.
Apple Fire spreads to 12,000 acres in Riverside County, destroys 1 home as evacuation orders remain in place
A wildfire in the Cherry Valley area of Riverside County remained 0% contained after spreading to 12,000 acres and prompting mandatory evacuation orders.
Riverside Community Hospital is now the county's first Level 1 trauma center
Riverside Community Hospital is one of the busiest in the Inland Empire, and it's also now the county's first and only Level 1 trauma center after earning the accreditation earlier this month.
3 civilians, 4 LAPD officers injured after violence breaks out during demonstration in downtown LA
At least three people and four police officers suffered minor injuries after violence broke out in downtown Los Angeles Saturday during a demonstration in solidarity with the two-month-long protest movement in Portland, Oregon.
Riverside County to distribute 10 million face masks in effort to curb spread of COVID-19
Riverside County is ramping up efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 by distributing 10 million face masks to its residents.
How to protect your children from cybercrime as online learning resumes
As students prepare to resume online learning, authorities warn more children could become targets of cybercrime.
13-year-old Claremont boy suddenly dies, possibly due to COVID-19
Thirteen-year-old Maxx Cheng had a bright future ahead of him, but on Thursday morning the Claremont teen passed away suddenly.
UC Riverside students stuck in leases after classes move online
University of California Riverside students are up in arms over off-campus rental agreements they signed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic moving their courses online.