Corey Moore Reporter
Corey Moore is a news reporter at KPCC: Southern California Public Radio. Before joining KPCC, Corey worked as a producer and associate editor for "The Tavis Smiley Show" and "News and Notes" at NPR-West in Culver City.
In Washington, DC, Moore worked several years as a news anchor for Metro Networks. He also produced for BET News and the city’s government television station.
Moore earned a BA degree at Wayne State University in his hometown of Detroit, Michigan where he started his broadcast journalism career at two of the city’s top stations, WJLB-radio and WDIV-TV, the local NBC affiliate.
In his spare time, he enjoys screenwriting, his “Drenched” kickboxing class in North Hollywood, legal thriller novels and any old sidesplitting episode of "The Simpsons."
Stories by Corey Moore
Hundreds of immigrants and activists packed a Los Angeles community hearing Monday night to voice their complaints about “Secure Communities.” The federal immigration enforcement program coordinated with local jails uses the fingerprints of booked suspects to identify serious offenders for deportation. The hearing was scheduled by a federal task force formed to make recommendations about the controversial program to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
About 50 demonstrators today gathered at a church near downtown Los Angeles to protest a federal deportation program.
The Los Angeles City Council voted Friday in favor of overseeing the Department of Water and Power’s Solar Incentive Program, a move that will allow council members to explore how the recently-lowered solar rebate might affect consumers.
The Los Angeles City Council voted Friday to search for a private or nonprofit partner to help manage the LA Zoo in Griffith Park, but not everyone's happy about it.
The city of Vernon threw a free barbecue today for hundreds of people to rally defenders of its cityhood. Between bites, utility worker Rob Franz with Petrelli Electric, discussed his concerns about a measure to make the city of Vernon history. “As a contractor for the city, we provide a real quick service, a real time saving service, something that you can’t get from other large cities," he said. "And the fact that there’s a couple of corrupt officials doesn’t mean that you get rid of the entire city.”
The two men suspected of attacking San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow entered not guilty pleas today in Los Angeles Superior Court.
Thousands of sailors from across the country this weekend will wrap up a seven-day mission in the Southland to promote the U.S. Navy. Navy Week is the service’s first-of-its-kind campaign to raise public awareness, and size up potential recruits, in Southern California. That process involves sailors setting the record straight about what they do.
More than a dozen people today gathered in downtown Los Angeles to protest California’s non-revocable parole release policy. They say the program — which allows low-level parolees to go without supervision — is flawed.
Race, politics and representation on the big screen were the topics at hand at the 102nd NAACP Convention at the Los Angeles Convetion Center on Wednesday.
Two men suspected of beating San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow in the parking lot of Dodger Stadium on opening day made their first court appearance Monday, but their arraignment was postponed until Aug.10.
Delegates are arriving in Los Angeles on Friday for the 102nd annual NAACP convention at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Union employees of the Los Angeles County Probation Department are criticizing top management’s efforts to fix problems within the agency, and on Thursday announced a vote of no confidence in their chief, Donald Blevins.
There’s good and not-so-good news about the economic recovery in Los Angeles County.
At the Mexican Consulate on Sixth Street near downtown Los Angeles, officials announced Tuesday a three-day expo designed to offer business assistance to Mexicans living abroad. The expo is designed to highlight the efforts of more than a dozen Mexican state governments who are working to help their nationals living in the Southland and beyond to grow their own businesses.
Dozens of relatives and supporters of California prisoners on a hunger strike rallied today in front of the state building in downtown Los Angeles. The activists want Governor Jerry Brown to modify corrections policies they call cruel and inhumane.