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
The Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo, the nation's only African-American touring rodeo, rides into the Southland this weekend. The rodeo has been around for more than a quarter century.
The Carmageddon clock is ticking. Late tonight, Caltrans will close the 405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass for 53 hours so crews can chip away at the southern end of the Mulholland Bridge. Officials have given motorists fair warning to find alternate routes or stay home. But not everyone’s urging people to stay away.
NASA launched its final Space Shuttle mission Friday from Cape Canaveral in Florida. The Atlantis mission marks the end of NASA’s Space Shuttle program, and a temporary halt to U.S. manned spaceflight. This ends a three-decade program that’s sent more than 300 astronauts into space.
The Los Angeles Police Department today announced that it’s partnering with the FBI for a second time to try to solve some homicide cases in South L.A.
Firecracker-hot temperatures didn’t keep people in the Southland from enjoying Independence Day outdoors. Many revelers spent hours under the hot sun.
Inside West Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center on Friday, immigrants waved little flags during a video that featured country singer Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the USA.”
A federal judge denied bail today for a Nigerian-American who allegedly flew from New York to Los Angeles with a bogus boarding pass.
Just ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, thousands of people have taken an oath at the Los Angeles Convention Center to become new U.S. citizens. After the morning naturalization ceremony, families and friends stood outside West Hall and applauded the bearers of new citizenship certificates.
Innovations from the Muslim world during a millennium of discovery and invention are on display until the end of 2011 at the California Science Center in Exposition Park. Some very eager kids recently dropped by the “1001 Inventions” exhibit.
Mexican officials travelled to the South Bay Tuesday to encourage would-be tourists to consider La Paz as a place to vacation. The city, located near the southern tip of Baja California Sur in Mexico, is concerned about its reputation after recent spates of violence have colored other parts of Mexico.
The morning commute got off to a bumpy start this week for some Southland bus passengers who learned about cuts and reductions to their routes. Some riders didn’t know Metro had changed or even eliminated several bus lines throughout Los Angeles County.
Many Los Angeles County public bus commuters are adjusting to some schedule changes along their routes. Service cuts and reductions on several Metro bus lines took effect yesterday. At Union Station this morning, some riders didn’t know where to board the buses they usually take.
Members of the Bus Riders Union spoke out during a news conference in downtown Los Angeles this morning to protest cuts to some Los Angeles County Metro bus routes scheduled to go into effect this weekend.
Activists push for investigation into alcohol consumption at Dodger games following Giants fan beating
A coalition of activists called on state officials today to investigate reported excessive alcohol use at Dodger Stadium. The group claims that beer sales may have played a role in the brutal attack of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow.
Across the Southland this month, public two-year colleges are graduating thousands of students. Many of them have specialized in areas like culinary arts, electrical repair, nursing and fashion design. These grads may enter a more promising job market than their counterparts a year or two ago.