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
People in Bell are remembering City Council candidate Miguel Sanchez. The 34-year-old activist and special ed teacher’s aide died Friday. His relatives say Sanchez suffered from flu-like symptoms.
Bell’s former city attorney Edward Lee testified Friday that he’s unaware how his signature got onto several contracts that increased the salary for former city manager Robert Rizzo.
The city of Bell in southeastern Los Angeles County has attracted national attention since an L.A. Times investigation last year found evidence of rampant corruption among public officials. As Tuesday’s election approaches, more than half a dozen City Council members and managers face allegations of criminal misconduct. Some activists see opportunity in the small city’s crisis.
As testimony continues in the preliminary hearing for several city of Bell officials, the city’s police department is fielding harsh criticism.
The preliminary hearing for Bell city former chief manager Robert Rizzo continued Monday with more testimony about loans he authorized to dozens of city employees. At issue is whether the payouts were legitimate. The city’s administrative services director said the collateral for most loans came from vacation and sick time employees had racked up.
Prelim hearing picks up for ex-Bell city manager Rizzo charged with looting millions of public dollars
A preliminary hearing is scheduled to continue this morning for Robert Rizzo. He’s the former Bell city administrator accused of leading a scam that siphoned more than $5 million in public money. After Rizzo had a medical emergency, the presiding judge cut short last week’s testimony.
Organized labor leaders announced Friday their endorsements of five candidates for Bell City Council. Union reps gathered at LA County Federation of Labor headquarters alongside the candidates they’re supporting. Federation chief Maria Elena Durazo said the candidates are already strong leaders in the city of Bell.
Los Angeles city officials, neighborhood leaders and plenty of kids officially re-opened a newly renovated recreation center at Lafayette Park today. L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa praised the 15,000-square-foot project.
The preliminary hearing for former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo - who faces dozens of corruption charges - was cut short Wednesday. Rizzo was taken to the hospital - and some spectators were less than sympathetic.
Former Bell city manager Robert Rizzo was transported by ambulance from a courtroom in downtown Los Angeles during a hearing on allegations against him and several others. Details are sketchy about why the 50-year-old needed urgent medical attention.
At least 2,000 people celebrated Presidents Day at the Richard Nixon Museum and Library in Yorba Linda. A day off from school didn’t mean a day without education for hundreds of students. They gathered for a free daylong history lesson from the Mount Rushmore presidents - including Abe Lincoln, portrayed by a very convincing actor.
The NBA All-Star weekend kicked off Friday in Los Angeles. Current and former basketball stars fanned out across Southern California for community service events, including former All-Star center Dikembe Mutombo, who visited Virgil Middle School near Downtown LA to help with a school cleanup project.
An enthusiastic crowd packed a community center in Bell last night to size up more than a dozen candidates running in the March city elections. All five council seats are open - three as scheduled, and two in a recall. Some residents were leery and others excited as contenders pitched themselves to voters.
A judge has ruled that six current or former Bell City Council members will stand trial on felony charges because they allegedly drew huge salaries for serving on governing boards.
Attorneys questioned a high-ranking city administrator during preliminary hearings Tuesday to determine whether eight Bell city officials should stand trial. They’re accused of scamming millions of dollars from their constituents.