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
Testimony wraps up today in the first week of the preliminary hearing for the Bell Eight. They're charged with misusing city money. Prosecutors want a judge to order a trial for the eight current and former Bell city officials.
Attorneys continued to question the only sitting member of Bell’s City Council who doesn’t face criminal charges. The judge paved the way for testimony of former Bell Council members’ large salaries.
The only Bell City Council member not facing charges testified again today in the corruption case against eight current and former city leaders. KPCC’s Corey Moore is at the Criminal Courts Building in downtown L.A. for the third day of the “Bell Eight” preliminary hearing.
The only Bell city councilman who wasn’t charged with scamming millions of dollars testified in the second day of preliminary hearings Tuesday. Six City Council members are facing a judge in Los Angeles on dozens of felony counts - including misappropriation of public funds.
Hundreds in the Hollywood community paid their respects in Culver City Sunday at the funeral for famed veteran publicist Ronni Chasen. The 64 year-old movie industry stalwart was shot to death last Tuesday in Beverly Hills. Police have reported no motives or suspects so far.
Hundreds in the Hollywood community paid their respects in Culver City Sunday at the funeral for famed veteran publicist Ronnie Chasen.
In downtown Los Angeles, the red carpet’s rolled out - not for Hollywood stars - but for top-of-the line cars. The L.A. Auto Show is revving up for its annual one-week visit at the Convention Center. Starting Friday, Southland car enthusiasts can marvel over hundreds of floor models.
Some Southland business owners got a chance to do something many probably haven't done: meet with dozens of potential investors in one place. They gathered at a two-day pitchfest in downtown Los Angeles.
At a recycling plant in San Pedro, Los Angeles County law enforcement officials watched as weapons they’d seized went into a shredder. They say area artists will use the scrap metal from shotguns, pistols and knives to build a peace angel sculpture in LA.
A family in South Los Angeles County did today what nobody wants to imagine – buried a child. People who loved an energetic 5-year-old boy say his death made no sense. As adults and children sat inside the City of Refuge church in Gardena, some cried as they watched big screens that showed photos taken throughout the years of Aaron Jerel Shannon Jr’s life.
Family and friends are saying their goodbyes to a 5-year-old Inglewood boy, killed by gunfire on Halloween. His funeral is this morning – and people who didn’t know the youngster still stopped by an open coffin viewing last night to pay their respects.
Hundreds of military vets donned business suits and carried briefcases into a state-sponsored job fair near Los Angeles International Airport. About 100 employers were there to greet them.
More than a hundred young volunteers swore in yesterday for service in all branches of active military duty. Many of them were excited - some were nervous - as they took a collective oath in Burbank.
Starting 15 years ago, the Magic Johnson Theatres became a popular fixture in a South Los Angles neighborhood. It closed over the summer. Developers today promised a bigger, better multiplex under a new name.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s detectives say a suspect in two recent murders may have two more victims. Prosecutors are filing more charges. Sheriff’s detectives initially linked 53 year-old John Wesley Ewell to last month’s killing of a married couple in Hawthorne - Robyn and Leamon Turnage.