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
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.
Prosecutors charged a murder suspect with more killings after they initially arrested him for two. They say all the killings were committed during home invasion robberies. Last week, L.A. County Sheriff’s Department authorities charged John Wesley Ewell with the murders of a married couple in Hawthorne. Detectives say the two were bound and strangled in their home. Ewell allegedly used the victims' ATM card.
An African-American World War II pilot has died a few weeks after he honored one of his comrades. 88 year-old Oliver “Ollie” Goodall - a Tuskegee airman - died Tuesday at his Altadena home. With others, Goodall helped to break down the military’s color barrier in the 1940s.
The family and friends of a fallen U.S. Marine and Los Angeles police officer are not only remembering a man they call a hero, but an everyday guy who liked to joke around. Joshua Cullins' memorial was held at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels Wednesday morning.
Los Angeles officials plan to reopen a downtown courthouse that’s been vacant for years.
Los Angeles Police and the United States Marine Corp are mourning the loss of one of their own. Officer Joshua Cullins was buried today in Simi Valley. His funeral service at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angeles in downtown L.A. closed Temple Street during the morning rush hour.
Relatives, friends and comrades are paying their respects to a Los Angeles police officer who died during military duty in Afghanistan. A roadside blast killed U.S. Marine Corps reservist Joshua Cullins two weeks ago. He was 28 years-old. LAPD headquarters opened today for a public viewing of his flag-draped coffin. With tears in her eyes, Berenda Crellin said her great nephew was dedicated to serving his country.
Southland voters are casting their ballots this morning in California’s midterm elections. KPCC’s Corey Moore visited one polling place in South Los Angeles.