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
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.
Testimony in the “Bell Eight” preliminary hearings continues for a second week. This morning, defense attorneys took turns grilling the Bell city clerk.
Testimony resumes today in preliminary hearings for eight Bell city officials facing corruption charges. Six City Council members are scheduled to appear in court during the second week of hearings.
Attorneys grilled Bell city clerk Rebecca Valdez Thursday in the first round of preliminary hearings for the “Bell Eight.” Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney Edward Miller asked Valdez about a public records request someone sent her that demanded to know how much Bell paid its City Council members.
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.