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
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.
The high school football season is coming to a close. Parents and coaches will root for wins but pray for an injury-free ending. This season, tougher pro football rules about blows to the head have put a focus on head injuries. When a teenaged player suffers a blow to the head, it can be downright scary. It could mean a concussion or something far worse. Safety advocates are pushing for tougher high school guidelines.
Members of a police officers union in the city of Bell are pushing for a deeper investigation into one of the city’s top cops. Members of The Bell Police Officers Association distributed a photocopied picture that indicates what they think of veteran Bell Police Lieutenant Ty Henshaw. The group superimposed his smiling face over a bad apple.
Throughout the weekend, hundreds of Southern California women will converge on Long Beach to receive what many of them can’t afford — health care services. The free three-day women’s fair is a precursor to California First Lady Maria Shriver’s annual women’s conference that begins Sunday night.
Starting today a historic South Los Angeles neighborhood carries the name of a late Tuskegee Airman. The intersection of East 28th Street and South Stanford Avenue is now known as Roger “Bill” Terry Square. Terry’s comrades remembered him as a proud African-American World War II pilot who fought hard abroad and at home.
Friends and relatives of a leader in a famous World War II military effort dedicated a South Los Angeles intersection in his honor today.
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa says a $500 million federal loan has pushed forward his initiative to build 12 transit projects in less than half the time expected. At the center of that effort is a light rail line planned for South L.A.'s Crenshaw district.
Less than a year after the City Council appointed him, San Gabriel Mayor Albert Huang is giving up the job. He announced his resignation after police arrested him on suspicion of felony robbery and assault. The incident involved a fight he'd had with a woman friend. Huang blames his decision to quit on unwanted media attention.
San Gabriel Mayor Albert Huang announced he’s resigning today. Police arrested him on Friday on suspicion of assault and robbery.
Some law enforcement and transportation officials are using the motto “Fight Back” to try and generate voter support for Proposition 22. The measure on the November statewide ballot aims to stop Sacramento politicians from using local government money to fix California’s budget problems. The debate pits supporters against politicians and public education advocates.
The University of Southern California today installed C.L. “Max” Nikias as its 11th president. The electrical engineer — originally from Cyprus — presided over an inauguration ceremony at the school’s main campus near downtown Los Angeles. With applause and fireworks, USC trustees presented Nikias with the presidential medallion of office.
A new carpool lane — designed to ease congestion — opened on the westbound side of the Pomona (60) Freeway today. But you wouldn’t know that from this morning’s commute. Traffic was a mess. A logjam of cars and trucks stretched along the Pomona Freeway for miles. Authorities promise today’s tie-up won’t be the norm.