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
Governor Schwarzenegger says California packs quite a wallop when it comes to volunteerism. About seven million people in the state — more than in any other — donate their time. The governor aims to coordinate those helping hands by launching a disaster training program just for volunteers.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office says it’s investigating why council members in the small city of Bell make $100, 000 a year for part-time work. Bell in southeastern L.A. County is a working class city with about 40,000 people. This week, the D.A.’s office announced it will conduct an initial probe of Bell’s council members who take home just over $8,000 a month. The D.A. says that’s too much for part-time council members to rake in — especially in such a small city.
About 6,000 people took the oath to become naturalized US citizens today at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Family and friends applauded as the new Americans left the building with certificates in hand. From there, they moved on to pick up the ultimate proof of citizenship: U.S. passports.
Fans gave the NBA champion Lakers a big ovation in downtown Los Angeles. People hit the streets early Monday morning to see their favorite players in a two-mile parade.
Los Angeles police made at least 40 arrests near the Staples Center following the Lakers’ championship win against the Boston Celtics last night. The LAPD was out in force but that didn’t stop some people from starting trouble. Not long after fans started pouring out of the Staples Center, Los Angeles Police declared an “unlawful assembly” nearby at the intersection of 11th and Figueroa Streets.
Project planners with the city of Los Angeles have put the finishing touches on an environmental proposal that seeks to give areas near USC a major facelift. A public briefing on the project was held Wednesday night.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger attended today’s grand opening of California’s newest veterans home. It's the sixth veterans home in the state and on this 235th birthday of the U.S. Army, Schwarzenegger joined vets and elected officials to celebrate the opening.
Less than a day after he won California’s gubernatorial primary, Jerry Brown took aim at his Republican contender Meg Whitman. He issued a challenge in front of reporters at the Los Angeles Athletic Club. The state's current attorney general and former governor wants to square off against the former top eBay exec in 10 town hall-style debates.
Now is the time to start preparing for those wildfires that scorch the Southland every year, fire officials said. As peak fire season approaches, regional fire departments are launching new strategies and using new tools. Officials say people can also play an important role in firefighting by keeping their eyes and ears open.
If you’re in the market for a new car, chances are it’s not a Mercury. That’s why Ford Motor Company is junking that brand. The cross between Ford's luxury Lincoln and mainstream models has been around for 71 years. But sales aren’t like they were in the late 1970s when more than half a million sold. Last year, you almost couldn’t give one away. Mercury dealers only sold 92,000.
The city of Compton’s decision to bring back its own police force has generated a range of responses. For a decade, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has handled police services there. But the Compton City Council voted this week to end that contract.
Los Angeles County will join the city of L.A.'s economic boycott of Arizona over that state's new law that targets illegal immigrants. County supervisors voted 3-to-2 for the boycott.
Civilians and veterans came to the Los Angeles National Cemetery in Westwood to pay tribute to the men and women who lost their lives in combat.
Politicians, veterans and civilians paid tribute to fallen soldiers at the Los Angeles National Cemetery in Westwood. The theme of the 121st Annual Memorial Day program was "Honor and Remembrance."
California Science Center officials hope the next major exhibit will be a summer blockbuster. Beginning July 1, 2010 the museum’s opening its largest-ever collection of mummies.