Peter Ueberroth's list of accomplishments are long: Former Major League Basbeball commissioner, Time Magazine's "Man of the Year," 1984 Los Angeles Olympics leader. But one of his hardest challenges was the task to rebuild the city of Los Angeles after the riots in 1992. Here he talks to NBC4's Conan Nolan about how he got the call from Mayor Tom Bradley.
Southern Californians remembered the 1992 frenzy that convulsed Los Angeles, after four police officers were acquitted of the videotaped beating of a black man at the end of a car chase. NBC4's Stephanie Elam and Toni Guinyard report for the 6 p.m. "LA Riots" special report on Sunday, April 29, 2012.
Rodney King sits down with NBC4's Colleen Williams to discuss the 20 year anniversary of the LA Riots, which aired on NBC4's News at 11 p.m. on April 27, 2012. King explains how he felt the days the verdicts were announced and why he didn't read his lawyer's statement during his famous "Can't we all get along?" press conference.
The Washington Wizards came back from down 16 points in the second half to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 119-108 behind John Wall's 34 points, 14 assists, four steals and three rebounds
Two couples were caught on camera beating each other down on the streets of San Diego before Good Samaritans and an off-duty cop stopped to intervene.
California Highway Police say they want to talk to the man who pulled an incredibly dangerous stunt while speeding down the 15 Freeway. He apparently crawled out of a black pickup truck and danced while clinging on to the side of the vehicle as the truck drove alongside other traffic.
The Edmonton Oilers clinched their first playoff berth in 10 years by virtue of their 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday in Edmonton.
Democratic National Committee has requested the resignation letters of all current staffers be submitted by next month, according to multiple sources familiar with the party's internal working, NBC News reported. Party staffs typically sees major turnover with a new boss, but the mass resignation letters will give new chairman Tom Perez a chance to completely remake the DNC's headquarters from scratch after staffing had already reached unusual low following a round of layoffs in December. Immediately after Perez' election in late February, an adviser to outgoing DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile, Leah Daughtry, asked every employee to submit a letter of resignation dated April 15, several sources tell NBC News.
A woman climbed a construction crane and locked herself in the pilot house about 150 feet above the ground in downtown Los Angeles Tuesday afternoon before SWAT officers reached her.