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Looking back at the Los Angeles Riots of 1992

Sunday, Apr 29, 2012 at 10:36 PM PDT

Riot Victims Remembered at Saigu Memorial

Riot Victims Remembered at Saigu Memorial

Edward James Olmos speaks at a diverse gathering at a Korean-American church -- one of the most heavily attended events marking the 20th anniversary of the LA riots. The names of people killed appeared on...

Friday, Apr 27, 2012 at 09:38 PM PDT

Peter Ueberroth Reflects on LA Riots

Peter Ueberroth Reflects on LA Riots

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...

Sunday, Apr 29, 2012 at 07:00 PM PDT

Southland Residents Remember LA Riots

Southland Residents Remember LA Riots

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.

Saturday, Apr 28, 2012 at 03:52 PM PDT

Survey: Future Riot Less Likely

Survey: Future Riot Less Likely

Twenty years after the riots, race relations have improved, Angelenos say in a survey published by Loyola Marymount University.

Friday, Apr 27, 2012 at 11:18 PM PDT

Rodney King Reflects on "Can't We All Get Along?"

Rodney King Reflects on "Can't We All Get Along?"

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...

Friday, Apr 27, 2012 at 05:12 PM PDT

Riot Victim's Mom Calls for Peace

Riot Victim's Mom Calls for Peace

The parents of Eddie Lee, the LA Riots’ only Korean-American victim, visit their son’s grave twice a month – meticulously tending to the raised letters, clipping the grass and wiping the tiny image of their...

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Kidnappers Sought After Mother's Death

Kidnappers Sought After Mother's Death

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Mother Arrested After Boy Found Dead in Closet

Mother Arrested After Boy Found Dead in Closet

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