L.A. Riots: 20 Years Later

L.A. Riots: 20 Years Later

Looking back at the Los Angeles Riots of 1992

Sunday, Apr 29, 2012 at 07:16 PM PDT

Hero Tried to be "Voice of Reason" in Riots

Hero Tried to be "Voice of Reason" in Riots

Leaving the gym on April 29, 1992, actor GregAlan Williams was still in his gym shorts when a sense of personal duty compelled him to go the flashpoint at Florence and Normandie to see if he could make...

Friday, Apr 27, 2012 at 07:52 PM PDT

LA Riots' Reactions, Opinions Tallied

LA Riots' Reactions, Opinions Tallied

Los Angeles residents from different background and ethnicities gathered in South Los Angeles today to share stories and give opinions about the Los Angeles Riots and the direction the city is headed in 20 years...

Sunday, Apr 29, 2012 at 05:07 PM PDT

April 30, 1992: Emergency Crews Continue to be Dispatched

April 30, 1992: Emergency Crews Continue to be Dispatched

Shortly after midnight, fire engines and ambulances were still being dispatched to various areas of South Los Angeles, just hours after the Los Angeles Riots began.

Sunday, Apr 29, 2012 at 05:05 PM PDT

April 29, 1992: LAPD Preparations at Parker Center

April 29, 1992: LAPD Preparations at Parker Center

LAPD units stage at Parker Center just hours after verdict is announced in the Rodney King beating trial. This video originally aired April 29, 1992.

Friday, Apr 27, 2012 at 10:28 AM PDT

Archive: Reginald Denny's Get-Well Cards

Archive: Reginald Denny's Get-Well Cards

Truck driver beaten nearly to death during the riots shares his thoughts on race and accountability.

Sunday, Jun 17, 2012 at 08:58 AM PDT

Why Rodney King Forgives the Officers

Why Rodney King Forgives the Officers

Rodney King, the man whose videotaped beating set off a chain of events that changed Los Angeles, looks back on the last 20 years. Colleen Williams talks with him for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m.

Friday, Apr 27, 2012 at 05:18 AM PDT

Beck: LA Was a "Place Without Law"

Beck: LA Was a "Place Without Law"

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck calls the riots the darkest day for the force. Robert Kovacik reports on how the Rodney King beating, the LAPD's actions and community watchdog groups have reshaped what the department is...

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2012 at 10:58 PM PDT

King Verdict: "Straw That Broke Camel's Back"

King Verdict: "Straw That Broke Camel's Back"

It's well accepted that what sparked the 1992 Civil Disturbance was anger at the verdicts in favor of the four police officers accused of using excessive force against Rodney Glen King.

Thursday, Apr 26, 2012 at 04:37 PM PDT

Baby Shot in Riots: "I'm Still Here"

Baby Shot in Riots: "I'm Still Here"

The youngest victim of the 1992 chaos was still in her mother's womb when she -- and her mother -- were shot in Compton. Both survived.

Thursday, Apr 26, 2012 at 08:32 AM PDT

L.A. Riots: The Post-Riot Generation

L.A. Riots: The Post-Riot Generation

Three Angelenos who grew up in the aftermath of the riots talk about how it changed their lives and how it made their once racially divided neighborhood into an integrated society. Mekahlo Medina reports.

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