Los Angeles Riots

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Rodney King’s Death Ruled An Accidental Drowning

Rodney King died as the result of an accidental drowning, according to the San Bernardino County Coroner’s official report released Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/23/2012

Rodney King speaks with fans before presenting his autobiographical book "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption" at the Eso Won Book Store in Los Angeles on April 30, 2012. The 1992 police beating of Rodney King sparked the LA riots that left more than 50 people dead. (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/GettyImages)

Autopsy Results For Rodney King Deferred

Autopsy results for Rodney King, the man at the center of an infamous police beating that ignited the 1992 Los Angeles riots, were deferred Monday pending additional toxicology results.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2012

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Assemblywoman Karen Bass Shares Her Memories Of LA Riots

Twenty years later, Rep. Karen Bass looks back at the tragic unfolding of the Los Angeles Riots.


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LA Riots Inspired The Advancement Project To Become Major Force Behind Police Reform

Twenty years after the L.A. riots, KCAL9 News is taking a look at the people and organizations that have addressed the civil unrest that catalyzed that event.


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Los Angeles Residents To Mark 20th Anniversay Of LA Riots

Events will be held across Southern California Sunday to mark the 20th anniversary of the L.A. Riots, triggered by the acquittal of four LAPD police officers after they were charged with beating a black man during a traffic stop.