Riots

The new two-city-block retail destination center on Vermont Avenue is expected to open in 2016. (Image courtesy Sassony Development)

Crews Break Ground On $200M Retail Center At South LA Site Destroyed In Riots

A vacant lot that has sat mostly empty since the 1992 Los Angeles riots will be transformed into a $200 million retail center under a construction effort that kicked off Wednesday.

04/29/2015

The Baltimore Orioles play against the Boston Red Sox in the sixth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on April 26, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Orioles Game In Baltimore Postponed Due To Unrest

A baseball game between the White Sox and the Orioles in Baltimore postponed because of safety concerns related to the unrest developing in the city on Monday.

04/27/2015

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Protesters Advise Ferguson Demonstrations Will Continue In LA

Protesters advised that local demonstrations would continue Saturday against the grand jury’s decision to not indict a police officer in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.

CBS Los Angeles–11/29/2014

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DOJ Says Racial Policy In Calif. Prisons Breaks Law

California is violating the federal Constitution when it punishes prison inmates after a riot based on their race, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/18/2013

Huntington Beach Police said after Luis Enrique Rodriguez hit "like" on his own image on Facebook, they made an arrest. (credit: Huntington Beach Police Dept.)

Graffiti Artist Hits ‘Like’ On Facebook And Gets Arrested For His Alleged Role In Riot

A graffiti artist, who allegedly tagged a police car during the riot in Huntington Beach last month, clicked the “like” button on the police department’s Facebook page, triggering his arrest, police said Sunday.

08/18/2013

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Sunset Beach Man Pleads Not Guilty To Role In Riots Following US Open Of Surfing

A Sunset Beach man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges he took part in the rioting that followed the U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach July 28.

CBS Los Angeles–08/07/2013

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FBI Releases Files From Rodney King Beating Investigation

Granting a “Freedom of Information Act,” request, the FBI on Wednesday released the files of its early investigation into the Rodney King beating.

07/10/2013

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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

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Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash Mobs

Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.

08/02/2012

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LAPD Chief Honors Santa Ana Officers For Service During LA Riots

Police officers in Santa Ana have finally been recognized for their service from over 20 years ago.

CBS Los Angeles–04/20/2012

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Rodney King Pleads Not Guilty To DUI Charges

Rodney King has pleaded not guilty to DUI charges stemming from his arrest in July. King pleaded not guilty to two misdemeanor charges in a Riverside courtroom Monday afternoon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/08/2011

Chairman, Altegrity Risk International; Former Commissioner, NYPD, &  Chief, LAPD William J. Bratton attends the Wired business conference in partnership with MDC Partners at The Morgan Library & Museum on June 14, 2010, in New York City. (Credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Conde Nast)

Former LAPD Chief Bratton In Talks To Be UK Riot Advisor

British Prime Minister David Cameron is calling on former LAPD chief William Bratton to help with the devastating riots in London.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/12/2011

Thursday Marks 20th Anniversary Of Rodney King Beating

Twenty years ago Thursday, Los Angeles police officers were videotaped repeatedly striking Rodney King with batons after a car chase.

03/03/2011