Rodney King

Rodney King, 47, had been drinking all day and smoking marijuana at his Rialto, California home in the hours before his death, according to his fiancée,…

LOS ANGELES  — Rodney King, the black motorist whose 1991 videotaped beating by Los Angeles police officers was the touchstone for one of the most…

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Jessica Evers (pictured right) was an unborn 38-week-old baby during the 1992 L.A. Riots that took 55 lives, injured more than 2,300 people and racked up…

LOS ANGELES  — Henry Keith Watson remembers April 29, 1992, as if it happened just last week. History won’t allow him to forget it. RELATED:…

LOS ANGELES — We saw his face a bloody, pulpy mess. And in 1992, when the four Los Angeles Police officers who beat him after…

Rodney King was arrested Tuesday in southern California on suspicion of driving under the influence. King was pulled over and arrested after committing several traffic violations, Moreno Valley officers said. King’s 1991 traffic arrest and beating by four Los Angeles police officers became national news, and subsequently shaped America’s conversation on police brutality. He was […]