Rodney King - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Rodney King Authorities identify man who died in '92 Los Angeles riots LOS ANGELES (AP) — A victim of the 1992 riots in Los Angeles whose identity was a mystery for 25 years now has a name: Armando Ortiz Hernandez. The 18-year-old Hernandez was recently identified through fingerprints, Los Angeles County coroner's spokesman Ed Winter said Friday. Hernandez died of "inhalation of smoke, soot, carbon monoxid... Sat, 20 May 2017 01:31:00 GMT 2017-05-20T01:31:00Z LA peace parades mark 25th anniversary of Rodney King riots LOS ANGELES (AP) — Twenty-five years ago, a jury acquitted four white police officers in the beating of black motorist Rodney King, sparking looting and violence that would turn into one of the deadliest race riots in American history. On Saturday, hundreds of people marked the anniversary with marches advocating peace and hope. A "Future Fest" began at F... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 23:33:00 GMT 2017-04-29T23:33:00Z A look at prominent figures in 1992 riot, where they are now LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some of the key players have died. Others have gone on quietly with their lives in the 25 years since a jury acquitted four white police officers in the videotaped beating of black motorist Rodney King. Days of deadly rioting began almost immediately after jurors set the officers free on April 29, 1992. Here are snapshots of King and th... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:59:00 GMT 2017-04-26T22:59:00Z Black man punched by California officer files rights lawsuit SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A black man hurled to the ground and punched repeatedly in the face by a police officer this month has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city and county of Sacramento, claiming Monday he was targeted because of his race and abused in jail after his arrest. The lawsuit seeking unspecified monetary damages for Nandi ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:10:00 GMT 2017-04-25T02:10:00Z A look at the 6 films exploring the LA riots, 25 years later LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles erupted into the most destructive civil disturbance in US history on April 29, 1992, and the 25th anniversary is being marked by six documentaries exploring the roots and lingering impact of the LA riots. All include the 1991 videotaped footage of a group of white police officers relentlessly beating unarmed black motorist Rodney King, and cove... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:48:00 GMT 2017-04-20T18:48:00Z LA's violent uprising of 1992 returns to TV 25 years later LOS ANGELES (AP) — Toward the end of "L.A. Burning," a new documentary about the fiery and deadly 1992 Los Angeles riots, a man who lived through the turmoil issues an ominous warning about the future. "If we don't change the way we interact with the police and they interact with us, y'all might as well just welcome the next riot," he says. The juxtaposit... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:47:00 GMT 2017-04-20T18:47:00Z For Tribeca film fest, a new political moment to reconcile NEW YORK (AP) — Political currents have always flowed through the Tribeca Film Festival, founded in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks. But this year, the festival has a slightly pugnacious edge to counter the policies of its midtown neighbor, President Donald Trump. Tribeca co-founder Robert De Niro, after all, has repeatedly said he'd like to punch Trump in the face. ... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 22:40:00 GMT 2017-04-18T22:40:00Z Johnson's drive at buzzer helps Jazz beat LA 97-95 in Game 1 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Johnson has seen a lot in his 16 years in the NBA. So the veteran didn't flinch with the clock ticking down and the game tied. All that experience is why the Utah Jazz brought him in this season. It paid off when Johnson drove the lane and hit a floater at the buzzer, giving the Jazz a 97-95 victory over the Los A... Sun, 16 Apr 2017 06:55:00 GMT 2017-04-16T06:55:00Z Rep. Maxine Waters' no-holds-barred remarks find fans WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Maxine Waters doesn't expect to pose for a photo with President Donald Trump anytime soon. In fact, the California congresswoman plans to boycott any meeting, event, ceremony or public event with the president, at the White House or even in her home district of Los Angeles. "I don't see myself meeting with him, si... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:11:00 GMT 2017-03-29T17:11:00Z Docs about Whitney Houston, Frank Serpico headed to Tribeca NEW YORK (AP) — Documentaries about Whitney Houston, Gilbert Gottfried, Elian Gonzalez and Frank Serpico will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. The New York festival announced 82 of the 98 features that will play in this year's slightly slimmed-down slate. Among the entries are "Gilbert," Neil Berkeley's documentary about the comedian; "Elian," the Alex Gibney-produced ... Thu, 02 Mar 2017 21:39:00 GMT 2017-03-02T21:39:00Z Los Angeles marks 20 years since bloody bank robbery LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dozens of Los Angeles police officers gathered at an emotional ceremony Tuesday to mark the 20th anniversary of an infamous gunbattle between police and two heavily armed bank robbers that changed the way police departments across the United States arm their officers. The ceremony Tuesday morning honored the bravery and boldness of the ... Tue, 28 Feb 2017 23:28:00 GMT 2017-02-28T23:28:00Z