| Jun 2, 2013
| 3:44 PM
In a mostly empty ninth-floor conference room on a recent Thursday evening, the civilian panel charged with investigating police misconduct in Baltimore met for its monthly meeting.
There are supposed to be nine members, but four chairs were empty...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 6:17 PM
A rumpled pile of sheets. A Bloody Mary on an airline tray. Bags of mustard greens from a Korean grocery store. Gas station pumps, battered street signs, a steamed crab.
These are among the everyday images encountered by artist and University of...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Anna Deavere Smith, famed for creating one-woman, documentary theater pieces about taut social issues in which she portrays multiple people she’s interviewed, has won the $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, one of the most lucrative awards in...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 11:29 AM
RIALTO, Calif. (KTLA) -- Rodney King's death was the result of an accidental drowning, although a cocktail of alcohol and drugs in his system were contributing factors, the San Bernardino County coroner's office has determined.
King, who became a...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 10:05 PM
Rodney King never set out to be a James Meredith or Rosa Parks.
He was a drunk, unemployed construction worker on parole when he careened into the city's consciousness in a white Hyundai early one Sunday morning in 1991.
While he was enduring the...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Two decades ago, a largely white jury from a Los Angeles suburb lit a perilously short racial fuse with two words: "Not guilty."
Four white Los Angeles police officers were freed on charges of excessive force in the brutal beating of Rodney King —...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 3:15 PM
Baltimore's next police commissioner is walking through a west-side neighborhood with some of the community's most engaged residents, but that's not enough for Anthony W. Batts.
He wants to talk to a teacher sipping coffee on her porch. He jogs across...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 9:37 PM
L.A. City Councilman Paul Koretz told a land-use committee Tuesday that he had no objection to moving forward with expansion of a Sherman Oaks synagogue that is taking a second lap through City Hall for approval and has sparked bitter......
| Jun 18, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Officials will not have a final cause of death for Rodney King until the completion of toxicology tests in six to eight weeks, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Jodi Miller said. VIDEOS: Rodney King The toxicology tests and...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 4:35 AM
Los Angeles police Monday night were looking for a Superior Court judge who has been reported missing....
| Jun 19, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Rialto police released the 911 call from Rodney King's fiancee after she found him at the bottom of the pool early Sunday morning....