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The Rodney King beating

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Video showing beating by L.A. officers investigated

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Tape of L.A. police beating suspect stirs public furor

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Accounts of Rodney Glen King's arrest describe repeated striking and kicking of the suspect

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Rodney King says he obeyed police

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Police chief wants 3 officers prosecuted in Rodney King beating

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Impact of Rodney King beating deals a blow to officers' image

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Majority says police brutality is common

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All 4 in King beating acquitted

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Looting and fires ravage L.A.: 25 dead, 572 injured; 1,000 blazes reported

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King case aftermath: A city in crisis

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Rodney King: 'Truth will come out'

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Mayor Bradley lifts curfew tonight

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Police pullout, riot's outbreak reconstructed

City returns to work, school

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Koon, Powell get two and half years in prison

Rodney King gets award of $3.8 million

The past still grips Rodney King

Now jobless, the victim of a police beating says he's at peace and has a memoir coming out.

Rodney King dies at 47; victim of brutal beating became reluctant symbol of race relations

He is found dead in his swimming pool in Rialto. The tape of his 1991 beating and upheaval that followed in 1992 opened the door to widespread police reform.

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