LA Times coverage of the 1992 LA Riots

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LA Times coverage of the 1992 LA Riots - ; Looting and Fires Ravage 25 Dead, 572...
; Looting and Fires Ravage 25 Dead, 572 Injured; 1,000 Blazes Reported COLUMN ONE South L. A. Burns and Grieves Life has been hard in the neglected area for years. But now, as self-inflicted self-inflicted self-inflicted wounds mount, residents fear for the future. By JONATHAN PETERSON and HECTOR TOBAR TIMES STAFF WRITERS In a smoky parking lot in South Los Angeles, Ruby Galude, 55, stared in disbelief at the wreckage of her local grocery store. "I'm a diabetic. This is where I get all my juices and foods," she said, peering at shards of glass and soaked debris. "What am I going to do ' now?" A few miles away, Paul C. Hudson Hudson arrived at his family-run family-run family-run savings savings and loan, a community fixture since 1947 in a neighborhood that has a grave shortage of banks. On Wednesday night it burned down. . 3 snm t rn-.i. rn-.i. rn-.i. m- m- Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies keep watch on a group of people arrested after a store on Martin STEVE DYKES Los Angeles Times Luther King Boulevard was looted. L.A. Unrest: Troops begin deployment and a dusk-to-dawn dusk-to-dawn dusk-to-dawn dusk-to-dawn dusk-to-dawn curfew is clamped into place in the second day of violence. By GREG BRAXTON andJIM NEWTON TIMES STAFF WRITERS Thousands of looters ransacked stores and set fires Thursday in a chaotic rampage through the Los Angeles area as National Guard troops moved into the streets and a dusk-to-dawn dusk-to-dawn dusk-to-dawn dusk-to-dawn dusk-to-dawn curfew was clamped into force in numerous cities. With the violence showing no signs of abating, Gov. Pete Wilson and Mayor Tom Bradley announced announced just before midnight that they have requested additional National National Guard troops for a total of 6,000 in Los Angeles County. They said they have also asked federal authorities to place U.S. military forces on "standby alert" should greater troop strength become necessary. "We are determined," Wilson said, "that this city is not going to suffer the kind of terrorizing that some people seem bent on inflicting inflicting upon it." Triggered by Wednesday's not guilty verdicts of four Los Angeles police officers charged with beating beating black motorist Rodney G. King, the second day of mushrooming violence pushed the death toll to 25, including eight people shot by

Clipped from The Los Angeles Times01 May 1992, FriPage 1

The Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, California)01 May 1992, FriPage 1
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