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  • Bob Tur, the L.A. Riots’ Eye in the Sky, on Reginald Denny & More (re Rodney King verdict)

    04/28/2012 7:41:38 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 30 replies
    daily beast ^ | 4-2012 | DeLuca
    (VIDEO INTERVIEW WITH BOB TUR AT THE LINK) Bob Tur, the L.A. Riots’ Eye in the Sky, on Reginald Denny & More by Matthew DeLuca Apr 26, 2012 9:00 PM EDT Bob Tur invented the news helicopter—and used it to film the beating of Reginald Denny on live TV. He tells Matt DeLuca about his strange souvenir, his wife's warning, and more. Well before the Los Angeles riots broke out on April 29, 1992, Bob Tur knew what was missing from television news: images. Footage of what was happening as it was happening. Not shot from a news van or...
  • What Crime Van Jones Was Charged With During the Rodney King Riots? MUG SHOT?

    09/07/2009 8:55:13 AM PDT · by joinedafterattack · 29 replies · 2,425+ views
    Vanity ^ | 9-7-09 | JoinedAfterAttack
    Anyone know what specific crime Van Jones was jailed for during the Rodney King riots. Is he on video going after Reginald Denny, the trucker beaten by a mob? Does anyone have a Mug Shot of Van Jones? Please post if so.
  • Rep. Maxine Waters Faces New Allegations

    12/19/2004 10:12:34 AM PST · by wagglebee · 79 replies · 5,149+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 12/19/04 | AP
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters' family members earned more than $1 million over the last eight years by doing business with companies, candidates and causes that she helped, according to a newspaper report Sunday. Waters' daughter and son pocketed fees from campaigns endorsed by the congresswoman's election mailers while her husband worked for a bond underwriting firm seeking government business from her political allies, the Los Angeles Times reported. Waters, an influential lawmaker who has represented Inglewood, Hawthorne, Gardena and parts of Los Angeles since 1990, declined to answer detailed questions, insisting her family's fortunes were kept...
  • High court won't hear copyright claim over '92 LA riot video

    05/17/2004 11:46:52 AM PDT · by george wythe · 3 replies · 332+ views
    AP ^ | May 17 2004
    The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an international copyright fight over the alleged misuse of videotaped images of truck driver Reginald Denny being pulled to the pavement and beaten during the 1992 Los Angeles riots. The pictures showed several black men pulling the white driver from the cab of his truck, kicking and beating him, then smashing his skull with bricks and a fire extinguisher. The Denny beating came at the start of riots that erupted when white police officers were acquitted in the earlier beating of black motorist Rodney King. A Los Angeles couple filmed the scene...
  • Defendant in Reginald Denny beating killed in LA shooting (Antoine Miller)

    02/11/2004 1:05:01 PM PST · by CounterCounterCulture · 98 replies · 1,596+ views
    <p>LOS ANGELES - Antoine Miller, one of four men prosecuted in the beating of truck driver Reginald Denny during the 1992 riots, was killed in a nightclub shooting, police said Wednesday.</p> <p>Miller died Sunday after being shot Feb. 1 in Hollywood, said Los Angeles police Officer Lucy Diaz. He was 31.</p>
  • Reginald Denny Beating Defendant Sentenced In Murder Case

    12/08/2003 3:56:15 AM PST · by prisoner6 · 22 replies · 1,163+ views
    NBC4 TV ^ | December 5, 2003 | Staff
    NBC 4 Reginald Denny Beating Defendant Sentenced In Murder Case Man Already Convicted Of Beating Trucker During Riots Of 1992 POSTED: 12:37 p.m. PST December 5, 2003UPDATED: 3:29 p.m. PST December 5, 2003 LOS ANGELES -- A man convicted of felony mayhem for a televised attack on trucker Reginald Denny during the 1992 Los Angeles riots was sentenced Friday to 30 years to life in prison for a drug dealer's murder. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Curtis B. Rappe also ordered Damian Williams, 30, to serve an additional 21 years in prison for a firearm theft charge and other violations....