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LA's violent uprising of 1992 returns to TV 25 years later
Six films are revisiting the Los Angeles riots this week to mark the 25th anniversary of the worst civil unrest in US history, a remarkable number of simultaneous releases focused on a single event
Today in History
Today in History Today is Thursday, April 20, the 110th day of 2017. There are 255 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On April 20, 1977, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Wooley v. Maynard, ruled 6-3 that car owners could refuse to display state mottoes on license plates, such as New
A disturbing confrontation between a Sacramento police officer and a man accused of jaywalking
Police are conducting a criminal investigation after video shows the officer repeatedly punching the man.
Matt Gutman's biography
Matt Gutman is an ABC News Senior National Correspondent based in Los Angeles. He reports for all ABC News broadcasts and platforms, including "World News Tonight with David Muir," "20/20," "Good Morning America," and “Nightline.” He has reported for ABC from 40 countries across the globe. Gutman
Jay Z to produce Trayvon Martin docu-series and narrative film
Jay Z will produce two projects about the 2012 shooting of teenager Trayvon Martin . A rep for the Weinstein Company confirmed to Variety that the studio and the rapper will produce both a six-part documentary series and a narrative feature film about the Martin shooting and its aftermath. ABC News
Hearing of retired cop who shot moviegoer puts Florida’s Stand Your Ground law back in the spotlight
Vivian Reeves was emotional as she testified Wednesday before a judge at her husband's hearing in Florida, attesting that her husband, Curtis Reeves, a retired Tampa police captain, had his head in his hands after he shot a fellow moviegoer over a disagreement about a cellphone in January 2014.
Trayvon Martin's parents on becoming activists, a role they never expected to have before son was killed
It was five years ago this month that Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African-American 17-year-old from Miami Gardens, Florida, was shot and killed by neighborhood watchman, George Zimmerman . Since his death, Trayvon’s parents Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin have been at the front of the charge to stem
Trayvon Martin's parents describe taking on new roles as activists
Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African-American teen, was killed five years ago and his parents have stepped up to speak out against gun violence.
The revival of Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf
When Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf arrived earlier this month in Michigan for a speaking engagement, only a week had passed since President Trump announced a travel ban against immigrants and refugees from seven predominantly Muslim countries. The action had sparked international protests, a clash between the