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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Major players in the L.A. riots

In a photo taken on April 30, 1992, the day after the beginning of the Los Angeles riots, looters flee a Payless ShoeSource store in the heart of what then was known as the South Central area. The three days of violence caused an estimated $1 billion in damages.