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April 11, 2001 | From Associated Press
Police fired bean bags, rubber bullets and tear gas to quell people who broke windows and looted stores Tuesday during a protest over the police shooting of an unarmed black man. It was the second day that protesters ran through the streets, and police in riot gear formed protective cordons around City Hall and the nearby police headquarters. Some officers were on horseback.
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April 13, 2001 | STEPHANIE SIMON and ERIC SLATER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Following three nights of rioting, looting and gunfire, the mayor here issued a "proclamation of emergency" and imposed a citywide curfew Thursday, but the action appeared only to inflame the racial tensions that erupted when a white police officer shot and killed an unarmed black man. In a scene reminiscent of 1968, when racial violence swept through this Ohio River city following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
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April 13, 2001 | STEPHANIE SIMON and ERIC SLATER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Following three nights of rioting, looting and gunfire, the mayor here issued a "proclamation of emergency" and imposed a citywide curfew Thursday, but the action appeared only to inflame the racial tensions that erupted when a white police officer shot and killed an unarmed black man. In a scene reminiscent of 1968, when racial violence swept through this Ohio River city following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
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April 11, 2001 | From Associated Press
Police fired bean bags, rubber bullets and tear gas to quell people who broke windows and looted stores Tuesday during a protest over the police shooting of an unarmed black man. It was the second day that protesters ran through the streets, and police in riot gear formed protective cordons around City Hall and the nearby police headquarters. Some officers were on horseback.
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