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  • Latest Zimmerman dust-up linked to prior road rage incident

    ORLANDO, Fla. — Police officers in Florida say George Zimmerman has been involved in a shooting.

  • George Zimmerman charged with assault, battery

    APOPKA, Fla. — George Zimmerman was charged Monday with assault after deputies were called to the home where he lived with his girlfriend, who claimed he pointed a shotgun at …

  • Obama asks for ’soul searching’ after Martin shooting

    WASHINGTON — Looking for positive lessons to draw from the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, President Barack Obama said Friday the nation needs to do some “soul-searching,” look for ways …

  • Zimmerman trial protesters aim to keep up momentum

    NEW YORK — Thousands of demonstrators from across the country — chanting, praying and fighting tears — protested a jury’s decision to clear neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in the …

  • George Zimmerman’s murder trial begins

    SANFORD, Fla. — George Zimmerman’s defense attorneys said in opening statements that the neighborhood watch volunteer fatally shot Trayvon Martin in self-defense. Defense attorney Don West told jurors Monday that …

  • Zimmerman speaks at bail hearing

    SANFORD, Fla. — Telling Trayvon Martin’s parents and a national TV audience “I am sorry for the loss of your son,” neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman took the witness stand …

  • Prosecutors outline case in teen’s shooting

    SANFORD, Fla. – After weeks in hiding, George Zimmerman made his first courtroom appearance Thursday in the shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, and prosecutors outlined their murder case in court …

  • Zimmerman makes first court appearance

    SANFORD, Fla. — Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman made his first court appearance Thursday on a second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

  • Zimmerman charged with murder

    SANFORD, Fla. — George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida, will be charged in the 17-year-old’s death, a law enforcement official …

  • Self-defense laws in Washington, Idaho differ from Florida’s

    OLYMPIA – In Washington and Idaho, there is no statute that gives anyone the right to “stand your ground” and use deadly force in public when faced with a perceived …

  • Q&A on shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin

    Editor’s note: This article contains explicit language. SANFORD, Fla. – The fatal shooting of a black teenager by a neighborhood watch captain who then went free has led to nationwide …

  • Obama: ‘If I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon’

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama spoke in unusually personal terms today about the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Florida, a case that has roiled civil rights activists …



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