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Trayvon Martin

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  • The lesson of the Werdesheim case

    The lesson of the Werdesheim case
    The guilty verdict against one of two brothers accused of beating a Northwest Baltimore teen cuts through the conflicting accounts of what happened on Fallstaff Road nearly 18 months ago and arrives at an essential truth: When Eliyahu Werdesheim stepped...
  • Alleged Werdesheim victim asks to drop charges

    After a morning of reluctant, mumbled testimony, 16-year-old Corey Ausby stood in court Wednesday afternoon and spoke clearly for the first time, announcing that he wanted to drop the criminal charges against Avi and Eliyahu Werdesheim, the college...
  • Another victim refuses to testify, putting neighborhood watch case in jeopardy

    Another victim refuses to testify, putting neighborhood watch case in jeopardy
    Baltimore's very own Trayvon Martin case, at least to some in the community, was thrown into peril on Wednesday when the victim stated from the witness stand he wanted charges dropped. The Sun's court reporter, Tricia Bishop, reports: "I been wanting to...
  • Marbella: In brothers' trial, does nobody trust police, courts?

    It is all too common in city courts to see witnesses reluctant to testify, even under threat of imprisonment, or developing amnesia over what had happened in front of them. But this week, it was not a bystander but the alleged victim himself who...
  • Police, COP units join forces for a quiet TigerFest night in Towson

    Police, COP units join forces for a quiet TigerFest night in Towson
    Everywhere members of the Towson Area Citizens on Patrol went on Friday night, they made a difference. If nothing else, the spinning orange light on top of their vehicle caused the throngs of college students who were walking to their next stop on Friday...
  • State rests in Werdesheim trial; defense to begin today

    State rests in Werdesheim trial; defense to begin today
    Defense requests for an early end to the trial of two brothers accused of assaulting a teen in Northwest Baltimore were denied by a Baltimore circuit judge Tuesday afternoon. After the state rested its case around 3 p.m., Baltimore Circuit Judge Pamela...
  • Elder Werdesheim brother convicted in assault of teen

    Elder Werdesheim brother convicted in assault of teen
    Eliyahu Werdesheim, one of two brothers accused of assaulting a teenager in Northwest Baltimore, was convicted Thursday of false imprisonment and second-degree assault, in a case that has sparked neighborhood tensions and raised questions about a...
  • Panel to discuss 'racial disparity' in Stand Your Ground law

    The mother of a teen slain at a Jacksonville gas station after he and his friends refused to turn down their music will be among the panelists at a seminar in Orlando about the controversial Stand Your Ground law. Jordan Davis' mother, Lucia McBath, will...
  • George Zimmerman needs help — and fast

    am not at all surprised that George Zimmerman is in the news once again. Ever since he was acquitted in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, Zimmerman has been on a downward spiral. Until Zimmerman gets his hostile and bullying behavior in check, we...
  • At Lehigh University, Trayvon Martin's mother talks about race issues in America

    At Lehigh University, Trayvon Martin's mother talks about race issues in America
    In the weeks and months after Trayvon Martin was killed, his mother saw 50 different photos painting him as a thug. It was as if portraying the slain 17-year-old as something he wasn't — a muscle-bound, tattooed rapper, or a young man wearing...
  • George Zimmerman questioned about road rage, shooting threats

    George Zimmerman questioned about road rage, shooting threats
    A Florida man claims George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer acquitted in the killing of Trayvon Martin, threatened to shoot him during a road rage incident this week. Zimmerman, 30, was contacted by police Thursday about the incident,...
  • Zimmerman accused of threatening driver in Florida road dispute

    ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - George Zimmerman was accused of threatening to kill a man during a roadside dispute this week, prompting an investigation by Florida police, his latest brush with law enforcement since his acquittal in the shooting death of an...