| Feb 19, 2014
| 12:10 PM
What should have been an easy pit stop for two separate cars over the Thanksgiving Day holiday in 2012 has turned into the latest national debate over race, guns and whether self-defense laws protect anyone or are just licenses to kill. That debate was...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"You can get killed just for living in your American skin." -- Bruce Springsteen
On Aug. 7, 1930, two young black men were lynched in Marion, Ind.
A photographer named Lawrence Beitler had a studio across the street from the lynching tree. He came out...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:58 PM
George Zimmerman's parents are picking a court fight with Roseanne Barr.
The entertainer admitted in a court filing this week that she had posted the address of Robert and Gladys Zimmerman on Twitter during the heated controversy over whether their...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Last week CNN sparked a backlash with its headline, "Can the Klan Rebrand?" The network's story was a look at the Ku Klux Klan's efforts to distance itself from its reputation as a violence-inciting hate group in the wake of former Klan Grand Dragon...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 2:55 PM
One of the earliest public responses by a Clippers player following racist comments allegedly made by team owner Donald Sterling didn’t involve a single word.
Clippers center DeAndre Jordan posted a picture to his Instagram account Saturday morning...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 3:18 PM
A young man mouths off from the back of an SUV in a Florida convenience store parking lot — and Michael Dunn, sitting in the next vehicle, pulls a gun out of his glove compartment and opens fire, later claiming he felt threatened by a shotgun that...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Just days after a promoter scrapped his plans to feature Central Florida's own George Zimmerman and rapper Earl "DMX" Simmons in a celebrity boxing match, another promoter claims to be working on a new fight for Zimmerman.
The streaming service FilmOn....
| Aug 23, 2013
| 10:23 AM
An entertainment news website is reporting that George Zimmerman this week visited the Florida headquarters of the gun manufacturer that made the pistol used to kill Trayvon Martin.
According to TMZ.com, Zimmerman went to Kel-Tec CNC Industries in...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Six hours after Lake Mary police announced Wednesday that they would not charge George Zimmerman with domestic violence, his estranged wife stood beside her attorney, who told reporters at a long, rambling news conference that she wants their marriage...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 3:32 PM
An Orlando auto group, law firm and black fraternity are among those offering $50,000 as a scholarship to four graduating seniors from Trayvon Martin's high school in Miami-Dade County.
The donors, including the Boyland Auto Group and Invictus Law Group,...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:29 PM
George Zimmerman, the Neighborhood Watch volunteer who killed Trayvon Martin, plans to ask the state of Florida to cover $200,000 to $300,000 of his legal expenses, his attorney told the Orlando Sentinel Monday evening.
Because Zimmerman was acquitted,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 3:15 PM
A new study by a coalition of gun-control groups, including Mayors Against Illegal Guns, found that in states that have implemented "stand your ground" laws, the number of justifiable homicides has skyrocketed.
The rate is up 53 percent in 22 states,...