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  • What we think: If 'stand your ground' stands, give it makeover

    After months of controversy over Florida's "stand your ground" law, some fixes for its worst flaws could finally be on the way. This month a state Senate panel approved a measure that would modify the law that became notorious for delaying George...
  • Sybrina Fulton releases song about Trayvon Martin

    Sybrina Fulton releases song about Trayvon Martin
    Sybrina Fulton visited a South Florida radio station on Tuesday to debut her new single, a song about finding hope and strength after dealing with gun violence. Fulton teamed up with Gospel hip-hop artist T-DOGG to produce the single "Joy Comes in the...
  • Mom defends decision to dress child in KKK costume

    Mom defends decision to dress child in KKK costume
    A Virginia mother has told several media outlets that there was nothing wrong with her decision to dress her 7-year-old son as a Ku Klux Klan member for Halloween since it's a tradition in her family. This is just another story in a long line of...
  • George Zimmerman wants to fight Kanye West in boxing match

    George Zimmerman wants to fight Kanye West in boxing match
    Thousands have expressed interest in fighting George Zimmerman in a celebrity boxing match, but Zimmerman recently announced who he would like to fight: Kanye West. Promoters for the boxing match, scheduled to take place March 1, told TMZ that Zimmerman...
  • George Zimmerman said to fight DMX in boxing match

    George Zimmerman said to fight DMX in boxing match
    Update: A representative for DMX's PR and Talent Agency says DMX has "promised to beat" George Zimmerman "but no contract or paperwork has been signed or agreed to yet. DMX will release an official statement if and when an agreement is made." Out of the...
  • Policy changes announced in wake of mistaken release of 2 killers from prison

    Policy changes announced in wake of mistaken release of 2 killers from prison
    As authorities continue their nationwide manhunt for a pair of convicted killers accused of conning their way out of lifetime prison sentences, corrections officials announced a policy change Friday intended to ensure they don't get fooled again....
  • Report: George Zimmerman boxing match back on -- but without DMX

    Report: George Zimmerman boxing match back on -- but without DMX
    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....
  • There's no reason, or excuse, for blackface Halloween costumes

    There's no reason, or excuse, for blackface Halloween costumes
    Every Halloween, people take the opportunity to step out of their lives and into a playful realm where they can dress up as anything they can imagine: make-believe for adults. Halloween is the one time of year largely free from judgment. Women can go as a...
  • Smith files legislation to change Stand Your Ground

    TALLAHASSEE -- Senate Democratic Leader Chris Smith filed legislation Monday to eliminate severalĀ  provisions of the Stand Your Ground law. The bill, SB 122, ould not let a person claim Stand Your Ground as a defense if he or she left a place of...
  • Senate committee approves 'Stand Your Ground' fixes

    Senate committee approves 'Stand Your Ground' fixes
    TALLAHASSEE -- Lawmakers advanced changes to Florida's controversial "stand your ground" law Tuesday in the wake of the George Zimmerman trial and a summer of protests after his acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. But gun-rights groups...
  • Lake Mary cops: We're not charging George Zimmerman with stealing from his mother-in-law

    Lake Mary cops: We're not charging George Zimmerman with stealing from his mother-in-law
    Lake Mary police announced Wednesday that they are not going to charge George Zimmerman with stealing a king-sized bed, antique chair and several other pieces of furniture from his mother-in-law's rental house where he lived for several months....
  • Shooting of Trayvon Martin proves stupidity of Florida law

    You don't have to be a person of color to be appalled by a neighborhood watch captain's shooting of a black teenager who was armed with only a bag of Skittles and a can of iced tea. You simply have to be human and thoughtful. Skeptical helps, too. Do you...