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George Zimmerman

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  • George Zimmerman and O.J. Simpson compared

    Whether you agree or disagree with the verdict in the Zimmerman trial, a jury has spoken unanimously: There was not enough evidence to convict Mr. Zimmerman beyond a reasonable doubt ("Martin verdict fires debate," July 15). The family of Trayvon Martin...
  • Witness claims youths yelled 'this is for Trayvon' in beating

    Witness claims youths yelled 'this is for Trayvon' in beating
    Baltimore police say they are investigating a witness account that a group of black youths beat a Hispanic man near Patterson Park Sunday while saying, "This is for Trayvon." A witness posted the account on a community Facebook page, and police...
  • 911 caller says youths attacked man 'because he's Mexican'

    911 caller says youths attacked man 'because he's Mexican'
    A Hispanic man who says he was beaten by a group of teens in Patterson Park over the weekend remembers few details of what happened as police continue to investigate whether he was targeted because of his ethnicity after the not-guilty verdict in the...
  • Where's the outrage for all those killed since Trayvon Martin's death?

    I'm not surprised at all by the demonstrations following the not guilty verdict in the Zimmerman trial (""Martin verdict protests continue," July 16). The media and U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric Holder's Department of Justice saw to that. What I don't understand...
  • Police say Trayvon wasn't mentioned in beating of Hispanic man

    Police say Trayvon wasn't mentioned in beating of Hispanic man
    Detectives completed another round of victim and witness interviews on Wednesday and maintained that they don't believe the beating of a Hispanic man near Patterson Park was spurred on by the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial in Florida — though...
  • Celebrating Mandela's 95th

    Celebrating Mandela's 95th
    With songs, stirring words and a cake, a group of Baltimoreans joined the worldwide party to celebrate Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday, an occasion made even happier by news that the health of the hospitalized former South African president was improving....
  • Faith in justice system key to social order [Editorial]

    Justice is meant to be a deliberative and thoughtful undertaking in which cooler heads prevail and reason triumphs over passion. Thus, the court systems in this country move at a pace that can be painfully slow, and it allows for a nearly unending...
  • Florida law made it easy to kill someone and get away with it

    Letter writer Ron Wirsing is quite correct when he says that "stand your ground self-defense laws are working" ("Zimmerman trial had nothing to do with race," July 17). What he doesn't mention however, is that this particularly inane Florida law and...
  • The gun that killed Trayvon Martin saved George Zimmerman's life

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was recently quoted as saying that "Trayvon Martin died because George Zimmerman had a concealed weapon. Period" ("Baltimore mayor: Rep. Harris' Trayvon Martin comments are 'dismissive, callous, outof touch,'" July 17). As...
  • Andy Harris on Trayvon Martin verdict: 'Get over it'

    Andy Harris on Trayvon Martin verdict: 'Get over it'
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Andy Harris, Maryland's sole Republican representative in Congress, is receiving attention for comments he made on WMAL radio Tuesday about last week's verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman. "We're hung up on this one case where...
  • Baltimore mayor: Rep. Harris' Trayvon Martin comments are 'dismissive, callous, out-of-touch'

    Baltimore mayor: Rep. Harris' Trayvon Martin comments are 'dismissive, callous, out-of-touch'
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Wednesday criticized comments made by U.S. Rep. Andy Harris that citizens should 'get over' the verdict in high-profile George Zimmerman case.  At a news conference at City Hall, Rawlings-Blake called Harris'...
  • The jury ignored common sense in the Zimmerman verdict

    The jury ignored common sense in the Zimmerman verdict
    The jurors in George Zimmerman's trial for the murder of Trayvon Martin claim they followed the rule of law in their acquittal. Let's set aside for the moment the flagrant abuses allowed under Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law and focus instead on the...