| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:34 PM
The trial of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of unarmed Florida teen Trayvon Martin failed in every way. It failed to bring forth anything resembling objective truth about what happened the night Mr. Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer,...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 9:26 AM
In light of the recent tragedy that occurred with Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, I wanted to take a moment to say how grateful I am to live in a place like Columbia.
Growing up here it has always been commonplace to see interracial couples and have...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 12:41 PM
As outrage grows across the country about the shooting of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin in Florida, a Baltimore case with some similar themes could come back into the spotlight this week: the trial of two members of a community patrol organization in...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:13 PM
Say what you will about the controversies the Baltimore Police Department has found itself embroiled in over the years, but we can say definitely that they're not involved in the Trayvon Martin case. That's the Sanford Police Department, outside Orlando,...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:14 AM
With Trayvon Martin a household name, two brothers accused of beating a black teen during a citizen's patrol now want their trial delayed or moved. The Sun's Tricia Bishop reports today on efforts to distance the case in Baltimore with the one in Florida....
| Dec 15, 2013
| 3:18 PM
TALLAHASSEE — As Florida lawmakers were preparing to defeat a bill last month that would repeal the "stand your ground" self-defense law, the leader of the fledgling Dream Defenders pledged his group would "remember, remember" the vote next...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 8:31 PM
A Sanford motorcycle police officer was hurt Wednesday in a traffic accident and was airlifted to Orlando Regional Medical Center.
Officer Tina Leman, 38, was trying to make a traffic stop on 29th Street near Woodmere Boulevard when Timothy Salvino, who...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:58 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers late Thursday voted down a bill to repeal the "stand your ground" law linked to the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin.
The 11-2 vote in the House Criminal Justice Subcommittee likely kills any repeal...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:22 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- The House lawmaker overseeing criminal justice made it clear on the eve of a hearing into Florida's 'stand your ground' law that he doesn't support any changes.
House Democrats held a press conference Wednesday to complain they weren't...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 8:28 PM
In a move that could ignite a legal battle, the Florida city where Trayvon Martin was killed will discourage neighborhood watch volunteers from carrying firearms, part of an effort to overhaul its police department and improve the city's tarnished...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 2:56 PM
One of the key players in the George Zimmerman murder trial wasn't a witness or crime-scene photo, but something anyone interested in the case had equal access to: social media.
Before, during and after the trial, social media sites such as Twitter,...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 10:03 AM
They are frightened, frustrated and fuming. They gathered under a blazing sun in Central Florida and across the country Saturday with common fears, worried their child will be the next Trayvon Martin.
A week after a Sanford jury found George Zimmerman...