| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:22 PM
SANFORD — In a phone call with a police dispatcher minutes before he shot Trayvon Martin, murder defendant George Zimmerman said off-handedly, "[Expletive] punks."
On Tuesday, that phrase became one of the most important of the trial so far....
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:23 PM
SANFORD — When police Sgt. Anthony Raimondo arrived at the scene, Trayvon Martin was facedown in the grass, a bullet in his chest, his hands beneath him.
Prosecutors in the George Zimmerman second-degree-murder trial showed jurors a photo of...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 3:54 PM
SANFORD - Two days after his son Trayvon had been shot, Tracy Martin wanted answers about why the killer, George Zimmerman, had not been arrested.
So Tracy Martin went to the Sanford Police Department and met with investigators.
Lead detective Chris...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The state can't have it both ways. Since it introduced (George) Zimmerman's statements to the (Sanford Police Dept.) dispatcher and Detectives Serino and Singleton into evidence in which he says he was suspicious of (Trayvon) Martin was because of his.......
| Jul 6, 2013
| 10:17 AM
In the nine days the state spent laying out its second-degree-murder case against George Zimmerman at his trial, prosecutors questioned 36 witnesses and submitted 200 items of evidence.
Though it's unclear whether Zimmerman will testify, jurors have...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:13 PM
SANFORD — Supporters of Trayvon Martin lit candles and sang gospel songs Friday night at a memorial for the slain teenager at the Goldsboro Welcome Center.
The show of support capped a day in which more than six dozen people gathered for hours...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:46 PM
As George Zimmerman's second-degree murder trial draws to close, law enforcement agencies are preparing to quell any potential violence that the verdict in the high-profile case could spark.
Locally and statewide, law enforcement agencies are ready to...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Deputies from South Florida have released a public-service announcement urging possible protesters to remain peaceful after the jury decides whether George Zimmerman is guilty of murder in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin.
The Broward County...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Watching the George Zimmerman murder trial on TV is like being caught in a match of emotional ping pong as you try to anticipate what the jury is thinking: If the detective says Zimmerman never changed his story, does that make his claim of self-defense...