| 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 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 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...
| 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....
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:53 AM
The attorney for the medical examiner in the Trayvon Martin shooting death is preparing a $100 million lawsuit, WFTV.com is reporting.
Dr. Shiping Bao's attorney, Willie Gary, told Channel 9 that the examiner, state attorney's office, and Sanford Police...
| 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 18, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Following a request from the FBI, the Sanford Police Department reported Thursday that it has halted its plan to return George Zimmerman's gun and other pieces of evidence used at his murder trial.
The move is a clear sign that the U.S. Department of...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 2:42 PM
George Zimmerman's defense team was earning positive reviews Tuesday after being clobbered with brickbats Monday for a sprawling opening statement.
Legal analysts generally admired defense attorney Mark O'Mara's questioning of Selena Bahadoor, the...
| 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 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,...