| 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...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 8:07 PM
Old Sanford eats at the Colonial Room. The menu hasn't changed in 30 years and, despite new owners, is unlikely to change much in the future. Old Sanford likes predictability, familiarity, tradition and meatloaf on Mondays, fried chicken on Thursdays. Old...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 6:54 PM
In the heart of Sanford's poorest and largest black enclave — a stone's throw from decaying homes, broken sidewalks and vacant lots — stands the city's new, state-of-the-art public-safety complex.
For a while, some residents saw the modern,...
| 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...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 1:07 PM
From celebrity tweets to a "Million Hoodies March," social media is once again playing a key role in spreading a message — the latest being the ever-growing chorus of people calling for justice in the fatal shooting of teenager Trayvon Martin.
| Mar 17, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Gunfire and screaming can be heard in dramatic 911 calls released late Friday from the shooting of Trayvon Martin.
In one call, placed by the shooter George Zimmerman, he actively pursues the teen before the deadly shooting.
"Are you following him,"...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Statement from State Attorney Norm Wolfinger:
I share in the desire of the family and the community to accurately collect and evaluate all the facts surrounding the tragic death of Trayvon Martin. That is why I directed the expeditious review of the...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 3:17 PM
SANFORD — The feet of marchers pounded the cracked pavement of Sanford's 13th Street — a road that runs through the heart of one of the oldest black communities in Florida — to reiterate that apathy won't be an option for those moved and...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 6:04 PM
They came by the busload from Atlanta. They came by the carload from throughout Central Florida and the rest of the state. They came wearing hoodies. They carried signs. And Skittles.
They came seeking justice for Trayvon Martin.
An estimated 8,000...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 2:47 PM
If George Zimmerman is not arrested in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin soon, theRev. Al Sharpton will call for an escalation in peaceful civil disobedience and economic sanctions.
Sharpton would not say the efforts would be taken against the city of...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 6:02 PM
In the twisting and turning controversy surrounding the Trayvon Martin shooting, even evidence that appeared to support one side last week can tell a different story this week.
A newly enhanced version of surveillance video from the night the teenager...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 4:46 PM
"We were just telling the truth," said the other witness, Sela Mora Lamilla. She said the two witnesses didn't know Martin's family....