| May 29, 2014
| 7:07 AM
A California high school teacher donned a gray hoodie and posed with a bag of Skittles in his yearbook photo in what was meant to be a tribute to slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin, according to KTVU.
In the Brentwood Heritage High School's yearbook...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens is the new home for the Trayvon Martin Foundation.
The historically black university hosted a ceremony Thursday that included about 100 people, including local politicians, state representatives and Trayvon's...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:55 AM
The doctor who autopsied Trayvon Martin, and later raised eyebrows with his uneven testimony during the trial of George Zimmerman, has released an ebook in which he argues prosecutors "hoped to lose the case."
Despite that claim, "Dead Men Can't Lie,"...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 1:30 PM
A judge has yet to decide where Bessman Okafor's trial will be conducted, but the accused killer's defense on Friday discussed an unorthodox request: A court-appointed pollster, to gauge whether a fair jury is likely to be found in Orange County.
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:20 AM
George Sheldon and Perry Thurston are so civil toward one another — publicly, at least — that they embraced after pitching themselves in back-to-back appearances before a group of Democratic activists in Plantation.
The two Democrats are...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Perry Thurston put in an appearance on the Rev. Al Sharpton's MSNBC show on Friday to discuss the one-year anniversary of the verdict in the George Zimmerman-Trayvon Martin case.
Thurston, a Broward state representative and criminal defense lawyer, is a...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Preparing for storms?
I have read Beth Kassab's column, "Remembering Charley, the storm that changed us," in Tuesday's Sentinel, and also the editorial on Wednesday "Remember Charley: Be ready for storm season."
In 2004, my husband and I thought we...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:04 PM
In a letter addressed to the family of the man shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., Trayvon Martin's mother extended a sympathetic arm and welcomed them to the "exclusive yet growing group of parents and relatives who have lost loved ones...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 2:55 PM
One of the earliest public responses by a Clippers player following racist comments allegedly made by team owner Donald Sterling didn’t involve a single word.
Clippers center DeAndre Jordan posted a picture to his Instagram account Saturday morning...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:28 PM
A German exchange student was shot to death in a Montana garage on Sunday, again raising questions about the touchy legal issue of self-defense.
Self-defense became a fiercely debated political issue after George Zimmerman was acquitted of murder last...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Every few months, some ordinary person arises from the undifferentiated swarm of Americans and is turned into the poster boy or the poster girl of some political battle du jour.
This time it's been Cliven Bundy, the Nevada rancher who's a scofflaw and...