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George Zimmerman

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  • Trayvon Martin death inspires series of plays

     Trayvon Martin death inspires series of plays
    When George Zimmerman was acquitted in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin, theater producer Beth Marshall was angry. So the Orlando resident began working on "The Trayvon Martin Project," a three-part series examining issues that arose from...
  • Florida man found guilty of first-degree murder in dispute over music

    A white Florida man was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a black teenager who was playing loud music in a car in a Jacksonville parking lot. Michael Dunn, 47, had been convicted of three counts of attempted second-...
  • Anita Smithey murder trial: Jury selection underway for woman who says she killed rapist

    Anita Smithey murder trial: Jury selection underway for woman who says she killed rapist
    SANFORD – Jury selection is underway this afternoon for Anita Smithey, an Oviedo woman accused of murdering her estranged husband, a man she says she shot while he was raping her. Smithey, 46, is charged with second-degree murder. She's accused of...
  • Federal grand jury meets in Orlando; no sign of Zimmerman witnesses

    Federal grand jury meets in Orlando; no sign of Zimmerman witnesses
    An Orlando federal grand jury was in session Wednesday but there was no indication during its morning session that it heard evidence in the George Zimmerman civil rights case. A Department of Justice civil rights attorney from Washington, D.C., Mark...
  • Five things for Wednesday, Nov. 5

    Five things for Wednesday, Nov. 5
    Election hangover edition of five things for you today in Central Florida. 1. Governor Rick Scott won a second term as governor defeating Democratic candidate Charlie Crist. Scott said at his speech last night, "It's time to put all the division...
  • Grand jury meeting in civil-rights case involving George Zimmerman

    Grand jury meeting in civil-rights case involving George Zimmerman
    A federal grand jury will meet in downtown Orlando Wednesday to hear testimony about whether Trayvon Martin's civil rights were violated when Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman shot him in the chest, according to court paperwork. A U.S....
  • Commentary: Why is Barack Obama so hated?

    Commentary: Why is Barack Obama so hated?
    Why is Barack Obama so hated? The question cropped up several times Tuesday on "CBS This Morning." CBS News political director John Dickerson looked at what will follow next week's midterms if the Republicans win the Senate. "The question is after this...
  • Man found guilty of first degree murder in Fla. loud music trial

    Man found guilty of first degree murder in Fla. loud music trial
    A Florida jury found a white software engineer guilty of first degree murder Wednesday in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager during a dispute over loud rap music. Michael Dunn, 47, a software engineer, testified that he was defending...
  • Reaction to Crist pick: Letters

    Reaction to Crist pick: Letters
    The Orlando Sentinel has unfairly criticized Gov. Rick Scott since he was elected. It is no surprise that the Sentinel would give Charlie ("I'll take any political job, and what party is that in?") Crist its endorsement ("Our choice for governor: Crist,"...
  • Florida man sentenced to life in prison over loud-music killing

    A Florida man convicted in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager after a dispute over loud music will spend the rest of his life in prison, a county judge said Friday. Jackelyn Barnard, director of communications for the state's attorney's office in...
  • Civil rights panel to hear "stand your ground" views at briefing

    Civil rights panel to hear "stand your ground" views at briefing
    The mother of a teenager who was slain at a Jacksonville gas station after he and his friends refused to turn down their music will be among the panelists at a briefing in Orlando about "Stand Your Ground" laws. Jordan Davis' mother, Lucia McBath,...