| Mar 6, 2015
| 2:34 PM
The U.S. Justice Department this week released two reports growing out of its investigations following the killing of Michael Brown by police Officer Darren Wilson.
Taking a cue from Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., most of the commentary initially...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 1:26 PM
MIAMI — The mother of Trayvon Martin says she's disappointed that federal prosecutors decided not to charge a neighborhood watch volunteer with a hate crime for killing her son three years ago.
Speaking with The Associated Press on Wednesday...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 3:41 PM
WBFF (Fox 45) is poised in coming days to take one of its biggest steps since the Sinclair-owned station started doing news in 1991.
On Jan. 19, it will introduce a new lead anchorman in Kai Jackson, who was at the WJZ anchor desk for more than two...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 5:27 PM
George Zimmerman threw a wine bottle at a woman who had just dumped him and threw her phone to the ground in a dispute that led to his arrest Friday night, according to a police report.
He was jailed on an aggravated assault charge but is free on $5,000...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 9:12 AM
Dr. Phil McGraw turns to race relations on his Friday program, and Trayvon Martin's mother will be among the guests.
"If history continues to repeat itself, not only do we need to change the laws, but we need to change people's mindset as well. We...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 7:07 PM
"Check your privilege."
Before there was any discussion about Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, all African Americans killed before reaching adulthood, there was explanation.
Oakton Community College professor Angelyn Anderson provided it...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 5:10 AM
In local public-affairs programming this weekend:
Greg Warmoth talks to Orlando hero Joe Kittinger, the retired U.S. Air Force colonel and Vietnam fighter pilot, on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Sunday on WFTV-Channel 9. As a skydiver and...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 1:25 PM
After allegedly throwing a bottle of wine at his girlfriend Monday, George Zimmerman spent 14 hours in jail this weekend and now faces aggravated assault charges and must surrender all his firearms, officials said.
Zimmerman, 31, was arrested Friday...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 8:44 PM
Undoubtedly there are people who wonder why we are still talking about the deaths of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis. The young Floridians were shot years ago; their killers' trials are over.
Those people are the ones who should see "The Trayvon/...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 2:59 PM
Baltimore police shot and tased a man Sunday afternoon on the city's west side after police attempted to stop the vehicle the suspect was traveling in.
Col. Garnell Green said little about the incident that unfolded in the 1000 block of N. Fremont...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 8:37 PM
VALDOSTA, Ga. — Brian Bell has felt the eyes upon him for two years. Everywhere he goes, people look at him and wonder.
Is he a football hero or a murderer?
There is plenty of hard evidence for the former and barely a speck for the latter. But...