| Aug 31, 2014
| 2:38 PM
In the nearly two years since her oldest son was killed in a botched "knock-and-talk" operation, Tanjila Lippett has been hoping that the Orlando police officer responsible for his death would face criminal charges — a resolution she knows will...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:45 PM
In the weeks and months after Trayvon Martin was killed, his mother saw 50 different photos painting him as a thug.
It was as if portraying the slain 17-year-old as something he wasn't — a muscle-bound, tattooed rapper, or a young man wearing...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Monday morning, I sat in the office of a man who might have already prevented the next Ferguson.
That's a tantalizing word, but as hard to dismiss as it is to prove. Kevin Huie, the director of the Cross-Cultural Center at UC Irvine, isn't what...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 12:55 PM
A driver called Lake Mary police earlier this week, accusing former Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman of threatening to shoot him during a road-rage incident.
Zimmerman, 30, was not arrested.
Lake Mary Police Chief Steve Bracknell said the...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Un conductor en Lake Mary llamó a la policía esta semana acusando a George Zimmerman de amenazarlo de muerte durante un incidente en la calle.
El hombre de 35 años de edad, Mathew Apperson de Winter Spring, no quiso presentar cargos en contra de...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:30 PM
A Florida man claims George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer acquitted in the killing of Trayvon Martin, threatened to shoot him during a road rage incident this week.
Zimmerman, 30, was contacted by police Thursday about the incident,...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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,"...