| 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 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...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 5:39 PM
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,...
| 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...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Eric H. Holder Jr. is stepping down as the nation's 82nd attorney general after more than five tumultuous years. He leaves a legacy that will be praised by liberals and excoriated by conservatives. Here are some of the key points and issues of the...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:44 AM
A Tampa court spokesman said Monday jury selection will start there Oct. 6 for Wellington polo magnate John Goodman's DUI manslaughter retrial, but the judge in the case isn't talking publicly about it.
Palm Beach County Chief Circuit Judge Jeffrey...
| Sep 17, 2014
am not at all surprised that George Zimmerman is in the news once again. Ever since he was acquitted in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, Zimmerman has been on a downward spiral.
Until Zimmerman gets his hostile and bullying behavior in check, we...
| 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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 2:22 PM
JACKSONVILLE Fla. - Jury selection began on Monday in the retrial of a middle-aged white man charged with killing an unarmed black teenager during a dispute over loud rap music.
With protesters gathered outside the courthouse, screening started for the...
| 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,"...