| 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...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:07 PM
The 2014-15 theater season from Beth Marshall Presents is headlined by a yearlong collaborative effort exploring the killing of Trayvon Martin and how it relates to society.
Trayvon, a black 17-year-old, was shot dead by George Zimmerman, of white and...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 4:01 PM
A publicity-stunt boxing match is no more.
The much hyped and even more divisive bout between DMX and acquitted Trayvon Martin killer George Zimmerman has been called off, according to the promoter.
"This was the wrong person to put in the ring and...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:30 AM
On what would have been Trayvon Martin’s 19th birthday, news surfaced that the man acquitted of murdering the unarmed teenager would go toe-to-toe in a “celebrity” boxing match with DMX.
The rapper was reportedly picked out of more...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 2:46 PM
A photographer and news agency whose picture of State Attorney Angela Corey appears to be the basis for George Zimmerman's latest painting are calling the artwork a clear copyright violation.
Jacksonville attorney John Phillips, who represents...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 7:29 PM
George Zimmerman, the Neighborhood Watch volunteer who fatally shot Trayvon Martin, told Spanish-language television network Univision that he is homeless and suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
An English translation of the interview that...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:30 PM
In the end, are guns what killed CNN's "Piers Morgan Live"?
The show, hosted by anti-gun crusader Morgan, continues to struggle in the Nielsens. And this month, the start of the Michael Dunn loud-music murder trial in Florida has put the issue of gun...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 11:32 AM
In the days leading up to the end of the Michael Dunn "loud music" case — in which a white Florida man shot and killed a 17-year-old black teen after getting into an argument over the boy's so-called "thug" music — I was overwhelmed with...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 4:20 PM
A jury has found Michael Dunn, the Florida man accused of shooting an unarmed teenager to death during a dispute over loud music, guilty of four charges, but the jury was unable to reach a decision on the top count, first-degree murder.
Dunn, who is...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Original post | 12:45 p.m.
Updated | 1:58 p.m.
Democratic candidate for governor Nan Rich of Weston called Tuesday for changes in Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law.
“The sad reality is that laws...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 7:44 PM
Two years after Trayvon Martin's death, Florida's "stand your ground" law remains a flash point in a still unsettled national debate over the limits of self-defense.
After a Jacksonville jury this month failed to decide whether Michael Dunn murdered 17-...