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  • Florida high court to debate extension of 'Stand Your Ground' gun law

    Florida high court to debate extension of 'Stand Your Ground' gun law
    An appeal before the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday could shift the burden of proof for the state's "Stand Your Ground" law, relieving gun owners of a legal duty to prove self-defense when they brandish weapons in violent confrontations. If the high...
  • 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...
  • Former Zimmerman supporter appears for grand jury testimony

    Former Zimmerman supporter appears for grand jury testimony
    Once George Zimmerman's vocal defender, Frank Taaffe said Wednesday that he wanted to "make amends" with the family of Trayvon Martin by testifying for a federal grand jury convened in downtown Orlando. The grand jury is believed to be hearing testimony...
  • Should Officer Darren Wilson be charged in the death of Michael Brown?

    Should Officer Darren Wilson be charged in the death of Michael Brown?
    I don't know. That's my answer to the question posed in the headline. I haven't seen all the evidence, haven't listened to the various witness statements and Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson's statement, haven't seen any medical reports or...
  • Justice Department training police chiefs on bias and officer behavior

    Justice Department training police chiefs on bias and officer behavior
    While the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division has been investigating the shooting of Michael Brown and the practices of the Ferguson Police Department, a different agency at Justice has been providing training to local police and assessing...
  • Mayo: The hard truths about Ferguson

    Mayo: The hard truths about Ferguson
    The grand jury might have gotten it right legally, but everything else has gone wrong in Ferguson. And there are two components to sort out today, in the smoldering wake and simmering stew of raw emotions and pent-up frustrations from the Aug. 9 fatal...
  • John Goodman jurors fought boredom with power walks, shopping while cut off from outside world for 19 days

    They caught a matinee showing of the action movie "John Wick," spent Sundays poolside at PGA National Resort and Spa and dined at LongHorn Steakhouse, TooJay's Gourmet Deli and Hurricane Grill and Wings. When they weren't listening to testimony at the...
  • At Lake Mary gun show, Zimmerman details what life is like

    At Lake Mary gun show, Zimmerman details what life is like
    With a smile on his face, George Zimmerman spent Saturday afternoon posing for photos, sharing hugs and shaking hands with gun enthusiasts at a firearms expo in Lake Mary. "It's so odd to me," said Zimmerman, about the celebrity treatment he receives in...
  • 'Fangate' delays start of Rick Scott, Charlie Crist debate

    'Fangate' delays start of Rick Scott, Charlie Crist debate
    After a jaw-dropping beginning where Gov. Rick Scott initially refused to set foot on the stage for statewide, televised debate, Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist got down to business — attacking the other guy. On Twitter, the...
  • 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...
  • Complainant: George Zimmerman threatened to shoot me

    Complainant: George Zimmerman threatened to shoot me
    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...