| Oct 1, 2014
| 4:26 PM
A Florida jury found Michael Dunn, a middle-aged white man, guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in an argument over loud rap music.
Dunn, 47, a software engineer, testified he thought he was...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 9:31 PM
ST. LOUIS — One morning late last month, a St. Louis courtroom filled up with prosecutors, lawyers and press who wondered if they'd catch a glimpse of a vanished man.
The man, police officer Darren Wilson, hadn't been seen in public since Aug. 9,...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 12:33 PM
A federal grand jury will meet in downtown Orlando Wednesday to hear testimony about whether Trayvon Martin's civil rights were violated when Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman shot him in the chest, according to court paperwork.
| 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...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Protesters marched through cities across the United States on Friday night chanting "I can't breathe" and "Hands up, don't shoot" on the eve of a large protest planned for Washington, D.C., on Saturday.
Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets to...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 3:51 PM
To the editor: Perhaps it's confirmation bias that makes people think that ex-Ferguson, Mo., police Officer Darren Wilson is guilty of murder, despite eyewitness testimony and the physical evidence supporting his claim of self-defense. ("'Confirmation...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 5:12 PM
The lack of indictments in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner has sparked huge protests across the country. And those demonstrations need to stop.
I get that people aren’t happy; I’m not either. I believe the protesters have good...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 1:20 PM
— Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation is bad news for President Barack Obama's racial justice legacy. Obama has done little to address race during his presidency, beyond the actions of his Justice Department. With Holder's exit, that track...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Attorneys, lawmakers and researchers weighed in Friday on Florida's "stand your ground" law, during hours of testimony in Orlando for a probe by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
The Commission launched an investigation of Florida's law, and laws like...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 1:51 PM
A Florida man convicted in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager after a dispute over loud music will spend the rest of his life in prison, a county judge said Friday.
Jackelyn Barnard, director of communications for the state's attorney's office in...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:33 PM
The fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford ignited a nationwide debate on gun rights, profiling and Florida's controversial self-defense laws.
That debate continues today, when a panel of experts convenes in Orlando to discuss the...