| Mar 3, 2015
| 8:41 PM
The Police Department in Ferguson, Mo., has persistently and repeatedly violated the constitutional rights of African Americans, jailing them for minor offenses far more often than whites, using traffic stops to arrest them disproportionately and...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 2:51 PM
An attorney for rapper DMX says that accusations that his client robbed a man after a concert in Newark, N.J., on Saturday are completely baseless, and that the rapper simply walked away from a group of overzealous fans who were trying to sell him drugs....
| Apr 1, 2015
| 4:46 PM
Sometimes, when big issues erupt, grandstanding politicians just can't help themselves.
So now we have some leaders banning official employee travel to Indiana, because of the furor surrounding that state's new "religious freedom" law that might be used...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 1:11 PM
It really would be best for the world if George Zimmerman would stay in seclusion. Best for him, too.
But he can't help himself.
And instead of letting much of America just think he's a total buffoon, he comes out in public and removes any doubt.
| Jan 9, 2015
| 3:41 PM
WBFF (Fox 45) is poised in coming days to take one of its biggest steps since the Sinclair-owned station started doing news in 1991.
On Jan. 19, it will introduce a new lead anchorman in Kai Jackson, who was at the WJZ anchor desk for more than two...
| Feb 25, 2015
George Zimmerman will not face federal civil-rights charges in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday, citing a lack of evidence....
| 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...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 7:07 PM
"Check your privilege."
Before there was any discussion about Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, all African Americans killed before reaching adulthood, there was explanation.
Oakton Community College professor Angelyn Anderson provided it...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 8:44 PM
Undoubtedly there are people who wonder why we are still talking about the deaths of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis. The young Floridians were shot years ago; their killers' trials are over.
Those people are the ones who should see "The Trayvon/...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 5:10 AM
In local public-affairs programming this weekend:
Greg Warmoth talks to Orlando hero Joe Kittinger, the retired U.S. Air Force colonel and Vietnam fighter pilot, on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Sunday on WFTV-Channel 9. As a skydiver and...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 2:10 PM
WHAT: Valencia College Theater presents the world premiere of "Division: The Trayvon/Jordan Project" beginning Wednesday, Feb. 11.
As part of a yearlong project between several Central Florida theater producers, "Division" examines reaction to the...