| Dec 8, 2014
| 5:20 AM
A friend emailed last week with a question: "You said that you were reserving your (Ferguson) opinion until you read the evidence. What do you say now?"
Fair enough. In an Aug. 31 column I wrote:
"If there is so much we don't know, why are so many...
| 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,...
| 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,"...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:32 PM
SANFORD - George Zimmerman has no job, no home, no income but spends $100 a month on vacations and $200 a month on psychological counseling, according to a financial affidavit he recently filed in his divorce case.
Zimmerman, 30, is the former...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:47 PM
The state on Wednesday dropped a charge of violating Florida's public meeting law against Rebekah Hammond, the girlfriend of former state representative-turned-lobbyist Chris Dorworth.
Hammond, Dorworth and former Orlando expressway authority board...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:57 AM
A Florida woman who was sentenced to 20 years for firing a warning shot as her estranged husband who was allegedly attacking her has been granted a retrial, but this time she could face 60 years in prison, according to The Florida Times-Union.
| 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-...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:31 PM
SANFORD — Orlando lawyer Mark O'Mara on Thursday took another step away from his most famous client, George Zimmerman, by bowing out of a defamation suit against NBCUniversal Media.
O'Mara was co-counsel for Zimmerman when the former Neighborhood...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:39 PM
SANFORD - George Zimmerman this week countersued his estranged wife, Shellie, for divorce.
What they'll be fighting over: Their two dogs, who pays the divorce lawyers and who pays for the $2.5 million or more in debt they've racked up.
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:14 PM
The Florida Bar on Friday closed its investigation into possible wrongdoing by defense attorney Mark O'Mara, saying it found no credible evidence that he knowingly solicited false testimony from George Zimmerman's wife when she told a judge the couple was...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 11:59 AM
A year ago Tuesday the first of several hundred Seminole County residents were summoned to the Sanford courthouse for jury selection.
A half-dozen of them ultimately would decide whether former Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman was a...