| Apr 6, 2012
| 2:03 PM
People who back Sanford Police Chief Bill Lee Jr. are handing out blue and black wristbands that say "I support Chief Billy Lee" and have begun a campaign to return him to office.
Lee, 52, temporarily stepped down March 22 after a firestorm of...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Only time will tell whether Special Prosecutor Angela Corey got it right in charging George Zimmerman with second-degree murder.
As I've said before, there's no sense trying to second-guess that call without all the facts.
But the Republican state...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 6:54 PM
In the heart of Sanford's poorest and largest black enclave — a stone's throw from decaying homes, broken sidewalks and vacant lots — stands the city's new, state-of-the-art public-safety complex.
For a while, some residents saw the modern,...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 8:07 PM
Old Sanford eats at the Colonial Room. The menu hasn't changed in 30 years and, despite new owners, is unlikely to change much in the future. Old Sanford likes predictability, familiarity, tradition and meatloaf on Mondays, fried chicken on Thursdays. Old...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 5:08 PM
SANFORD — Most of the people demanding justice for Trayvon Martin did not know the teen, who was shot to death by a crime-watch volunteer.
But people in this community and beyond want to know how an unarmed 17-year-old who simply went to a nearby...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 8:53 PM
SANFORD — James Davis gripped the hands of the people on either side of him, closed his eyes and prayed for justice in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
The lifelong Sanford resident was one of nearly 400 people, including many influential...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 4:41 PM
If George Zimmerman didn't break every rule in the book when it comes to Neighborhood Watch programs, he came close.
Zimmerman called Sanford police on Feb. 26, a rainy Sunday evening, to report a suspicious person inside his neighborhood near Seminole...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 7:42 PM
The Sanford Neighborhood Watch volunteer who shot and killed Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager, did not instigate the encounter but has received death threats and moved out of his home, his father told the Orlando Sentinel on Thursday.
| Mar 16, 2012
| 11:56 AM
In the 20 days since Trayvon Martin was killed, his parents said, their trust in the Sanford Police Department has disappeared.
Tracy Martin, father of the slain teen, told reporters today he felt "betrayed" by law enforcement investigating his son's...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 3:04 PM
"Thank God for the media, because I'm not sure we ever would have gotten the truth out."
You don't hear that too often. The speaker was Benjamin Crump, attorney for the parents of slain Trayvon Martin. Crump was praising news outlets for looking into the...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Gunfire and screaming can be heard in dramatic 911 calls released late Friday from the shooting of Trayvon Martin.
In one call, placed by the shooter George Zimmerman, he actively pursues the teen before the deadly shooting.
"Are you following him,"...