| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:23 AM
Trayvon Martin's father, Tracy Martin, was in the state capital fighting for the repeal of Florida's "stand your ground" law, WFTV is reporting.
He also took part in a panel Thursday titled "Stand Your Ground Law: Where Do We Go From Here?" with state...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:22 PM
FBS Bowl Schedule Thursday, January 2, 2014 Bowl (Site) Time Game Network (Talent) Allstate Sugar (New Orleans, La.) 8:30 p.m. (11) Oklahoma vs. (3) Alabama ESPN (Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge, Holly Rowe) Friday, January 3, 2014 Bowl (Site) Time Game...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 2:30 AM
You want to know the worst part?
It isn't the incident where a police officer stopped a man at the 207 Quickstop convenience store and threw his purchases -- cans of Red Bull -- to the sidewalk.
It isn't the incident where an officer stopped a woman...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Funeral services were held Thursday for the Rev. Dr. Mack King Carter.
To accommodate the throngs of mourners wanting to pay their final respects to the dynamic preacher, there was a last-minute location change to the First Baptist Church at 301 E....
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:46 PM
The Hialeah Park poker room was flush with customers in its first full month, with pretty much a full house.
The new poker room outearned its south Broward and Miami-Dade competitors, with $692,417 in September revenue. That’s well ahead of nearby...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 5:36 PM
SANFORD — A former Seminole State College instructor on Wednesday told jurors in the George Zimmerman murder case that in Florida, you can start a fight with someone, and if he fights back violently, you can use deadly force if you fear grave injury...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:46 PM
As George Zimmerman's second-degree murder trial draws to close, law enforcement agencies are preparing to quell any potential violence that the verdict in the high-profile case could spark.
Locally and statewide, law enforcement agencies are ready to...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 3:00 PM
If Trayvon Martin's parents file a lawsuit against George Zimmerman, they face a huge obstacle: Florida's "stand your ground" law.
That much-debated statute provides immunity not just against criminal charges but also against civil suits.
| Aug 3, 2013
| 11:19 AM
TAMPA — State House Speaker Will Weatherford says he'll ask a House committee to hold a hearing this fall on the state's controversial Stand Your Ground law.
The law has been heavily criticized since the July 13 not-guilty verdict in Seminole...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 8:43 PM
Trayvon Martin's family was not in the courtroom when the not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman murder trial was announced. But moments later, family members shared their sentiments on the social media site Twitter.
"God blessed Me & Sybrina with...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Deputies from South Florida have released a public-service announcement urging possible protesters to remain peaceful after the jury decides whether George Zimmerman is guilty of murder in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin.
The Broward County...