| Jul 23, 2013
| 10:03 AM
They are frightened, frustrated and fuming. They gathered under a blazing sun in Central Florida and across the country Saturday with common fears, worried their child will be the next Trayvon Martin.
A week after a Sanford jury found George Zimmerman...
| Aug 3, 2013
Attorneys for Trayvon Martin's parents on Friday renewed their appeal for changes to "stand your ground" laws around the country, calling them vague and confusing.
The laws – including Florida's landmark legislation – can feasibly allow an...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 9:17 AM
For the first time since George Zimmerman was acquitted of murdering their son, Trayvon Martin's parents gave TV interviews Thursday morning to decry the verdict and ask the federal government to continue to investigate.
Sybrina Fulton, Martin's mother,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:32 PM
"Nothing to say about your friend George today?" writes a Friend of the Blog (FOB), linking to Girlfriend to deputies: George Zimmerman pointed a shotgun at me George Zimmerman was arrested Monday after he cocked and pointed a shotgun at......
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:34 AM
I’ve been photographing Florida wildlife for a long time and have never seen a sandhill crane and an Osceola turkey share the same real estate.
Recently in Seminole County off Markham Woods Road, I spotted four sandhill cranes and about a bakers...
| Nov 29, 2013
George Zimmerman was acquitted at his racially charged murder trial in July. He won but at a very steep cost.
Two months ago, he received a $2.5 million bill from his two lead attorneys, Mark O'Mara and Don West.
They had kept track of the time they...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:14 PM
About 98 percent of Florida's classroom teachers earned good evaluations for the 2012-13 school year, according to a report released today by the Florida Department of Education. Central Florida teachers, as we'd reported earlier, mirrored the state, with...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 5:14 PM
The twists and turns in the Zimmerman saga continue.
George Zimmerman's girlfriend -- who said in a 911 call last month that he pointed a gun "at [her] freaking face," resulting in Zimmerman's arrest -- now says the whole incident was overblown and...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:29 PM
George Zimmerman's most recent brush with the law came to an uneventful end Wednesday when Florida authorities said they would not charge him with domestic violence.
His girlfriend, Samantha Scheibe, had called police last month alleging that he pointed...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:45 PM
The shooting of teenager Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman threw a glaring international spotlight on the city of Sanford, Fla. The city became closely identified with the controversial shooting whose racial overtones riveted the nation.
| Dec 17, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Attorney Mark O'Mara says that a pending Florida Bar ethics inquiry related to how he handled the George Zimmerman case is one he initiated more than a year ago when trying to figure out how to manage Zimmerman's legal defense fund and a social media...