| 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 14, 2013
| 8:05 PM
SANFORD, Fla. -- As protests expanded nationally over George Zimmerman's acquittal in the killing of Trayvon Martin, activists in the town where the trial was held complained that police had foiled their plans for a large gathering.
Organizers with the...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:45 PM
The trial of George Zimmerman began Monday with the laborious process of picking a jury that will decide the fate of the neighborhood watch volunteer accused of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African American...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 1:21 PM
SANFORD, Fla. — As the jury began deliberating in the murder trial of George Zimmerman, the local police chief and sheriff called for calm, noting that while the case has raising emotionally charged questions about racial profiling and community...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:16 PM
SANFORD, Fla.--As the six-member jury in the George Zimmerman murder case began deliberating at the courthouse here on Friday, about 20 protesters gathered outside the building, using bullhorns and carrying handmade signs reading “Justice 4 Trayvon&...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:25 AM
SANFORD, Fla. -- Police Chief Cecil Smith came to this city in the early heated days of controversy over the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer named George Zimmerman.
It was April 1, 2012, six weeks after the shooting,...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 10:18 AM
The second day of jury selection in the George Zimmerman murder trial inched along on Tuesday as lawyers tried to uncover the politics and leanings of prospective jurors.
Zimmerman, 29, is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting of unarmed...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 4:40 PM
The 2nd Annual Matt Miller Police Motorcycle Skills Challenge and 2013 Crimeline Chili Cook Off is 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday Jan. 5 at Seminole Harley Davidson, 620 Hickman Circle in Sanford. $5 gets you tastes of all the chili you can handle. Tasting and...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Two Orange County and one Seminole County school are among 100 nationwide to win $25,000 grants from Target for the coming school year. Oakshire and Wyndham Lakes elementaries in Orange County, as well as Pine Crest Elementary in Sanford, will be...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 9:45 PM
Sunday was Grandparents Day, and Seminole County Animal Services is putting the spotlight on older pets and “longtimers” with Adopt a Senior Pet Week. It runs through this Friday, Sept. 14. Senior pets are quiet, gentle and often...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Fall n' Luv Furever Adoption Specials Seminole County Animal Services is celebrating autumn with its Fall n' Luv Furever Adoption Event starting this Saturday, Sept. 22, and running through Sept. 29. All adoptions will be only $16. Seminole County...