| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:26 PM
SANFORD — The murder trial of a blind man was cut short Friday after a judge granted a "stand your ground" motion for immunity and ruled the man acted in self-defense when he shot a drinking buddy in the chest with an assault rifle.
| Aug 30, 2013
| 3:32 PM
An Orlando auto group, law firm and black fraternity are among those offering $50,000 as a scholarship to four graduating seniors from Trayvon Martin's high school in Miami-Dade County.
The donors, including the Boyland Auto Group and Invictus Law Group,...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:29 PM
George Zimmerman, the Neighborhood Watch volunteer who killed Trayvon Martin, plans to ask the state of Florida to cover $200,000 to $300,000 of his legal expenses, his attorney told the Orlando Sentinel Monday evening.
Because Zimmerman was acquitted,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 3:15 PM
A new study by a coalition of gun-control groups, including Mayors Against Illegal Guns, found that in states that have implemented "stand your ground" laws, the number of justifiable homicides has skyrocketed.
The rate is up 53 percent in 22 states,...
| 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...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 3:41 PM
George Zimmerman earned a new title Saturday — professional artist — when eBay bidding ended in six figures on his oil painting.
The winning bid: $100,099.99. It wasn't immediately known who bought Zimmerman's original oil painting showing...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 10:45 AM
The bodyguard company that sued George Zimmerman and Mark O'Mara, saying they had failed to pay for $27,000 worth of protection, has settled the case.
CMR Associates formally settled on Nov. 22 and filed paperwork to dismissed the case last week, records...
| 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 12, 2013
| 5:19 AM
La fiscalía de un condado en el centro de Florida anunció ayer que no imputará de cargos criminales a George Zimmerman, el exvigilante absuelto de asesinato por la muerte del adolescente Trayvon Martin, arrestado nuevamente el mes pasado por asalto...
| 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 16, 2013
| 11:47 AM
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