Trayvon Martin

George Zimmerman has just been found NOT GUILTY. A jury of six women returned the verdict moments ago in a Florida courtroom, acquitting Zimmerman of 2nd degree murder, as well as the lesser charge of manslaughter, in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. If convicted, Zimmerman had faced up to life in prison. The not guilty verdict […]

  A jury began deliberating George Zimmerman’s fate Friday after hearing dueling portraits of the neighborhood watch captain: a wannabe cop who took the law into his own hands or a well-meaning volunteer who shot Trayvon Martin because he feared for his life. Before the jury got the case, Zimmerman’s lawyers put a concrete slab […]

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  Prosecutors on Friday called Trayvon Martin’s mother and brother to the stand in the trial of the man who fatally shot him. George Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder. His defense team argues that he shot the teen in self-defense. A key piece of evidence was at the center of Friday’s proceedings: a 911 […]

Rachel Jeantel, 19, the last  person to speak with 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, 5 minutes before he was fatally shot by George Zimmerman 29, took the…

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The George Zimmerman Trial has started in Florida and it looks to be a highly emotional and explosive trial. The jury selected for the George Zimmerman (pictured) trial is an all-female jury. The…

  A neighborhood watch captain accused of killing an unarmed teen goes on trial Monday, in a case that sparked fresh debate about race relations and gun laws. George Zimmerman is accused of fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012, in Sanford, Florida. Martin was black, and Zimmerman identifies himself as Hispanic. Zimmerman […]

  The father of Trayvon Martin, the teenager shot dead by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in a case that sparked nationwide protests over racial profiling and police inaction, said Saturday the family is bracing for a “rough road” as Zimmerman’s trial nears. “We’re going to have to sit through all the negativity,” Tracy Martin […]

Martin Richard was only 8-years-old when his life was ended in the Boston Marathon bombing, but he was already an ambassador for peace. A picture…

  Trayvon Martin‘s parents have settled a wrongful death claim for an amount believed to be more than $1 million against the homeowners association of the Sanford subdivision where their teenage son was killed. Their attorney, Benjamin Crump, filed that paperwork at the Seminole County Courthouse, a portion of which was made public today. In […]

Trayvon Martin would have turned 18 on Tuesday. On Saturday, actor Jamie Foxx joined Martin’s parents Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin in Miami for a Day Of Remembrance Peace Walk in honor of the local high school student, who was shot to death by a neighborhood watchman after being spotted walking in his father’s girlfriend’s gated neighborhood in Sanford, Florida nearly a […]

Trayvon Martin would have turned 18 today His Feb. 26 shooting sparked protests last year. Trayvon Martin would have celebrated his 18th birthday Tuesday. It’s the first of two difficult dates for the teenager’s parents in February. The second comes Feb. 26, the one-year anniversary of Trayvon’s fatal encounter with George Zimmerman, which sparked outcry […]