A West-Miami Dade day care staffer has been charged in the death of a 3-year old after, police say, he jumped into a pool and drowned.
The trial of Jason Beckman, accused of murdering his father, South Miami City Commissioner Jay Beckman, got underway Wednesday morning in a Miami courtroom.
Six jurors, all women, have been chosen for the trial of George Zimmerman, the man charged in the fatal shooting of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin.
Potential jurors for the trial of George Zimmerman, the man who fatally shot unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, started Wednesday with a Florida judge reading the formal charge against Zimmerman, and then later reminded by the prosecutor that the case will be different from what they’ve seen on shows like “Law & Order.”
After seven days of interviewing potential jurors for the trial of George Zimmerman, the man charged in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, prosecutors and defense attorneys have selected a pool of 40 potential jurors for further questioning.
After more than 22 years as a criminal defense attorney, Rod Vereen is hoping voters will decide he is the right person to take over the Miami Dade State Attorney’s Office.
The lead defense attorney for Carmen Barahona, who is accused in the murder of her adopted daughter, and another top death penalty lawyer for Miami-Dade County, was fired just before they were supposed to begin a high-profile murder trial.
He was a high school dropout, a former bikini salesman and a deadbeat dad who barely made it into the Florida bar. But now he’s one of the most talked about attorneys known for pulling off what some are calling one of the most stunning court victories in history.