A Seminole County judge will hear arguments Thursday on George Zimmerman’s defamation lawsuit against NBC Universal. Attorneys for NBC want it tossed because they say Zimmerman failed to follow Florida’s retraction statute and he wasn’t harmed by the reports.
The father of Trayvon Martin, Tracy Martin, held a special event for men in downtown Miami Saturday night for fathers and members of the community.
The teenager that was the last to speak with Trayvon Martin graduated from high school Friday.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban apologized Thursday to Trayvon Martin’s family over his choice of words in a videotaped interview in which he addressed bigotry and prejudice.
Getting bills passed is an art and a science, the reason people pay lobbyists millions of dollars. But for some young Floridians, the 2014 session was a breakthrough in succeeding in the legislative arena.
A bipartisan bill that would tweak the controversial “stand your ground” self-defense law sailed through the Senate Criminal Justice Committee on Monday, passing unanimously with the backing of both the National Rifle Association and Democratic Congresswoman Corrine Brown.
The parents of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis are scheduled to testify Monday before a legislative committee considering changes to the state’s so-called “stand your ground” law.
George Zimmerman continues to embrace his “celebrity” status among gun enthusiasts around the state of Florida. The man known for killing Trayvon Martin appeared at a gun show over the weekend to sign autographs.
When the state’s Legislature convenes on Tuesday there will be several gun legislation bills up for consideration. Florida’s gun-friendly laws drew national attention after several prominent shootings.
Broward’s Sheriff Scott Israel is hoping to build bridges with the county’s diverse 1.8 million residents.