George Zimmerman

SAN ANTONIO, TX - APRIL 23: Mark Cuban sits on the sideline before the Dallas Mavericks play against the San Antonio Spurs in Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs on April 23, 2014 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban Apologizes To Trayvon Martin’s Family

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.

05/22/2014

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Young Adults Learn To Surf Florida’s Changing Political Tides

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.

05/16/2014

(Source: CBS)

Senate Panel Backs Bipartisan Tweak To ‘Stand Your Ground’

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.

03/17/2014

The families of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis joined a group of several hundred demonstrators, headed by civil rights activist Al Sharpton, in a protest rally on the streets of Tallahassee against the "stand your ground" law which they said gives someone a license to get away with murder.  (Source: CBS)

Trayvon Martin’s Parents To Address Legislators On “Stand Your Ground” Law

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.

03/10/2014

George Zimmerman at his bond hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Report: Zimmerman Signs Autographs At Gun Show

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.

CBS Miami–03/10/2014

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Legislature To Consider Bills Which Tweak State’s Gun Laws

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.

03/02/2014

Broward Sheriff Scott Israel (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Sheriff Scott Israel On A Mission To Unite Broward Residents

Broward’s Sheriff Scott Israel is hoping to build bridges with the county’s diverse 1.8 million residents.

02/25/2014

George Zimmerman at his bond hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

George Zimmerman: I’m Homeless & Broke

Aquitted last year in the death of Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman said he’s homeless, jobless and suffers from post traumatic stress disorder.

02/17/2014

(Source: CBS)

Verdict In Florida Again Raises Self-Defense Issue

Seven months after Geroge Zimmerman was acquitted in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin another verdict is raising the same issues. The verdict in the loud music trial is raising the issue of self-defense and race in Florida.

02/16/2014

(Source: CBS)

Fla. Man Found Guilty Of Lesser Counts In Loud Music Trial

A mistrial has been declared on a murder charge in the trial of a man accused of shooting and killing a 17-year old after an argument over loud music.

02/15/2014

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