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Judge Kenneth Lester

Judge Kenneth Lester

Panel: Zimmerman Judge Should Be Replaced

The judge presiding over the case of a former neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the fatal shooting of a South Florida teenager should be removed from the case, a three-judge panel ruled Wednesday.

CBS4–08/29/2012

Zimmerman On The Stand 4/20/12

Zimmerman’s Attorney Asks Court To Ease Bond Restrictions

The attorney for the central Florida man who shot and killed Trayvon Martin is asking a judge to modify existing bond restrictions so his client can travel out of the area.

CBS4–08/23/2012

File photo of George Zimmerman sitting in a courtroom last month. (credit: Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel-Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman To Claim Indigence

The attorney for George Zimmerman, the shooter in the Trayvon Martin case, says his client is broke and he plans to ask a judge to declare Zimmerman indigent.

CBS4–08/14/2012

George Zimmerman attends his second bond hearing on Friday, June 29th. (CBS4)

Zimmerman’s Attorney To Present Self Defense Case In Trial

After initially saying he would defend his client under the state’s “stand your ground” law, George Zimmerman’s attorney announced Monday that he believes case falls more under a traditional self-defense.

CBS4–08/13/2012

Judge Kenneth Lester

Judge In Zimmerman Case Not Stepping Aside

The judge presiding over the case of George Zimmerman, the Sanford neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed Trayvon Martin last February, isn’t going anywhere.

08/01/2012

Shellie Zimmerman Mugshot

Arraignment Tuesday For Wife Of George Zimmerman

An arraignment is scheduled Tuesday for the wife of former neighborhood watch leader George Zimmerman.

CBS4–07/31/2012

George Zimmerman's booking photo from 6/3/2012.  (Source: Seminole County Corrections)

State: Motion To Dismiss Judge In Zimmerman Case “Absurd”

Less than a week after attorneys for George Zimmerman filed a motion to have the judge in the case removed, the state has fired back its response.

CBS4–07/17/2012

zimmerman_with Lawyer

“Witness 9″ Claims Zimmerman Sexually Molested Her

The State Attorney’s Office has released more information in their case against George Zimmerman, the Sanford neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed 17-year old Miami teen Trayvon Martin last February and the statement released by so-called “Witness 9” is quite shocking and includes allegations of child sexual molestation.

CBS4–07/16/2012

George Zimmerman's booking photo from 6/3/2012.  (Source: Seminole County Corrections)

Zimmerman Attorneys Want Judge In Case Removed

The second degree murder case of George Zimmerman took another twist Friday afternoon when Zimmerman’s defense team filed a motion to disqualify circuit court Judge Kenneth Lester from the case.

CBS Miami–07/13/2012

Zimmerman On The Stand 4/20/12

Zimmerman’s Bond Set At $1 Million

George Zimmerman, the Sanford neighborhood watch captain charged with second degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, has been granted a new bond of $1 million.

07/05/2012

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