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George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom during a recess in Seminole circuit court on the 7th day of his trial June 18, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge Reads Charge To Potential Jurors In Zimmerman Trial

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.”

CBS Miami–06/19/2013

George Zimmerman looks back at the gallery,  in Seminole circuit court on the first day of his trial June 10, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Jury selection will begin today as Zimmerman is charged with the second-degree murder of an unarmed teenager, Trayvon Martin.  (Photo by Joe Burbank - Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman Trial Attorneys Pick 40 Potential Jurors Tuesday

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.

CBS Miami–06/18/2013

George Zimmerman, accused in the Trayvon Martin shooting, arrives in Seminole circuit court, June 7, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman is charged with the second-degree murder of Trayvon Martin.  (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman Attorney Expects Jury To Be Selected By Next Week

After a week of trying to fill all 12 jury seats for the trial of George Zimmerman, the man charged in the shooting of an unarmed Miami teen, a defense attorney thinks the jury will be selected by the middle of next week.

CBS Miami–06/15/2013

Jose Lopez, a juror in the Geralyn Graham murder case, spoke exclusively to CBS4 News about the trial verdict. (CBS4)

Exclusive: Juror Holds No Grudge Against Holdout In Graham Murder Case

A juror in the trial of Geralyn Graham holds no ill feelings for a lone member of the panel who held out, blocking a murder conviction against the woman accused of torturing, kidnapping and killing foster child Rilya Wilson.


Andre Beadle is accused of being the "Romeo Rapist". (CBS4)

Testimony Continues In Alleged “Romeo Rapist” Trial

The jury for the so-called ‘Romeo rapist’ heard his version of events Thursday in a Broward courtroom.


Zoreta Snell, filed a $5.7 million lawsuit and won, claiming the owners of  a gas station did nothing to protect her son and others at the car wash and gas station.  (Source: CBS4)

$5.7M Awarded To Family Of Man Killed At Car Wash

More than three years after Trinard Snell was shot and killed at a Liberty City car wash, the owners of the gas station that paid the 24-year-old employee will be paying his family as well.


Casey Anthony at her sentencing hearing.

Casey Anthony Wants Defamation Trial Moved Out Of Orange County

Casey Anthony’s attorneys think she can’t get a fair shake in Orange County, so they are seeking a change of venue for her upcoming defamation trial.


Ian and Dan from the finale of Big Brother 14. (Source: CBS)

“Big Brother” Crowns A New Champion

A crazy season of plotting, scheming and evictions ended Wednesday night with the crowning of a new “Big Brother” champion. One contestant outlasted all the drama to win the $500,000 grand prize.


Cristobal Palacio testified in his own defense during his murder trial on August 1, 2012. Palacio is accused of fatally shooting his ex-wife's new husband, Paul Winter.(CBS4)

Jury: Palacio Guilty Of 2nd Degree Murder In Driveway Murder

Twelve Miami-Dade jurors handed down a guilty verdict to a South Florida man accused of killing his ex-wife’s new husband in front of their children.


Cristobal Palacio in court (Source: CBS4)

Deliberations Underway In Palacio Driveway Murder Trial

A Miami-Dade jury started deliberating Thursday in the trial of a South Florida man accused of killing his ex-wife’s new husband in front of their children.