A Miami-Dade judge has dismissed a manslaughter charge against a father whose daughter died after he left her in a sweltering car for hours.
A Miami-Dade County judge sentenced Carlos Bertonatti to 12 years in prison for his DUI manslaughter conviction in the death of cyclist Christophe LeCanne in 2010.
The brother of Carlos Bertonatti broke down in tears inside a Miami courtroom as he refused to give testimony that could help lessen Carlos’s sentence for DUI manslaughter.
The families of George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin are reacting on Twitter after the former neighborhood watch volunteer was cleared of all charges in the fatal shooting of the unarmed black teen.
The streets of South Florida remain calm in the wake of George Zimmerman’s not guilty verdict in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial profiling, self-defense and equal justice.
After more than a year, a jury has issued its verdict on the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin at the hands of George Zimmerman. After more than 15 hours of deliberation, the jury found Zimmerman not guilty.
Jurors in the trial of George Zimmerman adjourned Friday night and will deliberating first thing Saturday morning. Judge Debra Nelson announced the decision of the jurors at 6 p.m. They will be back in the jury room at 9 a.m. Saturday.
More than one hundred people gathered Friday night at a Miami Gardens church to pray for one of their fellow members as she awaits the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial.
Defense attorneys will have the chance to deliver their closing arguments in the murder case against George Zimmerman.
It’s been more than a year since the Costa Concordia ran aground off the Italian coast, but Tuesday the sole defendant in the case, Captain Franceso Schettino, was scheduled to go to trial in Italy.