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Second Degree Murder

Michael Backman was charged with 2nd degree murder in the stabbing death of John Williams Jr. (Source: CBS4)

Man Charged In Deadly Plantation Stabbing

A Ft. Lauderdale man who stopped by his ex-girlfriend’s place to grab a few things ended up being charged with murder after he stabbed a man to death.

09/19/2013

Testimony resumed Tuesday in the trial of Gerard Lopes, a Pembroke Pines man accused of killing his adoptive mother. (Source: CBS4)

Jury Convicts Gerard Lopes Of Killing Adoptive Murder

A Broward County jury convicted Gerard Lopes of second-degree murder for the death of his adoptive mother, Natalie Belmonte.

CBS4–09/17/2013

Quentin Wyche

Former FIU Student Guilty Of Second-Degree Murder In Football Player’s Death

Jurors in the murder trial of Quentin Wyche, the man who fatally stabbed a football player after during an altercation on FIU’s campus, found him guilty of second-degree murder with a deadly weapon Wednesday.

09/11/2013

George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom a free man after being found not guilty, on the 25th day of his trial at the Seminole County Criminal Justice Center July 13, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman was charged with second-degree murder in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin.  (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Juror B29: Zimmerman Got Away With Murder

Another juror from the George Zimmerman trial has broken her silence. Juror B29 said she thought felt Zimmerman got away with murder for the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin.

CBS Miami–07/25/2013

Suspect Angel Luis Villegas (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

No Bond For Dad Charged With Son’s Death

A Homestead man charged with second degree murder in the death of his son has been ordered to be held without bond.

CBS4–07/22/2013

Source: CBS4

Demands For Change Heard Coast To Coast

Rallies took place from coast to coast, Saturday, as people pressed for civil rights charges against George Zimmerman and for changes in the country’s self-defense laws.

07/20/2013

Trayvon Martin's parents Sybrina Fulton, left, and Tracy Martin during the George Zimmerman trial.(Photo by Jacob Langston-Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman, Martin Families React On Twitter

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.

07/13/2013

Trayvon Martin Peace Rally

South Florida Calm After Zimmerman Verdict

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.

CBS Miami–07/13/2013

ZIMMERMAN NOT GUILTY

Jurors Find Zimmerman Not Guilty

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.

CBS Miami–07/13/2013

George Zimmerman waits for his defense counsel to arrive in Seminole circuit court, on the 11th day of his trial June 24, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Today prosecutors began with their opening statements. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder for the February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.  (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Jurors Have Reached A Verdict In Zimmerman Trial

The six female jurors in the trial of George Zimmerman, the man charged in the fatal shooting of Miami Gardens teen Trayvon Martin, have reached a verdict on the second day of deliberations.

07/13/2013

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