Second Degree Murder

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

George Zimmerman prepares to exit court for the day in his trial in Seminole circuit court June 27, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder for the February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Jacob Langston-Pool/Getty Images)

Jury Deliberations To Resume Saturday In Zimmerman Trial

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.

CBS Miami–07/12/2013

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

Miami Gardens Churchgoers Pray Trayvon Martin’s Mom

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.

07/12/2013

(Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Reflections After The Defense Rested At The Zimmerman Trial

After 12 days of testimony, the witnesses are done and the judge asks George Zimmerman, “Is it your decision not to testify in this case?” “Yes, your honor,” he said.

07/10/2013

SANFORD, FL - JULY 8:  The Father of Trayvon Martin, Tracy Martin, testifies as a defense witness in George Zimmerman  trial in Seminole circuit court, July 8, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Donnelly identified the screams as belonging to Zimmerman. Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder for the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Trayvon Martin’s Father Called To Stand By Defense

The second-degree murder trial of George Zimmerman will be back in the courtroom Monday morning as the defense gets into the heart of its case.

CBS Miami–07/08/2013

George Zimmerman 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)

Attorneys Still Searching For Zimmerman Jury

For a third day, attorneys tried to seat a jury for the trial of George Zimmerman, the man charged in the shooting of an unarmed Miami teen.

CBS Miami–06/12/2013

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)

Jury Selection Continues For Zimmerman Trial

Jury selection is expected to continue Tuesday in the second-degree murder trial of George Zimmerman for the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in February 2012.

CBS Miami–06/11/2013

George Zimmerman (left) arrives with his lead counsel, Mark O'Mara, for a hearing in Seminole circuit court.  (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel) newsgatePOOL

Zimmerman’s Mother Releases Letter Critical Of Justice System

George Zimmerman’s mother, Gladys, has released a letter to the public on the one-year anniversary of her son’s arrest that is critical of the justice system and how the shooting death of Trayvon Martin has been handled.

CBS Miami–04/12/2013

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