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Dunn Not Done, Going Back To Court To Fight Murder Charge

A Jacksonville man accused of killing a teen during a dispute over loud music will be in back in court.

09/08/2014

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Legislature To Consider Bills Which Tweak State’s Gun Laws

When the state’s Legislature convenes on Tuesday there will be several gun legislation bills up for consideration. Florida’s gun-friendly laws drew national attention after several prominent shootings.

03/02/2014

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Verdict In Florida Again Raises Self-Defense Issue

Seven months after Geroge Zimmerman was acquitted in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin another verdict is raising the same issues. The verdict in the loud music trial is raising the issue of self-defense and race in Florida.

02/16/2014

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Fla. Man Found Guilty Of Lesser Counts In Loud Music Trial

A mistrial has been declared on a murder charge in the trial of a man accused of shooting and killing a 17-year old after an argument over loud music.

02/15/2014

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

Trayvon Martin’s Parents Offer Support For Parents Of Slain Teen

Trayvon Martin’s parents offered support on Saturday to the parents of the 17-year old shot and killed after an argument over loud music.

02/15/2014

Derek Medina, accused of killing his wife and posting a picture of her body on Facebook, appeared in court on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Judge Denies Bond For Man Charged In Facebook Murder

A lawyer for the South Miami man accused of killing his wife and then posting pictures of her body on Facebook tried to convince a judge Tuesday to release his client on bail before the trial–but the judge denied his request.

10/15/2013

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FAU Offers Course On “Stand Your Ground” Law

The depth and scope of Florida’s so-called “stand your ground” self defense law will be the focus of a new course offered at Florida Atlantic University.

08/22/2013

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)

ME Testifies Trayvon Suffered After Shooting

A CBS4 exclusive interview with Trayvon Martin’s brother, Jahvaris Fulton, took center stage in the George Zimmerman murder trial Friday morning.

CBS Miami–07/05/2013

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)

Prosecution Near End Of Its Case Against Zimmerman

Prosecutors in the George Zimmerman murder trial are beginning to wind down their case after a week full of presenting forensics evidence and testimony they believe refutes the defendant’s claim of self-defense in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

CBS Miami–07/04/2013

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

Lawyer: George Zimmerman Defense Funds Nearly Gone

With less than two weeks to go before George Zimmerman goes on trial for the shooting death of unarmed Miami teen Trayvon Martin, Zimmerman’s defense fund is almost depleted, his defense attorneys said Wednesday.

CBS Miami–05/29/2013

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