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There were some dramatic moments inside a Fort Lauderdale courtroom Tuesday as a 69-year-old man who shot and killed a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agent in 2008 is seen on videotape clutching his own chest and having trouble breathing.
The man at the center of a ‘Stand Your Ground’ defense is giving his version of what led to a deadly shooting four years ago in Pembroke Pines.
Testimony continued in a Broward County courtroom Thursday as a man accused of gunning down an off-duty federal agent in 2008 tries to convince a judge he did it in self defense.
A South Florida retiree is putting the state’s Stand Your Ground law to the test.
The judge presiding over the case of a former neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the fatal shooting of a South Florida teenager should be removed from the case, a three-judge panel ruled Wednesday.
The attorney for the central Florida man who shot and killed Trayvon Martin is asking a judge to modify existing bond restrictions so his client can travel out of the area.
George Zimmerman, who is accused of second-degree murder for the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, has objected to a prosecution request for his medical records.
The attorney for George Zimmerman, the shooter in the Trayvon Martin case, says his client is broke and he plans to ask a judge to declare Zimmerman indigent.
After initially saying he would defend his client under the state’s “stand your ground” law, George Zimmerman’s attorney announced Monday that he believes case falls more under a traditional self-defense.