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Gov. Scott Hopes Florida Withstands Talk Of Boycott

Critics of the state’s “stand your ground” law and Saturday’s acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of teen Trayvon Martin hope to make Florida pay.

07/18/2013

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 30: Recording artist Stevie Wonder performs onstage during the 2013 BET Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on June 30, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)

Report: Stevie Wonder Boycotting Fla. Until Stand Your Ground Law Repealed

Stevie Wonder fans in the Sunshine State will have to travel out of state if they want to see the singer perform again. The legendary artist announced a boycott of Florida Sunday until the state repeals its Stand Your Ground law in the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict.

CBS Miami–07/16/2013

A Miami Beach homeowner's security captures the confrontation between him and a potential criminal. (Source: Gabriel Ruz/CBS4)

Miami Beach Homeowner Surprises Potential Criminal

The tables were turned on a potential criminal Monday night on Miami Beach. The homeowner surprised him at gun point in the driveway of his home, and a surveillance camera captured the whole thing.

CBS Miami–07/09/2013

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 leaves the courtroom during a recess in Seminole circuit court on the 7th day of his trial June 18, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

All Female Jury Selected For Zimmerman Trial

Six jurors, all women, have been chosen for the trial of George Zimmerman, the man charged in the fatal shooting of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin.

CBS Miami–06/20/2013

George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom during a recess in Seminole circuit court on the 7th day of his trial June 18, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge Reads Charge To Potential Jurors In Zimmerman Trial

Potential jurors for the trial of George Zimmerman, the man who fatally shot unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, started Wednesday with a Florida judge reading the formal charge against Zimmerman, and then later reminded by the prosecutor that the case will be different from what they’ve seen on shows like “Law & Order.”

CBS Miami–06/19/2013

George Zimmerman looks back at the gallery,  in Seminole circuit court on the first day of his trial June 10, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Jury selection will begin today as Zimmerman is charged with the second-degree murder of an unarmed teenager, Trayvon Martin.  (Photo by Joe Burbank - Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman Trial Attorneys Pick 40 Potential Jurors Tuesday

After seven days of interviewing potential jurors for the trial of George Zimmerman, the man charged in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, prosecutors and defense attorneys have selected a pool of 40 potential jurors for further questioning.

CBS Miami–06/18/2013

George Zimmerman was arrested and booked Wednesday April 11, 2012 on second degree murder charges in the death of Miami teen Trayvon Martin. (Source: Seminole County Sheriff's Office)

Prosecutors: Keep Trayvon Martin’s Life Separate

The prosecution in the George Zimmerman murder case requested that some of Trayvon Martin’s personal information stay out of the courtroom.

05/13/2013

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Zimmerman Wants His Jury Sequestered

George Zimmerman, the man charged with fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, wants the jury during his trial to be kept in isolation.

CBS4–05/09/2013

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Task Force Calls Stand Your Ground A Good Law

A task force looking into Florida’s Stand Your Ground law has determined the law is good and shouldn’t be overturned.

CBS Miami–02/22/2013

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