Stand Your Ground Law

(Source: AP)

S. Florida Leaders Split On State’s Gun Control Laws

At a memorial in Newtown, Connecticut Sunday night, President Barack Obama pledged to take on America’s gun violence saying “enough is enough.”

CBS4–12/17/2012

George Zimmerman attends his second bond hearing on Friday, June 29th. (CBS4)

George Zimmerman Sues NBC, Reporters Over Edited Tape

George Zimmerman filed suit against NBC Thursday saying he was defamed by the network when an audio recording from a 911 call to police after the Trayvon Martin shooting in Sanford was edited to make him sound like he was a racist.

CBS4–12/06/2012

James Wonder testifies at his "Stand Your Ground" hearing on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Judge To Decide ‘Stand Your Ground’ Case In Fed. Agent Shooting

Crime, Donald Pettit, Fatal Shooting, Gabriella Pettit, Ileana Pettit, James Wonder, Pembroke Pines Post Office, Self-Defense, Stand Your Ground Law

CBS4–11/09/2012

James Wonder testifies at his "Stand Your Ground" hearing on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Man Says Frail Stature Forced Him To Shoot “Angry” Off-Duty Federal Agent

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.

CBS4–11/06/2012

James Wonder, 70, hopes the state's Stand Your Ground law applied when he fatally shot Donald Pettit in August 2008. (CBS4)

Testimony To Continue In Stand Your Ground Hearing For Fatal Pines Shooting

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.

CBS4–11/05/2012

James Wonder, 70, hopes the state's Stand Your Ground law applied when he fatally shot Donald Pettit in August 2008. (CBS4)

Testimony Continues In Stand Your Ground Hearing For Fatal Pines Shooting

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.

11/01/2012

James Wonder, 70, hopes the state's Stand Your Ground law applied when he fatally shot Donald Pettit in August 2008. (CBS4)

Broward Man Hopes “Stand Your Ground” Law Applies In Fatal Shooting

A South Florida retiree is putting the state’s Stand Your Ground law to the test.

CBS4–10/30/2012

(Source: CBS) George Zimmerman is escorted from the Seminole County jail after meeting the conditions of his $1 million bond.

Attorney: Zimmerman Hearing Could Set Him Free

The defense team for George Zimmerman, led by attorney Mark O’Mara, said Thursday that there will be a “stand your ground” hearing that could possibly lead to all criminal charges against Zimmerman being dismissed.

CBS Miami–08/09/2012

Cristobal Palacio testified in his own defense during his murder trial on August 1, 2012. Palacio is accused of fatally shooting his ex-wife's new husband, Paul Winter.(CBS4)

Jury: Palacio Guilty Of 2nd Degree Murder In Driveway Murder

Twelve Miami-Dade jurors handed down a guilty verdict to a South Florida man accused of killing his ex-wife’s new husband in front of their children.

CBS4–08/03/2012

Cristobal Palacio in court (Source: CBS4)

Deliberations Underway In Palacio Driveway Murder Trial

A Miami-Dade jury started deliberating Thursday in the trial of a South Florida man accused of killing his ex-wife’s new husband in front of their children.

CBS4–08/02/2012

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