Stand Your Ground

Kimberly Matthews (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Hearing Begins In Fatal SW Dade Strip Club Shooting Case

A two-day hearing has begun for a woman who claimed she was standing her ground in a fatal Southwest Dade strip-club shooting.

06/29/2015

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Police: Homeowner Shoots, Kills Attempted Burglary Suspect

An attempted burglary suspect is dead after deputies say he was shot and killed by a homeowner trying to protect his family.

02/27/2015

ATIONAL HARBOR, MD - FEBRUARY 27: Former Florida governor Jeb Bush (R) waves to the crowd as Sean Hannity (L) of Fox News looks on during an interview at the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) February 27, 2015 in National Harbor, Maryland. Conservative activists attended the annual political conference to discuss their agenda. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images

Bush: Borders Less Secure If Congress Cuts Off DHS Dollars

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush spoke against cutting off the Department of Homeland Security’s budget saying it would make U.S. borders less secure.

02/27/2015

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Bush Defends His Conservative Credentials Ahead Of CPAC

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush defended his conservative credentials like tax cuts and smaller government ahead of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).

02/27/2015

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Trayvon Martin’s Parents React To DOJ Decision

A day after it was announced that George Zimmerman would not face federal charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, Martin’s mother said she still believes he got away with murder.

02/25/2015

Trayvon Martin (Source: Martin Family Photo)

Dozens Set To Attend Trayvon Martin Remembrance Events

Dozens are expected to gather this weekend in remembrance of the late Trayvon Martin whose death sparked a national debate over the controversial Stand Your Ground law.

02/14/2015

George Zimmerman was arrested January 9, 2015 charged with aggravated assault. (Courtesy: Mary Police Department )

George Zimmerman Assault Case Dropped

Authorities say they are dropping their aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman after his ex-girlfriend stopped cooperating with authorities.

01/30/2015

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Woman In Florida ‘Stand Your Ground’ Case Released From Jail

A woman who said she fired a gun in self defense is set to be released from prison as part of a plea deal for the time she has served.

01/27/2015

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State Supreme Court To Hear “Stand Your Ground” Case

Who should have to supply burden of proof in so-called “stand your ground” cases will be taken up by the state’s highest court on Tuesday.

12/02/2014

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Supreme Court To Weigh If Felons Can Stand Their Ground

The Florida Supreme Court will consider whether convicted felons have the right to claim immunity under the state’s controversial “stand your ground” self-defense law, even if they are barred from possessing guns in the first place.

07/02/2014

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