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Top 10 Local Stories Of 2013

South Florida’s connection to the JFK assassination, the death of Trayvon Martin, and a bizarre sea creature caught off Miami Beach all were popular stories on CBSMiami.com in 2013.

CBS Miami–12/12/2013

George Zimmerman at his bond hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Girlfriend Wants Charges Dropped Against Zimmerman

George Zimmerman asked a judge to change the terms of his bond Monday in order to have contact with the girlfriend he’s accused of assaulting last month.

12/09/2013

George Zimmerman at his bond hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Miami Attorney Now Representing George Zimmerman

George Zimmerman has a new attorney representing him in his domestic violence case. Miami attorney Jayne Weintraub announced Wednesday that she had replaced the Seminole County public defender.

11/27/2013

George Zimmerman was arrested Monday, Nov. 18th, after Seminole Co. deputies responded to a disturbance call in Apopka.  (Source: Seminole Co. Sheriff's Office)

Deputies Found Guns, Ammo During Zimmerman Arrest

On the day George Zimmerman was arrest earlier this month on domestic violence charges, Seminole County Sheriff’s deputies found he had five guns and more than a hundred rounds of ammunition with him.

11/26/2013

SANFORD, FL - JUNE 24: George Zimmerman arrives with his wife Shellie, on the 11th day of his trial in Seminole circuit court 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)

Wife Says Zimmerman Unraveled Since Trial

George Zimmerman’s estranged wife believes her husband unraveled since he was acquitted in the fatal shooting of Miami Gardens teen,Trayvon Martin earlier this year .

11/21/2013

George Zimmerman at his bond hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

George Zimmerman Posts Bond And Is Released From Jail

Bond has been set at nine-thousand dollars for George Zimmerman after his most recent arrest in a domestic disturbance case with his new girlfriend.

CBS Miami–11/19/2013

George Zimmerman was arrested Monday, Nov. 18th, after Seminole Co. deputies responded to a disturbance call in Apopka.  (Source: Seminole Co. Sheriff's Office)

George Zimmerman Arrested For Aggravated Assault

The man acquitted in the shooting death of unarmed Miami Gardens teen Trayvon Martin is in trouble with the law again.

CBS Miami–11/18/2013

Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Florida House To Vote On “Stand Your Ground” Repeal

The state’s “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law has been a widely discussed, even protested law–especially so after George Zimmerman was acquitted of murder charges in July for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. On Thursday, the state’s Republican-controlled House is expected to keep intact the state’s law.

11/06/2013

Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, answers questions during a  press conference with members of the National Bar Association in which they were calling for a repeal of Florida's Stand Your Ground Law at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach July 29, 2013 in Miami Beach, Florida. . Fulton's son Trayvon was killed during a struggle with neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman in February of 2012. (Photo by Angel Valentin/Getty Images)

Trayvon Martin’s Mom: Clarify Stand Your Ground Laws

WASHINGTON (CBSMiami/AP) —Sybrina Fulton, the mother of South Florida teen Trayvon Martin, spoke to a Senate panel Tuesday in Washington urging states to clarify their “stand your ground” self-defense laws.

CBS Miami–10/29/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 24: Tracy Martin, father of slain teen Trayvon Martin, participates in the first hearing of the Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill July 24, 2013 in Washington, DC. In the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting trial verdict in Florida, the hearing focused on African-American men's responsibility for '...ensuring our boys mature into strong men.' (Photo by: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Martin’s Father Continues ‘Stand Your Ground’ Fight

The father of slain teenager Trayvon Martin was in Tallahassee Thursday to continue his fight against Florida’s “stand your ground” law.

10/17/2013

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