Trayvon

Florida Sheriff's Association (Source: www.flsheriffs.org)

Sheriff’s Assoc. Stands By “Stand Your Ground” Law

Florida’s so-called “stand your ground” law has received support from the Florida Sheriffs Association.

08/11/2013

Jesse Jackson (Source: CBS4)

Jackson Refuses To Apologize For Critical Remarks About Florida

The Reverend Jesse Jackson is standing by critical comments he made about Florida and has refused to offer an apology demanded by Gov. Rick Scott.

CBS4–08/01/2013

George Zimmerman glances back at the back of the courtroom during his trial in Seminole circuit court June 26, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. (Photo by Jacob Langston-Pool/Getty Images)

George Zimmerman Packing Heat During Traffic Stop

Less than a month after making headlines for helping a family out of an overturned SUV in central Florida, George Zimmerman is back in the news.

07/31/2013

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Says Jackson Needs To Apologize

Gov. Rick Scott has taken the Rev. Jesse Jackson to task over remarks he made Tuesday while joining a protest in the Capitol.

07/31/2013

The parents of Trayvon Martin have called for change in the U.S. justice system. (Source: CBS4)

Trayvon Martin’s Parents Call For Change In Justice System

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The mother of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin and the Reverend Jessie Jackson continue their push for change in U.S. justice system. Appearing Monday at the National Bar Association’s annual conference at […]

07/29/2013

(Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman Helps Family After Rollover Accident

A family of four who got into an accident over weekend got a helping hand from an unexpected driver.

07/22/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Despite Outcry, Changes To “Stand Your Ground” Unlikely

Despite public rallies, a call President Barack Obama for a close examination and the urging of civil rights groups after the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin, there won’t likely be any changes in so-called “Stand Your Ground” laws across the nation.

07/21/2013

Source: CBS4

“Day Of Unity” In Death Of Trayvon Martin

Governor Rick Scott declared Sunday as “Day of Prayer for Unity” in the death of Trayvon Martin. The proclamation said, in part, “the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin is a tragedy; and the Martin family, the family of George Zimmerman, and all those affected by Trayvon’s death remain in our thoughts and prayers.”

07/21/2013

(Source: CBS)

Trayvon’s Parents Talk To CBS This Morning About Zimmerman Verdict

For the first time since a central Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of the murder of their son, Trayvon Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, and father, Tracy Martin, talked to CBS This Morning about the “shock” of the verdict after it was read.

CBS Miami–07/18/2013

Courtroom Jury Box Generic

Zimmerman Jury Got Manis, Pedis, Went To The Movies

Manis, pedis and movies were included in the 22 days of sequestration for the six women jury in the trial of George Zimmerman.

07/18/2013

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