The acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of 17-year old Trayvon Marting sparked nationwide protests calling for “justice for Trayvon.”
Florida’s so-called “stand your ground” law has received support from the Florida Sheriffs Association.
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.
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.
Gov. Rick Scott has taken the Rev. Jesse Jackson to task over remarks he made Tuesday while joining a protest in the Capitol.
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 […]
A family of four who got into an accident over weekend got a helping hand from an unexpected driver.
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.
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.”
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.