Zimmerman Verdict

Trayvon Martin's mother Sybrina Fulton, arrives in the courtroom on the 24th day of the George Zimmerman  trial at the Seminole County Criminal Justice Center, in Sanford, Fla., Friday, July  12, 2013. Zimmerman is charged with 2nd-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed teen, in 2012. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/POOL)

Town Hall On Trayvon Martin’s Death Held For Broward Students

A group of Broward County students attended a special town hall meeting Wednesday that focused on the death of Trayvon Martin and the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial.

CBS4–09/18/2013

The first wave of Dream Defenders around the Capitol Rotunda. (Source: dreamdefenders.org)

Tallahassee Protest Cost State $173,000 In Overtime Pay

The protest of the George Zimmerman verdict at the Florida Capitol cost the taxpayers of Florida approximately $173,000 in overtime expenses for security.

CBS Miami–09/05/2013

Colin Powell

Colin Powell Calls Zimmerman Verdict “Questionable”

The acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin has been called “questionable” by former Secretary of State Colin Powell.

08/25/2013

Trayvon Martin's parents Sybrina Fulton, left, and Tracy Martin during the George Zimmerman trial.(Photo by Jacob Langston-Pool/Getty Images)

Martin’s Parents Taking No Stance On Proposed Florida Boycott

Ever since the not guilty verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman, the ex-neighborhood watch who fatally shot unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, several people, including some big name celebrities, have boycotted Florida. The parents of Martin, however, said Friday that they are taking no stance on the proposed boycott.

08/02/2013

Will Weatherford (Source: CBS4)

Florida House Will Hold Hearing On “Stand Your Ground” Law

Even though the chairman clearly stated he doesn’t intent to support any changes to “stand your ground” law, the Florida House has planned to hold a subcommittee hearing later this year to address the state’s controversial law.

08/02/2013

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 first wave of Dream Defenders around the Capitol Rotunda. (Source: dreamdefenders.org)

Zimmerman Verdict Protesters Hold ‘People’s Session’ At State Capitol

More than two weeks after George Zimmerman was acquitted charges for the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, a group of protesters continue to stand their ground in the hallway near Governor Scott’s office in Tallahassee.

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

(Source: The Miami Herald)

Florida’s DJJ Secretary Meets With Protesters In Capitol

About a week after student protesters have situated themselves in a hallway at the state Capitol, Governor Scott, after listening to the protesters last Thursday, asked Department of Juvenile Justice Secretary Wansley Walters to meet with the activists Monday.

07/23/2013

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