South Florida Calm After Zimmerman VerdictThe streets of South Florida remain calm in the wake of George Zimmerman’s not guilty verdict in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial profiling, self-defense and equal justice.
Jurors Find Zimmerman Not Guilty After more than a year, a jury has issued its verdict on the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin at the hands of George Zimmerman. After more than 15 hours of deliberation, the jury found Zimmerman not guilty.
Jury Deliberations To Resume Saturday In Zimmerman Trial Jurors in the trial of George Zimmerman adjourned Friday night and will deliberating first thing Saturday morning. Judge Debra Nelson announced the decision of the jurors at 6 p.m. They will be back in the jury room at 9 a.m. Saturday.
Closing Arguments Resume Friday In Zimmerman Trial Defense attorneys will have the chance to deliver their closing arguments in the murder case against George Zimmerman.
Defense Rests Case And George Zimmerman Will Not TestifyDefense attorneys in the trial of George Zimmerman, the Sanford man charged in the fatal shooting of Miami Gardens teen Trayvon Martin, wanted to use text messages on Martin’s phone and an animation depicting the struggle between Zimmerman and Martin as evidence but the judge has denied its use as evidence.
Five Key Moments From Week 2 Of Zimmerman Trial Defense attorneys for George Zimmerman will continue their case on Monday as the trial enters its third week. Prosecutors rested their case Friday at the end of the second week of testimony and the defense began their case with its first two witnesses.
Social Media Plays Role In Zimmerman Trial Postings on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are playing a role in the trial of George Zimmerman who is charged in last year’s shooting death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin.
FBI Audio Expert Takes Stand In Zimmerman TrialScience and forensics take center stage this week as prosecutors build their case against George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch leader charged in the fatal shooting of 17-year old Trayvon Martin.
Week 1 In Zimmerman Trial In The BooksThe first week of George Zimmerman's second-degree murder trial wrapped up with testimony from two neighbors and a police officer that seemed to bolster the defense's argument that he was pinned on his back by Trayvon Martin before shooting the teen.
Neighbor Describes Tussle Between Trayvon & ZimmermanOn the fifth day of testimony for the trial of George Zimmerman, the man charged in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, two neighbors as well as a police officer took the stand seemingly bolstering Zimmerman’s contention that he was on his back being straddled by Martin during the February confrontation.
Trayvon Martin's Friend Returns To Stand For QuestioningThe prosecution’s key witness, a friend of Trayvon Martin’s who was on phone with him before he was shot, took the stand for a second day in the trial of George Zimmerman, the man who fatally shot Martin in February of 2012.