Town Hall On Trayvon Martin's Death Held For Broward StudentsA 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.
Tallahassee Protest Cost State $173,000 In Overtime PayThe protest of the George Zimmerman verdict at the Florida Capitol cost the taxpayers of Florida approximately $173,000 in overtime expenses for security.
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.
Martin's Parents Taking No Stance On Proposed Florida BoycottEver 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.
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.
George Zimmerman Packing Heat During Traffic StopLess 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. Scott Says Jackson Needs To ApologizeGov. Rick Scott has taken the Rev. Jesse Jackson to task over remarks he made Tuesday while joining a protest in the Capitol.
Zimmerman Verdict Protesters Hold 'People's Session' At State CapitolMore 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.
Trayvon Martin's Parents Call For Change In Justice System
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.
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.
"Justice For Trayvon" Rally Held In Miami In prayer and song, hundreds demonstrated in front of the Federal Courthouse in Miami Saturday as part of the 100 city "Justice For Trayvon" rallies.
"Justice For Trayvon" Rallies Planned This Weekend Nationwide The national “Justice for Trayvon” day in 100 cities, led by Rev. Al Sharpton, will take place this weekend to press for federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, the man acquitted of charges in the fatal shooting of Miami Gardens teen Martin.
President Obama Calls For "Soul-Searching" In Wake Of Zimmerman VerdictSince George Zimmerman, the man who fatally shot Miami Gardens teen Trayvon Martin claiming self-defense, was acquitted of charges last Saturday, Stevie Wonder boycotted performances in Florida, Al Sharpton called for vigils in 100 cities nationwide, students protesters slept for a third night in the Florida Capitol building hallway, and the list goes on and on. Now, President Obama has spoken about the trial’s verdict.
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.