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George Zimmerman: Homeless, has PTSD, and still receiving threats

Almost two years after the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman says he is homeless, in debt, suffers from PTSD and is still receiving death threats. He also told the media, he was a victim in the encounter with the 17-year-old Martin.
In the Media by Arthur Weinreb - 9 comments

Op-Ed: George Zimmerman-teen killer, neighborhood watchmen, now artist

Sanford - George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed black teenager Trayvon Martin, in Florida in February 2012, but was acquitted in 2013, is in the news again, this time for posting his art work on EBay.
In the Media by Eileen Kersey

Op-Ed: Following Zimmerman verdict, outrage misguided

In a post yesterday, I referred to widespread social outrage over the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial as “misguided consternation.” Today I thought I would write a more detailed explanation of my thoughts on the topic.
In the Media by David Delmar - 19 comments

Op-Ed: The left's sad reaction to the George Zimmerman verdict

Sanford - I used to think that irrationally emotional responses to lightning rod issues were more or less exclusive to the reactionary right.
In the Media by Brett Wilkins - 61 comments

George Zimmerman attorney ask supporters for $120K for trial

Sanford - The bank account is nearly drained, so says the defense team for accused murderer George Zimmerman, who goes on trial in just 12-days
In the Media by Eric Morales - 1 comment

Judge denies several defense motions in Zimmerman murder trial

Sanford - The judge in the Trayvon Martin second-degree murder trial has denied a motion to delay the trial, as well as making several key rulings that could impact the verdict.
In the Media by Eric Morales

Racism, still a hot-button issue in America

According to a new Associated Press poll, America has become slightly more racist than compared with a similar 2008 poll in regard to blacks and Hispanics.
In the Media by Can Tran - 11 comments

Bill Lee, Police Chief in Trayvon Martin case, has been fired

Sanford - Bill Lee, Sanford Police Chief, who temporarily stepped aside in the wake of the public furor over the failure of the police to arrest Trayvon Martin's killer, was fired Wednesday night.
In the Media by Yukio Strachan - 1 comment

George Zimmerman's wife joins husband in jail for perjury

Sanford - Shellie Zimmerman, wife of George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watchman who shot and killed unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, joined her husband in jail after being arrested for perjury, local news media has just reported.
In the Media by Yukio Strachan - 1 comment

Zimmerman had broken nose, black eyes, new medical report says

Medical records show George Zimmerman had a fractured nose and other head injuries after he fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, bolstering his claim that he acted in self-defense.
In the Media by Yukio Strachan - 5 comments

Op-Ed: Trayvon Martin case about much more than race

In less than 24 hours after stating she solely determine the fate of the Trayvon Martin case, Florida special prosecutor Angela Corey held a news conference to announce the filing of a second degree murder charge against George Zimmerman and his arrest.
In the Media by Sadiq Green

Decision on charges in Trayvon Martin shooting expected this week

A group of demonstrators have marched to the police station Sanford, Fl., and are chanting and carrying 'We are Trayvon Martin' signs as they await a decision on whether the man who shot Martin dead, George Zimmerman, will be charged.
In the Media by Marcus Hondro - 1 comment

NBC accused of doctoring Zimmerman 911 tape

The network has launched an investigation into its use of an edited version of the 911 call by George Zimmerman that made it appear he shot Trayvon Martin because he was black.
In the Media by Arthur Weinreb - 10 comments

'Stand Your Ground' Law — In-depth Analysis

Sanford - The case of Trayvon Martin has become a national sensation that continues to flood the media even in the month following the killing.
In the Media by Nicole Byerly - 13 comments

Spike Lee apologizes to couple after Twitter foul-up

Sanford - Recently, Spike Lee retweeted what he thought was the home address of accused Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman. It turned out he was mistaken: the address belonged to an elderly couple unrelated to Zimmerman.
In the Media by Jimmy Reilly - 10 comments

Op-Ed: The conviction of George Zimmerman

Sanford - Is George Zimmerman the next Richard Jewell? His public conviction may lead down to a road of regret that unnecessarily divides America.
In the Media by Paul Bright - 12 comments

Thousands rally around country over Trayvon Martin shooting

Los Angeles - Thousands across the country wore hoodies. They held up skittles and an Arizona Iced Tea. They protested the failure of police to arrest an armed neighborhood watch volunteer for fatally shooting an unarmed Florida black teenager.
In the Media by Yukio Strachan - 11 comments

Op-Ed: Why haven't the police arrested George Zimmerman yet?

Does evidence show that Zimmerman truly is innocent? Or was information provided during the initial investigation full of errors?
In the Media by Nicole Byerly - 18 comments

President Obama: 'If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon'

Sanford - U.S. President Barack Obama has weighed in on the Trayvon Martin tragedy, saying the nation should do some "soul searching to figure out how something like this happens," CNN reports.
In the Media by Layne Weiss - 20 comments

Police Chief Bill Lee Stepping aside 'temporarily' after shooting

Sanford - After receiving an unofficial “no confidence” vote on Wednesday, Police Chief Bill Lee announced at a conference on Thursday that he will be stepping down “temporarily” from his position.
In the Media by Nicole Byerly

Sanford police chief steps aside fromTrayvon Martin shooting case

Sanford - The controversial shooting and investigation of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teen, has prompted one official to step aside from the investigation.
In the Media by Paul Bright - 1 comment

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George Zimmerman appears for a bond hearing with his attorney Mark O Mara  left  at the John E. Polk...
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George Zimmerman appears for a bond hearing with his attorney Mark O'Mara, left, at the John E. Polk Correctional Facility on April 12, 2012 in Sanford, Fla.
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Packing his concealed 9mm pistol, a self-appointed watchman George Zimmerman, shot dead 17-year-old Trayvon Martin
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