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Judge accepts Zimmerman's not guilty plea

George Zimmerman

George Zimmerman’s not guilty plea on a second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin was accepted Tuesday afternoon at Sanford, Fla., court arraignment.


Trayvon Martin case: Sanford police chief quits, is called 'scapegoat'

Bill Lee Jr.

Bill Lee Jr., who had stepped aside as Sanford, Fla.'s police chief during the investigation of the shooting of unarmed African American teenager Trayvon Martin, has officially resigned as the community’s top cop, a city commissioner said Monday.


Expert: Zimmerman said 'punks'

George Zimmerman

A forensic audio expert who analyzed 911 recordings disagrees with speculation that George Zimmerman uttered a racial slur moments before shooting Trayvon Martin to death.


Many questions in shooting of Trayvon Martin

The fatal shooting of a black teenager by a neighborhood watch captain who then went free has led to nationwide protests calling for the shooter's arrest... The case has raised a multitude of questions, some of which remain unanswered. Here are some of the facts of the case that have been established...

Senh: A good summary article listing the facts, the two sides of the story from both George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin's family and friends, and the possible outcomes.


Sanford couple lives in fear after Spike Lee tweet

A couple in Sanford, Fla., is afraid for their lives after a Twitter post said their address was that of George Zimmerman and urged people to "reach out and touch" the neighborhood watch captain who shot dead Trayvon Martin.


Thousands rally in Florida city to demand justice for dead teen

Florida Shooting Rally

The departure of Sanford's police chief fails to calm protesters led by the Rev. Al Sharpton. They want the prosecution of a crime-watch volunteer who shot an unarmed black 17-year-old.


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