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Baptists To Pay $12.5 Million In Sex Abuse

A central Florida jury has awarded $12.5 million in damages to a young man who was sexually abused by a Baptist minister when he was a child.

CBS Tampa–01/21/2014

Photo of The Game's Trayvon Martin tattoo. (credit: Instagram/Roman Abrego)

Rapper The Game Unveils Tattoo Dedicated To Trayvon Martin

The fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin on the evening of February 26, 2012 in Sanford, Florida became one of the most controversial trials of this year.

08/20/2013

George Zimmerman (R) with his attorneys, Mark O'Mara (left), and Don West, watch as the jury enters the courtroom. (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Juror Feels She Let Down Trayvon Martin’s Parents

A juror says she feels like she let Trayvon Martin’s parents down by agreeing to acquit George Zimmerman in the teen’s fatal shooting.

CBS Tampa–07/26/2013

Trayvon Martin's parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, are seen with the family's legal counsel Benjamin Crump. (Photo by PAULA BUSTAMANTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Holder: Time To Reassess Stand-Your-Ground Laws

Citing concern over the killing of Trayvon Martin in central Florida, Attorney General Eric Holder said stand-your-ground laws, which allow a person who believes they are in danger to use deadly force, should be reassessed.

07/17/2013

General view of the rally for Trayvon Martin.  (credit:  Paul Warner/Getty Images)

Other Jurors Distance Themselves From Juror B37

Four of the six jurors from the murder trial of neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman have distanced themselves from statements another juror made in a televised interview.

07/17/2013

George Zimmerman has been found not guilty. Zimmerman was charged with second-degree murder in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Juror: Some Wanted To Convict Zimmerman Initially

Three jurors in George Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial initially favored convicting him of that offense or manslaughter, but the six-woman jury ultimately voted to acquit him after more closely examining the law, a juror in the case said Monday.

07/16/2013

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Rallies Against Zimmerman Verdict Being Held In US

From New York to California, demonstrators are rallying against a Florida verdict acquitting George Zimmerman in the death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin.

CBS Tampa–07/14/2013

George Zimmerman sits in court during his trial in Seminole circuit court, on July 5, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Gary W. Green-Pool/Getty Images)

At Court, Groups Gather To Await Zimmerman Verdict

As jurors deliberated for a second day in George Zimmerman’s murder trial, there was little understanding between two small camps assembled outside the Seminole County Courthouse to await a verdict.

CBS Tampa–07/13/2013

George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom at the end of the day during his trial in Seminole circuit court July 5, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder for the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Gary W. Green-Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman Jury Begins 2nd Day Of Deliberations

The jury in George Zimmerman’s murder trial began a second day of deliberations Saturday morning, weighing whether the neighborhood watch volunteer committed a crime almost a year and a half ago when he fatally shot Trayvon Martin.

07/13/2013

George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom at the end of the day during his trial in Seminole circuit court July 5, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder for the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Gary W. Green-Pool/Getty Images)

Final Arguments Wrap Up In Zimmerman Trial

George Zimmerman’s lawyers made one last attempt Friday to convince a jury the neighborhood watch volunteer shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in self-defense, saying the prosecution’s case for murder is built on “could’ve beens” and “maybes.”

CBS Tampa–07/12/2013

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