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George Zimmerman listens to testimony. (credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Pathologist: Trajectory Of Bullet, Gun Powder On Body Support Zimmerman’s Version Martin Was On Top Of Him

A pathologist hired by the defense says George Zimmerman’s account of how he fatally shot Trayvon Martin is consistent with the forensic evidence.

07/09/2013

George Zimmerman listens to testimony. (credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge Considers Letting Defense Use Animated Depiction Of Fatal Struggle Between Zimmerman, Martin

A central Florida judge was considering Tuesday whether to allow defense attorneys to use an animated depiction of the fatal struggle between Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman at Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial.

07/09/2013

Aaron Hernandez #81 of the New England Patriots smiles from the sidelines in the fourth quarter during a game against the Houston Texans at Gillette Stadium on Dec. 10, 2012 in Foxboro, Mass. (credit:  Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Aaron Hernandez Questioned In 2007 About Double Shooting While At Florida

As former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez sits in a private cell for his protection, a portrait is emerging of a man whose life away from the field included brushes with violence that started as long ago as his freshman year at the University of Florida.

07/02/2013

File photo of death chamber. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Stay Of Execution For Former Escort Service Owner

A former escort service owner convicted in the slayings of two Florida women was granted a temporary stay of execution Monday, hours before he was to have received a lethal injection for one of those deaths.

06/24/2013

File photo of an execution chamber. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Man Set To Be Executed For Prison Guard’s Murder

A man who orchestrated a prison van ambush in 1987 in an attempt to free a prisoner was scheduled to die by lethal injection Wednesday night at the Florida State Prison.

06/12/2013

Booking photo of Andrew Lobban.  (credit: Marion County Sheriff's Department)

Ocala Police: Man Fatally Shot 3 Over Punked Video

A man charged with murder told police he shot three bouncers he had worked with for teasing him about a video that showed him being punked, Ocala police said Sunday.

06/03/2013

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Man Acquitted For Killing Wife’s Lover

A jury has acquitted a 70-year-old Tampa Bay area man charged with killing his wife’s lover.

CBS Tampa–05/31/2013

File photo of George Zimmerman in court. (credit: Getty Images)

Judge: Jurors Can’t See Crime Scene In Martin Case

Jurors who will consider whether George Zimmerman committed murder when he fatally shot Trayvon Martin will not be able to travel to the crime scene during his trial.

05/28/2013

File photo of George Zimmerman. (credit: Getty Images)

Zimmerman Wants Martin’s Pot Use On The table

An attorney for the neighborhood watch leader charged with fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin is asking a judge to deny prosecutors’ request that the teen’s marijuana use be off limits.

05/22/2013

File photo of a table where lethal injections are performed. (Photo by Virginia Department of Corrections via Getty Images)

Fla. Man Executed In Girl’s 1980 Slaying

Florida executed one of the longest-serving inmates on its death row Wednesday evening, 32 years after he kidnapped and murdered a 10-year-old girl who was riding her bike to school after a dentist put on her braces.

04/10/2013

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