File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Spent Nearly $173,000 Extra On Security For Zimmerman Verdict Protest

A month-long protest at the Florida Capitol following the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial is resulting in overtime expenses of nearly $173,000.

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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.


Demonstrators march in the streets against the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.  (credit: Paul Warner/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Meets With Protesters At State Capitol

Protesters who set up camp in the state Capitol building earlier this week finally got to meet with Gov. Rick Scott late Thursday, and they urged him to push for the repeal of Florida’s “stand-your-ground” law and to take steps to combat racial profiling.


Mitt Romney at 10 Downing Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Protesters To Arrive For RNC In Tampa

Republicans aren’t the only ones determined to come to Tampa, even as Tropical Storm Isaac heads toward Florida. Protesters are coming, too


RNC protestors and police will be in full force in Tampa. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

RNC Protests Will Test Tampa Police

Tampa has hosted four Super Bowls, but the protesters expected to cram into the city for the Republican National Convention will be a different sort of crowd, and the police are trying to be ready.


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