Sanford Police Department
The former neighborhood watch volunteer who was acquitted of murder for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin says in an interview that he’s trying to be a good person and that he thinks he can help others after what he has gone through.
George Zimmerman’s wife is asking in divorce papers that he pay for a permanent life insurance policy with her named as the beneficiary.
George Zimmerman’s wife, Shellie, said she stood by her man “through everything” but once he was acquitted of murder charges in the 2012 shooting of teenager Trayvon Martin, he left her with “a bunch of pieces of broken glass.”
George Zimmerman helped save the lives of a family of four that were involved in a single-car accident.
Police and city leaders in Florida say they have taken precautionary steps for the possibility of mass protests or even civil unrest if George Zimmerman is acquitted in the killing of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, particularly in African-American neighborhoods where passions run strongest over the case.
A Florida judge ruled Wednesday that Trayvon Martin’s cellphone text messages about fighting and a defense animation depicting the struggle between Martin and George Zimmerman won’t be introduced as evidence at Zimmerman’s trial. Defense attorneys had wanted to use those pieces of evidence as they conclude their presentation.
A central Florida judge has ruled that Trayvon Martin’s cellphone texts on fighting and a defense animation depicting the fight between Martin and George Zimmerman won’t be introduced as evidence at Zimmerman’s trial.
George Zimmerman’s attorneys are finishing up their defense of the Florida neighborhood watch volunteer charged with killing Trayvon Martin, though the judge first must rule on two requests by defense attorneys.
Prosecutor: Martin’s Father May Have Been In Denial After Telling Detective It Wasn’t His Son Screaming On 911 Call
The lead detective in George Zimmerman’s second-degree murder case testified Monday that Trayvon Martin’s father told him that screams for help on a 911 call weren’t his son’s.
Trayvon Martin’s fatal shooting garnered worldwide attention when the man who fatally shot him wasn’t arrested for weeks — a backlash fueled largely by social media. Now, social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook have permeated George Zimmerman’s trial both inside and outside the courtroom.