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George Zimmerman, the acquitted shooter in the death of Trayvon Martin, faces a Seminole circuit judge during a first-appearance hearing on charges including aggravated assault stemming from a fight with his girlfriend on Nov. 19, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman: I’m Trying To Be A Good Person

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.

03/12/2014

George Zimmerman arrives with his wife Shellie, on the 11th day of his trial in Seminole circuit court on June 24, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman’s Wife Wants Him To Pay For Life Insurance Policy With Her As Beneficiary

George Zimmerman’s wife is asking in divorce papers that he pay for a permanent life insurance policy with her named as the beneficiary.

09/06/2013

George Zimmerman arrives with his wife Shellie, on the 11th day of his trial in Seminole circuit court on June 24, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman Wife: ‘I Have A Selfish Husband’

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.”

09/06/2013

George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom a free man after being found not guilty, on the 25th day of his trial at the Seminole County Criminal Justice Center on July 13, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman Helps Save Family Of Four From Overturned Vehicle

George Zimmerman helped save the lives of a family of four that were involved in a single-car accident.

07/22/2013

Standing next to his attorney Don West, George Zimmerman is sworn by Judge Debra Nelson during his trial in Seminole circuit court July 10, 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)

Police Across Florida Taking Precautionary Steps For Riots Following Verdict

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.

07/11/2013

Assistant state attorney John Guy (C) uses a foam dummy to describe and demonstrate the altercation between George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin to defense witness and law enforcement expert Dennis Root (R) during Zimmerman's murder trial in Seminole circuit court on July 10, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Gary W. Green-Pool/Getty Images)

Attorneys Use Life-Sized Foam Mannequin To Recreate Martin-Zimmerman Encounter

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.

07/10/2013

Defense counsel Don West tries to Judge Debra Nelson's attention as she abruptly leaves the bench, with George Zimmerman looking on, in the courtroom on July 9, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge Rules Martin’s Texts, Animation Depicting Fight Won’t Be Introduced As Evidence

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.

07/10/2013

Defense counsel Don West tries to Judge Debra Nelson's attention as she abruptly leaves the bench, with George Zimmerman looking on, in the courtroom on July 9, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge Walks Out Of Courtroom While Zimmerman Attorney Was Talking To Her

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.

07/10/2013

George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom for the lunch break during the 20th day of his trial in Seminole circuit court, on July 8, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

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.

07/08/2013

George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom at the end of the day during his trial in Seminole circuit court on July 5, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Gary W. Green-Pool/Getty Images)

Social Media Sites Permeating Zimmerman Trial

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.

07/07/2013

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