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Zimmerman: I'm Trying To Be A Good PersonThe 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.
Zimmerman's Wife Wants Him To Pay For Life Insurance Policy With Her As BeneficiaryGeorge Zimmerman's wife is asking in divorce papers that he pay for a permanent life insurance policy with her named as the beneficiary.
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."
Zimmerman Helps Save Family Of Four From Overturned VehicleGeorge Zimmerman helped save the lives of a family of four that were involved in a single-car accident.
Police Across Florida Taking Precautionary Steps For Riots Following VerdictPolice 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.
Attorneys Use Life-Sized Foam Mannequin To Recreate Martin-Zimmerman EncounterA 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.
Judge Rules Martin's Texts, Animation Depicting Fight Won't Be Introduced As EvidenceA 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.
Judge Walks Out Of Courtroom While Zimmerman Attorney Was Talking To HerGeorge 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 CallThe 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.
Social Media Sites Permeating Zimmerman TrialTrayvon 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.
Zimmerman's Mom: My Son Is Screaming In Background During 911 CallGeorge Zimmerman's mother says it was her son's screams that can be heard in the background of a 911 call recorded the night her son fatally shot Trayvon Martin.
Prosecutors Expected To Rest Their Case Friday In Zimmerman TrialProsecutors are winding down their case in George Zimmerman's murder trial after presenting forensics evidence and testimony aimed at refuting Zimmerman's claim he was acting in self-defense when he fatally shot Trayvon Martin.

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