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Fla. Man Guilty Of Lesser Counts In Music Shooting

A Florida man has been convicted of three counts of attempted second-degree murder after an argument over loud music outside of a convenience store.

02/15/2014

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Fla. Appeals Court Throws Out Murder Conviction

A Florida appeals court is throwing out a second-degree murder conviction against a Panhandle man who asserted he shot someone in self-defense.

CBS Tampa–01/03/2014

George Zimmerman's attorney has told a newspaper that he plans to ask the state of Florida to cover $200,000 to $300,000 of his legal expenses. (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman Lawyer Seeking Nearly $300,000 In Legal Fees From Florida

George Zimmerman’s attorney has told a newspaper that he plans to ask the state of Florida to cover $200,000 to $300,000 of his legal expenses.

08/27/2013

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Fla. Gov. Says No To Demands But Protest Remains

Florida Gov. Rick Scott reiterated Wednesday that he has no plans to call a special session to have legislators address the state’s self-defense laws following the George Zimmerman trial.

07/18/2013

George Zimmerman looks at the potential jurors during his trial in Seminole circuit court June 20, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder for the February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Gary W. Green-Pool/Getty Images)

A Look At The Jurors For George Zimmerman’s Trial

The six women picked Thursday to serve on the jury in George Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial come from different backgrounds and they have varying knowledge about the case involving the former neighborhood watch volunteer who claims self-defense in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

06/20/2013

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

Zimmerman Jurors To Be Sequestered For Up To A Month

The jury in the George Zimmerman trial will be sequestered.

06/13/2013

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

Potential Zimmerman Juror: ‘I Wasn’t Agreeing With The Racial Connotation’

Attorneys resumed jury selection Tuesday in the trial of the neighborhood watch volunteer charged with fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, interviewing a middle-aged black man who said the case was politicized and a middle-aged white man who questioned the need for Florida’s “stand your ground” self-defense law.

06/11/2013

George Zimmerman arrives with co-counsel Don West on the first day of his trial in Seminole circuit court on June 10, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Joe Burbank - Pool/Getty Images)

Protesters Staying Away On First Day Of Zimmerman Trial

In the first order of business in the trial of a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the fatal shooting of an unarmed teen, a judge Monday denied a defense request to delay the trial’s start.

06/10/2013

George Zimmerman (C) leaves Seminole County Jail after posting a million dollar bond July 6, 2012 in Sanford, Florida. (credit: Roberto Gonzalez/Getty Images)

Experts Not Sure Whose Voices Are On 911 Calls

Audio experts gave differing opinions on whether screams for help captured on 911 calls were those of neighborhood watch leader George Zimmerman or the 17-year-old teen he fatally shot last year.

05/14/2013

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Police: Elderly Man Kills Wife After She Refuses To Cook Him A Hamburger

A local man is facing murder charges after he reportedly killed his wife for refusing to cook him a hamburger.

01/30/2013

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