Verdict

Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of staff and Secretary of State Colin Powell (Photo by Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Powell: Trayvon Martin Verdict ‘Questionable’

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell says the jury verdict that freed the killer of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin was “questionable.” But he isn’t sure it will have staying power in the public consciousness.

CBS Tampa–08/25/2013

George Zimmerman (R) with his attorneys, Mark O'Mara (left), and Don West, watch as the jury enters the courtroom. (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Juror Feels She Let Down Trayvon Martin’s Parents

A juror says she feels like she let Trayvon Martin’s parents down by agreeing to acquit George Zimmerman in the teen’s fatal shooting.

CBS Tampa–07/26/2013

(L to R) Rev. Al Sharpton, Sybrina Fulton mother of slain teenager Trayvon Martin and Rev. Jesse Jackson. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Sharpton Urges Peace After Zimmerman Verdict

The Rev. Al Sharpton is urging peace after the verdict in the Florida murder trial against George Zimmerman, saying any violence would mar Trayvon Martin’s name.

CBS Tampa–07/13/2013

George Zimmerman sits in court during his trial in Seminole circuit court, on July 5, 2013 in Sanford, Fla. (credit: Gary W. Green-Pool/Getty Images)

At Court, Groups Gather To Await Zimmerman Verdict

As jurors deliberated for a second day in George Zimmerman’s murder trial, there was little understanding between two small camps assembled outside the Seminole County Courthouse to await a verdict.

CBS Tampa–07/13/2013

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

Defense Rests In Casey Anthony Murder Trial

Jennifer Ford Regrets Being Anthony Juror

Once is enough for one Pinellas County Woman who was a juror on the Casey Anthony murder trail. For Jennifer Ford, the best source of insight has been hindsight. “If I knew then what I […]

CBS Tampa–10/01/2011

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