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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]