George Zimmerman

This image taken from a video released by attorney Howard Iken on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, shows George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer who was acquitted of murder for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, during an interview in Orlando, Fla., on Friday, March 7, 2014.  (AP Photo/Howard Iken)

Judge dismisses Zimmerman’s lawsuit against NBC

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge on Monday dismissed the defamation lawsuit filed by George Zimmerman against NBC and three reporters, saying the former neighborhood watch leader failed to show the network acted with […]

06/30/2014

This image taken from a video released by attorney Howard Iken on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, shows George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer who was acquitted of murder for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, during an interview in Orlando, Fla., on Friday, March 7, 2014.  (AP Photo/Howard Iken)

George Zimmerman’s divorce attorneys release video

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer who was acquitted of murder for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, said in an interview released Wednesday that he’s trying to be a good person […]

03/12/2014

This image provided by the Seminole County Sheriff`s Office shows former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman after he was arrested Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, in Apopka, Fla. (AP Photo/Seminole County Sheriff's Office)

George Zimmerman arrested after disturbance call

APOPKA, Fla. (AP) — The man acquitted of criminal charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin was arrested Monday after deputies responded to a disturbance call at a house in Florida, authorities said. Former […]

11/18/2013

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Miss America and the conversation about race relations

After the George Zimmerman verdict we promised to continue a conversation about race relations in America. While that trial raised questions about relations between blacks and whites in this country, a more recent incident is […]

09/19/2013

George Zimmerman, right, is escorted to a home by a Lake Mary police officer, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in Lake Mary, Fla., after a domestic incident in the neighborhood where Zimmerman and his wife Shellie had lived during his murder trial. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Zimmerman’s wife won’t press charges despite call

LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) — The sobbing wife of George Zimmerman called 911 on Monday to report that her estranged husband was threatening her with a gun and had punched her father in the nose, […]

09/09/2013

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George Zimmerman’s wife filing for divorce

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman’s wife filed for divorce Thursday, less than two months after her husband was acquitted of murdering Trayvon Martin and a week after she pleaded guilty to perjury in his […]

09/05/2013

Demonstrators march holding a cut-out of Trayvon Martin during a protest against the acquittal of George Zimmerman, neighborhood watch captain who shot unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo)

Calif. cities join national day of Martin protests

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Carrying signs and chanting for justice, demonstrators walked in a series of rallies underway Saturday across California – and the nation – a week after the acquittal of George Zimmerman in […]

07/20/2013

Judge Debra Nelson during trial of George Zimmerman, neighborhood watch captain on trial for his shooting of Trayvon Martin, in Seminole circuit court, Sanford, Florida (AP Photo).

Jury instructions at center of Zimmerman verdict

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Despite a clamoring by some for a conviction against George Zimmerman, jurors acquitted the former neighborhood watch leader of all charges, leaving many Americans to wonder how the justice system allowed […]

07/14/2013

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Zimmerman cleared in shooting of Trayvon Martin

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) – Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was cleared of all charges Saturday in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial […]

07/13/2013

George Zimmerman, neighborhood watch captain who shot unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, with his attorney Mark O'Mara (l-r), during O'Mara's closing arguments in Seminole circuit court, Sanford, Florida. (AP Photo)

Jurors: Zimmerman not guilty of 2nd-degree murder

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) – George Zimmerman blinked and barely smiled as a jury found him not guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin. Supporters of Martin’s family who had gathered outside […]

07/13/2013

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