George Zimmerman

George Zimmerman

Jurors in Zimmerman trial have question

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) – After deliberating for almost eight hours Saturday, jurors deciding whether George Zimmerman committed a crime when he fatally shot Trayvon Martin stopped their work to ask the judge a question about […]

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)

Zimmerman’s brother calls for peace, respect

Here’s a statement from Robert Zimmerman, the brother of George Zimmerman, who is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26, 2012, in Sanford, Fla.: “From the onset of […]

07/12/2013

George Zimmerman (AP Photo)

Expert: Zimmerman was in worse shape than Martin

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A public safety expert called by the defense says George Zimmerman’s physical capabilities were inferior to those of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Former police officer Dennis Root was called as a witness […]

07/10/2013

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).

Judge strikes detective statements on Zimmerman

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) – A prosecutor in George Zimmerman’s murder trial on Tuesday tried to pick apart the statements of a Sanford Police detective who had been called as a prosecution witness a day before […]

07/02/2013

George Zimmerman (AP Photo)

Police officers testify in George Zimmerman trial

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) – Jurors in the George Zimmerman murder trial on Monday heard testimony and recordings of the neighborhood watch volunteer describing his fight with 17-year-old Trayvon Martin to police and how he feared […]

07/01/2013

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Police: Zimmerman’s back was covered in grass

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — The first police officer on the scene after George Zimmerman’s fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin has testified that Zimmerman’s backside was covered in grass and was wetter than his front side. […]

06/28/2013

George Zimmerman

Prosecutor opens with Zimmerman’s obscenity

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A prosecutor told jurors in opening statements Monday that George Zimmerman fatally shot Trayvon Martin “because he wanted to,” not because he had to, while a defense attorney said the neighborhood […]

06/24/2013

George Zimmerman (AP Photo)

Jury IDs will be kept private at Zimmerman trial

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The identities of potential jurors in the trial of the neighborhood watch volunteer charged with killing Trayvon Martin will be kept confidential. The judge presiding over George Zimmerman’s trial also ruled […]

06/05/2013

Tests only identify Zimmerman's DNA on handgun

  ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – Forensic tests show that George Zimmerman’s was the only DNA that could be identified on the grip of the gun used to fatally shoot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The results made […]

09/19/2012

Zimmerman's bail set at $1M in Trayvon Martin case

(AP) – This time, bail is set at $1 million for George Zimmerman. A judge in Florida says he set the bond higher because Zimmerman may have been hiding money as part of a plot […]

07/05/2012

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