George Zimmerman

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

Florida's "Stand Your Ground" Loses Court Case

Stand Your Ground Legal Update As we at LA’s Morning News continue to follow the developments of the Trayvon Martin murder case, Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law is coming under more scrutiny.  Last week,  a […]

05/15/2012

CNN's Don Lemon on Martin/Zimmerman case

It has been a busy week in the Trayvon Martin case. CNN’s Don Lemon has been closely following the case, and he discusses the newest developments with KFWB’s Phil Hulett and Penny Griego.

04/11/2012

Charges coming in Trayvon Martin death

(AP) – A law enforcement official says that charges are being filed in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. The official with knowledge of the investigation says a prosecutor will announce charges against George Zimmerman […]

04/11/2012

Zimmerman's lawyers withdraw from shooting case

(AP) – Attorneys for a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot an unarmed black teen have withdrawn as his counsel, saying they haven’t heard from him since Sunday. Attorney Craig Sonner said Tuesday in […]

04/10/2012

Trayvon march in downtown LA today

(CNS) – Members of various civil-rights and community groups plan to take hold a rally and march in downtown Los Angeles today demanding justice for Trayvon Martin, who was fatally shot in Florida by a […]

04/09/2012

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