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Expert says evidence jibes with Zimmerman’s story

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — An expert on gunshot wounds hired by the defense testified Tuesday that George Zimmerman’s account of how he fatally shot Trayvon Martin is consistent with the forensic evidence. Dr. Vincent Di […]

07/09/2013

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Friend: Trayvon Martin encounter racially charged

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A friend of Trayvon Martin’s who was on the phone with him shortly before his fatal fight with George Zimmerman testified Thursday that she thought the encounter was racially charged. Rachel […]

06/27/2013

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Prosecutor opens with Zimmerman’s obscenity

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman’s defense attorneys said in opening statements that the neighborhood watch volunteer fatally shot Trayvon Martin in self-defense. Defense attorney Don West told jurors Monday that Zimmerman was being viciously […]

06/24/2013

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All-women jury chosen for George Zimmerman’s trial

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A jury of six women, five of them white and the other a minority, was picked Thursday to decide the second-degree murder trial of George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer who […]

06/20/2013

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911 call: Judge in Zimmerman trial hears dispute

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A voice recognition researcher for George Zimmerman is discounting the methods of prosecution experts who claim that screams captured on a 911 call belong to 17-year-old Trayvon Martin and not to […]

06/18/2013

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Judge admonishes AEG Live CEO about testimony

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge is admonishing the top executive of AEG Live to answer questions from an attorney for Michael Jackson’s mother without arguing with the lawyer. Superior Court Judge Yvette Palazuelos […]

06/10/2013

Ariel Castro appears in Cleveland Municipal court charged with kidnapping and rape in connection with his allegedly holding 3 women captive for 10 years. (AP Photo)

Kidnapping suspect off suicide watch at Ohio jail

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jail officials say the man charged with holding three women captive and raping them over a decade in his Cleveland house is no longer seen as a suicide risk. Cuyahoga County jail […]

06/05/2013

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

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Judge limits texts, photos in Martin case

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge has placed limits on what George Zimmerman’s lawyer can say about the 17-year-old he fatally shot during the neighborhood watch leader’s murder trial next month. Circuit Judge Debra […]

05/28/2013

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Defense releases photos, texts of Trayvon Martin

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman’s defense attorneys on Thursday released photos and text messages from 17-year-old Trayvon Martin’s cellphone ahead of a hearing that will determine whether they can be used at Zimmerman’s murder […]

05/23/2013

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George Zimmerman won’t seek immunity hearing

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — The former neighborhood watch leader charged with fatally shooting Trayvon Martin told a judge Tuesday that he agrees with his defense attorneys’ decision not to seek an immunity hearing under the state’s “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law.

04/30/2013

Lisa Bloom

Lisa Bloom on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with attorney Lisa Bloom, who was the anchor of the legal news program, Lisa Bloom: Open Court. A New York Bestselling author, she has been featured on Oprah, Nightline, Today, and Good Morning America.

03/25/2013

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