Trayvon Martin

(AP Photo)

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

(AP Photo)

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

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 can leave county to see lawyers

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) – The former neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the fatal shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin will be allowed to leave the county where he lives so he can meet with his […]

08/24/2012

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

West LA rally for Trayvon Martin today

(CNS) – A rally expected to draw prominent civil rights leaders is scheduled to take place at a Los Angeles church today to mark the two-month anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death. The rally, starting at […]

04/26/2012

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

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