Trayvon Martin

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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.


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 […]


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(AP) – Attorneys for a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot an unarmed black teen have withdrawn as his counsel, saying they haven’t heard from him since Sunday.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


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 […]


Spike apologizes

Spike Lee has apologized to a Florida couple who say they were forced to leave their home when a Twitter posting that the director helped spread, listed their address as the man who shot an […]


Fox's Rivera: Fla. teen's hoodie had role in death

(AP) – Fox News Channel commentator Geraldo Rivera says Florida teenager Trayvon Martin’s hoodie is as much responsible for his death as the neighborhood watch captain who shot him. Rivera said Friday on “Fox & […]