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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

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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

George Zimmerman (AP Photo)

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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Zimmerman jurors to be sequestered up to a month

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — The six jurors and four alternates eventually picked to hear the second-degree murder case of neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman will be sequestered for the two to four weeks the trial […]

06/13/2013

George Zimmerman

Zimmerman judge considers allowing voice experts

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — An expert hired by an Orlando newspaper is testifying that screams for help on 911 calls don’t match neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman’s voice. Tom Owen testified Friday at a hearing […]

06/07/2013

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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

George Zimmerman

George Zimmerman sues NBC and reporters

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – George Zimmerman sued NBC on Thursday, claiming he was defamed when the network edited his 911 call to police after the shooting of Trayvon Martin to make it sound like he was racist.

12/06/2012

Judge: Zimmerman defense can see Martin records

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A judge has ruled that attorneys for a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer can inspect the school records and social media postings of the unarmed teenager he is accused of murdering. Judge […]

10/19/2012

Zimmerman wants better management of evidence

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – Attorneys for former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman said in a motion Monday that prosecutors are dragging their feet on turning over evidence. Zimmerman’s attorneys said prosecutors aren’t turning information over […]

10/15/2012

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