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Trayvon Martin Shooter Arrested, Faces 2nd-Degree Murder

April 11, 2012
George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who claims he shot Trayvon Martin in self-defense, faces a second-degree murder charge, a special prosecutor announced today.

Fla. Cruiser Shot Near Trayvon Martin Crime Scene

April 10, 2012
A Sanford (Fla.) Police car parked near the Trayvon Martin shooting scene was found Tuesday morning with several bullet holes in it, according to authorities.

Four Ways To Build Trust After Trayvon Martin

April 6, 2012
The Trayvon Martin tragedy has made it clear that the relationship between many African Americans and officers is still based on suspicion and mistrust. Despite so much progress, a small crack of a possible action or inaction from a single officer or agency quickly brings on a national torrent of anger and frustration.

Trayvon Martin: The Gunfire Next Time

April 4, 2012
For a yoctosecond, I found myself initially jumping on the P.C. bandwagon believing that if Trayvon was white that he'd still be jabbering on his cell phone today. But as the back and forth allegations of "racist shooting" and "slanted media bias" gained momentum, I wondered if the string-pulling puppeteers of the three-ring big top—CBS, NBC, and ABC—hadn't gotten the better of me.

Trayvon Martin Shooter In Handcuffs

March 29, 2012

Video obtained by ABC News shows George Zimmerman the night he was detained by Sanford (Fla.) Police officers after fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Source: CNN

New Orleans Cop Quits Over Trayvon Martin Comment

March 28, 2012
New Orleans Police Officer Jason Giroir resigned Tuesday, after he was suspended by the department for calling shooting victim Trayvon Martin a "thug" in an online comment.

New Orleans Cop Suspended for Trayvon Martin Comment

March 27, 2012
A New Orleans Police officer has been suspended indefinitely without pay for an online comment about the Trayvon Martin case.

Fla. Chief Steps Down In Teen's Shooting

March 23, 2012
Sanford (Fla.) Police Chief Bill Lee has stepped down temporarily, saying he has become a "distraction" in the investigation of the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

NRA Explains Florida's 'Stand Your Ground' Law

March 23, 2012
Florida's stand-your-ground self-defense law was the first of its kind in the nation and was backed by the National Rifle Association. Since then, 20 other states have passed similar laws.

'Stand Your Ground' Law At Center of Fla. Shooting

March 22, 2012
Florida is among 21 states with a "Stand Your Ground Law," which gives people wide latitude to use deadly force rather than retreat during a fight. The Florida law lets police on the scene decide whether they believe the self-defense claim.

Chief In Fla. Teen's Shooting Gets No Confidence Vote

March 22, 2012
City commissioners in Sanford, Fla., have given their city's chief a no-confidence vote for his handling of the racially tinged shooting of a teenager by a self-appointed neighborhood watchman.
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