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Man who shot at George Zimmerman faces 20 years in jail
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Man who shot at George Zimmerman faces 20 years in jail

Sep 18th 2016, 10:42 AM 17,494 Views 21 Comments

Matthew Apperson testified that he acted in self defence.

George Zimmerman auctions gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin
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George Zimmerman auctions gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin

May 19th 2016, 10:12 AM 18,409 Views 134 Comments

Protests erupted in the US over the shooting of the unarmed black teenager in 2012.

Auction appears hijacked as "Racist McShootFace" bids $65m for gun that killed Trayvon Martin
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Auction appears hijacked as "Racist McShootFace" bids $65m for gun that killed Trayvon Martin

May 13th 2016, 4:50 PM 20,962 Views 24 Comments

The account was later deleted.

Website stops George Zimmerman selling the gun he killed Trayvon Martin with
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Website stops George Zimmerman selling the gun he killed Trayvon Martin with

May 12th 2016, 9:10 PM 22,150 Views 36 Comments

The website has not said why.

Bullet missed George Zimmerman's head during shooting
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Bullet missed George Zimmerman's head during shooting

May 11th 2015, 7:50 PM 22,180 Views 24 Comments

He wasn’t badly injured.

Column: Remember the name Tamir Rice – a child shot dead by police for carrying a toy gun
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Column: Remember the name Tamir Rice – a child shot dead by police for carrying a toy gun

Nov 26th 2014, 8:00 AM 312 Views 122 Comments

American police forces have become increasingly militarised in recent decades – adopting the weapons, tactics and mindset of soldiers instead of civilian protectors.

God is the only judge I have to answer to --- George Zimmerman
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God is the only judge I have to answer to --- George Zimmerman

Feb 17th 2014, 4:11 PM 14,515 Views 66 Comments

In a new interview, Zimmerman told CNN he saw himself as a victim and scapegoat — and that God would be his ultimate judge.

George Zimmerman arrested after a disturbance call at a house in Florida
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George Zimmerman arrested after a disturbance call at a house in Florida

Nov 18th 2013, 10:40 PM 4,128 Views 1 Comment

The man acquitted of criminal charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin was taken to the jail for booking after a disturbance call at a house.

Why can't George Zimmerman stay out of the spotlight?
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Why can't George Zimmerman stay out of the spotlight?

Sep 14th 2013, 9:30 PM 21,031 Views 34 Comments

Since being acquitted of the murder of Trayvon Martin, Zimmerman has caused comment no matter what he has done.

Wife of Zimmerman 'won't press charges' after domestic dispute
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Wife of Zimmerman 'won't press charges' after domestic dispute

Sep 10th 2013, 7:54 AM 10,893 Views 43 Comments

Shellie Zimmerman has said she won’t press charges.

Column: Trayvon Martin’s tragic death shows that race still divides America
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Column: Trayvon Martin’s tragic death shows that race still divides America

Jul 30th 2013, 7:30 PM 124 Views 82 Comments

It makes me feel guilty when we talk about race, and I suspect that’s how most white Americans feel, writes Larry Donnelly, who says there is still a way to go yet before racism no longer has a stronghold in America.

Juror in Trayvon Martin case says she 'owes his parents an apology'
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Juror in Trayvon Martin case says she 'owes his parents an apology'

Jul 26th 2013, 9:53 AM 12,012 Views 142 Comments

A woman who was part of the jury that found George Zimmerman innocent says she feels he ‘got away with murder’.

Thousands gather for ‘Justice for Trayvon’ rallies across US
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Thousands gather for ‘Justice for Trayvon’ rallies across US

Jul 21st 2013, 12:42 PM 7,823 Views 113 Comments

The rallies and vigils were held in at least 101 cities.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
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The 9 at 9: Sunday

Jul 21st 2013, 8:54 AM 11,728 Views 13 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

Obama: 'Trayvon Martin could've been me 35 years ago'
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Obama: 'Trayvon Martin could've been me 35 years ago'

Jul 19th 2013, 8:09 PM 8,775 Views 100 Comments

Obama has made his first comments on the Trayvon Martin case since George Zimmerman was acquitted last weekend of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges in Martin’s death last year.

America's history of racial killings and failed convictions
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America's history of racial killings and failed convictions

Jul 16th 2013, 11:33 AM 12,094 Views 165 Comments

Was the Trayvon Martin case about race? Much of the media in the US says yes.

'Justice for Trayvon' marches take place across America
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'Justice for Trayvon' marches take place across America

Jul 15th 2013, 9:31 AM 9,141 Views 221 Comments

Meanwhile, President Obama has urged calm.

The 9 at 9: Monday
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The 9 at 9: Monday

Jul 15th 2013, 8:42 AM 8,645 Views 6 Comments

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

Protests across US as George Zimmerman acquitted of Trayvon Martin murder
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Protests across US as George Zimmerman acquitted of Trayvon Martin murder

Jul 14th 2013, 7:35 PM 28,983 Views 206 Comments

The verdict has sparked outrage and protests across a number of US cities.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
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The 9 at 9: Sunday

Jul 14th 2013, 8:46 AM 10,758 Views 12 Comments

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

Slain teen's mother: Screams on 911 call are my son's
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Slain teen's mother: Screams on 911 call are my son's

Jul 5th 2013, 9:27 PM 13,764 Views 0 Comments

17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot dead in February last year.

Zimmerman portrayed as vigilante in Trayvon Martin shooting
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Zimmerman portrayed as vigilante in Trayvon Martin shooting

Jun 25th 2013, 2:29 PM 5,601 Views 0 Comments

Trayvon Martin (17) was unarmed when he was shot in Florida in February 2012.

2012: a year in striking images
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2012: a year in striking images

Dec 26th 2012, 8:30 PM 17,312 Views 5 Comments

The year’s biggest news stories…in pics.

Trayvon case: Video of teen's final moments among new evidence released
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Trayvon case: Video of teen's final moments among new evidence released

May 18th 2012, 8:52 PM 7,398 Views 9 Comments

More than 200 pages of photos and witness accounts have been released in the controversial case which has stoked racial tensions in the US.

Stiller film title changed due to Trayvon murder
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Stiller film title changed due to Trayvon murder

May 8th 2012, 10:25 AM 4,363 Views 14 Comments

The Ben Stiller comedy was called Neighbourhood Watch – but the name has been changed because of the shooting of an unarmed teenager by a neighbourhood watch captain in Florida.

Zimmerman released on bail in Trayvon Martin killing case
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Zimmerman released on bail in Trayvon Martin killing case

Apr 23rd 2012, 9:15 AM 1,619 Views 4 Comments

The neighbourhood watch volunteer has surrendered his passport and must observe a curfew while awaiting trial.

The Daily Fix: Thursday
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The Daily Fix: Thursday

Apr 12th 2012, 8:11 PM 4,919 Views 1 Comment

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

Trayvon Martin shooter charged with murder after six weeks
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Trayvon Martin shooter charged with murder after six weeks

Apr 12th 2012, 8:42 AM 2,366 Views 18 Comments

‘Thank God’, the mother of Florida teenager Trayvon told reporters after weeks of public protests.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
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The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Apr 11th 2012, 8:06 PM 5,315 Views 6 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

Trayvon Martin case: Lawyers drop Zimmerman, say he’s ‘emotionally crippled’
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Trayvon Martin case: Lawyers drop Zimmerman, say he’s ‘emotionally crippled’

Apr 11th 2012, 12:00 PM 3,489 Views 3 Comments

George Zimmerman killed black teenager Trayvon Martin in February, claiming self-defence in a case that has sparked fresh debate about race in America and self-defence laws.

Trayvon Martin killing: Prosecutor cancels grand jury hearing
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Trayvon Martin killing: Prosecutor cancels grand jury hearing

Apr 10th 2012, 10:51 AM 1,472 Views 1 Comment

The move means the decision to file charges will lie entirely with special prosecutor Angela Corey.

Family of Trayvon Martin blame police for leaks over controversial case
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Family of Trayvon Martin blame police for leaks over controversial case

Mar 27th 2012, 9:06 AM 3,046 Views 12 Comments

The mother of a slain Florida teenager believes leaks about her son’s marijuana possession are an attempt to demonise him as the controversial case rumbles on.

Obama on Florida shooting: 'If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon'
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Obama on Florida shooting: 'If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon'

Mar 23rd 2012, 6:20 PM 5,516 Views 22 Comments

The US president has used unusually personal terms in speaking about the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida last month.

Florida police chief, prosecutor step down from Trayvon Martin case
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Florida police chief, prosecutor step down from Trayvon Martin case

Mar 23rd 2012, 10:07 AM 1,698 Views 5 Comments

Thousands held a rally yesterday calling for an arrest following the teenager’s death last month

US Dept of Justice to investigate unarmed teenager's shooting
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US Dept of Justice to investigate unarmed teenager's shooting

Mar 20th 2012, 1:02 PM 2,928 Views 11 Comments

Trayvon Martin was shot and fatally wounded by a neighbourhood patrol as he walked home from a shop last month.