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US Justice Department Files Court Challenge Against Florida Voter Purge

Posted June 13th, 2012 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against Florida to stop officials from purging non-citizens from the state’s registered voter list. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday, alleges state officials are violating the National Voter Registration Act, which prohibits them from removing people from voter registration lists within 90 days of an election for federal office. […]

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Florida Teen Shooter Back in Police Custody

Posted June 3rd, 2012 at 6:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The former neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the shooting death of 17-year-old African-American Trayvon Martin is back in police custody. George Zimmerman surrendered to Florida police Sunday and was booked into jail. A judge revoked Zimmerman’s bond Friday because he and his wife lied to the court about their finances so he could obtain a […]

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Documents Released from Trayvon Martin Investigation

Posted May 18th, 2012 at 3:30 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Florida have released nearly 200 pages of documents and other items from the investigation of the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a neighborhood watch volunteer. The documents released Thursday include the autopsy report on 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, photographs of Trayvon’s killer, George Zimmerman, in the hours shortly after the shooting, […]

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Florida Teenager’s Killer Released on Bail

Posted April 23rd, 2012 at 2:15 am (UTC-5)
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The neighborhood watch volunteer charged with the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin has been released from a Florida jail after posting bail. George Zimmerman left the facility around midnight Sunday, staring straight ahead as he walked past a group of photographers and into a waiting car. His destination is being kept secret as he […]

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Judge Sets $150,000 Bail for Florida Teenager’s Killer

Posted April 20th, 2012 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A Florida judge has set bail at $150,000 for the neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the shooting death of 17-year-old African-American Trayvon Martin. The judge’s agreement to release George Zimmerman on bail came at a hearing Friday, where Zimmerman apologized to Martin’s family. “I wanted to say I am sorry for the loss of your […]

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Bail Hearing Opens for Florida Teenager’s Killer

Posted April 20th, 2012 at 9:40 am (UTC-5)
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A bail hearing has begun for the Florida man charged in the shooting death of a 17-year-old African American. Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman is appearing before a judge Friday to seek his release on bail while he awaits trial. The judge will determine whether the 28-year-old Zimmerman could potentially flee the state if he […]

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Bail Hearing for Florida Teenager’s Killer

Posted April 20th, 2012 at 8:05 am (UTC-5)
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The Florida man charged in the shooting death of a 17-year-old African American teenager will appear before a judge Friday to seek his release on bail while he awaits trial. The judge will determine whether 28-year-old George Zimmerman could potentially flee the state if he is released, if he poses a threat to the community, […]

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Neighborhood Watch Volunteer Appears in Court Over Shooting of Black Teen

Posted April 12th, 2012 at 3:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The neighborhood watch volunteer charged with second-degree murder in the February 26 shooting death of an African-American teenager has made his first appearance in a Florida courtroom. Thursday’s appearance was brief, with George Zimmerman only saying “yes sir” when asked basic questions about the charge against him for the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The […]

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Neighborhood Watch Volunteer Appears in Court Over Shooting of Black Teen

Posted April 12th, 2012 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The neighborhood watch volunteer charged with second-degree murder in the February 26 shooting death of an African-American teenager has made his first appearance in a Florida courtroom. Thursday’s appearance was brief, with George Zimmerman only saying “yes sir” when asked basic questions about the charge against him for the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The […]

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Zimmerman Charged with Murder in Florida Shooting of Black Teen

Posted April 12th, 2012 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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The man charged in the shooting death of an African-American teenager is expected to make his first appearance in a Florida courtroom Thursday. The lawyer representing George Zimmerman says his client will plead not guilty to second-degree murder at a bond hearing. Attorney Mark O’Mara says he needs his client out of jail so Zimmerman […]

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