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Fla. group drops gun raffle from forum featuring Zimmerman lawyer

MELBOURNE, Fla., Oct. 30 (UPI) -- A Florida conservative group has decided against raffling a gun of the model used to shoot Trayvon Martin at a forum featuring George Zimmerman's lawyer.
Trayvon Martin's mother asks for 'stand your ground' review at hearing

Trayvon Martin's mother asks for 'stand your ground' review at hearing

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, told a Senate Judiciary subcommittee in Washington Tuesday to roll back or clarify state "stand your ground" laws.
Police won't charge George Zimmerman for alleged furniture theft

Police won't charge George Zimmerman for alleged furniture theft

LAKE MARY, Fla., Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The man acquitted in the shooting death of an unarmed black teen won't be charged with stealing furniture from his mother-in-law, Lake Mary, Fla., police said.
Florida bill would make changes to 'stand your ground' law

Florida bill would make changes to 'stand your ground' law

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Oct. 8 (UPI) -- A Florida Senate committee approved changes to the "stand your ground" law Tuesday, but not without some opposition to a liability issue, officials say.

Zimmerman's mother-in-law says he stole from her

LAKE MARY, Fla., Sept. 28 (UPI) -- George Zimmerman's mother-in-law said the man acquitted of killing Trayvon Martin stole furniture and a TV from the Florida home he was renting from her.

New trial for woman sentenced to 20 years for warning shot

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 26 (UPI) -- A Florida appeals court has ordered a new trial for a woman who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing a warning shot to scare off an abusive husband.

Zimmerman 'doubts' husband acted in self-defense in Martin shooting

NEW YORK, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- The estranged wife of George Zimmerman said Thursday she now has doubts about his innocence in his acquittal in the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.

Florida police chief concerned about George Zimmerman

LAKE MARY, Fla., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- A Florida police chief agreed with assertions by an emailer that George Zimmerman is potentially dangerous.
Medical examiner who changed testimony in Zimmerman trial is fired

Medical examiner who changed testimony in Zimmerman trial is fired

DELAND, Fla., Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Shiping Bao, the Florida medical examiner who changed his testimony during the trial of George Zimmerman, has been fired, officials said.
Mark O'Mara no longer represents George Zimmerman

Mark O'Mara no longer represents George Zimmerman

SANFORD, Fla., Sept. 11 (UPI) -- The lawyer who successfully defended Floridian George Zimmerman against a second-degree murder charge this year, said Zimmerman is no longer his client.
George Zimmerman allegedly hits father-in-law in nose, breaks iPad

George Zimmerman allegedly hits father-in-law in nose, breaks iPad

LAKE MARY, Fla., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Shellie Zimmerman, estranged wife of Florida stand-your-ground shooter George Zimmerman, alleged he punched her father in the nose and smashed her iPad Monday.
George Zimmerman's wife to file for divorce, report says

George Zimmerman's wife to file for divorce, report says

SANFORD, Fla., Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Shellie Zimmerman's attorney told TMZ she is preparing to file for divorce from her husband George, the Florida man acquitted of murdering Trayvon Martin.
George Zimmerman ticketed for speeding in Florida

George Zimmerman ticketed for speeding in Florida

LAKE MARY, Fla., Sept. 4 (UPI) -- George Zimmerman got a speeding ticket in Florida this week, his second traffic stop since he was acquitted of killing an unarmed black teenager, police said.

Zimmerman's wife says she's not sure if they will stay married

SANFORD, Fla., Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Shellie Zimmerman, the wife of the Florida man who was acquitted in the death of Trayvon Martin, told ABC News she is not sure if she will stay married to him.

Wife of George Zimmerman gets probation in perjury plea deal

SANFORD, Fla., Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Shelley Zimmerman, the wife of the man acquitted of killing Florida teen Trayvon Martin, was put on probation after pleading guilty to perjury Wednesday.
Florida will be asked to cover Zimmerman's legal expenses

Florida will be asked to cover Zimmerman's legal expenses

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 27 (UPI) -- George Zimmerman will ask the state of Florida to cover his legal costs to win an acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, his lawyer said.
Black Americans more concerned about civil rights

Black Americans more concerned about civil rights

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. black Americans say more civil rights laws are needed to reduce discrimination against blacks in the wake of George Zimmerman's acquittal, a poll found.
Zimmerman visited plant that made his pistol, showbiz website says

Zimmerman visited plant that made his pistol, showbiz website says

COCOA, Fla., Aug. 23 (UPI) -- George Zimmerman visited the Florida headquarters of the maker of the pistol he used to kill Trayvon Martin, an entertainment news website said.

Suspect in Okla. thrill killing had made online threats

DUNCAN, Okla., Aug. 22 (UPI) -- A suspect in the Oklahoma killing of an Australian baseball player had previously made online threats while a second suspect said he was bored, police said.
Zimmerman trial costs public $902,000

Zimmerman trial costs public $902,000

SANFORD, Fla., Aug. 22 (UPI) -- The five-week trial of George Zimmerman that ended in his acquittal in the death of teenager Trayvon Martin cost the public $902,000, officials said.
Video opposing 'stand your ground' law features Zimmerman 911 call

Video opposing 'stand your ground' law features Zimmerman 911 call

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- A non-profit said their online video opposing "stand your ground" laws features a re-enactment of the killing of Trayvon Martin in South Florida.

Poll: Obama's approval slips on economic issues

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. public approval of President Obama's handling of the economy has dropped significantly this summer, a Gallup poll indicates.

U.S. attorney's derogatory Facebook comments under scrutiny

BEAUMONT, Texas, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- A federal prosecutor in Texas said he will look into online posts in which an assistant prosecutor makes derogatory comments about President Barack Obama.

Log: Zimmerman sought to buy bulletproof vest, security system

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 9 (UPI) -- George Zimmerman sought to buy a bulletproof vest and a home security system while out on bond for the killing of Trayvon Martin, a Florida police log reveals.
Obama to speak on 50th anniversary of March on Washington

Obama to speak on 50th anniversary of March on Washington

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- President Obama will observe the March on Washington's 50th anniversary at the Lincoln Memorial where Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "I Have a Dream" speech.
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