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George Zimmerman was fed up with "punks" getting away with crime and shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin "because he wanted to," not because he had to, prosecutors argued Monday, while the neighborhood watch volunteer's attorney said the killing was self-defense against a young man who was slamming Zimmerman's head against the pavement.
George Zimmerman's defense attorneys on Thursday released information from 17-year-old Trayvon Martin's cellphone that include the teen texting with a friend about fighting and smoking marijuana and photos that show a gun and what appears to be a potted marijuana plant.
In the year since it landed on the international news radar, the Trayvon Martin case has raised a global discussion about Florida's controversial "Stand Your Ground" law. But in a stunning twist of events Tuesday morning, George Zimmerman's attorneys waived their client's right to a scheduled April 22 hearing that was to be held under the law that has sparked so much debate, ABC news reports.
Zimmerman admitted to police that he shot Martin, but claimed he acted in self-defense. He was later arrested and charged
The latest updates in the case surfaced as another Florida shooting caught the nation's attention, bringing the state's controversial
Not long after, Zimmerman followed Martin and a confrontation ensued, during which Zimmerman pulled out a handgun and fired
Corey prosecuted the case of Marissa Alexander, a mother of three in Jacksonville who was sentenced in May to 20 years in
Through the website, which has since been taken down, Zimmerman raised some $200,000. The announcement of the amount raised
George Zimmerman said he was acting in self defense when he fatally shot an unarmed 17-year-old who was walking home from