Trayvon Martin

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Tweet Compares Trayvon Martin To Accused Baby Killer

SANFORD, FLA (WAOK) – The older brother of a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer charged with murder is stirring up a new controversy in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. George Zimmerman’s brother, Robert, sent out […]


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A Year After Trayvon Martin’s Death, Sanford Is Healing

SANFORD, FL (WAOK) – One year after the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin the small central Florida city of Sanford is returning to its regular rhythm.  Protesters are gone, and the downtown shopping district is […]


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Zimmerman Defense Requests Trial Delay in Trayvon Martin Case

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A judge in the case of a former neighborhood watch leader accused of shooting Florida teenager Trayvon Martin has denied a defense request to delay the trial. George Zimmerman’s attorneys presented a motion […]


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Judge Denies Gag Order In Trayvon Martin Case

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP/WAOK) — A Florida judge is denying prosecutors’ request for a gag order in the trial of a neighborhood watch leader charged with fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Circuit Judge Debra Nelson said […]


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Tentative June Trial Set In Trayvon Martin Case

SANFORD, FLA (AP/WAOK) – A judge has set a tentative trial date next year for a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer charged with fatally shooting an unarmed teenager. Judge Debra S. Nelson set June 10 as […]


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Zimmerman Wants Trayvon Martin’s School Records

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Former neighborhood watch leader George Zimmerman wants to use Trayvon Martin’s school records as part of his defense. Zimmerman’s attorney said Friday he has sent subpoenas to the schools the 17-year-old Martin attended in the […]


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George Zimmerman To Get New Judge

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP/WAOK) — A three-judge panel in Florida has ruled that a former neighborhood watch leader charged in the fatal shooting of teenager Trayvon Martin should be granted a new judge in his case. […]


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Zimmerman Attorneys Seek New Hearing

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for the neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the death of an unarmed teen say they’ll seek a “stand your ground” hearing that could lead to criminal charges being dismissed. A […]


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Trayvon Martin’s Parents File For Damages

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Court documents show Trayvon Martin’s mother is asking for at least $75,000 from the homeowners’ association of the gated community where her teenage son was fatally shot […]


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Judge In George Zimmerman Case Won’t Step Down

Sanford, FL (AP/WAOK) –  A central Florida judge says he’s staying on the case of a neighborhood watch volunteer charged with killing an unarmed teenager. In a Wednesday ruling, Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester denied a motion […]