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(Warning: language) A man accused of shooting three argues that his charges should be dismissed.

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Police shootings not up, news coverage is

It feels like every week, a name is added to the list: another man, often black and unarmed, has died at the hands of police.

Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, Jason Harrison, Walter Scott, Eric Harris, Freddie Gray, to name a few.

The headlines...

Zimmerman: A person in his circumstances can't feel guilty

George Zimmerman says in a new video that a person in his circumstances can't feel guilty over surviving a confrontation like the one he had with Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old teen he fatally shot three years ago.

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Look back: George Zimmerman verdict

Today marks the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin's death. a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of Martin's death on July 13, 2013. Take a look at scenes from the courtroom on the day of the verdict.

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On this day: February 26

The Grand Canyon becomes a national park, Michael Jackson's "Thriller" album hits No. 1, a truck bomb explodes under the World Trade Center, and teenager Trayvon Martin is shot and killed, all on this day.

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No federal charges for George Zimmerman

Civil rights charges will not be brought against George Zimmerman in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

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No Zimmerman civil rights charges

Civil rights charges will not be brought against George Zimmerman in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

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No civil rights charges for Zimmerman

Civil rights charges will not be brought against George Zimmerman in the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

Cops: Zimmerman threw bottle at woman

Details of an incident that landed George Zimmerman in jail are revealed by investigators.


George Zimmerman bonds out of jail

George Zimmerman bonded out of jail Saturday afternoon after he was arrested in Seminole County.

George Zimmerman bonds out of jail

George Zimmerman bonded out of jail Saturday afternoon after he was arrested in Seminole County.

Zimmerman's other run-ins with law

This is the second time that George Zimmerman has been arrested for aggravated assault since his 2013 acquittal, and this is now the seventh time he's had a run-in with police.

Trayvon Martin's mother: Police blame the victim

Trayvon Martin’s mother speaks out on police brutality during a special interview with four mothers who have lost their sons.

Witness: Man shot by cop had hands up

A witness says a man shot and critically injured by an Orange County sheriff's deputy had his hands up at the time of the shooting, as the Florida Department of Law Enforcement investigates.

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Martin's parents extend words of comfort

The father of an unarmed Missouri teen killed by a policeman has gotten words of comfort from a Florida couple whose son suffered a similar fate.

March held in Sanford for ...

A group of about 50 protesters march through historically-black Goldsboro in Sanford to decry the decision not to indict Michael Brown's shooter and address violence between police and minorities.

Protesters march in Sanford after Ferguson decision

A group of about 50 protesters marched through historically-black Goldsboro in Sanford to decry the decision not to indict Michael Brown's shooter and address violence between police and minorities.

Rallies set after Ferguson decison

Central Florida remains peaceful after a grand jury's decision to not indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in unarmed teen Michael Brown's death.

Prayer rallies to be held Tuesday following Ferguson decision

Central Florida remained peaceful after a grand jury's decision Monday to not indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in unarmed teen Michael Brown's death.

Sanford prepares for protests in response to Ferguson

Reverend Al Sharpton organized a rally that drew thousands of people to the City of Sanford in the weeks before George Zimmerman was arrested for shooting Trayvon Martin. Now, Sanford is one of 28 cities where Sharpton's National Action Network is calling for rallies when the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision is announced.

Sanford prepared for protests in response to Ferguson

Ferguson is preparing in some of the same ways Sanford had to prepare in the George Zimmerman murder trial.

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Zimmerman civil rights case set

A federal grand jury is scheduled to begin hearing the civil rights case against George Zimmerman in  Orlando.

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Zimmerman case to federal court

A federal grand jury is expected to hear testimony surrounding the George Zimmerman case.

Transcript of CNN/WJXT gubernatorial debate

CNN and WJXT-TV partnered to host the nationally televised debate between gubernatorial candidates Charlie Crist (D) and incumbent Gov. Rick Scott (R). The hour-long debate was moderated by CNN’s Jake Tapper and News4Jax's Kent Justice and aired live at 7p.m. 

US commission weighs in on 'stand your ground'

Experts tell a federal civil rights commission evaluating racial disparities in "stand your ground" laws that they benefited whites more than blacks.

Zimmerman atty. talks Dunn verdict

A day after 12 jurors convicted Michael Dunn of first-degree murder for shooting and killing 17-year-old Jordan Davis, high-profile defense attorney Mark O'Mara weighed in on the outcome.

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'Trayvon Martin Project' debuts

A new play that focuses on the Trayvon Martin case will debut Friday night at a Central Florida theatre.

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Report: Zimmerman charges unlikely

The Washington Post reports the Department of Justice is not expected to move forward with civil rights charges against George Zimmerman.

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Jury finds Dunn guilty of murder

The jury has found Michael Dunn guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis.

Brother gives Zimmerman details

Robert Zimmerman opens up to GQ Magazine about what life was like for the family before, during and after his brother's murder trial.

Cops: Zimmerman threatened man

Police say George Zimmerman threatened to kill a man during a road rage incident in Lake Mary, but he was not arrested.

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