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Closing arguments start in Zimmerman trial

SANFORD, Fla. — George Zimmerman profiled 17-year-old Trayvon Martin assuming he was up to no good, and that led to the Miami teen’s death, a prosecutor said Thursday in closing arguments of the neighborhood watch volunteer’s second-degree murder trial. “A ...

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Zimmerman judge considers allowing voice experts

SANFORD, Fla. — An expert hired by an Orlando newspaper testified Friday that screams for help on 911 calls don’t match neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman’s voice. Tom Owen testified on the second day of a hearing that will determine ...

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Zimmerman apologizes for shooting; gets $150K bail

SANFORD, Fla. — Telling Trayvon Martin’s parents and a national TV audience “I am sorry for the loss of your son,” neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman took the witness stand in an extraordinary move Friday during his bail hearing, making ...

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Special prosecutor to forego grand jury in Martin case

ORLANDO, Fla. — A grand jury will not look into the Trayvon Martin case, a special prosecutor said Monday, leaving the decision of whether to charge the teen’s shooter in her hands alone and eliminating the possibility of a first-degree ...

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Homeowners association could be sued in Martin case

SANFORD, Fla. — If Trayvon Martin’s family sues over his death, they might not target George Zimmerman but instead the homeowners association of the neighborhood where the shooting happened and Zimmerman lived. That’s because if Zimmerman’s claim that he shot ...

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