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George Zimmerman’s wife pleads guilty to perjury

SANFORD, Fla. — George Zimmerman’s wife pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor perjury charge for lying during a bail hearing after her husband’s arrest, and she was sentenced to a year’s probation and 100 hours of community service. Shellie Zimmerman, ...

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James B. Astrachan and Elizabeth Kameen: Trayvon Martin debate has not ended

The verdict in the George Zimmerman second-degree murder trial means different things to different observers. Lawyers, other than the prosecution team, have pretty much universally declared that the state of Florida produced insufficient evidence at trial to convict Zimmerman of any crime, let alone second-degree murder, which required the prosecutors to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Zimmerman murdered Martin evincing a depraved mind regardless of human life.

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Feds to sift through evidence in Zimmerman case

MIAMI — The Justice Department will sift through trial testimony, interviews and other evidence during what is likely to be a months-long investigation into whether George Zimmerman violated Trayvon Martin’s civil rights when he shot the black teenager. The key ...

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Holder: Martin killing an ‘unnecessary shooting’

WASHINGTON — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday called the killing of Trayvon Martin a “tragic, unnecessary shooting,” and said the Justice Department will follow “the facts and the law” as it reviews evidence to see whether federal criminal ...

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Baltimore rally draws 100 after Zimmerman verdict

Baltimore groups are calling on residents to show their outrage over the verdict acquitting George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin. The People’s Power Assembly and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Baltimore held a protest Sunday at McKeldin ...

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