By Rene Stutzman and Jeff Weiner, Orlando Sentinel11:12 a.m. EDT, April 20, 2012
After more than a week in jail, George Zimmerman just found out that he will be allowed bail on the second-degree murder charge he faces in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
Judge Kenneth Lester said Zimmerman’s bond will be set at $150,000. He will be placed on GPS monitoring, and will not be released from custody today.
Zimmerman arrived in court about 9 [...]
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – George Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder for the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
Additionally, Zimmerman has been taken into custody, but it hasn’t been revealed where he is being held.
“You cannot know what it’s like to launch this type of investigation and come to this conclusion,” State Attorney Angela Corey said during the press conference.
That press conference can be viewed LIVE starting at 6 p.m. [...]
ORLANDO, Fla. -
State Attorney Norm Wolfinger released a statement on Monday saying he is “outraged by the outright lies” contained in a letter by the family of Trayvon Martin’s attorney asking for a review of his actions with police in Martin’s death investigation.
The Martin family’s attorney, Ben Crump, said he is asking the U.S. Justice Department to review the investigation for possible interference by Wolfinger’s office Sanford police Detective Chris [...]
HAINES CITY, Fla. (CBS Tampa) — A Floridamother is suing the Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center after a nurse cut off her infant daughter’s pinky finger.
The incident happened last October when Selena Olguin was admitted to the hospital for an upper respiratory infection. On the third day when she was about to be released, a nurse was trying to cut off the tape that was attached to her IV. However, she [...]
Miami Gardens teenager Trayvon Martin was suspended from school because he was caught with an empty plastic bag with traces of marijuana in it, the boy’s family attorney has confirmed.
Trayvon was killed while serving out the suspension in Sanford Florida, where his father’s girlfriend lives. A community watch volunteer who thought he looked drugged out and suspicious called police and later wound up in a fight with him.
The two scuffled [...]