George Zimmerman leaves Fla. jail on $1M bond
ORLANDO, Fla. - Neighborhood watch leader George Zimmerman was released from jail Friday for a second time while he awaits his second-degree murder trial for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin.
(AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Joe Burbank, Pool)
Zimmerman’s bond revoked
- A judge has revoked the bond of the man charged with killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, ordering him returned to jail within 48 hours.
Antiracism rally cites hockey tweets
- Two days after an outpouring of racist tweets followed a Bruins game, an annual rally against racism in downtown Boston took on stronger purpose.
Activists urge defeat of deadly force bill
- Protesters on Boston Common likened Senate Bill 661 to Florida’s “stand your ground” law, which has been criticized since the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin.
Zimmerman makes first court appearance on murder charges
- A judge set a May 29 arraignment hearing for George Zimmerman, who is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting of Trayvon Martin.
Zimmerman to be charged in Trayvon Martin shooting
- The charges against neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in the shooting of 17-year-old Martin will be announced at 6 p.m., according to a law enforcement official.
Trayvon Martin death won’t go to Florida grand jury
- The decision on whether to charge a neighborhood watch volunteer in the shooting death now rests solely with a special prosecutor.
DERRICK Z. JACKSON
Imprisoned by their fears
- The killing of Trayvon Martin exposes the paranoia that has fueled the growth of gated communities.
George Zimmerman’s fatal flaw was his sense of certainty
- Science shows that our unconscious brains make snap judgments about strangers within seconds, based entirely on how they look.
Martin’s death sparks soul-searching in Roxbury
- Students at New Mission High see themselves in the images of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black Florida teen who was killed last.