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Zimmerman laughs in court at deadly force testimony

In his trial for the murder of slain teen Trayvon Martin on Wednesday, former neighborhood watchmen George Zimmerman found a moment of levity during testimony about when it was appropriate to use deadly force. U.S. Army Capt. Alexis Francisco Carter Jr. told a Florida court that Zimmerman had been “one…

10-year-old boy and pregnant woman thought dead in Texas triple shooting

A 10-year-old boy, a pregnant woman and at least one other woman were shot on Monday in a triple shooting that left two people dead in Texas. According to KDFW, Fort Worth police confirmed that a 10-year-old boy and a 20-year-old pregnant woman died after a shooting near the 2900…

Jury hears Zimmerman claim Trayvon said ‘you got me’ after being shot in lung

In an audio statement played in Florida court on Monday, jurors heard former neighborhood watchmen George Zimmerman tell police that slain teen Trayvon Martin said “you got me” after a bullet pierced his lung and heart. Sanford Police Officer Doris Singleton testified that Zimmerman had provided her with the audio…

Kentucky 4-year-old fatally shoots 6-year-old sister in the face

A 6-year-old girl died in Kentucky over the weekend after being shot by her 4-year-old brother. According to WSMV, the siblings were at their grandparents’ home in Hopkinsville on Sunday evening while their grandfather was cleaning his .38 caliber handgun. The grandfather told reporters that he thought the gun was…

Police find automatic weapons, grenades, tank at dead survivalist’s home

Authorities have discovered a large cache of automatic weapons, explosives and even a tank at the New York home of a survivalist who may have killed himself on Tuesday night. Carmel Police on Thursday were forced to evacuate a Mahopac neighborhood while investigating the death of 41-year-old Jonathan Orser, a…

Ohio 12-year-old kills self after fatally shooting 9-year-old half-brother

A 12-year-old boy in Ohio is dead after reportedly fatally shooting his 9-year-old half-brother and then himself. Jackson County Coroner Gregory Hawker on Wednesday said that autopsies showed that 9-year-old Blake Campbell died almost immediately after being shot in the head with .44-caliber revolver. His half-brother, 12-year-old Austin Wiseman, then…

Witness responds to suggestion that Trayvon lied before getting shot: ‘That’s real retarded, sir’

A witness for the prosecution on Thursday politely told George Zimmerman’s attorney that he was acting “real retarded” by suggesting that slain teen Trayvon Martin lied in a phone call just minutes before he was shot. “Of course, you don’t know if he was telling the truth or not,” attorney…

Zimmerman lawyer says ‘creepy a** cracker’ 7 times to claim Trayvon ‘put race in this’

Don West, a defense attorney for murder suspect George Zimmerman, on Thursday used the term “creepy ass cracker” seven times in a span of about three minutes to try to make the point that slain teen Trayvon Martin was the one who had made his own death into a racial…

Incoming police chief shoots woman while trying to kill her dog

A woman in North Carolina says that the incoming police chief in one town did not react to provide immediate assistance after accidentally shooting her while trying to kill her allegedly aggressive dog. Investigators said that Winston-Salem Assistant Chief Barry Rountree was responding to a dangerous weapon call on Wednesday…

Zimmerman lawyer: ‘Trayvon Martin armed himself with the concrete sidewalk’

Defense attorney George West suggested to a jury on Monday that George Zimmerman was justified in killing Trayvon Martin because the teen “armed himself with the concrete sidewalk.” During his opening statements, West admitted that Zimmerman was armed with a handgun the day that he shot and killed Martin. “There’s…

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