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Jury in George Zimmerman trial shown graphic photos of Trayvon Martin’s body

Graphic photographs of Trayvon Martin’s body lying face-up on the grass of a Florida housing estate were shown to a jury Tuesday afternoon as testimony continued in neighbourhood watch leader George Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial. The pictures, including close-ups of Martin’s face, his prostrate body and the single gunshot wound…

Prosecutors want Zimmerman’s dozens of 911 calls entered into evidence

Prosecutors in the murder trial of George Zimmerman, Jr. are attempting to admit to evidence recordings of the dozens of 911 calls that Zimmerman made in the years leading up to the shooting of teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012. According to the Associated Press, Zimmerman made more than 50 calls…

Watch live: Day two of Zimmerman’s murder trial

George Zimmerman faces charges of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Watch live, broadcast via NBC News on June 25.…

Mystery girl to testify in Trayvon Martin murder case

By Barbara Liston SANFORD, Florida (Reuters) – Prosecutors in the Florida murder trial of neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman will reveal a star witness for the first time on Tuesday, the girl Trayvon Martin was talking with in the last minutes of his life. The teenage girl, known as Witness #8…

Watch live: Murder trial begins in earnest in Trayvon Martin case

By Tom Brown and Barbara Liston SANFORD, Florida (Reuters) – The murder trial of George Zimmerman, whose fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin triggered nationwide protests last year, begins in earnest on Monday in a Florida courtroom. Opening statements from lawyers outlining the basic facts in the case,…

Judge allows prosecutors to call George Zimmerman a ‘wanna-be cop’ during trial

Zimmerman trial: Prosecutors can call him a 'vigilante,' judge says (via The Christian Science Monitor) A Florida judge on Friday rejected a motion from George Zimmerman’s lawyers to censor prosecutors, ruling that the state is perfectly free to use charged references like “wanna-be cop” and “vigilante” to describe Trayvon Martin’s…

Mostly white, all-female jury selected for Zimmerman trial

A jury of six women was selected on Thursday to decide if George Zimmerman is guilty of murdering Trayvon Martin. According to Fox News, none of the women chosen were African-American. Five of the women were white and one was Hispanic. The Hispanic juror was a churchgoer in her 30s.…

Zimmerman jury selection enters its second week

By Barbara Liston SANFORD, Florida (Reuters) – As jury selection in the murder trial of Florida neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman resumes on Monday for a second week, security at the courthouse is tight, despite dwindling public interest in the painstakingly slow search for a panel of unbiased jurors. Attention may…

Watch live: Zimmerman trial jury selection continues

Jury selection continues in the trial of George Zimmerman who faces charges of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Watch live, broadcast via NBC News on July 11:…

Watch live: Jury selection begins in George Zimmerman trial

Jury selection begins in the trial of George Zimmerman who faces charges of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Watch live, broadcast via NBC News on June 10.…

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