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New trial date set for Florida man who killed 17-year-old Jordan Davis

By Susan Cooper Eastman JACKSONVILLE Fla. (Reuters) – A Florida judge has set a retrial date of Sept. 22 for a man facing charges that he murdered a teenager during an argument at a Jacksonville gas station over blaring rap music. Judge Russell Healey decided the trial of Michael Dunn,…

Fox anchor calls CNN’s Don Lemon ‘pompous, pretentious jerk’ over Dunn verdict reaction

CNN anchor Don Lemon’s visible outrage over a hung jury in the Michael Dunn trial caught the attention Sunday of Fox News anchor Gregg Jarrett, who lobbed a series of personal attacks over Twitter. Later, Lemon replied on Twitter “wow, someone is suffering from a bad case of the Michael…

Michael Dunn jury deadlocks on murder, convicts him of lesser attempted murder charges

A Florida jury deliberating for a fourth day announced Saturday they were deadlocked on a murder charge, unable to make a decision on a case of a man who shot and killed a teenager during an argument over blaring rap music. Michael Dunn, 47, a white software engineer, fired 10…

‘Loud music’ shooter cries about puppy on stand, says he ordered pizza after killing

The Florida man on trial for shooting and killing 17-year-old Jordan Davis over an argument about loud music cried in court on Tuesday when he talked about his puppy. During the first day of testimony, Michael Dunn told defense attorney Cory Strolla that he had chosen a hotel in Jacksonville…

‘I hate that thug music,’ white man told fiancée moments before gunning down black teen

A Florida woman testified Saturday that her fiancée, who is on trial for murder, used a racially charged word to complain about loud music before gunning down a black teen sitting in an SUV. Michael Dunn fatally shot 17-year-old Jordan Davis in November 2012 during a dispute at a Jacksonville…

Family of ‘stand your ground’ shooting victim settles civil case with defendant

The family of a teenager killed in 2012 after an argument with an older man over loud music at a Florida gas station has settled their civil suit against the shooter for an undisclosed sum. The Florida Times Union reported Friday that defendant Michael Dunn, a 47-year-old software engineer accepted…

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