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Florida judge throws out part of George Zimmerman’s lawsuit against NBC

By Letitia Stein TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) – A Florida judge heard arguments on Thursday about whether to dismiss a lawsuit brought by George Zimmerman, who was acquitted of murder last year after shooting an unarmed black teenager, in which he accuses NBC Universal of falsely portraying him as racist. Judge…

Former George Zimmerman defender now says he was guilty, racially profiled black men

A former friend and neighbor of George Zimmerman, who had previously defended the man accused of stalking and killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, has had a change of heart, stating that he believes that Zimmerman got away with murder. Frank Taafe, who served on the neighborhood watch with Zimmerman, told News13…

George Zimmerman appearance at Florida gun show draws blanks

George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watchman who was acquitted of the shooting and killing of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, failed to draw many fans at an Orlando gun show on Saturday, according to the NY Daily News. Zimmerman, whose appearance was advertised on the New Orlando Gun Show Facebook page…

George Zimmerman is now a sad ‘homeless’ veteran of the Florida Stand Your Ground war

George Zimmerman, who once shot a young man in Florida just to watch him die, wants you to know that things have not gone so well for him since he got away with stalking and murdering a teenager for being black. He is now homeless and doesn’t sleep well, unlike…

George Zimmerman willing to fight anyone — even black people — in celebrity boxing match

Would you like to punch George Zimmerman in the face? At least one person will in a celebrity boxing match set to air March 1 online and by pay per view, reported TMX, with at least some of the proceeds going to charity. “Boxing isn’t new to me,” Zimmerman told…

California church protests violence by adding Trayvon Martin to Nativity scene

A southern California church known for its edgy Christmas displays depicted a mortally wounded Trayvon Martin this year in its Nativity scene as a comment on violence. Artist John Zachary said the acquittal in July of George Zimmerman, who shot and killed the unarmed 17-year-old nearly two years ago in…

Woman convicted in ‘stand your ground’ case released from jail to await new trial

A Florida woman awaiting a new trial in a “stand your ground” shooting case has been released from jail. Marissa Alexander was released Wednesday night on more than $200,000 bond while she waits to be retried on three charges starting March 31. She must remain under house arrest and electronic…

Police find 12-gauge shotgun, rifle, and more than 100 rounds at George Zimmerman’s girlfriend’s home

Authorities found more than 100 rounds of ammunition and several firearms while searching the home of George Zimmerman’s girlfriend, while Zimmerman himself identified himself as homeless to police. CNN reported on Monday that a search of Samantha Scheibe’s residence by police revealed that Zimmerman possessed a rifle, three handguns, 106…

Zimmerman accused of sending image from homemade sex video to girlfriend’s daughter

In the days following his acquittal on murder and manslaughter charges, George Zimmerman was alone, depressed and obsessed with guns, his girlfriend said. Samantha Scheibe told WKMG-TV that she began her relationship with Zimmerman, who fatally shot unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin during a February 2012 encounter, around the same time…

UPDATED: George Zimmerman charged with assault and battery against pregnant girlfriend

Former neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman was arrested following a domestic violence incident on Monday, according to multiple reports. Authorities confirmed to The Orlando Sentinel that Zimmerman had been taken into custody. TMZ also confirmed that Zimmerman was involved in the domestic violence incident in Orlando. WESH-TV’s Bob Kealing reported that…

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