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Wyclef Jean drops free ‘Justice’ track dedicated to Trayvon Martin

The Fugees artist Wyclef Jean partnered with Prescribed and J. Williams to create a song called “Justice (If You’re 17)” dedicated to Florida teen Trayvon Martin who was shot and killed in a controversial encounter with neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman in February. The track, available as a free download Saturday,…

Zimmerman pleaded ‘not guilty’ to second-degree murder

A neighborhood watch guard charged with second-degree murder in the controversial killing of an unarmed US black teenager appeared briefly in court for the first time Thursday. George Zimmerman It was Zimmerman’s first public appearance since he fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in late February while the teenager was walking…

Trayvon’s mother: Zimmerman’s family is hurting, but we lost our son

Trayvon Martin’s mother and father, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton appeared on “The Today Show” on Thursday morning along with their attorney, Benjamin Crump to discuss the arrest and charges filed against the man who shot their son, George Zimmerman, Jr. Zimmerman has been charged with second degree murder, which…

Trayvon Martin’s father to Zimmerman: Was it really worth it?

In an interview with the Associated Press on Wednesday, the parents of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin explained what they would say if they had a chance to talk to his killer, George Zimmerman. “I would probably give him the opportunity to apologize,” said Sybrina Fulton, Travyon Martin’s mother. I…

LIVE: Florida special prosecutor announces charges in Trayvon Martin case

Florida State Attorney Angela Corey is scheduled to hold a press conference at 6 p.m. EST to announce what charges George Zimmerman will face for the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin. The Associated Press is reporting that Zimmerman is already in police custody and will be charged with second-degree murder.…

Prosecutor in Trayvon Martin case to call news conference in next 72 hours

Angela Corey, the special prosecutor in the Trayvon Martin case, announced Tuesday that she would be holding a news conference in the 72 hours The move suggests that she has decided whether to charge George Zimmerman with a crime in shooting of the unarmed Florida teenager. Zimmerman has maintained that…

George Zimmerman’s attorneys quit: We have lost contact with him

The attorneys for George Zimmerman, who claims to have shot and killed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin in self-defense, said during a press conference Tuesday that they had terminated their relationship with him. Attorneys Craig Sonner and Hal Uhri said they had not be able to contact him since Sunday, but…

WATCH LIVE: Zimmerman press conference

UPDATE: George Zimmerman’s attorneys quit: We have lost contact with him George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watch captain who admitted to killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, was scheduled to hold a press conference on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. ET. Watch this live video from WKMG, broadcast April 10, 2012.  …

Tulsa men confess to shooting rampage in black neighborhood

Two Tulsa, Oklahoma men have confessed to a shooting rampage last Friday morning that left three dead and two injured, police said Monday night in an affidavit. Jacob England, 19, and Alvin Watts, 32, were charged in court on Monday with several counts of murder and attempted murder, and illegally…

Lewis Black on Trayvon Martin case: A process is missing

Comedian Lewis Black on Monday night was baffled by the fact that George Zimmerman, who shot and killed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, was not arrested. “Doesn’t there have to be some sort of process that occurs were they at least yell at him for awhile,” he asked CNN’s Piers Morgan.…

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