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Zimmerman Re-enacts How he Shot and Killed Martin

Zimmerman Re-enacts How he Shot and Killed Martin

Posted on 22 Jun 2012 at 4:28pm

Sanford, Fla. – A recent video released by his defense team through its website, shows defendant George Zimmerman re-enacting for police his version of what happened the night he shot and killed Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla.

Seen in the gated community where the tragedy unfolded, the 28-year-old neighborhood watch volunteer gives a blow-by-blow of what he said transpired before, during and after he fatally shot the 17-year-old Martin with a single hollow point bullet through the heart.

He said the teenager looked and…

George Zimmerman’s website collected $200,000 Before Shutdown

George Zimmerman’s website collected $200,000 Before Shutdown

Posted on 02 May 2012 at 7:31am

The attorney for George Zimmerman (Mark O’Mara) today discussed the $200,000 in donations his client received online.

At a hearing in Sanford, Attorney Mark O’Mara said none of the money was used for Zimmerman’s bond and he’s taken control of all of the Paypal accounts.

O’Mara, speaking on the”Anderson Cooper 360″show, said Zimmerman mentioned the money casually to him, and O’Mara didn’t know about it April 20 when a judge set Zimmerman’s bail at $150,000.

Zimmerman,  shot Trayvon, a high-school student from Miami Gardens, Feb. 26 while Trayvon was walking through Zimmerman’s Sanford neighborhood.

Marissa Alexander Sentencing Postponed

Marissa Alexander Sentencing Postponed

Posted on 27 Apr 2012 at 10:10am

Jacksonville, Florida-Marissa Alexander has to wait another week to learn her fate after her Monday sentencing was postponed until April 30.

The 31-year-old mother of three was convicted of 3 counts of aggravated assault without intent to harm for firing her gun at the ceiling of her home to scare her husband.

The incident, which happened Aug. 1, 2010, in Jacksonville, got her arrested even though no one was hurt. Marissa’s version of events claimed she fired the gun at the ceiling to ward off her husband, who she alleged…

George Zimmerman Released on Bond

George Zimmerman Released on Bond

Posted on 23 Apr 2012 at 8:24am

Around midnight Sunday, April 23, 2012 George Zimmerman was released from the Seminole County Jail after meeting the conditions of a $150,000 bond set just two ago by Judge Kenneth Lester, Jr.

Zimmerman had been in custody for less than a week on charges of second degree murder which stemmed from the shooting death of Trayvon Martin a 17 year old Florida teenager on February 26.

He was charged after the Florida Governor got involved in the case and appointed a special prosecutor, Angela Corey to investigate whether charges should be brought against the self styled…

Zimmerman in Custody – Charged with 2nd Degree Murder

Zimmerman in Custody – Charged with 2nd Degree Murder

Posted on 12 Apr 2012 at 4:59am

Special Prosecutor Angela Corey announced at a press conference that George Zimmerman has been charged with second degree murder for the killing of Trayvon Martin last month.

Zimmerman shot and killed 17 year old Trayvon Martin as he was walking home from a convenience store in his Sanford, Florida gated community.

Florida’s Stand Your Ground laws allowed Zimmerman to go free with no charges brought when he claimed he shot Martin in self-defense.

However, since the shooting, there have been public outcries and protests claiming that the incident was racially motivated because Martin…

Zimmerman’s Lawyers QUITS

Zimmerman’s Lawyers QUITS

Posted on 11 Apr 2012 at 5:55am

Lawyers for George Zimmerman Craig Sonner and Hal Uhrig held a press conference on Tuesday afternoon to announce that they have dropped him as a client, saying, “we have lost contact, he no longer returns phone calls.”

Uhrig said that Zimmerman is out there doing things on his own without consulting or speaking with his legal team, referring to the recent website set up where Trayvon’s shooter was begging for donations to help him pay for living expenses.

Lawyer Sonner said he heard that Zimmerman had contacted the State prosecution office and spoken…