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Trayvon Martin

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  • Inside the Zimmerman juror room, it wasn't a slam dunk

    Inside the Zimmerman juror room, it wasn't a slam dunk
    When the jury first began deliberations in the George Zimmerman murder trial last week, half of the six-woman panel thought he was guilty. Of those leaning toward conviction, two thought he had committed manslaughter and one thought he was guilty of...
  • Zimmerman protesters peacefully block traffic in downtown L.A.

    Zimmerman protesters peacefully block traffic in downtown L.A.
    About 200 people protesting George Zimmerman's acquittal Tuesday night marched down Broadway and Spring Streets in downtown Los Angeles, blocking traffic. The peaceful crowd began the march on the west steps of City Hall and then moved south on Spring...
  • Rev. Jesse Jackson faults Zimmerman jurors' 'own cultural biases'

    Rev. Jesse Jackson faults Zimmerman jurors' 'own cultural biases'
    ORLANDO — The Rev. Jesse Jackson spoke about Trayvon Martin before appearing at the NAACP national convention here Wednesday morning, faulting the jury that acquitted Martin’s killer for being biased and relying on the state’s “...
  • 12 arrested as Hollywood hit by roaming bands of robbers, police say

    12 arrested as Hollywood hit by roaming bands of robbers, police say
    A dozen people were in custody Wednesday morning following a wild night of cat and mouse between Los Angeles police and marauding bands of youths who were robbing tourists and storefronts in Hollywood, officials said. One adult and 11 juveniles were...
  • 14 arrested after Zimmerman verdict protest in L.A. turns violent

    14 arrested after Zimmerman verdict protest in L.A. turns violent
    Los Angeles police arrested 14 people overnight for failing to disperse after hundreds of protesters splintered off a peaceful demonstration in the Crenshaw district and began stomping cars and breaking windows. “It started off as a peaceful...
  • L.A. officials urge calm, vow to crack down on protesters

    L.A. officials urge calm, vow to crack down on protesters
    Los Angeles officials late Monday night commended police in their response to violence following a protest of the George Zimmerman verdict and vowed to crack down on similar actions beginning Tuesday. About 350 Los Angeles Police Department officers...
  • Community leader: Violent youths have 'hijacked' protest message

    Community leader: Violent youths have 'hijacked' protest message
    Youths who vandalized the Crenshaw district and who police say may be responsible for a Hollywood robbery rampage have “hijacked” the message of George Zimmerman verdict protesters, a community leader said. “It’s almost a year...
  • For 22 days, Zimmerman jurors lived in a law enforcement bubble

    For 22 days, Zimmerman jurors lived in a law enforcement bubble
    How do you guarantee a fair jury for one of the most talked-about criminal trials in the country? You lock 'em up, of course. The six female jurors chosen to decide whether George Zimmerman would go free or head to prison spent 22 nights in plush...
  • Weinstein Co. uses social justice campaign to promote 'Fruitvale Station'

    Weinstein Co. uses social justice campaign to promote 'Fruitvale Station'
    The Weinstein Co. is no stranger to take-no-prisoners movie marketing campaigns. The independent studio’s promotional efforts are legendary in Hollywood, where it has pulled out all the stops to land Oscar wins for such films as “The Artist&...
  • Ridley-Thomas calls for federal prosecution of George Zimmerman

    Ridley-Thomas calls for federal prosecution of George Zimmerman
    The chairman of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors called on U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric Holder to file federal charges against former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman for violating the civil rights of Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman was...
  • Trayvon Martin's parents 'stunned absolutely' by Zimmerman verdict

    Trayvon Martin's parents 'stunned absolutely' by Zimmerman verdict
    For the first time since George Zimmerman was acquitted of murdering their son, Trayvon Martin's parents gave TV interviews Thursday morning to decry the verdict and ask the federal government to continue to investigate. Sybrina Fulton, Martin's mother,...