| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:30 AM
On what would have been Trayvon Martin’s 19th birthday, news surfaced that the man acquitted of murdering the unarmed teenager would go toe-to-toe in a “celebrity” boxing match with DMX.
The rapper was reportedly picked out of more...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 8:46 AM
In 2013, our hearts were warmed by individual stories of compassion, but tragic, landmark events cast their shadows.
The Boston Marathon bombing riveted the nation. Three people were killed, and more than 260 were wounded. Shootings in Colorado,...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 9:35 AM
The rumors are true: George Zimmerman is a painter now.
And his first creation, which was listed on EBay this week, has sparked a bidding war that has pushed its price up from a starting point of $0.99 to almost $100,000 as of Tuesday morning. It's a...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 6:06 PM
How much is a painting created by George Zimmerman worth?
For one EBay bidder, $100,099.99 was just the right price.
The user’s prize: A signed 18-inch-by-24-inch oil painting of a blue American flag featuring a part of the Pledge of Allegiance,...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 1:14 PM
Forget it, Jake, it’s Florida. That may be as good an explanation as any to explain the fatal shooting of a (texting) man at a movie theater in Wesley Chapel, Fla., on Monday.
But is it really that simple, that random, that inane?
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:29 PM
George Zimmerman's most recent brush with the law came to an uneventful end Wednesday when Florida authorities said they would not charge him with domestic violence.
His girlfriend, Samantha Scheibe, had called police last month alleging that he pointed...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:45 PM
The shooting of teenager Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman threw a glaring international spotlight on the city of Sanford, Fla. The city became closely identified with the controversial shooting whose racial overtones riveted the nation.
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:37 PM
WASHINGTON -- The mother of Trayvon Martin -- the unarmed 17-year-old who was shot to death last year in Florida, sparking a national debate about "stand your ground" laws -- testified Tuesday about the need to amend a law that "does not work."
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:59 PM
The police chief in Sanford, Fla., the city made famous by the confrontation between George Zimmerman and an unarmed teenager, is moving to disarm neighborhood watch volunteers, ban them from pursuing suspects and conduct background checks as part of a...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Julianne Hough, a white actress, darkens her gorgeous mug, dresses up as a black TV character she admires, and apologizes after she is subjected to an Internet backlash.
Some white idiots in Italy put on blackface for a fashion industry Halloween party....
| Nov 2, 2013
| 8:28 PM
In a move that could ignite a legal battle, the Florida city where Trayvon Martin was killed will discourage neighborhood watch volunteers from carrying firearms, part of an effort to overhaul its police department and improve the city's tarnished...