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Trayvon Martin

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  • Trayvon Martin protesters block 10 Freeway in L.A.

    Trayvon Martin protesters block 10 Freeway in L.A.
    The Los Angeles Police Department has called a citywide tactical alert after demonstrators protesting the not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman case blocked traffic on the 10 Freeway in the Mid-City area Sunday evening. The California Highway...
  • Lawyer says Zimmerman wants his gun, needs it 'even more'

    Lawyer says Zimmerman wants his gun, needs it 'even more'
    After his acquittal in the shooting death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman plans on getting his gun back and needs it now "even more" than he did before, his lawyer said in a television interview. "There are a lot of people out there...
  • Trayvon Martin protesters block freeway, clash with LAPD

    Trayvon Martin protesters block freeway, clash with LAPD
    The Los Angeles Police Department arrested at least one person after a clash between officers and people protesting the Trayvon Martin verdict in South Los Angeles on Sunday night. LAPD Cmdr. Andy Smith said some demonstrator threw rocks and D-cell...
  • LAPD clashes with Trayvon Martin protesters, 1 arrest made

    LAPD clashes with Trayvon Martin protesters, 1 arrest made
    The Los Angeles Police Department was tracking several protests Sunday related to the Trayvon Martin verdict, including one that turned violent with police firing bean bag rounds. Police emphasized that most of the protesters were peaceful. But there...
  • Garcetti urges calm as Trayvon Martin protests block traffic

    Garcetti urges calm as Trayvon Martin protests block traffic
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti called for peace Sunday night as the Los Angeles Police Department dealt with scattered protests in the wake of the Trayvon Martin verdict. On Twitter, Garcetti quoted Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: "Nonviolence is a powerful...
  • Trayvon Martin protesters in Florida blocked from courthouse area

    Trayvon Martin protesters in Florida blocked from courthouse area
    SANFORD, Fla. -- As protests expanded nationally over George Zimmerman's acquittal in the killing of Trayvon Martin, activists in the town where the trial was held complained that police had foiled their plans for a large gathering.  Organizers with the...
  • George Zimmerman protests triggered at least 8 arrests in L.A.

    George Zimmerman protests triggered at least 8 arrests in L.A.
    At least eight people were arrested during protests that stretched from Sunday into Monday morning in the wake of the not-guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman murder trial. One person was arrested for battery on a peace officer near 10th Street and...
  • Hear now: Pharoahe Monch's new protest song 'Stand Your Ground'

    Hear now: Pharoahe Monch's new protest song 'Stand Your Ground'
    In the wake of Saturday’s acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, New York rapper Pharoahe Monch has released an incendiary track called “Stand Your Ground.” It’s a potent, hard song that...
  • LAPD braces for more Trayvon Martin protests

    LAPD braces for more Trayvon Martin protests
    The Los Angeles Police Department was bracing for protests Monday night over the not-guilty verdict in George Zimmerman's murder trial. LAPD Cmdr. Andy Smith said police are hoping that any future protests are peaceful but will have officers out in...
  • Civil rights leaders, protesters seek action after Zimmerman verdict

    Civil rights leaders, protesters seek action after Zimmerman verdict
    SANFORD, Fla. -- After a day of nationwide demonstrations protesting the verdict in the George Zimmerman murder case in Florida, civil rights leaders prepared to step up their calls for justice for Trayvon Martin, the unarmed teenager killed more than a...
  • George Zimmerman verdict delivers huge ratings for cable news

    George Zimmerman verdict delivers huge ratings for cable news
    The George Zimmerman trial was a friend to cable TV news until the end, with big ratings for Saturday night's verdict. More than 10 million total viewers watched the culmination of the month-long trial live on CNN, Fox News and MSNBC on Saturday,...