| 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.
| Dec 13, 2013
| 5:31 PM
After six months on the job, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to fly to Australia next week for a 15-day getaway.
Garcetti, who vacationed in Belize in June, will travel with his wife, Amy Wakeland, and their 2-year-old daughter, Maya.
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:18 PM
It’s absolutely appalling the way that angry Trayvon Martin supporters have made George Zimmerman’s life a living hell.
After Zimmerman was acquitted of murder in the shooting death of Martin, an unarmed black teenager, it was clear that...
| 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 28, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Every Halloween, people take the opportunity to step out of their lives and into a playful realm where they can dress up as anything they can imagine: make-believe for adults. Halloween is the one time of year largely free from judgment. Women can go as a...