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  • Serial rapist unlikely to re-offend upon release from prison, lawyer says

    Serial rapist unlikely to re-offend upon release from prison, lawyer says
    A convicted serial rapist who has been ordered released under strict supervision in Los Angeles County embraced intensive treatment for years while locked in a state mental hospital and is not a public safety risk, his attorney said Wednesday....
  • Tempers flare as crowd at courthouse waits for Zimmerman verdict

    Tempers flare as crowd at courthouse waits for Zimmerman verdict
    SANFORD, Fla. -- The white-haired old man waded into the crowd that was shouting “Justice for Trayvon!” in the shade of the courthouse here Saturday, smiling as he murmured, “George Zimmerman is an innocent man.” Terrie Ann...
  • George Zimmerman acquitted of murder in Trayvon Martin shooting

    George Zimmerman acquitted of murder in Trayvon Martin shooting
    SANFORD, Fla. — George Zimmerman was acquitted on Saturday of all charges in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager who was slain last year in a confrontation that touched off a national debate about race and guns. The jury of...
  • Zimmerman verdict: Multiple people taken into custody by LAPD

    Zimmerman verdict: Multiple people taken into custody by LAPD
    Multiple protesters denouncing the George Zimmerman verdict were taken into custody Monday night  after Los Angeles police declared an unlawful assembly in the Crenshaw district.  The police actions came after several hours of lawlessness along Crenshaw...
  • After 'Justice for Trayvon' rallies, protesters defend Zimmerman

    After 'Justice for Trayvon' rallies, protesters defend Zimmerman
    HOUSTON — Dueling marches here Sunday in support of and in opposition to the verdict in the George Zimmerman case led to a massive police deployment, heated face-offs but no violence, police said. For many, the protests showed that although the...
  • L.A. County supervisor raises alarm about release of serial rapist

    L.A. County supervisor raises alarm about release of serial rapist
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich expressed alarm Monday at a judge's recent decision to clear the way for the release of a convicted sex offender who has been linked to about 40 rapes throughout the state. Antonovich said the release of...
  • Rules for neighborhood watch discussed in George Zimmerman trial

    Rules for neighborhood watch discussed in George Zimmerman trial
    The police department official who worked with George Zimmerman on establishing a neighborhood watch program at a gated community in Sanford, Fla., testified Tuesday that members of such groups were not supposed to follow suspicious people and were told...
  • Prison releases pose no danger, experts testified

    Prison releases pose no danger, experts testified
    Early prison releases of the kind ordered by a federal court panel pose no threat to public safety, according to experts who testified on the matter the last time it came up in California. In those 2009 hearings, five experts on crime, punishment and...
  • George Zimmerman trial: 11 more prospective jurors are interviewed

    George Zimmerman trial: 11 more prospective jurors are interviewed
    The second day of jury selection in the George Zimmerman trial in Sanford, Fla., picked up steam on Tuesday as lawyers continued to explore the attitudes and politics of those who may decide the fate of the former neighborhood watch volunteer charged with...
  • George Zimmerman jurors to be sequestered

    George Zimmerman jurors to be sequestered
    SANFORD, Fla. — The six jurors and four alternates eventually picked to hear the second-degree murder case of neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman will be sequestered for the two to four weeks the trial will last, the judge presiding over...
  • Philadelphia building collapse: City tightens rules on demolition

    Philadelphia building collapse: City tightens rules on demolition
    Officials in Philadelphia announced sweeping changes to the city’s demolition standards Friday as the first lawsuit was filed  in the four-story building collapse that left six people dead.   In a televised news conference, Mayor Michael Nutter...