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  • ** FILE ** Fox News Channel commentator Geraldo Rivera speaks on the "Fox & Friends" television program in New York on June 25, 2010. (Associated Press)

    Rivera's hoodie remark spurs outcry

    Fox News Channel commentator Geraldo Rivera said Friday that the hoodie an unarmed black teenager wore when he was killed in Florida is as much responsible for his death as the man who shot him.


  • Column: Wade and Heat deliver right message

    Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat aren't the first athletes to use a photo to make a statement.


  • Wade speaks out on shooting death of Florida teen

    Dwyane Wade and LeBron James were only a few miles away from Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26, participating in the NBA All-Star game on the night the unarmed black teenager wearing a hooded sweatshirt was shot to death by a neighborhood crime-watch volunteer.


  • ** FILE ** President Obama answers a reporter's question about the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin on March 23, 2012, in the Rose Garden of the White House. With the George Zimmerman trial over and the neighborhood watchman found innocent of second degree murder, the president has said he wants to revisit a national dialogue on race and guns in America. (Associated Press)

    Obama says shooting death of Fla. teen a 'tragedy'

    President Obama is calling the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Florida a "tragedy" and says "every aspect" of the case should be investigated.


  • Fox's Rivera: Fla. teen's hoodie had role in death

    Fox News Channel commentator Geraldo Rivera said Friday that the hoodie an unarmed black teenager wore when he was killed in Florida is as much responsible for his death as the man who shot him.


  • Social media aids angst over US shooting case

    It started a couple of weeks ago with a few cryptic messages on Twitter and other social media websites: Where is the justice? and R.I.P. TrayvonMartin.


  • ** FILE ** Trayvon Martin's parents Tracy Martin (left) and Sybrina Fulton (center) are joined by an unidentified woman during the Million Hoodie March in New York City's Union Square on March 21, 2012. A few hundred people marched in memory of Trayvon Martin, a black teenager shot to death by a Hispanic neighborhood watch captain in Florida. The teenager was unarmed and was wearing a hoodie. (Associated Press)

    Arrest demands grow in Fla. teen's shooting death

    The investigation into last month's shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in an Orlando suburb is out of the hands of the beleaguered police chief and the county prosecutor with the Justice Department looking at possible civil rights violations and a grand jury perhaps considering charges.


  • George Zimmerman is seen in police mug shot provided by the Orange County Jail in Florida from a 2005 arrest. Zimmerman is the neighborhood watch captain who shot unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, 17, in a gated community in Sanford, Fla., in February 2012. (Associated Press/Orange County Jail via Miami Herald)

    'Stand Your Ground Law' at center of Fla. shooting

    Florida is among 21 states with a "Stand Your Ground Law," which gives people wide latitude to use deadly force rather than retreat during a fight. The self-defense law helps explain why a neighborhood watch captain has not been arrested in the shooting death of an unarmed teenager.


  • Embattled Florida police chief takes leave

    The police chief and prosecutor who have been bitterly criticized for not arresting a neighborhood watch volunteer in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager both left the case Thursday, with the chief saying that he is temporarily leaving his job to let passions cool.


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