'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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President Obama came in with big promises. But he turned out to be a small man.
Police officers who responded minutes after the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin could not agree on whether George Zimmerman had a broken nose, but they all said the ex-neighborhood watch volunteer had cuts on his head, according to documents released Thursday.
The jailed neighborhood watch volunteer charged with killing Trayvon Martin poses no threat to the community and should be released a second time on bail, his attorney said in a court motion released Monday.
A newly-released video shows Florida neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman at the scene of Trayvon Martin's fatal shooting a day later giving police a blow-by-blow account of his fight with the teen.
An attorney for the former neighborhood watch volunteer charged with killing Trayvon Martin is delaying his request for a new bond hearing.
The defense team for George Zimmerman, the man charged with second-degree murder in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, said Sunday that Mr. Zimmerman is in police custody in Florida.
Things have spun out of control in the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman case in Sanford, Fla. ("Zimmerman's account of killing corroborated," Web, Thursday).
I agree with everything professor Karen L. Bune writes in her letter, with one important exception ("Zimmerman trial outrage," Wednesday).
An athletics committee on Long Island has ruled that a 13-year-old boy can keep playing field hockey on the girls' team at Southampton High School.
The Washington Nationals' extended injury list got longer Monday night. A team source confirmed that right-handed reliever Brad Lidge will undergo surgery Tuesday to repair a hernia.
Attorneys for George Zimmerman announced Tuesday that their client has cut off contact with them, forcing them to withdraw as his legal counsel in the fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager in Florida.
Instead, he said, "If I had a son, he would look like Trayvon."
She told the investigator that the lead detective for Sanford police investigating the case had told her, in an attempt to comfort her during an interview, that the person who had been moaning for help was alive and that he was "really beaten up and scratched."