second degree murder

George Zimmerman spoke with Fox News’ Sean Hannity for his first sit down interview since he killed unarmed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman claims he killed Martin in self defense and has invoked Florida’s Stand Your Ground Law. In his interview with Hannity, Zimmerman reiterated his claim of self defense, saying Martin punched him first. Zimmerman […]

Despite lying to the court, George Zimmerman was released from jail on Friday, one day after a Florida judge set a $1 million bond. Judge Kenneth R. Lester Jr. found that Zimmerman’s deceit over cash holdings at his first bond hearing in April was not enough to hold him without bail, CNN  reports. But Lester […]

The Florida judge overseeing the Trayvon Martin case has set a new bond for George Zimmerman at $1 million, reports CNN. It is not known if Zimmerman can post the bond and be released from jail, although only a percentage is needed to make bail and not the full amount. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree […]

A day after neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman fatally shot unarmed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, there was a video recorded of him describing what happened the night he approached Martin and the alleged struggle between the two that followed. Zimmerman claims that Martin spotted his gun during their scuffle and tried to go for it, […]

While most Dads will be celebrated by their appreciative sons, daughters, and wives this Sunday, this Father’s Day, Tracy Martin, the father of murdered Florida teen Trayvon Martin, will be celebrating his without Trayvon. Even in his grief, though, Martin has found the strength to send out a Father’s Day message, encouraging families who live […]

George Zimmerman’s wife was arrested Tuesday afternoon for allegedly lying at his bond hearing about the couple’s finances, reports CNN. Shellie N. Zimmerman, 25, was arrested on a perjury charge. She posted a $1,000 bond and was released from a Florida jail Tuesday afternoon. At her husband’s April 20 bond hearing, Shellie Zimmerman was asked […]

George Zimmerman is back in jail after surrendering to authorities on Sunday before an afternoon deadline. According to CNN, Zimmerman was booked into the Seminole County, Florida jail at 1:25 p.m. Zimmerman, who was charged with second-degree murder for killing unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin in February, was required to turn himself in after a judge […]

George Zimmerman has had his bond revoked by a Florida judge and must report back to jail within 48 hours. Zimmerman, who shot and killed unarmed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin in February, was charged with second-degree murder on April 11 and has been free on bail. Seminole County Circuit Court Judge Kenneth Lester Jr. accused […]

Geraldo Rivera has managed to stick his foot in his mouth once again regarding the killing of Trayvon Martin and the role his hoodie may have played in the tragedy. Geraldo has gone as far as saying if Trayvon would have just explained himself to George Zimmerman, who questioned his intent and presence in his […]

Surveillance video has surfaced of Trayvon Martin buying Skittles and an Iced Tea from a Sanford, Florida 7-Eleven moments before he was killed by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman. Martin can be seen purchasing his items while wearing a dark hoodie. There is no sound to the visuals but it is clear that the exchange […]

George Zimmerman may have to face hate crime charges from the FBI, in addition to his second-degree murder charge, for shooting and killing unarmed Florida teenager, Trayvon Martin back in February. If the FBI and Florida prosecutors can prove Zimmerman intentionally went after and murdered Martin because he is African-American, the sentence could escalate to […]

After confessing to the 1993 killing of John Henkel, former Bad Boy rapper Trevell “G. Dep” Coleman has been sentenced to serve 15 years to life in prison. Coleman was found guilty of second-degree murder in court last month. “I was surprised…for some reason, I really didn’t think that he died,” Coleman told the New […]