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Footage shows Zimmerman in cuffs; shooter's father speaks (VIDEO)

A security video that shows neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman being led in handcuffs from a police car after he fatally shot Trayvon Martin is adding to the debate over whether the shooting was a case of self-defense.

Thursday - 03/29/2012, 07:28am EDT

Tags: Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman

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Tuesday - 03/27/2012, 08:53am EDT

Tags: morning stories, Supreme Court, Trayvon Martin, Deer, nuclear bomb, NASA

D.C. candlelight vigil for Trayvon Martin unites races, ages

The candlelight vigil, which began with a prayer, was one of many nationwide demanding the arrest of 28-year-old George Zimmerman in the Feb. 26 Sanford, Fla. shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin who was unarmed.

Tuesday - 03/27/2012, 06:16am EDT

Tags: columbia heights, vigil, Trayvon Martin, Anna-Lysa Gayle, Dick Uliano


Hundreds rally in Md. in memory of slain Fla. teen

Hundreds of people _ many of them wearing hoodies _ marched through downtown Baltimore's streets to call for justice for a black Florida teenager who police say was fatally shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer.

Monday - 03/26/2012, 07:18pm EDT

Tags: Southern Christian Leadership Council, NAACP, Trayvon Martin, Baltimore National Action Network, CASA de Maryland, George Zimmerman

D.C. protesters seek charges in case of Fla. teen

A few dozen demonstrators in the nation's capital are calling on the U.S. Justice Department to bring charges in the slaying of an unarmed black teenager in Florida.

Monday - 03/26/2012, 06:28pm EDT

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Md. lawmakers don hoodies in memory of Fla. teen

Maryland lawmakers are calling for cultural sensitivity and an end to racial profiling following the shooting death of an unarmed teenager in Florida.

Monday - 03/26/2012, 04:06pm EDT

Tags: Annapolis, Trayvon Martin, hoodies, Maryland Black Legislative Caucus

D.C. residents rally for justice in teen shooting

The killing of Trayvon Martin hits close to home for many in the DC area, and it sparked more than one hundred people to gather Friday in Anacostia at The Big Chair on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE.

Friday - 03/23/2012, 09:13pm EDT

Tags: max smith, The Big Chair, Trayvon Martin

Santorum calls Florida teenager's death 'horrible'

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says the shooting of an unarmed teenager in an Orlando, Fla., suburb was "horrible" and that the case is, in his words, a "chilling example of the horrible decisions made by people in this process."

Friday - 03/23/2012, 02:39pm EDT

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Friday - 03/23/2012, 10:04am EDT

Tags: morning stories, Trayvon Martin, Friday Freebies, Metro, Washington Redskins, hunger games

Hundreds wear hoodies in march for Martin (VIDEO)

Hundreds of people wearing hoodies marched in New York Wednesday to protest the killing of unarmed Florida teen Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watchman.

Thursday - 03/22/2012, 07:27am EDT

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