Sanford teen’s killer in jail as Florida picks up the pieces from national scruitiny
George Zimmerman will remain in jail after his first court appearance earlier today where he pled not guilty to charges for the death of 17-year old Sanford teen, Trayvon Martin. The nation went into a frenzy after the 28-year old was not arrested for shooting and killing Martin. Now that Zimmerman is in custody, Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports on the future of the case and racial issues it stirred across the country.
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A Marion County man was arrested Monday after he beat a 72-year-old man. Authorities said James Kane attacked the victim after he denied Kane permission to marry his girlfriend.
An Ocala man was arrested Sunday after attempting to flee his home, where police found his dog and evidence of animal abuse.
Deputies say they found methamphetamine and chemicals used to produce the highly addictive drug.
The Wells Fargo Bank on Newberry Road near the Oaks Mall was robbed Friday afternoon by an unknown white male.
Florida Department of Law Enforcement releases the 2013 Annual Unified Crime Report, which indicates a drop in crime in many North Central Florida counties.