Tag Archives: George Zimmerman

In The News: Lockheed Martin Contract Impacts Florida, Manatee Survey, Zimmerman Lawyer Leaves Libel Case, Boehner Addresses Default

By on February 6th, 2014 | Last updated: February 6, 2014 at 3:33 pm

Big Deal for Lockheed Martin: $60M Contract for UK defense – Ocala and Orlando Lockheed Martin facilities will start work on a $60 million contract. Their efforts will focus on replacing parts and providing spare systems for the United Kingdom’s [...]

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Interactive: How Do Legislators Feel About Changes To Florida’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ Law?

By on December 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 12:48 pm

With about half of Florida legislators supporting the controversial “stand your ground” law as it is written, the possibility of a repeal in the 2014 session seems slim. WUFT News conducted statewide research to determine which way the legislature might act in the spring.

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In The News: Alachua Crime Rate Dips, Zimmerman Free Again, Obamacare-Gun Control Debate, Ft. Lauderdale Plane Crash

By on November 20th, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 11:33 am

County crime rate dips; officials credit policing tactics – Alachua County’s crime rate for first half of 2013 was 9.4 percent lower than the same time last year. Gainesville Police Department attributed the reduction to community-oriented tactics. Gainesville Sun Rubio stirs [...]

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Zimmerman Arrested on Assault Charges Outside Girlfriend’s House

By on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 5:23 pm

The man acquitted of criminal charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin has been charged with assault and battery following his arrest at the home where he lived with his girlfriend in Florida.

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George Zimmerman’s Wife Opts Not To Press Charges After Couple’s Dispute

By on September 9th, 2013 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 7:44 am

George Zimmerman’s estranged wife called police officers to her father’s house in Florida Monday, saying the former neighborhood watch volunteer who was acquitted of murder threatened her with a gun.

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After Holder’s Speech, “Stand Your Ground” Laws Are Again In The Spotlight

By and on July 17th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 3:47 pm

Although Attorney General Eric Holder is taking a stand against “stand your ground” law, other lawmakers, including Rep. Dennis Baxley, believe it is an important law and should remain unchanged.

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Explaining the Role of the News Media in George Zimmerman case

By on July 15th, 2013 | Last updated: July 15, 2013 at 4:37 pm

Experts at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies are explaining their thoughts on why the George Zimmerman case in Sanford became such a high-profile case, and what or who was responsible.

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The Many Questions Left as Zimmerman Trial Closes

By on July 11th, 2013 | Last updated: July 11, 2013 at 4:34 pm

The shooting death of Trayvon Martin and the subsequent trial of George Zimmerman on second degree murder charges have raised many questions and stirred debates about race and civil rights across the country.

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In the News: ORMC trauma center, George Zimmerman trial, texting while driving ban, ‘parent trigger’ bill

By on April 30th, 2013 | Last updated: April 30, 2013 at 3:09 pm

With no appeal filed, ORMC trauma center still cleared to operate –  Ocala Regional’s trauma center is free to continue operation, after Shands at the University of Florida and Munroe Regional Medical Center decided not to appeal a judge’s ruling that [...]

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In the News: new Gainesville jobs, ricin suspect investigated, state questions Zimmerman, MIT officer mourned

By on April 24th, 2013 | Last updated: April 24, 2013 at 5:01 pm

Mobile app developer Mobiquity to expand to Gainesville, create 260 jobs – The Boston-area mobile app developer announced Wednesday that it chose Gainesville for its expansion plans. The jobs will pay an average salary of $49,000, and candidates will include college [...]

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