Tag Archives: Sanford Florida

Minority mothers shaken up as Trayvon Martin investigation moves forward

By on March 29th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:44 pm

Controversy continues to swirl around the shooting death of Sanford teen, Trayvon Martin. As the FDLE continues its investigation, Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports on what African-American mothers are worried about.

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Ongoing attention with Martin case has one Sanford resident speaking about the divided community

By on March 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:44 pm

With new information on the Trayvon Martin case, many are quick to draw their own conclusions before George Zimmerman even makes it to a grand jury. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Alyssa Averette reports on the media impact this case has had […]

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Social media increases national attention on Trayvon Martin case

By on March 26th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:25 pm

With details continuing to emerge surrounding the case, supporters of Martin everywhere have become enraged about law enforcement’s lack of action up to this point. Though the case began in the small city of Sanford, Florida, it has captured the […]

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Hooded activists rally on UF campus for Trayvon Martin

By and on March 26th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:25 pm

  On the University of Florida Campus, the Students for a Democratic Society held a rally to promote justice for Trayvon Martin. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Jillian Baach reports.

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The proper role of a community’s neighborhood watch program

By on March 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:26 pm

Nearly one month following the death of Trayvon Martin, his killer George Zimmerman hasn’t been arrested after claiming self defense. Zimmerman was a self proclaimed member of his Sanford community’s neighborhood watch, a body designed to prevent crime. Florida’s 89.1, […]

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Florida legal experts weigh in on the state’s “stand your ground” law

By on March 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:11 am

The shooting death of 17 year old Trayvon Martin in the  surburban neighborhood of Sanford right outside Orlando continues to receive national attention. The teen was shot and killed by a self-proclaimed neighborhood watchman who says the case is a matter […]

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Sanford shooter not connected with police crime watch program

By and on March 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:27 pm

As petitions for George Zimmerman’s arrest continue to spring up on social media websites such as Facebook, so is the growing interest in what his motivation for shooting 17-year-old Trayvon could have been. Zimmerman has previously been referred to as “Neighborhood Watch […]

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