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By Yelena Orrelly on July 16th, 2013 | Last updated: July 16, 2013 at 3:51 pm
Rain didn’t stop more than 100 protesters from showing up at Bo Diddley Plaza in downtown Gainesville to march against the George Zimmerman not guilty verdict.
By Fernanda Ponce 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.
By Brandan McCalla 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.
By Shaneece Dixon on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 17, 2013 at 1:38 pm
Gainesville police are investigating an armed burglary and sexual battery at a home in the 400 block of Southwest 10th Street that occurred around 4 a.m. Monday. After sexually assaulting the female resident, the burglar took two MacBook Pros, an [...]
By Alyssa Hayden on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 10:40 am
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: GED testing, Trayvon Martin, spending cuts, Gaza rocket, Pope Benedict XVI.
By Ashira Morris on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 3:47 pm
A year ago Tuesday, Trayvon Martin was shot by George Zimmerman, a self-proclaimed neighborhood watchman, in Sanford. Martin died, and a national conversation shifted to self-defense policy, neighborhood watches and racial tensions.
By Elle Newbold on February 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:15 am
The “stand your ground” law will not be overturned, but Gov. Rick Scott’s Citizen Safety Task Force made recommendations for change in a report released Friday.