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State of Florida vs George Zimmerman Trial (day 8 )

(CS Monitor.com)A doctor, testifying Tuesday for the prosecution, played down the injuries that defendant George Zimmerman sustained during a fight with slain teen Trayvon Martin. Prosecutors are working to undermine Zimmerman’s self-defense claim. On Tuesday, a medical examiner called by … Continue reading

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State of Florida vs George Zimmerman Trial (day 7 )

(Yahoo News) – Jurors on Monday heard George Zimmerman say he never tried to identify himself as a neighborhood watch volunteer to Trayvon Martin before fatally shooting the unarmed black teenager. “I was scared,” Zimmerman said in a taped police … Continue reading

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State of Florida vs George Zimmerman Trial (day 6 )

(Bloodyyelbow.com) As testimony continues in the trial of George Zimmerman, a physician’s assistant, who treated him for his injuries after the shooting, revealed that Zimmerman had been training regularly in MMA. CFNews13 had a summary of her court testimony: Watch live … Continue reading

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State of Florida vs George Zimmerman Trial (day 5 )

(Yahoo News)SANFORD, Fla. — The sound of a single gunshot punctured George Zimmerman’s murder trial on Thursday — a jarring reminder of what ended the cries for help on a rainy February night last year. Jurors for the first time … Continue reading

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State of Florida vs George Zimmerman Trial (day 4 )

(USA Today) SANFORD, Fla. — A Florida jury deciding the fate of a neighborhood watch volunteer charged with killing Trayvon Martin will hear more stirring testimony Thursday from a 19-year-old woman who heard the last moments of the boy’s life. … Continue reading

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State of Florida vs George Zimmerman Trial (day 3 )

(NBCNEWS.COM)The jury in the George Zimmerman trial was shown photos of Trayvon Martin’s body and a closeup of a chest wound as a police sergeant testified Tuesday about his attempts to save the teenager’s life. Sgt. Anthony Raimondo of the … Continue reading

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State of Florida vs George Zimmerman Trial (day 2 )

(Reuters) – Neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin simply because “he wanted to,” because he was an armed vigilante, and because he viewed the 17-year-old whom he’d never met as just another “punk,” a prosecutor said in opening statements … Continue reading

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