Demonstrations grow as verdict nears

July 13, 2013
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Closing arguments underway in George Zimmerman trial

Closing arguments underway in George Zimmerman trial

Ty Wright and Danny Morales / twright@valenciavoice.com and dmorales@valenciavoice.com
July 12, 2013
Filed under News, Top Stories, Zimmerman Trial

SANFORD -- Trayvon Martin was murdered at "7:16:55" p.m. on February 26, 2012 by George Zimmerman, who is facing second-degree murder charges, however there were events leading up to the shooting that happened months before, according to a state attorney. "The defendant assumed that the victim didn't... Read more »

Closing arguments begin in George Zimmerman murder trial

Danny Morales and Ty Wright / dmorales@valenciavoice.com and twright@valenciavoice.com
July 11, 2013
Filed under Video, Zimmerman Trial

SANFORD --The state started their closing argument on Thursday afternoon and after two hours and ten minutes the court recessed for the evening. Court will be back in session tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. EST with attorney Mark O'Mara giving the defense's closing argument. A verdict could be in as early as... Read more »

Defense rests its case in the George Zimmerman second-degree murder trial

Danny Morales & Ty Wright
July 11, 2013
Filed under Video, Zimmerman Trial

SANFORD, Fla.- After 18 witnesses the defense rested its case midway through Wednesday afternoon after George Zimmerman gave up his rights to testify. The State will began their closing statements on Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m. and finish up on Friday with deliberation to began that afternoon. For... Read more »

Trayvon Martin’s father takes the stand in Day 10 of the George Zimmerman trial

July 9, 2013
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The George Zimmerman second degree murder trial has hit Day 10 and the defense is expected to rest its case sometime this week. For updates live from the courtroom follow Danny Morales (@Danny_Morales_) and Ty Wright (@Tru2TY) on Twitter. Photos courtesy of (©2013 Pool / Joe Burbank, Orlando Sentinel)

Families testify on who they hear in 911 call

Families testify on who they hear in 911 call

Ty Wright/ twright@valenciavoice.com
July 5, 2013
Filed under News, Top Stories, Zimmerman Trial

Sanford, Fla.- On the final day of testimony for the State's case against George Zimmerman's second degree murder charge of 17-year old Trayvon Martin- shot inside a Sanford gated community last year- family members of both parties state it was their relative screaming for help in the controversial 911... Read more »

Court hears Zimmerman’s first police interview

Court hears Zimmerman’s first police interview

Ty Wright/ twright@valenciavoice.com
July 1, 2013
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Sanford Fla.-  Following George Zimmerman's turning his self over to the police, the 29-year old facing a second-degree murder charge was noted as being "shocked" when he found out by law officials that teen Trayvon Martin, 17, was pronounced dead following shooting in a Sanford gated community last... Read more »

George Zimmerman trial enters week two of testimony

George Zimmerman trial enters week two of testimony

Danny Morales and Ty Wright / dmorales@valenciavoice.com and twright@valenciavoice.com
June 30, 2013
Filed under Local News, News, Top Stories, Zimmerman Trial

After the first week of testimony in the George Zimmerman second degree murder trial the public has witnessed explicit opening statements, graphic evidence from the night of the incident, and heard testimonies from 19 witnesses- including the State’s star witness, Rachel Jeantel. The... Read more »

Day two of George Zimmerman trial

Danny Morales & Ty Wright
June 26, 2013
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Trial begins in shooting death of Florida teen

Trial begins in shooting death of Florida teen

Danny Morales / dmorales@valenciavoice.com
June 24, 2013
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SANFORD - George Zimmerman’s 2nd degree murder trial started on Monday, June 24, at the Seminole County Criminal Justice Center after nine days of jury selection. Zimmerman is on trial for the for the murder of Florida teen Trayvon Martin back on February 26, 2012 in Sanford. Sybrina... Read more »