Trayvon Martin

George Zimmerman injured in Florida shooting: Police

 George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed black teen Trayvon Martin in 2012, was injured Monday in a dispute involving a firearm, officials said.

May 12, 2015, 09:35 AM IST

No federal charges in case of slain black teen Trayvon Martin: US

A Florida man who was acquitted of murder in the racially charged shooting death of an unarmed black teenager will not face federal hate crime charges, US justice officials said Tuesday.

Feb 25, 2015, 02:07 AM IST

George Zimmerman accused of assaulting his girlfriend with a gun

George Zimmerman, who was acquitted this summer in the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, was arrested on Monday after he allegedly pointed a shotgun at his girlfriend during a domestic dispute, police said.

Nov 19, 2013, 13:16 PM IST

George Zimmerman threatens wife with gun

No charges were filed against George Zimmerman after he allegedly threatened his estranged wife with a gun at her father’s residence.

Sep 10, 2013, 10:49 AM IST

Across US, people rally for `Justice for Trayvon`

Crowds chanted "Justice! Justice!" as they rallied in US cities urging change in self-defense laws and press federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman guilty of shooting Trayvon Martin.

Jul 21, 2013, 22:48 PM IST

Trayvon Martin case: Protest rallies across US

Hundreds of people attended peaceful vigils in several US cities today to protest a not-guilty verdict in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin.

Jul 21, 2013, 09:22 AM IST

Murdered teen Trayvon Martin could have been me: Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama on Friday spoke about his rare personal experience on a recent verdict in a black teen case and said that "Trayvon Martin could have been me, 35 years ago".

Jul 20, 2013, 09:23 AM IST

Trayvon Martin case: Four jurors distance themselves from Juror B37

Four of the jurors at the George Zimmerman trial are distancing themselves from statements that another juror made in a televised interview.

Jul 17, 2013, 10:23 AM IST

Faith leaders vow action in wake of US teen`s killing

African-American faith leaders vowed on Tuesday to harness anger over the Trayvon Martin case to overturn "stand-your-ground" laws and reassert the case for greater civil rights.

Jul 17, 2013, 08:36 AM IST

Kim Kardashian accused of hypocrisy

Kim Kardashian and scores of US celebrities have taken to Twitter to protest about the acquittal of 29-year-old George Zimmerman, who shot dead black teenager Trayvon Martin.

Jul 16, 2013, 16:24 PM IST

Some wanted to convict Zimmerman initially: Juror

Three jurors in George Zimmerman`s second-degree murder trial initially favored convicting him of that offense or manslaughter, but the six-woman jury ultimately voted to acquit him.

Jul 16, 2013, 13:47 PM IST

More protests planned over black US teen Trayvon Martin`s death

Anger over the acquittal of a US neighbourhood watch volunteer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager continued with civil rights leaders saying mostly peaceful protests will continue this weekend.

Jul 16, 2013, 08:58 AM IST

US black teen`s death `tragic, unnecessary`: Holder

US Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday lamented the "tragic, unnecessary" shooting death of black teenager Trayvon Martin and called for a dialogue on issues raised by the killing.

Jul 16, 2013, 08:53 AM IST

Beyonce Knowles asks for a moment of silence during Nashville concert for Trayvon Martin

Beyonce honoured Trayvon Martin, who was fatally shot on the night of February 26, 2012, with a moment of silence on her `Mrs. Carter Show World Tour` stop in Nashville on July 13.

Jul 15, 2013, 13:57 PM IST

Obama urges calm after racially-charged murder trial

President Barack Obama appealed to Americans for restraint amid anger from civil rights activists and public protests against the acquittal of a man who gunned down an unarmed black teenager.

Jul 15, 2013, 08:58 AM IST

Hundreds protest in New York over Zimmerman acquittal

Hundreds protested in New York against the acquittal of neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman, a day after his trial for killing unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin ended in Florida.

Jul 15, 2013, 08:55 AM IST

Zimmerman not guilty in Trayvon Martin death: Florida jury

A six-woman jury has found neighbourhood watchman George Zimmerman not guilty of murdering unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, in a racially-charged trial that has transfixed the United States.

Jul 14, 2013, 13:12 PM IST

Racially sensitive murder trial to start in Florida

A volunteer night watchman goes on trial in a Florida court over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager, which sparked protests and claims that the killing was a case of racial profiling.

Jun 08, 2013, 22:13 PM IST

US: George Zimmerman released from Florida jail

George Zimmerman has been released from prison on USD 150000 bond as he awaits trial for the shooting of Trayvon Martin.

Apr 23, 2012, 11:18 AM IST

US: Martin killer gets bail, apologises to family

A judge granted George Zimmerman USD 150,000 bail on a charge of second-degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin.

Apr 21, 2012, 16:38 PM IST