Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman Case


Wed March 28, 2012
The Two-Way

Hoodie In The House Leads To Shouting In The Capitol

Originally published on Wed March 28, 2012 1:45 pm

Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., during his hooded statement on the House floor.

On the floor of the House this morning, Rep. Bobby Rush's effort to call attention to the death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin turned into a contest of wills between the Illinois Democrat and the presiding officer because Rush donned a hoodie while speaking.

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Wed March 28, 2012


Wed March 28, 2012
The Two-Way

Reports: Police Pursued Manslaughter Charge In Trayvon Martin's Death

A memorial to Trayvon Martin outside The Retreat at Twin Lakes community in Sanford, Fla., where he was killed.
Mario Tama Getty Images

There are reports from The Miami Herald and CBS News that police in Sanford, Fla., were looking to arrest George Zimmerman on a manslaughter charge for the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26.

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Tue March 27, 2012
The Two-Way

Trayvon Martin's Life Looking Much Like Many Teens'

This photo of Trayvon Martin was held by a supporter during a recent rally in the Goldsboro neighborhood of Sanford, Fla.
Brian Blanco EPA /Landov

While this morning's Miami Herald concludes that emerging details about Trayvon Martin's life paint "a complicated portrait" of a boy with "a spotty school record," anyone who has guided their child through the teenage years may be more likely to see a fairly typical kid who had some brushes with authority and lots of dreams about the future.

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Mon March 26, 2012
The Two-Way

Police: George Zimmerman Said He Was Knocked To Ground And Beaten

George Zimmerman, in a 2005 mug shot provided by the Orange County (Fla.) jail, via The Miami Herald. He had been accused of pushing a state alcohol agent, who was arresting a friend of Zimmerman's. He entered a "pretrial-diversion program."