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George Zimmerman Shot in Florida by Man from Prior Road-Rage Incident

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George Zimmerman Shot in Florida by Man from Prior Road-Rage Incident

Originally posted 05/11/2015 02:35PM

George Zimmerman, the man acquitted of murder charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, has been shot along a busy road in Florida.

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Obama Meets with Trayvon Martin's Parents at White House on Third Anniversary of Their Son's Shooting

Obama Meets with Trayvon Martin's Parents at White House on Third Anniversary of Their Son's Shooting

Originally posted 02/26/2015 07:15PM

Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin – the parents of Trayvon Martin – paid a visit to the White House to honor the third anniversary of their son's shooting.

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Trayvon Martin Shooting: DOJ Reportedly Won't File Charges Against George Zimmerman | George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin

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Trayvon Martin Shooting: DOJ Reportedly Won't File Charges Against George Zimmerman

Originally posted 02/24/2015 01:15PM

The Department of Justice is set to announce that it will not be filing charges against George Zimmerman in the 2012 shooting of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin.

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Trayvon Martin's Mother Pens Letter to Michael Brown's Family

Trayvon Martin's Mother Pens Letter to Michael Brown's Family: 'Neither of Their Lives Shall Be in Vain'

Originally posted 08/19/2014 11:10AM

Few people can know exactly what the family of Michael Brown, the Missouri teen whose death at the hands of police has spurred widespread protests, is going through in the weeks since his fatal shooting.

Unfortunately, Sybrina Fulton is one who can.

Fulton is the mother of Trayvon Martin, the Florida high schooler shot by a neighborhood watch captain in similar circumstances. In the wake of her son's death, Fulton started the Trayvon Martin Foundation to provide support for the families of victims of violent crime.

Now, in response to the rumors and allegations surrounding Brown's death, she's penned an open letter for TIME.com to offer Brown's family her condolences and support in the days ahead.

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George Zimmerman to Take on DMX in Celebrity Boxing Match | DMX, George Zimmerman

George Zimmerman to Take on DMX in Celebrity Boxing Match

Originally posted 02/05/2014 01:00PM

George Zimmerman is apparently employing the Tonya Harding strategy of fame management.

Just months after his acquittal of the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, the former neighborhood watchman is getting into the celebrity boxing industry. His opponent? None other than bark-hungry rapper DMX.

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George Zimmerman Released from Jail

George Zimmerman Released from Jail

Originally posted 11/20/2013 06:20AM

George Zimmerman is once again a free man after an arrest on criminal charges – but his freedom carries conditions.

The former neighborhood watch volunteer who was acquitted in the fatal shooting of unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin earlier this year was released from jail Tuesday pending arraignment on the latest charges against him: aggravated assault, battery and criminal mischief.

Zimmerman was released on the condition that he wear an electronic monitor, keep his distance from guns, and stay away from the girlfriend who accused him of trying to choke her and then a week later pointing a shotgun at her. His bond was set at $9,000.

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George Zimmerman Arrested After Another Domestic Violence Call

UpdatePosted 11/18/2013 05:30PM

George Zimmerman Arrested After Another Domestic Violence Call

Originally posted 11/18/2013 02:45PM

George Zimmerman, who was acquitted of the murder of Trayvon Martin in July, was arrested Monday after a domestic violence call, PEOPLE confirms.

A woman identifying herself as Zimmerman's girlfriend told officers that he attacked her – and that she's pregnant, a law enforcement source tells PEOPLE. During a press conference later in the day, it was revealed that the victim now says she isn't pregnant.

Also during the press conference, the woman claimed that Zimmerman aimed a long barrel shotgun at her and broke a table. He then allegedly shoved her out of the house and barricaded her on her front porch.

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UpdatePosted 09/09/2013 04:30PM

George Zimmerman's Wife Calls 911 Claiming He Threatened Her

Originally posted 09/09/2013 03:30PM

George Zimmerman, who was acquitted in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, was embroiled in another gun-related incident after his estranged wife called police claiming he threatened her.

Shellie Zimmerman, who filed for divorce last week, called police in the Central Florida community of Lake Mary shortly after 2 p.m. Monday. She had called 911 and claimed that he had a gun and made threats.

"I don't know what he's capable of," she says on the 911 call, her voice shaking before she begins to cry. "I'm really scared." Shellie then tells the operator that George punched her father, causing her dad's glasses to fly off, and has taken her iPad and smashed it.

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George Zimmerman's Wife Files for Divorce

George Zimmerman's Wife Files for Divorce

Originally posted 09/05/2013 07:15PM

She stood by him after he was charged with the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin – and remained at his side throughout the trial – but now George Zimmerman's wife has decided to end their marriage.

According to ABC News, Shellie Zimmerman, 26, has filed for divorce from George Zimmerman, 29, her husband of six years.

The news comes just a few weeks after Shellie spoke to ABC News about how Zimmerman's trial affected her marriage.

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PHOTO: Beyoncé and Jay-Z Attend Trayvon Martin Rally in N.Y.C. | Beyonce Knowles, Jay-Z

Beyoncé and Jay-Z Attend Rally for Trayvon Martin

Originally posted 07/21/2013 09:00AM

Thousands gathered in more than 100 cities across the U.S. Saturday to protest Stand Your Ground laws and to show support for Trayvon Martin, an unarmed teenager shot and killed last year by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, who was found not guilty by a jury in his murder case July 13.

And Beyoncé and Jay-Z were among them.

The superstar couple attended a rally in Manhattan alongside a reported 2,000 protesters, including MSNBC's Rev. Al Sharpton and Martin's mother, Sybrina Fulton.

"Jay-Z and Beyonce said they didn't want to speak and they didn't come for a photo op," Sharpton said, according to reports. "Jay-Z told me, 'I'm a father. Beyoncé is a mother.' We all feel the pain and apprehension – the laws must protect everybody, or it doesn't protect anybody ... We do not come from hate, we come from love of children."

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