July 14, 2013 Saturday night's acquittal of George Zimmerman is reigniting conversations that began with the 2012 fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The case has sparked debates on race, profiling and Stand Your Ground laws.
July 12, 2013 Officials are trying to head off possible violent reactions to the verdict, but isn't it weird to be sitting around discussing human behavior like weather patterns?
July 12, 2013 In closing, lawyers for the self-styled neighborhood watch volunteer accused in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin say it's clear their client acted in self-defense during the 2012 confrontation.
July 12, 2013 The defense is expected to finish its closing argument on Friday. Then, Judge Debra Nelson will instruct the jurors on what they are to consider as they weigh whether George Zimmerman acted in self defense or should be sent to prison for the shooting death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.
July 11, 2013 As the trial for the man accused in the death of Trayvon Martin wraps up, the prosecution and defense argued over the instructions to the jury.
July 10, 2013 As the high-profile trial of the man accused in the death of Trayvon Martin nears its end, race hasn't been talked about in the courtroom. But the issue is running through the case, legal experts tell NPR.
July 8, 2013 A key piece of evidence in the high-profile murder trial involves whose voice can be heard calling for help on the recording of a 911 call made by a neighbor. Jurors have now heard conflicting opinions from those who knew Trayvon Martin, and those who know defendant George Zimmerman.
July 5, 2013 A key piece of evidence in the trial of George Zimmerman is whose voice can be heard on a recording yelling for help. Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin's mother, testified Friday that she's sure it was her son who was screaming.
June 24, 2013 During opening statements, Zimmerman was painted as a vigilante by prosecutors, while the defense said Trayvon Martin was the agressor.
June 20, 2013 Attorneys in the trial finished questioning potential jurors around mid-day Thursday; they are also selecting four alternate jurors for the trial.
June 10, 2013 The trial gets started Monday in Florida. George Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder. Experts say prosecutors will look for young jurors, while the defense will focus on older people. Trayvon's death sparked protests and a national discussion about race relations.
May 28, 2013 The African-American teen's February 2012 shooting death drew national attention. George Zimmerman has pleaded not guilty to a charge of second-degree murder. He claims self defense. Trayvon's family alleges the young man was racially profiled. The trial will begin June 10.
December 7, 2012 Zimmerman's lawsuit alleges NBC deliberately altered 911 calls he placed to a dispatcher; by rearranging the conversation, he claims the network wrongly smeared him as a racist.
December 3, 2012 The photograph, taken by a police officer, is the first high-resolution, clear view we've gotten of Zimmerman's injuries on the night he shot and killed Trayvon Martin.