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Obama Prevails in Final Florida Tallies

President Barack Obama was declared the winner in Florida on Saturday after a close election race that lead the state to a lengthy vote count. ...

Fire Station in Florida Investigated For Using Obama Toilet Paper

A fire station in Pompano Beach, Florida had a their restroom stocked with President Obama's face printed on tissue.

Jaguars sign WR Spurlock, promote DE Davis

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed receiver/return specialist Micheal Spurlock and promoted defensive end Ryan Davis from the practice squad. The team waived ...

Fla. task force begins review of self-defense law

LONGWOOD, Fla. — The chair of a task force charged with reviewing Florida’s “stand your ground” law says there are no plans to meet privately ...

New bond hearing set for Trayvon Martin shooter

ORLANDO, Fla. — A new bond hearing is set for George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the fatal shooting of an unarmed ...

Trayvon Martin’s mom clarifies ‘accident’ remark

SANFORD, Fla. — Trayvon Martin’s mother says the encounter between her son and a neighborhood watch volunteer was an accident, not the shooting that left ...

Trayvon Martin parents elated by Zimmerman arrest

WASHINGTON — Trayvon Martin’s parents expressed relief Wednesday over a special prosecutor’s decision to charge the man responsible for the 17-year-old’s death. Martin’s mother said ...

Trayvon Martin death won’t go to Fla. grand jury

ORLANDO, Fla. — A grand jury will not look into the Trayvon Martin case, a special prosecutor said Monday, leaving the decision of whether to ...

Homeowner association could be sued in Martin case

SANFORD, Fla. — If Trayvon Martin’s family sues over his death, they might not target George Zimmerman but instead the homeowners association of the neighborhood ...

Congregants wear hoodies, remember Trayvon Martin

EATONVILLE, Fla. — Wearing hooded sweatshirts similar to the one that Trayvon Martin wore on the night he was killed, many preachers and worshippers echoed ...

Sharpton: 3 reasons why Trayvon Martin shooting is a hate ...

By // Aisha I. Jefferson Rev. Al Sharpton says language George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch captain who allegedly shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on ...

Sharpton plans Fla. rally for Trayvon Martin

SANFORD, Fla. — The Rev. Al Sharpton is planning a rally for a Black Florida teenager fatally shot by a white neighborhood watch volunteer. Sharpton ...

Family: Man didn’t kill black teen in self-defense

SANFORD, Fla. — Calls made to police show that a Black teenager was terrified as he tried to get away from the White neighborhood watch ...