- Trayvon Martin's dad speaks about son in NY Updated: Apr-24-14 12:13 pm
- Roseanne Barr: Zimmerman parents lawsuit not valid Updated: Apr-23-14 11:55 am
- Correction: Stand Your Ground story Updated: Apr-17-14 12:07 pm
- 'Warning-shot' bill passes Florida Senate floor Updated: Apr-03-14 7:46 pm
- Racial profiling prevention bill passes Ill. House Updated: Mar-27-14 5:50 pm
NEW YORK - The father of Trayvon Martin hopes his son's death re-ignites the fight for civil rights and teaches tolerance.
ORLANDO, Florida - Actress Roseanne Barr acknowledges making a Twitter post listing the address and telephone number of George Zimmerman's parents, but is asking a judge to throw out their lawsuit against her in part because the information was readily available in public records.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - In a story March 6 about South Carolina's "stand your ground" law, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a proposal to repeal the law would have limited a person's right to use deadly force against someone breaking into their home, business or occupied vehicle. The proposal from Rep. Harold Mitchell would have allowed deadly force in those scenarios.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Senate on Thursday approved the so-called warning shot bill, moving to significantly revise the state's self-defense laws for the first time since the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - A measure originally pushed by President Barack Obama when he was an Illinois state senator that would try to stop racial profiling by police is a step closer to permanently become law following Thursday's heated debate in the House.