- Sharpton leads march over 'stand your ground' law Updated: Mar-10-14 6:31 pm
- Black Twitter flexing muscles on and offline Updated: Mar-10-14 5:45 pm
- SC bill would repeal 'stand your ground' law Updated: Mar-06-14 6:13 pm
- Fla. Capitol security rules stop overnight sit-ins Updated: Mar-06-14 1:37 pm
- Amid protests, Florida legislators start session Updated: Mar-04-14 6:25 pm
- Gun legislation back in the forefront for session Updated: Mar-02-14 11:25 am
- Obama plan aims to improve odds for minority boys Updated: Feb-27-14 7:04 pm
- Correction: Stand Your Ground story Updated: Feb-27-14 4:35 pm
- Goodman Theatre tackles Trayvon Martin killing Updated: Feb-25-14 4:15 pm
- Fight lawsuit tossed against Nick Saban's daughter Updated: Feb-19-14 2:34 pm
- Martin's parents offer support for Davis' parents Updated: Feb-15-14 1:20 pm
- George Zimmerman responds to wife in divorce case Updated: Feb-13-14 4:13 pm
- George Zimmerman responds to wife in divorce case Updated: Feb-13-14 4:02 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Rev. Al Sharpton led hundreds of people on a march Monday to the state Capitol, where they rallied against Florida's "stand your ground" law.
WASHINGTON - Michael Dunn's conviction of attempted murder - but not actual murder - in the shooting death of black teenager Jordan Davis prompted the creation of hashtag #dangerousblackkids on Twitter. Users posted photos of black babies and toddlers, spoofing the fear that Dunn testified he felt before opening fire on a car full of teens at a convenience store.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Members of the Legislative Black Caucus said Thursday South Carolina's "stand your ground" law is wrong and should be repealed.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - New Capitol security rules approved by Gov. Rick Scott and Senate and House leaders will prevent overnight protests like the monthlong sit-in after George Zimmerman's acquittal on murder charges.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida legislators opened their annual 60-day session on Tuesday with legislative leaders vowing to cut taxes, expand the use of private school vouchers and make changes to the state's pension system.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida's gun-friendly nature will be scrutinized during the 2014 legislative session as bills that would modify the state's "stand your ground" law and another allowing warning shots will be considered, a marked contrast from the 2013 session in which no major gun legislation was passed.
WASHINGTON - In strong, often personal terms, President Barack Obama on Thursday called for vigorous efforts to reverse underachievement among young black and Hispanic males. He also cautioned young minority men not to repeat his own youthful mistakes in an unforgiving world.
TAMPA, Florida - In a story Feb. 26 about the parents of slain teenager Jordan Davis, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Nicole Oulson, the widow of a man shot and killed in a movie theater, will attend a rally regarding Florida's "stand your ground" law. Oulson's attorney, TJ Grimaldi, said Oulson will not participate in the rally.
CHICAGO - The Goodman Theatre is the latest company to join a national push to stage a night of short plays about the killing of Trayvon Martin.
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A judge cited Alabama's "stand your ground" law Wednesday in throwing out a lawsuit against University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban's daughter, who was being sued by her sorority sister over a fight.
MIAMI - Trayvon Martin's parents have expressed their support for the parents of a 17-year-old fatally shot after an argument over loud music.
ORLANDO, Florida - George Zimmerman has filed a countersuit against his wife in their on-going divorce proceeding.
ORLANDO, Florida - George Zimmerman is asking a judge to set aside a default judgment for his wife in their on-going divorce proceeding, and has filed a countersuit against her.