Archive for July 14th, 2013

Some Sanford residents struggle to cope with Zimmerman verdict

July 14, 2013
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SANFORD, Fla. — Under the hot Florida sun the morning after George Zimmerman was found not guilty, Kathy McGill stood next to a brick monument adorned with the names of 10 local young people who had been shot or stabbed to death. The name at the top of the monument, located in the center...
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Obama: ‘Honor’ Trayvon Martin by preventing future tragedies

July 14, 2013
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Saying “we are a nation of laws, and a jury has spoken,” President Barack Obama on Sunday urged Americans to stay calm in the wake of George Zimmerman‘s acquittal in the Trayvon Martin case and “honor” the slain teen’s memory by preventing similar tragedies in the future.
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SEC takes Goldman’s ‘Fabulous Fab’ to trial in civil fraud case

July 14, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission heads to trial Monday against a former Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS-PB – news) bond trader in a case it says highlights what went wrong on Wall Street in the financial crisis.
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6 stocks that stand out in a sizzling stock market

July 14, 2013
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s summertime and the stock market is sizzling.
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Cleared, but ‘looking over his shoulder’

July 14, 2013
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SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — After a year and a half of living as a hermit, George Zimmerman emerged from a Florida courthouse a free man, cleared of all charges in the shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
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Zimmerman verdict could signal new civil rights era

July 14, 2013
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Part of America sees the not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman case as a travesty of justice, a modern iteration of Jim Crow, where a white man walks free after shooting an innocent black person, in this case an unarmed Florida teenager named Trayvon Martin.
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Jury finds George Zimmerman NOT GUILTY

July 14, 2013
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SANFORD, Fla–The jury in the trial of George Zimmerman has found the neighborhood watchman not guilty in the killing of Trayvon Martin.
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Zimmerman verdict stirs reaction across nation

July 14, 2013
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Yahoo News asked Sanford, Fla., residents and others across the nation to react to the not-guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman case and cultural issues surrounding the trial. Here’s a collection of responses we received shortly after the verdict was announced.
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