Latest George Zimmerman News

Attorney: Zimmerman will plead no contest in stalking case

Oct. 10, 2018 12:45 PM EDT

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman will plead no contest to resolve a misdemeanor charge accusing him of stalking a private investigator working for a documentary filmmaker, Zimmerman's attorney said in court Wednesday. Zimmerman will enter a written plea of no...

Reports of pepper-spray projectile use concern Dallas chief

Sep. 11, 2018 8:53 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas police chief said Tuesday she has called for a full review and plans to meet with protest leaders after learning about reports that police used pepper-spray projectiles at a demonstration over a black man's death. Chief U. Renee Hall said in a statement that the projectiles, which...

Case against officer who killed neighbor to go to grand jury

Sep. 11, 2018 12:45 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The case against a white Dallas police officer who shot and killed a black neighbor will be presented to a grand jury, which could decide on more serious charges than manslaughter, the district attorney said Monday as an affidavit provided a fuller description of the officer's account....

Ex-deputy sued over 2003 disappearance of black man

Sep. 4, 2018 5:26 PM EDT

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — The family of a black man who disappeared nearly 15 years ago filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing a former sheriff's deputy of killing him, and filmmaker Tyler Perry took part in announcing the lawsuit. Marcia Williams and her attorney Benjamin Crump sued former Collier County deputy...