George Zimmerman

The Prosecutor in the Trayvon Martin case released tapes of six recorded phone conversations Monday that Martin’s shooter, George Zimmerman, had with his wife while in jail.The tapes show Zimmerman talking to his wife about transferring money from an account linked to a website created to raise funds for Zimmerman’s legal defense.

Zimmerman back behind bars awaiting new bond hearing

Jun 4, 2012

George Zimmerman's attorney says his client was confused and fearful when he allowed his wife to mislead court officials about the couple's finances.

Zimmerman's attorney, Mark O' Mara, made the statements on a website run by Zimmerman's legal team.

Seminole County Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester ordered Zimmerman to turn himself in after learning the defendant had told the court he had no money when, in fact, his website had taken in more than $135,000 thousand dollars.

The legal defense team for George Zimmerman, the man accused of second-degree murder in the shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, has created a website, Facebook page and Twitter account to protest his interests.

Capital Report: 04-20-2012

Apr 20, 2012

Governor Rick Scott used the backdrop of a St. Johns County elementary school to sign the 2012-2013 state budget. As Kevin Meerschaert from member station WJCT in Jacksonville reports, Scott vetoed far fewer projects than he did last year.


Zimmerman posts bail, apologizes to Trayvon Martin's family

Apr 20, 2012

The man who shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin will be released from jail. A Seminole County judge granted George Zimmerman bail in the amount of $150,000 today, after the Sanford man spent more than a week behind bars. From member station WMFE in Orlando, Nicole Creston reports the bond hearing brought new information and another strange twist to the case.

In a surprising move, 28-year-old George Zimmerman took the stand to apologize to the parents of Trayvon Martin, who were sitting in the courtroom.