During an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity that aired Wednesday night, murder suspect George Zimmerman said he didn't regret shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin because he believed “it was all God’s plan.”

Trayvon's father responded to Zimmerman's statement, saying: "We must worship a different Dod because no way that MY God would have wanted George Zimmerman to kill my son."

Zimmerman, who is charged with 2nd degree murder, later backtracked, saying “I do wish there was something, anything I could have done that would have put me in the position where I didn’t have to take his life. And I do want to tell everyone…that I’m sorry that this happened.”

Earlier today, Zimmerman, 28, re-launched his personal website to beg the public for donations -- despite the fact that his attorney, Mark O'Mara, has a fund set up to collect money for GZ's legal costs.

Apparently Zimmerman wants to snatch control of the public donations away from his attorney.

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Some women think a man is a good catch because he's handsome or he has money, but smart women judge a man based on how he treats his own mother.

According to a police report obtained by TMZ, copes responded to a domestic violence call at the home of Dez Bryant's mother in DeSoto, Texas on July 14 at 1:47 PM. When cops arrived at the home, Bryant's mother, Angela, told police her son hit her in the face and grabbed her shirt so hard that he ripped her bra.

On the 911 call, Angela said, "My son has assaulted me. He's here now. he won't go home. I keep telling him to go, he won't go.... I can't let him keep doing me like this.

"I'm gonna put an end to it today," she said as Bryant yelled profanities in the background of the call.

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An unidentified family member of murder suspect George Zimmerman said he molested her well into her teens.

The secretive "witness 9" statements were released to the media on Monday by the same Florida judge who released Zimmerman on bond last week.

The young woman said the sexual abuse began when she was just six years old and ended when she was 16, the Orlando Sentinel reports. Zimmerman is 2 years older than the victim.

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Remember Brandon White, the effeminate, skinny jeans-wearing Atlanta man who was assaulted by a gang of thugs on Feb. 4? The 3 gang members who brutally beat White, and videotaped their actions, were slapped with 5-year prison sentences on Friday. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jackson Bedford also sentenced the thugs to 5 years probation each.

According to the AJC, a fourth suspect, Javaris Bradford, 24, who allegedly videotaped the beating, is still on the lam.

The crime made headlines worldwide because of the media attention on anti-gay bullying. (White, 20, is an out and proud gay man.)

But in a strange twist, several local gay activists wrote a letter to the judge asking for leniency for the 3 men.

Project Q Atlanta published the letter which was signed by local politician, state Rep. Simone Bell, who is an out and proud lesbian. Ms. Bell asked the judge to release the convicted men on probation -- so two of them could finish high school.

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A woman says she was raped by two male strippers at a northwest Atlanta gay strip club.

According to Channel 2 Action news, citing a police report, the incident occurred in June in a VIP room at Swinging Richard’s gay strip club on Northside Drive.

“We wish we would’ve got it the very next day,” APD Major Crimes Commander Darryl Tolleson told wsbtv.com.

Tolleson told Channel 2’s Mark Winne that delays have not hurt the investigation. After a judge initially denied a court order, Tolleson said the club voluntarily gave police access to what they wanted on July 3 and Tuesday.

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The Joe Paterno backlash continues: TMZ.com reports NIKE is changing the name on its Joe Paterno Child Care Center in the wake of news that the famed Penn State coach covered up allegations of child abuse against one of his coaches.

Nike President Mark Parker said in a statement, "With the findings released today, I have decided to change the name of our child care center at our World Headquarters."

Former NFL great Warren Sapp added his voice to the protests, suggesting that the university remove the statue honoring Paterno from the campus.

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Atlanta police have released surveillance video of a man they believe shot a 85-year-old woman during a home invasion Friday.

The video shows a man prowling an apartment complex in the 1800 block of Campbellton Road in southwest Atlanta around 6:30 a.m. The gunman, wearing a white short sleeved shirt and tan slacks, is seen going from door to door until he gains entry into Evelyn Atwater's apartment.

Police tell the Atlanta Journal Constitution that Atwater fought with her attacker who shot her once in the head before fleeing on foot.

"We thought it was just a beating, and when they got her here to Grady [Memorial Hospital], they did a CAT scan and said, 'Your mother has a bullet in her head. She's been shot. And we were just devastated,'" daughter Wendy Atwater Truitt told Channel 2.

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According to a very reliable source, Usher Raymond's stalker, Darshelle Jones Rakestraw, is a lot more dangerous than Usher realizes.

Rakestraw was arrested at the R&B singer's mansion inside a gated community on June 24. She was taken to Emory Johns Creek hospital and later released.

During a 911 call obtained by TMZ.com Usher told the dispatcher Rakestraw was ringing his doorbell. "She's obviously a fan of some sort," he said.

Usher took out a restraining order on Rakestraw which she proudly displayed in a home video that she uploaded to YouTube.com.

According to my source, Rakestraw has reportedly been arrested more then 25 times in the past. Her alleged crimes range from robbery, burglary, and aggravated robbery to identity fraud, and stalking.

All of Rakestraw's alleged crimes (except the stalking) occurred outside of Georgia. According to my source, Rakestraw poses a serious danger to Usher and his estranged wife Tameka Foster.

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  • A former high school and collegiate basketball star-turned-coach was arrested and charged with having sex with the girls she coaches.

    Marquita Adley (pictured), was taken into custody Tuesday and charged with three counts of sexual battery by a custodian on a victim under 18 years of age.

    Adley was released on $15,000 bond after spending the night in jail. The West Broward High School girls basketball interim coach is accused of fondling a 16-year-old girl and committing other sex acts on her between April and June at the girl’s house, a teammate’s house and during a road trip.

    The girl told police that she engaged in consensual sex with the coach. She said that she did not ask Adley to stop or push her away. But in Florida a 16-year-old can't consent to sex with an adult.

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    A registered sex offender who attacked a boy inside a Portland restaurant restroom is HIV positive, according to a FOX News report.

    The suspect, Adam Lee Brown, was on parole after serving 11 years of a 15-year sentence for trying to infect young boys with HIV in 1992. Despite his HIV status -- and his reckless disregard for children -- he was ordered to register as a sex offender after his release.

    Brown was arrested Sunday after he dragged a 10-year-old boy into a Wendy's restroom, locked the door and stabbed the boy repeatedly when he fought back.

    The child screamed in pain as his father attempted to gain entry into the barricaded bathroom. A Wendy's employee managed to get the door open, and Brown shoved the boy out but locked himself inside.

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    Moments ago, a judge in Seminole County granted George Zimmerman a new bond for the 2nd time. The new bond is for $1 million which will require Zimmerman to pay $100,000 to walk out of jail as early as today.

    According to the Orlando Sentinel, the judge imposed new conditions on Zimmerman's bond. Zimmerman can't have a bank account (but his wife can), he can't open a new bank account, he must wear a GPS monitor, and he has 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew.

    Zimmerman has collected over $300,000 in public donations. That gives him $200,000 to live "a good life," as he was overheard telling his wife Sheliie during a recorded jailhouse phone call in April.

    Photo by Reuters Pictures

    George Zimmerman will cool his heels in jail for 2 more days. Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester Jr. will rule on Thursday whether Zimmerman will be released on bond for a 2nd time.

    Zimmerman is being held without bond on a 2nd degree murder charge in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

    Judge Lester said he was drafting the bond order at the close of his afternoon court session, the Orlando Sentinel reports. The judge made his announcement to a nearly empty courtroom Tuesday.

    The Seminole County courthouse is closed Wednesday due to the 4th of July holiday.

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    Gossip website TMZ.com reports that Usher Raymond's bitter ex-wife Tamka Foster plans to use Usher's stalker against him in court.

    The deranged stalker, Darshelle Jones-Rakestraw, 26, was arrested Sunday morning after John's Creek cops found her using her iPad on Usher's front porch. Police charged Jones-Rakestraw with disobeying a criminal trespass warning issued to her the day before.

    Sources tell TMZ Tameka is scared for her kids' safety since Jones-Rakestraw was able to get all the way to Usher's home, even though he lives in a gated community and has a security team.

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    George Zimmerman's father testified that the male voice heard on a 911 tape was Zimmerman's. "It was absolutely George," said Robert Zimmerman after hearing a brief segment of the 911 call.

    The prosecution asked him if he ever heard Zimmerman screaming before. "Oh, lots of times, he said. Robert Zimmerman also said he heard Zimmerman screaming "in a similar manner" at their home in Virginia.

    Zimmerman is back in court hoping to be released on bond a 2nd time. A judge revoked his $150,000 bond earlier this month for lying about donations from the public.

    Zimmerman's lawyer, Mark O'Mara asked the judge to allow George Zimmerman to "apologize for what he did to you." O'Mara requested that Zimmerman not be cross examined by the prosecution. After conferring with Zimmerman, O'Mara declined to put Zimmerman on the witness stand.

    Update 1, 12:213 p.m. ET
    O'Mara just concluded his closing argument. He told the judge that Zimmerman and his wife "did not trust you" to disclose the $130,000 that they had.

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    The biggest news at Thursday's NBA draft -- besides the 1st and 2nd picks emerging from Kentucky -- was the drama involving current Golden State Warriors' head coach Mark Jackson.

    According to The Smoking Gun Jackson was the target of an extortion plot by a stripper with whom Jackson carried on an extramarital affair.

    The extortion attempt culminated this week with the arrests of the stripper, Alexis Adams, and her alleged co-conspirator, ex-convict Marcus Shaw.

    Adams and Shaw are accused of trying to extort a six-figure payment from Jackson in return for not "disseminating/selling graphic photos of Jackson to the 'vultures of the media.'"

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    The bond hearing for neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman is under way at this hour in Sanford, Florida.

    A judge will decide if he should be freed on bond a 2nd time. Zimmerman is charged with 2nd degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin.

    Zimmerman's $150,000 bond was revoked earlier this month for not informing the judge about $205,000 in public donations collected by his personal website.

    Zimmerman's attorney, Mark O'Mara, called a forensic finance specialist Adam McGill to the stand to help explain why Zimmerman and his wife, Shellie, lied about the $205,000.

    According to Migill, the reason Zimmerman transferred the cash into his bank account in $10,000 increments was because of "PayPal rules" -- which doesn't explain why Zimmerman's wife transferred the money from Zimmerman's bank account into hers in the same $10,000 increments.

    In a bond hearing in April, Shellie told the judge she had no idea how much money had been collected. She was later arrested and charged with perjury.

    O'Mara says Zimmerman has $11,000 in cash and goods to his name. The bulk of the donations is being held in a trust set up by O'Mara.

    Update 6, 11:35 a.m. ET
    O'Mara presents the 911 audio with screams heard in the background. O'Mara calls Robert Zimmerman, the defendant's father, to the stand to testify that the voice heard on the audio is Zimmerman screaming.

    Update 5, 11:25 a.m. ET
    The court is in a brief 5 minutes recess. The defense has no other witnesses.

    Update 4, 10:54 a.m. ET
    The defense offered evidence of Zimmerman's injuries. A paramedic testified that Zimmerman's head was "45% covered in blood," and he possibly had a fractured nose. The prosecution countered that the scalp is full of veins and bleeds profusely. The paramedic agreed. The prosecution added that Zimmerman went to work the next day and he only went to a doctor when his employer asked for a doctor's note.

    Update 3, 10:28 a.m. ET
    Zimmerman's expert witness says $24,386 was spent on Zimmerman's living expenses and paying off debts (including American Express credit card).

    Update II, 10:26 a.m. ET
    O'Mara says $200,000 was donated in 11 days to defray living expenses, not to pay Zimmerman's defense.

    Update I, 10:18 a.m. ET
    The financial expert said the money moved from Zimmerman's account to his wife's totaled about $132,000. The expert wasn't able to explain why $43,000 ended up in the bank account of Zimmerman's sister.

    This story is developing...

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  • A Chicago judge today ruled that Dwyane Wade's ex-wife can't visit her sons in the Chicago area where she owns a home. Siovaughn Funches-Wade must travel to Florida to visit her sons under supervision.

    The judge deferred her final decision on Funches-Wade's custody rights until July 9.

    The temporary ruling comes less than a week after Wade and the Miami Heat won the NBA title against the OKC Thunder in Miami.

    Funches-Wade was arrested and charged with child abduction for allegedly failing to return their sons, ages 10 and five, to Wade in a timely manner over the Father’s Day weekend.

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    A Hispanic man who was freed in a controversial Stand Your Ground ruling in the death of a car thief was shot and killed Tuesday.

    Greyston Garcia, of Miami, was shot in the neck late Tuesday by a stray bullet as he drove his truck through the rough Liberty City section of Miami.

    The Miami Herald reports that Garcia was caught in the middle of a gang shootout when he was killed.

    An unidentified 16-year-old male was also shot and killed during the shootout.

    In a controversial decision in March, Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Beth Bloom ruled Garcia acted in self-defense when he chased Pedro Roteta several blocks and stabbed him to death.

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    Voice samples of murder suspect George Zimmerman were released today as part of the discovery in the Trayvon Martin murder case in Florida.

    Zimmerman, 28, can be heard yelling "Help, help," repeatedly in voice reenactment audio samples recorded on March 22. The voice samples were used by investigators to be compared with the male voice heard crying on a 911 call.

    Zimmerman told police he called out for help before shooting and killing the 17-year-old high school student on Feb. 26. But 2 independent voice analysts hired by the Orlando Sentinel determined that Zimmerman's voice did not match the voice heard crying on the 911 tape.

    You can judge for yourself by clicking HERE.

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    Jennifer Hudson was so stressed out after the murder trial of her brother-in-law William Balfour that she called off her wedding to fiance David Otunga, again.

    Balfour was convicted of murdering Hudson's mother, brother and son by a Chicago jury in May.

    According to an insider, “Jennifer started feeling like it just wasn’t right. So many bad things have happened since they got engaged in 2008 that have prevented them from finally getting married, and she was worried that she was just trying too hard to make something happen that wasn’t meant to be.”

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    Strippers in New Nork will have to find another butt shot practitioner to administer their butt shots. Whalesca Castillo who prided herself on fleecing hundreds of customers for $1,500 a pop was sentenced to 1 year in prison.

    Castillo was arrested for continuing to operate her "underground augmentation factory" after being busted in 2011.

    Police serving a search warrant on Castillo's Bronx home found empty bottles of Columbian silicone, used needles, bloody gauze, and "dozens" of tubes of superglue to seal injection sites to prevent leaking silicone.

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    Accused pedophile Jerry Sandusky will no longer prey on innocent children in Pennsylvania. After hearing nine days of testimony, the 12 member jury deliberated 23 hours before convicting the 68-year-old retired Penn State football coach of 45 of 48 charges of aggravated child sex abuse in Bellefonte, PA on Friday.

    Sandusky was originally charged with 52 counts of sexual abuse of young boys over a 15-year period. The judge presiding over the case dropped 4 of the charges Friday.

    Sandusky used his status as a Penn State coach to molest young boys inside Penn State sports facilities for over a decade due to the culture of silence that prevailed among school officials and coaches at Penn State.

    The sensational case attracted news media from all over the country who camped outside the courthouse awaiting the verdict. Sandusky will die in prison.

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    George Zimmerman's credibility was tested when he and his wife, Shellie, conspired to lie about how much money had been collected from the public to pay his legal fees. The Florida state attorney's office has released the statement Zimmerman gave to Sanford police the night he shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

    In a video reenactment recorded by Sanford police investigators, Zimmerman described what he says occurred on Feb. 26 when he encountered Trayvon walking home in a gated community.

    Zimmerman's story has changed several times depending on who he's talking to. His statements are inconsistent with what we all heard in the audio of the 911 call. In the reenactment video, Zimmerman says the dispatcher told him to "get to somewhere where you can see him," indicating that the dispatcher told him to follow Trayvon.

    But the dispatcher clearly told Zimmerman not follow Trayvon that rainy night.

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    Tracy Martin, the father of Trayvon Martin, called a non-emergency 911 line at the Sanford police department on Feb. 27 to report his son missing the morning after the teen was shot to death by an overeager neighborhood watchman.

    "It hasn't really been 24 hours, but I'm from Miami and my son's up here with me," Tracy Martin tells a dispatcher in the 8:39 a.m. call released Wednesday.


    "I'm actually staying at my girlfriend's house," Mr. Martin told the dispatcher in a calm voice, explaining that Trayvon didn't know anyone in Sanford.

    A second phone call released Wednesday, the dispatcher called Mr. Martin back a few minutes after the first call to ask for more identifying information.

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    The ex-wife of NBA star Dwyane Wade was arrested and charged with "child abduction" in Chicago over the weekend. According to the Associated Press, Wade has asked a judge to terminate Siovaughn Funches-Wade's visitation rights with their two sons.

    The couple divorced in 2010 and Wade was awarded custody of the boys in March 2011 due to Funches-Wade's erratic behavior in court.

    Wade's attorney, James Pritikin, filed an emergency motion today to terminate Funches-Wade's visitation rights, just hours before the Miami Heat were to take on the hapless Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 4 of the NBA Finals in Miami.

    According to the AP, Wade, who wanted to spend Father's Day with his sons, sent his sister to pick the boys up at Funches-Wade's home in Chicago to catch a flight to Miami on Saturday. But when Wade's sister arrived at Funches-Wade's home, there was no response at the door.

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    A Hoboken, NJ woman who was injured during the wild bottle throwing melee at WiP Nightclub plans to sue for injuries she says she suffered.

    According to the NY Daily News, Lucy Pavlovsky, 24, suffered two cuts -- one each on her arm and hand -- during the Thursday morning brawl. Her injuries required 12 stitches to close.

    “My plan is to sue anybody who threw a bottle, anybody who created that dangerous atmosphere,” Pavlovsky’s lawyer, Javier Solano, said Sunday.

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    The Florida state attorney's office has released a treasure trove of 'discovery' in the George Zimmerman 2nd degree murder case. The booty includes 6 jail house phone calls between Shellie Zimmerman and George Zimmerman, who is accused of gunning down 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last February in Sanford, Florida.

    On one of the tapes Zimmerman is heard joking about wearing a hoodie while hiding in a car after leaving jail in April. The 'hoodie' remark is believe to be a reference to the item of clothing that Trayvon wore as he walked through the rain to his father's friend's home in a gated community.

    Zimmerman spotted Trayvon and called 911 to report him as "suspicious" because he was wearing a hoodie.

    "We could have two cars, we could have two rented cars," Zimmerman told his wife during the April 16 phone call.

    Zimmerman joked about wearing a disguise inside the vehicle, "Well, I have my hoodie," he said.

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    A prominent Buffalo, NY trauma surgeon who was suspected of gunning down his ex-girlfriend was found dead, according to news reports.

    Dr. Timothy Jorden's body was found in the woods along 18 Mile Creek behind his home in Lake View, according to WGRZ.

    Authorities searched the cliffs near Jorden's home for two days after receiving a report of a single gunshot at 9 a.m. near Jorden's home.

    Dr. Jorden was a person of interest in the shooting death of Jacqueline Wizniewski at ECMC hospital earlier this week. Dr. Jorden saw patients at the hospital where the victim was a receptionist.

    Wizniewski's boss at the ECMC Adolescent Psychiatry unit said the victim told her she was in an abusive situation with a physician but she didn't name him. Wizniewski worked as a receptionist on the unit.

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