trayvon martin

The pistol George Zimmerman used to gun down 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was sold at auction for $120,000.

Zimmerman, 32, auctioned the Kel-Tec PF-9 9mm handgun he used to kill the unarmed teenager four years ago as he returned from a convenience store carrying a bag of Skittles and iced tea for his stepbrother.

Read more »

george zimmerman

Calm down: Acquitted murderer George Zimmerman is not auctioning off the gun he used to kill 17-year-old Trayvon Martin four years ago.

Zimmerman, 32, planned to auction off the Kel-Tec PF-9 9mm handgun he used to gun down the unarmed teenager as he returned from a convenience store carrying a bag of Skittles and iced tea for his stepbrother.

Read more »

George Zimmerman

Acquitted child killer George Zimmerman was arrested for throwing a wine bottle at an ex-girlfriend. Police just happened to be in the neighborhood when they heard glass shattering and an unidentified woman driving away from Zimmerman's Orlando, Florida home last week.

Read more »

George Zimmerman

George Zimmerman is back in the news. DeLand, Florida police officers doing routine patrol spotted the former neighborhood watchman sitting in his car behind a gun shop at midnight on Sunday.

The gun shop, Pompano Pat's, is owned by Pat Johnson, who happens to be running for Mayor of Deland. Johnson offered a free gun to Zimmerman after he was acquitted of killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last summer.

Read more »

Angry Trayvon Martin Supporters Call for Boycott of Kobe Bryant

NBA superstar Kobe Bryant is in hot water for comments he made to the New Yorker magazine about slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.

Kobe seemed to sympathize with the teen's killer, George Zimmerman, when he used Trayvon as an analogy to explain his belief that American blacks choose their battles based on skin color rather than studying the merits of a situation before reacting irrationally.

Read more »

DMX and George Zimmerman

That "celebrity" boxing match between child killer George Zimmerman and washed up rapper DMX is off.

Read more »

DMX and George Zimmerman

The Internet is buzzing about the upcoming "celebrity" boxing match between disgraced rapper DMX and child killer George Zimmerman on March 1. The fact that anyone considers Zimmerman to be a celebrity is nauseating. The fact that urban blogs are covering this story with apparent amusement is shameful.

The fact is, any boxing match involving Zimmerman will almost certainly be a fraud.

Read more »

George Zimmerman painting

Someone is ready to splash out serious cash for an "original hand painting" by unemployed nightwatchman George Zimmerman. Zimmerman is auctioning his painting on eBay.com to raise cash to pay off his mounting debts. With one day left in the auction, the bidding has reached $100,099.99. But a sharp-eyed New York mag writer says the waving image in Zimmerman's painting was stolen from a popular Internet stock image.

NY Mag writer Joe Coscarelli wrote: "The patriotic work appears to be copied directly, if not ripped off completely, from a generic stock image."

Read more »

George Zimmerman's attorney quits

The Florida defense attorney who helped win an acquittal for George Zimmerman is under investigation by the Florida bar. You may recall that Mark O'Mara famously dumped his problem-plagued client after claiming the former neighborhood watchman owed him $2.5 million in attorney's fees.

Read more »

George Zimmerman

A Seminole County judge set bond at $9,000 for Stand Your Ground poster boy George Zimmerman. The former neighborhood watchman was arrested Monday and charged with domestic assault in Sanford, Fla. Zimmerman's latest victim, his live-in girlfriend, called 911 to report Zimmerman pointed a long gun at her.

Read more »

George Zimmerman

Seminole County police have arrested Stand Your Ground poster boy George Zimmerman and charged him with domestic assault. According to The Sun Sentinel, Zimmerman was taken into custody and transported to jail earlier today.

Zimmerman was acquitted of shooting and killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin earlier this year. He has had several run-ins with police since his acquittal.

Read more »

Marissa Alexander

A Tallahassee woman who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing a warning shot at her estranged husband will get a new trial, Yahoo news reports.

A Florida state of appeals ruled Marissa Alexander is entitled to a new trial "because the judge failed to properly instruct the jury regarding her claim of self-defense," Yahoo News reports.

Alexander, 32, told police she fired the "warning shot" during an argument with her estranged husband who arrived at her home to pick up their son.

Read more »

Shellie Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin

Shellie Zimmerman, the estranged wife of child killer George Zimmerman, now says she doesn't know him and she isn't sure if he's capable of murder.

In an interview with Matt Lauer on Thursday, Shellie said, "This person that I'm married to that I'm divorcing, I've kind of realized now that I don't know him.. and I really don't know what he's capable of."

Read more »

George Zimmerman's attorney quits

George Zimmerman's attorney, Mark O'Mara, quit one day after Zimmerman was briefly taken into custody following a domestic incident with his estranged wife.

O'Mara represented Zimmerman who was acquitted of killing Trayvon Martin in July.

ABC News reports that O'Mara announced his decision to no longer represent Zimmerman one day after he joined CNN as a legal analyst. He hinted that his departure may have resulted from an apparent dispute involving unpaid attorney fees.

Read more »

Shellie Zimmerman

Since former neighborhood watch fanatic George Zimmerman was acquitted of murdering Trayvon Martin in July, he has carried a gun for his own protection.

But, according to Lake Mary (Florida) police, Zimmerman did not have a gun during a domestic dispute with his wife, Shellie, at his father-in-law's house yesterday.

“I’m really, really afraid,” Shellie told a 911 dispatcher, after alleging that Zimmerman threatened her and her father with a gun.

“[H]e’s in his car,” Shellie said during the 5-minute 911 call. “And he continually has his hands on his gun and he keeps saying, ‘Step closer.”

But after Zimmerman's attorney, Mark O'Mara arrived on the scene, Shellie's story changed. She signed paperwork confirming that she never saw a gun.

Later, during an interview on CNN, O'Mara admitted Zimmerman did have a gun on him, but "He never took the weapon out."

The conflicting stories proves just how far the police community in Florida will go to protect their famous citizen.

Read more »

No Charges Against George Zimmerman

The Orlando Sentinel described the house where George Zimmerman and his wife Shellie moved into as a "$240,000 show place with a pool."

Police were called to the house today in response to a domestic dispute between the Zimmerman's In a 911 call, Shellie said Zimmerman punched her father in the face, knocking his glasses off. When asked if her father needed medical attention, Shellie said she believed her father's nose was broken.

Despite telling police Zimmerman "had his hand on his gun" and threatened to shoot her, Shellie will not press charges.

"They both have declined to press charges against George," Lake Mary police Chief Steve Bracknell said. "We have no victim no crime."

Listen to the 911 audio

Read more »

George Zimmerman Shellie Zimmerman

Acquitted child murderer George Zimmerman is being questioned by police after allegedly threatening his wife and former father-in-law with a gun. Lake Mary police spokesman Zach Hudson said police are "trying to determine what exactly happened," ClickOrlando.com reports.

George Zimmerman's estranged wife, Shellie, called police saying he threatened her and her father with a gun.

Last week, Shellie announced she was filing for divorce from Zimmerman. Shellie is seeking half of George's assets and custody of their 2 dogs. George was recently acquitted of murdering 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in a Sanford, Florida gate community in February 2012.

Read more »

Shellie Zimmerman pleads guilty

The wife of George Zimmerman, the night watchman who shot unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, has officially filed for divorce, reports ABC News (via Mediaite.com).

George Zimmerman, who was acquitted of killing Trayvon, was stopped for a second time for speeding -- this time in Lake Mary, Fla., a city just south of Sanford, where he shot Trayvon in February 2012.

Shellie was in court to support her husband every day of his murder trial in July. But George apparently abandoned her after he was acquitted by an all-female jury. Zimmerman is rumored to be cheating on his wife, with the cash that was publicly donated to the couple to cover his legal fees.

Read more »

Shellie Zimmerman pleads guilty

The wife of George Zimmerman, the wannabe cop who shot unarmed teenager, Trayvon Martin, pleaded guilty today to one count of misdemeanor perjury for lying about the couple's finances. The convicted felon agreed to a plea deal of one year probation and 100 hours of community service.

As part of Shellie Zimmerman's conditions of probation, she cannot own or carry a firearm and she must get permission to own any weapon. If she moves or changes jobs, she must notify her probation officer.

She must also pay $263 in fines and $50 a month for the cost of her supervision.

Read more »

George Zimmerman Stopped By Cops

George Zimmerman was stopped by a Texas police officer for speeding and packing heat earlier this week, TMZ reports. Zimmerman was driving a grey pickup truck with a Florida license plate when he was pulled over for speeding in Forney, Texas on Sunday. The officer found a loaded handgun in the truck's glove compartment.

Read more »

George Zimmerman not guilty

After deliberating for 2 days, an all-white, all female Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty on all counts in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman, 29, breathed a sigh of relief as the verdict was read in a Florida courtroom on Saturday.

The self-appointed neighborhood watchman claimed self-defense when he shot the unarmed teen to death in February 2012 in a gated Sanford, Florida subdivision. Martin was returning to his father's friend's home after a trip to a convenience store to buy a pack of Skittles for his stepbrother and a beverage for himself.

A White House official tells CNN President Obama will not issue a statement on the Zimmerman not guilty verdict.

More from Sandrarose.com:

  • Trayvon Martin Trial: Woman on phone with Trayvon takes witness stand
  • Judge Considers More Charges Against George Zimmerman
  • Trayvon 2.0: Teen shot to death for playing loud music
  • 3 Kidnapped Ohio Victims Speak Out (Video)
  • George Zimmerman

    The judge in the Trayvon Martin 2nd degree murder trial will decide on Thursday whether to allow the jury to convict George Zimmerman of lesser crimes if he is acquitted, People.com reports.

    Prosecutors asked the judge to let the all-female jury consider manslaughter and aggravated assault when they begin deliberations on Friday, USA Today reports. But Zimmerman's attorneys opposed the request.

    Read more »