John Wayne Rogers

A judge in Seminole County, in Sanford, Florida -- the city where Trayvon Martin was killed -- returned 2 guns to a blind man who shot another man in the chest, killing him, after a long drinking session in March 2012, The Orlando Sentinel reports.

Judge John Galluzo ruled that John Wayne Rogers, who is legally blind, was justified in shooting his drinking buddy under the state's controversial "stand your ground" law.

The dead man was shot "once in the chest with a .308 Remington assault rifle from a distance of 18 inches or less."

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Michael Dunn

Michael Dunn, the Georgia man who shot and killed 17-year-old Jordan Davis after an argument over loud music in Jacksonville, was found guilty on 3 counts of 2nd-degree murder and 1 count of throwing a deadly missile.

But the Florida jury deadlocked on the 1st degree murder count - even after the judge ordered them to deliberate further. A mistrial was declared on the 1st degree murder count.

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Michael Dunn

Michael Dunn, the Georgia man who shot and killed a teenager after an argument over loud “thumping bass” music, took the witness stand on day 4 of his 1st degree murder trial on Tuesday.

The prosecution and defense rested yesterday. Both sides will make their closing arguments today.

Dunn, 47, is on trial for fatally shooting 17-year-old Jordan Davis during a verbal altercation outside a convenience store in Jacksonville, Florida in November 2012. He is charged with 1 count of first-degree murder and three counts of attempted first-degree murder. Dunn faces life in prison if convicted on all charges.

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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.

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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.

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Renisha McBride funeral

A Michigan man has been charged with second degree murder in the shooting death of 19-year-old Renisha McBride.

Theodore Paul Wafer, 54, also known as Ted, was taken into custody today, The Detroit News reports.

Wafer claims he shot McBride in the face in "self defense" when she knocked on his door seeking help after a car crash on Nov. 2. McBride's family was notified of her death on Nov. 4. Police initially said her body was "dumped" in the Detroit suburb.

Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced the arrest today during a press conference in Detroit.

"We obviously do not feel that the evidence in this case reveals that the defendant acted in lawful self defense," Worthy said.

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Renisha McBride funeral

Renisha McBride's killer waited until her body was cold before calling 911 to report the shooting, according to The Detroit News.

Seeking help after wrecking her car, 19-year-old McBride knocked on the door of a home in the Detroit suburb of Dearborn Heights last Sunday. Instead of assisting her, the homeowner (identified by McBride supporters as Ted Wafer) opened the door and shot McBride in the face with a single shotgun blast.

McBride is black. Ted Wafer is white.

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Renisha McBride funeral

Renisha McBride's autopsy reveals she was killed by a single shotgun blast to the face. The coroner ruled McBride's death a homicide, but her killer, Ted Wafer, has not been charged.

McBride, 19, was shot when she knocked on a door in Dearborn Heights, Mich., seeking help after wrecking her car in the early morning hours of Nov. 2. The homeowner, Wafer, says his shotgun discharged accidentally after he mistook McBride for a burglar at 2:30 a.m.

The coroner is awaiting toxicology results to determine if McBride was under the influence when she was shot.

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Renisha McBride

A Michigan man who faces possible murder charges in the shooting death of 19-year-old Renisha McBride now claims the shooting was accidental.

McBride knocked on the door of a home in Dearborn Heights, Mich., seeking help after she wrecked her car around 2:30 a.m. Her family said her cell phone battery had died.

Instead of assisting the teen, the homeowner stepped out on his porch and shot her in the face with a shotgun. Media reports previously stated McBride was shot in the back of the head as she turned to walk or run.

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Renisha McBride

A Michigan man may face a murder charge in the shooting death of 19-year-old Renisha McBride.

Dearborn Heights police initially said they found the teen's body "dumped" in a suburban area near Warren and Outer Drive. McBride went missing after her family saw her leave home in her white Ford Taurus on Friday, Nov. 1. The family was not notified of McBride's death until Monday, Nov. 4, according to McBride's aunt Bernita Spinks.

Police now say McBride died on the front porch of a home where she apparently went to seek help after wrecking her car around 2:30 a.m. Saturday.

Instead of assisting the teen, the homeowner stepped out on his porch and shot her.

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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.

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