Giants WR Cruz Apologizes For Zimmerman Tweet New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has apologized for a message he sent on Twitter in the wake of the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial.
Roddy White Apologizes For Tweeting Zimmerman Jurors Should 'Kill Themselves' Following George Zimmerman's acquittal of all charges in his trial for the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, Falcons wide receiver Roddy White fired off the following tweet.
Chicagoans React To Zimmerman AcquittalSome Chicagoans are reacting to George Zimmerman's acquittal with a number of pop-up protests around the city.
Teen Charged With Hate Crime, Says He Was Mad About Trayvon MartinA teen charged with a hate crime in Oak Park says he attacked and beat up his victim because he was angry about the Trayvon Martin case.
Pfleger, Rush Applaud Decision To Charge George ZimmermanThe Rev. Michael Pfleger says he is grateful for the second-degree murder charge against George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Florida, but he believes “stand your ground” laws are dangerous precedents that will lead to more unnecessary deaths.
Rep. Rush Kicked Off House Floor For Wearing HoodieU.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Chicago) was kicked off the House floor Wednesday morning for wearing a hoodie in protest of the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
Illinois Lawmaker Pushes For 'Stand Your Ground' LawThe fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed teenager, in Sanford, Fla., has brought critical attention to the "Stand Your Ground" laws.
Jackson, Civil Rights Leaders Call For Arrest Of Man Who Shot Trayvon MartinThe parents of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin were joined Monday by civil rights leaders, including Rev. Jesse Jackson, who called for the arrest of George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch captain who shot and killed Martin one month ago.
Death Of Trayvon Martin Strikes Chord In ChicagoThe shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin last month in Florida, at the hands of a member of the local neighborhood watch, has been sparking outrage across the nation, including Chicago, where protesters and public officials spoke out about the shooting over the weekend.
Pfleger Asks Churches To Honor Florida Boy Who Was Shot DeadThe Rev. Michael Pfleger is asking area churches this Sunday to honor the memory of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed Florida boy who was shot and killed by a man who is claiming self-defense.