Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman Case

5:45am

Sat July 13, 2013
The Two-Way

Jury Acquits Zimmerman Of All Charges

Originally published on Sat July 13, 2013 11:14 pm

George Zimmerman, right, is congratulated by his defense team after being found not guilty of all charges in Seminole Circuit Court in Sanford, Fla., on Saturday.
Gary W. Green AP

Updated 10:27 p.m. ET

The jury in the murder trial of George Zimmerman on Saturday acquitted the former neighborhood watch volunteer of all charges in the 2012 fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin during a scuffle in a gated Florida community.

The six-woman jury announced its verdict of not guilty at about 10 p.m. ET, after more than 16 hours of deliberations over two days.

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9:30am

Fri July 12, 2013
The Two-Way

Jury Begins Deliberation On Verdict In George Zimmerman Trial

Originally published on Fri July 12, 2013 4:23 pm

George Zimmerman arrives in the courtroom for closing arguments in his murder trial on Friday in Sanford, Fla.
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(This story was last updated at 6:20 p.m. ET)

Six jurors left a Sanford, Fla., courtroom on Friday to begin deliberating the fate of George Zimmerman, who stands accused of murder in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

After several hours of deliberations and a request for an inventory of evidence on Friday, the jury, all women, adjourned for the evening. It was scheduled to resume at 9 a.m. Saturday.

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5:13am

Fri July 12, 2013
The Two-Way

READ: Instructions For The Jury In Trial Of George Zimmerman

Originally published on Fri July 12, 2013 6:44 am

George Zimmerman in court on Thursday.
Gary W. Green/pool Getty Images

Nearly 17 months after the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin — a death that would spark protests across the nation — a jury is about to begin considering whether defendant George Zimmerman acted in self defense or should be convicted of murder or manslaughter.

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10:32am

Thu July 11, 2013
The Two-Way

Zimmerman Jury Can Consider Lesser Charge, Judge Says

Originally published on Thu July 11, 2013 2:32 pm

George Zimmerman in court on Thursday.
Gary W. Green/pool Reuters/Landov

The jury weighing the guilt or innocence of the man accused in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin can consider convicting George Zimmerman on a lesser charge of manslaughter, the judge ruled Thursday morning.

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11:41am

Wed July 10, 2013
The Two-Way

Defense Rests In Zimmerman Trial; Race 'Permeates The Case'

Originally published on Wed July 10, 2013 3:14 pm

Trayvon Martin's friend Rachel Jeantel testifies in the murder trial of George Zimmerman. Her testimony sparked discussions of the racial issues involved in the case.
Jacob Langston UPI /Landov

The defense is expected to wrap up its case Wednesday afternoon at the murder trial of George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watch volunteer accused in the February 2012 shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin.

Update at 4:50 p.m. ET: Defense Rests Case

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