CNN contributor Paul Callan reacts to the firing of Sanford Police Chief Bill Lee.
Sanford, Florida, Police Chief Bill Lee, who drew criticism for his department's actions in the Trayvon Martin case, was fired Wednesday.
A judge has ordered the release of additional evidence in the Trayvon Martin case, including an autopsy report, photographs of the crime scene and details of what George Zimmerman said to police the night he shot the Florida teen.
Here's a look at the events in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida, and the ensuing uproar.
New audio and video show that George Zimmerman's relationship with Sanford police evolved leading up the shooting.
George Zimmerman gave a scathing review of the Sanford Police Department and accused its chief of engaging in a cover-up during a public meeting in January 2011.
Trayvon Martin walked into a 7-Eleven in Sanford, Florida, grabbing a bag of Skittles and a can of AriZona iced tea. The hood from his dark gray sweatshirt over his head, he walked up to the counter, reached deep into his pants' pockets, paid the clerk, then walked out.
Trayvon Martin had traces of drugs in his system when he was fatally shot earlier this year by George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida, according to autopsy results released Thursday.
New photos and autopsy results raise new questions in the case of George Zimmerman.
The man tasked with leading the police department in Sanford, Florida, in the wake of the Trayvon Martin killing said communities should "take a good, hard look at who is selected," for neighborhood watch programs.
Sanford's interim police chief tells CNN's Erin Burnett that neighborhood watch programs should be examined.
Sanford, Florida, city officials have chosen a former Colorado police chief as an interim replacement for the top cop who stepped aside during the furor over February's killing of an unarmed teen.
The lawyer for the neighborhood watch leader who fatally shot unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida, said Thursday that his client has received about $200,000 from supporters.
Trayvon Martin's family attorney talks to CNN's Tom Foreman about the Sanford police chief resignation and rejection.
The rejection of the resignation plan for the embattled police chief in the Trayvon Martin case leaves Sanford, Florida, in "limbo," the city manager said Tuesday.
City commissioners in Sanford, Florida, voted Monday to reject the proposed resignation of their embattled police chief, who has been under fire for the handling of the probe into Trayvon Martin's death in February.
Here's a look at the timeline of events in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida, and the ensuing uproar.
George Zimmerman says he is "sorry for the loss of your son" to Trayvon Martin's parents at his bond hearing.
The neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot Trayvon Martin could remain behind bars until the middle of next week due to concerns about collecting enough funds for his $150,000 bond, his lawyer said Saturday.
For nearly two months, George Zimmerman has been largely a cipher, a riddle whose voice has been heard only in 911 calls reporting a young man acting "real suspicious."
George Zimmerman's attorney explains why his client took the stand to apologize to Trayvon Martin's parents.
George Zimmerman went into hiding amid a national uproar over the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin. That seclusion ended last week when the Sanford, Florida, neighborhood watch volunteer turned himself in after being charged with second-degree murder.
The judge who will take over the case of a Florida man accused of shooting an unarmed teenager has high ratings from defense lawyers but isn't known as a "soft touch," one Florida attorney said Wednesday.
A bond hearing is scheduled for Friday in the case of George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida, the court said Wednesday.
George Zimmerman appears before a judge in Florida, seeking bond.
George Zimmerman's newly hired attorney told CNN's "AC360" on Friday that he didn't initially seek bond for his client because he first needed more time to become familiar with the case.
The second-degree murder charge George Zimmerman faces in the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin surprised some observers, but it's typical in "heat of passion" slayings, a Florida defense lawyer said Thursday.
George Howell looks at Trayvon Martin, the victim of a shooting in Sanford, Florida.
As outrage over the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin continues to grip the nation, key questions remain unanswered over what happened the night of February 26 as conflicting accounts are given by witnesses and attorneys for both sides.
Supporters of slain teen Trayvon Martin and his acknowledged killer continued Tuesday to battle over the significance of evidence in the case.
An "outraged" Florida prosecutor fired back on Monday at the family of Trayvon Martin, describing as "outright lies" their account that he and a local police chief met and decided not to follow a detective's advice and arrest the teenager's killer.
For everyone who has condemned the numerous protests, rallies and vigils demanding justice for Trayvon Benjamin Martin, the 17-year-old gunned down in Sanford, Florida, a month ago, please listen to these two words: Shut up!
Hundreds march in Florida to seek an arrest in the Trayvon Martin shooting.
The movement calling for justice in the Trayvon Martin case hit Miami on Sunday, with civil rights leaders and the slain teenager's parents among those repeating their call to have the teenager's killer arrested.
Hundreds gather for a demonstration in Miami asking for justice in the Trayvon Martin case.
"Reliable Sources" examines the racial and ideological polarization surrounding Trayvon Martin's case.
Trayvon Martin's parents will ask the U.S. Justice Department to review a local Florida prosecutor's interactions with police investigating the teen's shooting death, the family's lawyer said.
Civil rights luminaries joined throngs of protesters carrying "Justice for Trayvon" signs on Saturday, slowly marching to the Sanford, Florida, police headquarters to demand the arrest of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin's killer.
Civil rights leaders join protesters in Sanford, Florida, to demand the arrest of Trayvon Martin's killer.
Here's a look at the timeline of events in the shooting of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida, and the ensuing uproar.
"I am Trayvon Martin" has become the catchphrase for protesters expressing solidarity with the slain Florida teenager and outrage over his killing. Even President Barack Obama declared, "If I had a son, he would look like Trayvon."
The February 26 shooting of Trayvon Martin, a black teenager, by George Zimmerman, who is Hispanic, has in less than a month gone from a local story to a huge national story.
Elaine and David McClain and attorney Matt Morgan on what they hope the outcome is from an erroneous tweet.
Nearly everyone in Sanford agrees on one thing: The death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin is a tragedy.
Someone has stepped up, reporting to have witnessed last month's shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old whose death has sparked nationwide controversy. The witness detailed to CNN the Florida incident from what initially sounded like an argument to its fatal conclusion.
Sanford's acting police chief asks citizens to trust the legal system as they investigate the Trayvon Martin shooting.
The group is offering a bounty for the capture of Trayvon Martin's shooter. CNN's Anderson Cooper questions their leader.
The separatist New Black Panther Party, described as a hate group by a civil rights organization, is standing by its $10,000 bounty offer for the capture of the man who shot Trayvon Martin, despite vehement opposition from, among others, Martin's family.
The core of Trayvon Martin's story has been told again and again in recent days -- about how the 17-year-old went out to a Sanford, Florida, convenience store, only to be killed on his way back to his father's fiance's home.
Trayvon Martin's parents say the police are trying to kill their son's reputation by bringing up claims he was suspended.
The saga of Trayvon Martin continued to energize thousands around the country Monday, spurring demonstrations across the United States and even turning what had been a regularly scheduled city commission meeting into a hot-ticket event.
Isolated in the moment, the shooting death of Trayvon Martin may seem a singular tragedy: a teenager mistaken for a criminal by an overzealous neighborhood watchman armed with a gun and backed by a state law that gives greater latitude to people to defend themselves when they feel threatened.
One month after the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, nearly three out of four Americans say the police should arrest the neighborhood watch volunteer who pulled the trigger, according to a new national survey.
The family of a teenager shot to death last month by a neighborhood watch volunteer -- a case that has sparked national debate and concerns about racial profiling -- will address a Sanford, Florida, city meeting on Monday, officials said.
Attorneys for the family of an unarmed Florida teen shot to death last month plan to pursue a civil case against a homeowner's association, the family's lawyer said Saturday.
The prosecutor investigating the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin said her team is traveling to Sanford, Florida, with a "blank slate."
I don't trust cops and I don't know many black people who do.
Sanford Police Chief Bill Lee announced Thursday he is stepping down "temporarily" as head of the department, which has been criticized for its handling of the fatal shooting last month of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer.
Federal prosecutors and the FBI have opened an investigation into the killing of an unarmed teen by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida.
The family of a 17-year-old unarmed Florida boy gunned down last month is outraged that the shooter remains free.
A case involving the fatal shooting of an unarmed Florida teen, which has sparked outrage and calls for justice, is in the hands of the state attorney's office.
Answers remain in short supply as to why an unarmed teenager was shot and killed two weeks ago.
Agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration raided two CVS pharmacies in central Florida over the weekend, removing controlled substances and suspending the stores' ability to handle or distribute drugs such as painkillers oxycodone and hydrocodone.
CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to experts about a killer whale that killed a trainer at SeaWorld.
A federal hearing began Monday to determine whether SeaWorld Orlando should be charged with a willful violation in the 2010 death of killer whale trainer Dawn Brancheau.
An arrest warrant is issued for the son of Sanford, Florida, policeman allegedly shown on video punching a homeless man.
The police chief in Sanford, Florida, was ousted Monday following questions about how investigators handled accusations that a police lieutenant's son punched a homeless man in December.
The State Attorney's Office in Florida is investigating an incident in which a person identified as a police lieutenant's son is shown on videotape punching a man described as homeless, authorities said.
UPS has identified two pilots killed in a plane crash in the United Arab Emirates on Friday.
A body found Monday beside a North Carolina road is that of 5-year-old Shaniya Davis, who was reported missing a week ago, police said Tuesday.
Friends and neighbors gather at a vigil for 5-year-old Shaniya Davis, whose body was found Monday. WNCN reports.
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Six life insurance companies have qualified to receive billions of dollars in bailout money under the government's Troubled Asset Relief Program, a Treasury Department spokesman said Thursday.
Six life insurance companies have qualified to receive billions of dollars in bailout money under the government's Troubled Asset Relief Program, according to the U.S. Treasury Department.
When Delta and Continental dropped service out of the Toledo airport last year, residents were left with only a few daily departures -- or a 65-mile drive to Detroit's airport. Then something happened to ease the pain: Direct Air moved in, offering flights between Toledo and two warm-weather spots, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Punta Gorda, Florida, for as little as $49 each way.
Trooper Chuck Allen of the Nevada Dept. of Public Safety say tips about Steve Fossett's whereabouts come in daily.
Volunteers aid the Steve Fossett search, which has grown to more than 40 aircraft. CNN's Kara Finnstrom reports.
Plane crashes into homes
A small plane crashed into two homes Tuesday in Sanford, Florida, near Orlando, killing five people -- the pilot, his passenger, and an adult and two children inside the houses.
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