George Zimmerman

Five Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 1

Five Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 1

TRAYVON MARTIN’S PARENTS DESCRIBE HIS IMPACT IN NEW BOOK “Rest in Power” by Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin was released Tuesday. The book’s narration alternates between Fulton and Martin describing their lives before Trayvon Martin was killed by George Zimmerman five years ago and the impact of his death. Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer, was […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Oct. 18

Five Things to Know in Florida for Oct. 18

NICKELED (BUT NOT DIMED): MINIMUM WAGE UP 5 CENTS IN FLORIDA State officials have announced that the wage will rise Jan. 1 in Florida from $8.05 to $8.10 an hour. Florida law requires the state to annually calculate the rate based on increases in the federal Consumer Price Index. Groups representing workers have decried the […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 14

Five Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 14

DEMOCRATS IN THE U.S. HOUSE SAY TRUMP DONATION TO BONDI SHOULD BE INVESTIGATED House Democrats are calling for a federal criminal investigation into an improper $25,000 donation Donald Trump’s charity made to a political group supporting Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi after her office said it was weighing legal action against Trump University. ROYAL CARIBBEAN […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 13

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 13

2ND WEBSITE POSTS AUCTION FOR GUN THAT KILLED TRAYVON MARTIN An online gun auction website yanked George Zimmerman’s ad to sell the pistol he used to kill unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, saying it wanted no part in the deal, but a second site offered to post it. A listing for the weapon was removed […]