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Bombings, Shutdowns And A New Pope: Top News Stories Of 2013

From the rise of a rock-star pope, to the unfathomable bombing that rocked a marathon, we lived and breathed events that would forever alter the course of history. Here at CBS Local, here’s a list […]

12/11/2013

File photo of George Zimmerman, seen during his trial. (Gary W. Green/Orlando Sentinel/Pool)

New Allegation Made Against Zimmerman in Court

A prosecutor says George Zimmerman’s girlfriend claims he choked her about a week ago but she didn’t report it to police at the time.

11/19/2013

File photo of George Zimmerman, seen during his trial. (Gary W. Green/Orlando Sentinel/Pool)

Girlfriend Says Zimmerman Pointed Shotgun at Her

Officials say George Zimmerman has been arrested in Florida.

11/18/2013

Trayvon Martin's mother Sybrina Fulton. (credit: Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/POOL)

Trayvon Martin’s Mother: Stand Your Ground Laws ‘Open To Abuse’

Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, is telling a Senate panel Tuesday that states must clarify their “stand your ground” self-defense laws.

10/29/2013

File photo of George Zimmerman, seen during his trial. (Gary W. Green/Orlando Sentinel/Pool)

Zimmerman’s Wife Won’t Press Charges Despite Call

The 911 call seemed frantic: George Zimmerman’s sobbing estranged wife said he was threatening her and her father with a gun and she feared for her life. Please come.

09/10/2013

File photo of George Zimmerman, seen during his trial. (Gary W. Green/Orlando Sentinel/Pool)

Zimmerman, Wife Say the Other was Aggressor

George Zimmerman’s wife says on a 911 call that her estranged husband punched her father in the nose, grabbed an iPad out of her hand and smashed it and threatened them both with a gun.

09/09/2013

File photo of George Zimmerman, seen during his trial. (Gary W. Green/Orlando Sentinel/Pool)

Lawyer: George Zimmerman’s Wife Filing for Divorce

George Zimmerman’s wife filed for divorce Thursday, less than two months after her husband was acquitted of murdering Trayvon Martin and a week after she pleaded guilty to perjury in his case.

09/05/2013

MSNBC host Al Sharpton called on Democratic voters to go to “war this summer” ahead of the 2014 midterm elections in which Republicans only need six seats to gain control of the Senate – which Sharpton said would be a “checkmate” over Democrats. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NAACP Turning Over Petition To Pressure DOJ On Trayvon Martin Case

NAACP President Ben Jealous says he plans to turn over petitions with more than 1.7 million signatures calling on the Department of Justice to pursue charges against George Zimmerman for violating Trayvon Martin’s civil rights.

08/26/2013

File photo of George Zimmerman, seen during his trial. (Gary W. Green/Orlando Sentinel/Pool)

A Look At Federal Role In Civil Rights Cases

Almost as soon as George Zimmerman was pronounced “not guilty” in a Florida courtroom, the cry went up.

08/18/2013

President Barack Obama chats with host Jay Leno during a taping of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at NBC Studios on Aug. 6, 2013 in Burbank, Calif. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama On Trayvon Martin: ‘The System Should Work For Everybody’

BURBANK, Calif. (CBSDC) – President Obama said Tuesday in referencing the Trayvon Martin shooting that “the system should work for everybody”. “Well, I think all of us were troubled by what happened and any of […]

08/07/2013

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