Month: March 2012

Trayvon Martin case ‘not as conclusive as people think’, says legal expert

Defense attorney explains how lack of forensic evidence would complicate potential prosecution of George Zimmerman Florida prosecutors face significant hurdles building a case against the man who killed Trayvon Martin, a legal expert has told the Guardian. Jonathan Turley, a professor at George Washington University and a defense attorney, said the case had several “murky” […]

Witness Heard Cries Before Trayvon Martin Was Shot

As the Sanford, Florida police continue to “investigate” the shooting of 17-year old Trayvon Martin, more witness are coming forward with their own testimonies. Mary Cutcher, a resident of the Retreat at Twin Lakes community where the shooting happened tells the Miami Herald she heard crying before the shots rang out. “I heard someone crying — not boo-hoo crying, but […]

Sgt Robert Bales charged with 17 counts of murder in Afghanistan massacre

Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales Friday was charged Friday with 17 counts of murder and six counts of attempted murder, along with other charges, in connection with a shooting rampage in two southern Afghanistan villages that shocked Americans back home and further roiled U.S.-Afghan relations. The charges come almost two weeks after the massacre in which Bales […]

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