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Zimmerman charged with second-degree murder

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George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer who says he was acting in self-defense when he fatally shot teenager Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida, has been charged with murder in the second degree, special prosecutor Angela Corey told reporters Wednesday. Corey said that Zimmerman has surrendered to authorities in Florida and has been arrested. The charge… Read more »

Report: Zimmerman to be charged today in Trayvon Martin case

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By Michael Winter, USA TODAY Florida State Attorney Angela Corey will hold a 6 p.m. ET news conference today regarding the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, and the Associated Press is reporting that she will announce charges against George Zimmerman, the 28-year-old neighborhood-watch volunteer who has claimed he shot the 17-year-old in self-defense Feb. 26… Read more »

Law enforcement source: Zimmerman will be charged

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(CNN) — George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who says he shot Trayvon Martin in self-defense, “will be (criminally) charged, if he hasn’t been charged already,” a senior law enforcement source familiar with the investigation told CNN Wednesday. The state attorney, Angela Corey, said she will present new information about the case at 6 p.m…. Read more »