The following is a transcript of the arrest and charging affidavit used to bring second-degree murder charges against George Zimmerman for the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. OFFICE OF THE STATE ATTORNEY FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT of FLORIDA ANGELA B. COREY STATE ATTORNEY STATE OF FLORIDA VS. GEORGE ZIMMERMAN EIGHTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, SEMINOLE COUNTY FLORIDA AFFIDAVIT...
Tallahassee, Fla. - Gov. Rick Scott has formed his new task force that will look into Florida's gun laws, including the controversial Stand Your Ground law invoked by George Zimmerman over his Feb 26 shooting of Trayvon Martin. Scott said, "This task force is going to take input from people about...
St. Petersburg, Fla. Police have arrested 51-year-old James Mahoney after he called 911 to find out the status of his tax returns.  Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies say Mahoney called 911 and remained on the phone with the dispatcher while they arrived.  When asked why he replied he was "messed up" according...
Jacksonville, Fla. - 12-year-old Cristian Fernandez will be the youngest person ever tried as an adult in Jacksonville for the death of his brother. Fernandez stands accused of throwing his two-year-old brother into a bookcase then beating him. The toddler died of a fractured skull and internal brain bleeding. The boy's 25-year-old...
West Palm Beach, Fla - South Florida Immigration and Customs Enforcement, ICE, officially charged in Child Pornography. 50-year-old Anthony Mangione will be released on a $75,000 bond and will be required to have electronic ankle monitoring, be required to adhere to a 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew, and undergo...
Orlando, Fla. An Orlando area woman trying to avoid being pulled over for a suspended license faces more serious charges after being involved in a deadly crash on Sunday. Syndia Saint Cyr, 27, was driving with a revoked license when she struck Cody Garrick 23. The crash occurred at the intersection...
Orlando, Fla. Two Orlando Police Department cruisers were involved in a crash early Monday morning. The two officers were on their way to assist a traffic stop involving a stolen vehicle. The suspect in that stolen vehicle fled the scene prompting officers to not pursue safety reasons. For reasons that are unclear,...
  Miami, Fla. - Manager Ozzie Guillen of the Miami Marlins has been suspended for five games effective immediately after he told Time Magazine last week that he loves Fidel Castro, the Cuban dictator, and respects him for staying in power for as long as he did. An immediate firestorm erupted over...
Jacksonville, Fla. The trial of Michael Dunn who is accused of shooting and killing an unarmed teenager over loud music is set to begin on Monday. Dunn faces first-degree murder charges for the death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis on November 23, 2013, at a Jacksonville gas station. The altercation occurred off Southside...
Titusville, Fla. Police in Titusville is searching for the person who struck an 8-year-old boy who was riding his bike on Thursday evening. According to Titusville Fire and Emergency Services, the boy was found conscious on Alpine Lane and Delespine Avenue. The child was not wearing a helmet and as a result,...