By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/16/2013 - 11:23
Nationwide, Latino groups and leaders, including civil rights group National Council of la Raza (NCLR), have taken to the streets and the halls of power to rally alongside the African American community against the acquittal of George Zimmerman.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/05/2013 - 08:56
In a finding that could refute George Zimmerman's self-defense claim, a law enforcement expert said that Trayvon Martin's DNA was not found on the grip of Zimmerman's gun.
Zimmerman pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder and says he shot the 17-year-old in the chest to protect himself as Martin reached for his firearm during a fight.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/25/2013 - 16:09
The long-awaited murder trial for young Trayvon Martin officially began yesterday. In opening statements, prosecutors argued that George Zimmerman was fed up with "punks" getting away with crime and shot 17-year-old Martin "because he wanted to," not because he had to. "We don't intend to say he was profiled solely because of race," prosecutor John Guy said last week.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/21/2013 - 10:25
When news broke in February 2012 that unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin had been fatally shot by a Sanford, FL neighboorhood watch volunteer named George Zimmerman; it rocked the nation. Many people had a hard time understanding why Zimmerman chose to go to the extremes he did.
By Amaris Castillo | 12/27/2012 - 16:14
A lot can happen in a year - stories both big and small. Stories that made our hearts ache and others that made us shake our heads in disbelief. And they've all been fascinating. We racked our brains and picked a handful of Latino news stories that were just that.
By Latina Staff | 12/07/2012 - 09:46
George Zimmerman is suing NBC for what he claims was defamation when the network edited his 911 call to police after the shooting of Trayvon Martin to make it sound like he was racist.
The former neighborhood watch volunteer filed the lawsuit seeking an undisclosed amount of money in Seminole County, outside Orlando. Also named in the complaint were three reporters covering the story for NBC or an NBC-owned television station.
By Samantha Leal | 07/19/2012 - 09:56
George Zimmerman, who is on trial for the murder of Trayvon Martin, spoke in a nationally televised interview for the first time last night. The interview, with Sean Hannity for Hannity on Fox News, was conducted at an undisclosed location in Seminole County, where Zimmerman must stay under conditions of his release on bail, reports Fox News Latino.