Nine Chatham County sheriff’s deputies have been fired in the wake of the death of a 21-year-old mentally ill man in Savannah, Georgia, according to CNN. The firings follow an investigation into the death of Matthew Ajibade, who died in an isolation cell on New Year’s Day, said Gena Bilbo, the Chatham County Sheriff’s spokeswoman. […]

Admitting that a change in Florida’s controversial Stand Your Ground law could have affected the outcome of the George Zimmerman murder trial, former defense attorney Mark O’Mara is setting out to reform the self-defense legislation. O’Mara, whose client evoked the Stand Your Ground defense after killing Trayvon Martin, says he plans to propose a rule limiting […]

What’s the cost of being found “not guilty” after a murder trial? Apparently $2.5 million. That’s how much former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman owes his legal team after they helped prove he didn’t murder 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. According to the Orlando Sentinel: Two months ago, he received a $2.5 million bill from his two lead […]

The verdict is in. George Zimmerman will face no criminal charges in the September domestic dispute with his estranged wife, Shellie, according to a police spokesman in Sanford, Florida. The incident occurred just days after Shellie Zimmerman filed for divorce. Although Zimmerman assaulted Shellie’s father, was allegedly carrying a firearm (which has been disputed), threatened […]

In a local version of Dancing with the Stars, Mark O’Mara [ya know, George Zimmerman’s (ex) lawyer] will put on his dancing shoes and play a role we have definitely never seen him in before. The event, called “Dance, Dream & Inspire,” is a fundraiser for Community Based Care of Central Florida, and pairs local celebrities with […]

And to think, he once rode so hard for Georgie. Mark O’Mara, one half of the defense team that helped George Zimmerman beat a murder charge this summer, is calling it quits when it comes to representing the former neighborhood watch volunteer who shot Trayvon Martin. After news of the domestic dispute George and his estranged […]

Looks like everyone is banking off of the George Zimmerman murder trial. Turns out the defense lawyer who aided in the acquittal of the former neighborhood watch volunteer has been hired by CNN as a legal analyst. Mark O’Mara’s first day of work was slated for Friday and word on the street is we’ll see […]