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Stories with person: Trayvon Martin
  • Nevada man not guilty in killing of unarmed trespasser 
    Updated: May-30-15 3:10 am

    RENO, Nevada - Accused of murder for confronting two unarmed trespassers with a deadly barrage of gunfire, Wayne Burgarello walked out of a Nevada courthouse a free man after the jury found him not guilty of all charges in the latest of a series of cases nationally testing the boundaries of stand-your-ground self-defense laws.

  • Zimmerman shooter will try a Stand Your Ground defense 
    Updated: May-29-15 6:16 pm

    SANFORD, Florida - An attorney for a Florida man charged with shooting at George Zimmerman said Friday that he planned to use a "Stand Your Ground" defense - the same legal strategy considered but ultimately not used by lawyers for the former neighborhood watch leader who was acquitted in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin.