TV News LIES

Thursday, May 05th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Domestic (USA) Special prosecutor named in Trayvon Martin case

Special prosecutor named in Trayvon Martin case

E-mail Print PDF

New prosecutor named in Trayvon Martin killingThe aftershocks of Trayvon Martin’s killing continued to reverberate Thursday from Sanford to South Florida, as the embattled police chief and state attorney overseeing the investigation stepped down hours after more than 1,000 Miami-Dade high school students staged a walkout to protest the lack of criminal charges in the case.

Angela Corey, the state attorney for Duval, Nassau and Clay counties, will serve as special prosecutor in the case, Gov. Rick Scott’s office announced Thursday night. The government’s statement suggested that Brevard-Seminole State Attorney Norm Wolfinger was forced out.

Scott also created a statewide citizen task force to review Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law.

The governor’s news was welcomed with boisterous cheers by thousands of people gathered in a Sanford park to attend a rally with the Rev. Al Sharpton, who led the event despite the death of his mother. Flanked by Trayvon’s parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, the celebrity civil-rights activist said Sanford Police Chief Bill Lee’s decision to temporarily step down was not enough.

“We didn’t come here for a temporary leave of absence,” Sharpton said. “We came here for permanent justice. Arrest Zimmerman now!”

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


U.S. government: North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights

McCroryA conservative group representing more than 50 Illinois parents challenged the Obama administration’s aggressive stance on...

May Day in Seattle: Anti-capitalist protesters clash with police

May Day clashes in SeattleA peaceful march for worker and immigrant rights began about 3 p.m. in the Central District...

Ex-FBI agent admits stealing $136,000 in drug money for cars, cosmetic surgery

FBI agents admits theftsA former FBI agent pleaded guilty Monday to stealing more than $136,000 in drug money and...

Migrant children kept from enrolling in school

migrant children kept out of US schoolsCandelario Jimon Alonzo came to the U.S. dreaming of becoming something more than what seemed possible...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!