TV News LIES

Sunday, Oct 26th

Last update05:54:57 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. To Recognize Same-Sex Marriage In 6 New States

Same sex marriages recognized by USThe federal government is recognizing gay marriage in six more states and extending federal benefits to...

Gunman kills himself after opening fire on US high school

Gunman at high schoolA student opened fire at a school in Washington state on Friday. Police said the gunman...

Florida Gov. Scott refuses to testify in records lawsuit

Rick ScottFlorida Gov. Rick Scott is holding firm against testifying in a bitter public records lawsuit.A Tallahassee...

Kansas court agrees with abortion shooting verdict

Scott RoederThe Kansas Supreme Court on Friday upheld the murder conviction in the killing of Wichita doctor...
 
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!