Eighteen years ago today, Trayvon Benjamin Martin was born to Sabrina Fulton and Tracy Martin. Nearly a year ago, their son was killed by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer in a gated community in Sanford, Fla., who viewed Trayvon … Continue reading ?
Who hasn't watched a formerly bustling Blockbuster store shutter somewhere in their neighborhood? The movie rental chain has suffered significantly in recent years, all the while Redbox's less complicated version of the same transaction...Show More Summary
Obama and Romney will have their third debate but we know they would rather be watching Monday Night Football. http://c.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/tygrrrr-express/2012/oct/19/lions-and-tigers-and-bears-and-romney-and-obama-oh ...
Balko captions the above video, which exposes abuse in NYC's stop-and-frisk program: The phrase "police state" is overused. But if you can’t merely walk on the sidewalk in your own neighborhood without enduring this kind of harassment on a regular...
Here is the 2012 Vice Presidential Debate Prequel between Paul Ryan and Gaffe Daddy Joe Biden. This is a mock debate worth watching. http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/tygrrrr-express/2012/oct/10/2012-vice-presidential-mock-debate/ eric
A 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy is being bullied by a child in her neighborhood and his father, as captured on a video that shows the adult and his son mocking the way she walks. After watching the video, Hope Holcomb's parents felt they needed to bring the bullying situation to the public's attention. Show More Summary
The first debate of President Obama’s final campaign is in just three days. Be a part of the moment—join other supporters at a watch party in your neighborhood.
Name: Twyla Griffin Campaign role: Neighborhood Team Leader for Redford Rocks for President Barack Hometown: Davenport, Iowa Based in: Redford, Michigan How did you first come to the campaign? I’m originally from Iowa, so watching Barack Obama win the caucus in my home state was huge. Show More Summary
George Zimmerman is hiding out in a safe house after being released from jail on $1 million bail. The former neighborhood watch volunteer has received thousands of death threats after the shooting of Trayvon Martin in February. George Zimmerman is … Continue reading ?
A Florida judge granted bond to George Zimmerman for a million dollars. The AP reported: The neighborhood watch volunteer who killed Trayvon Martin can be released from jail while he awaits trial on a second-degree murder charge. A Florida judge … Continue reading ?
Lansing, Michigan The neighbors started by apologizing. Their group was smaller than expected because some had run off to the state capitol, where they were rallying for a state legislator–who was evicted for using the word vagina in a floor debate about abortion. Those who remained in the Averill Hills neighborhood chose to engage in [...]
Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman, the Neighborhood Watch volunteer who shot unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin dead and unleashed a controversy swirling around Florida’s “stand your ground” law, racism and racial profiling, has now suffered a new blow to his credibility in court: his wife has been arrested and charged with perjury. Will that touch on [...]
In the aftermath of the killing of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman, there was plenty of reporting that the neighborhood watch volunteer violated the Stand Your Ground law because he failed to obey the admonition by the police dispatcher to not pursue the teenager. Show More Summary
It's a beautiful day in my neighborhood after watching this remix of Mister Rogers. As a way to encourage donations from the public, PBS Digital Studios played the nostalgia card (he's holding an '80s cassette player!) by releasing a mashup of our cardigan-loving childhood frien …
NR asked Sarge’s Delicatessen in New York’s Murray Hill neighborhood to weigh in on Mayor Bloomberg’s ban on large sodas. The response from one employee: “You better check his refrigerator!” Watch the full clip here: <br> If you haven’t had your fill of soda-ban coverage yet, see my piece here for more.
Something stood out for me as I watched George Zimmerman being led back to jail in Sanford, Fla., for the murder of Trayvon Martin. You may recall that when 28-year-old neighborhood watch volunteer was brought in for questioning after he killed the unarmed 17-year-old, he looked like he had a run of the place. Read full article >>
George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watchman accused of killing Trayvon Martin, was ordered to return to jail this weekend. A judge revoked Zimmerman's bond after prosecutors claimed he lied to the court about his financial status and...Show More Summary
George Zimmerman, the Neighborhood Watch volunteer who shot unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin to death in a case that swirls around the issues of “stand your ground” laws, racial profiling, and credibility, is now back in jail after being accused of misleading a judge: George Zimmerman arrived at the Seminole County Jail in Sanford, Fla., early [...]
Milwaukee, Wis. — Here at a Walker outpost, John Larrabee, a 54-year-old truck driver, is making phone calls. The mood in the room, which is full of posters and empty Diet Coke cans, is positive. But Larrabee is mixed about the governor’s chances on Tuesday. Show More Summary
George Zimmermann, the Neighborhood Watch volunteer who shot unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin dead in a case that has stirred up a controversy about the role of stand your ground laws and racial stereotyping, has had his bail revoked by a judge: Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester has revoked George Zimmerman’s bond in the shooting death of [...]