Florida

via: cnn.com (CNN) — A new era in space exploration dawned Tuesday as a slender rocket powered into the dark Florida sky before sunrise, carrying the first private spacecraft bound for the International Space Station. “We’re now back on the brink of a new future, a future that embraces the innovation the private sector brings […]

Zimmerman, accused of killing Florida teen Trayvon Martin, appeared in court Thursday morning for a bond hearing. The judge granted Zimmerman’s release at $150,000 (and includes curfew and electronic monitoring). CLICK HERE to watch a live stream of the hearing and CNN coverage.

After the public outcry and media attention garnered by way of the tragic shooting case of Trayvon Martin, 17, at the hands of 28-year-old George…

The Trayvon Martin case has sparked conversation all over the country and the world. Here in Houston, community leader Deloyd Parker spoke with News 92…

via: cnn.com Sanford, Florida (CNN) — Much of the attention in the Trayvon Martin case shifted Tuesday to Washington, while the prosecutor in Florida continues work to sort out the facts in the case. Martin’s parents and family attorney are expected to attend a forum on racial profiling, hate crimes and “stand your ground” deadly […]

CNNMoney.com is reporting that Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan is one of the participants in the foreclosure settlement talks.  The talks are expected to produce a mortgage settlement soon.  However, some banks want immunity from criminal prosecution as part of the deal.   Read More:

Mitt Romney and Newt Ginrich endorse a policy that would require amending the Voting Rights Act and doing away with hard-won legal requirements that have existed for decades. The story was reported by HuffingtonPost.com linking to MotherJones.com.  Read More:

via: cnn.com The death of a FAMU band member is forcing the campus to take a closer look at hazing. CNN’s Jason Carroll reports. See More

Via HipHopCleveland.com: One of the four men who accused Bishop Eddie Long of sexual misconduct was arrested this week in Florida on suspicion of being a drug dealer, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Jamal Parris, 24, was driving a white 2011 BMW in Miami Beach Tuesday evening when a Florida Highway Patrol officer noticed that it […]

*Federal attorneys have asked a central Florida judge to revoke Wesley Snipes’ bond if the actor is not granted a new trial for tax evasion. http://www.eurweb.com/?p=65239