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Hearing of retired cop who shot moviegoer puts Florida’s Stand Your Ground law back in the spotlight
Vivian Reeves was emotional as she testified Wednesday before a judge at her husband's hearing in Florida, attesting that her husband, Curtis Reeves, a retired Tampa police captain, had his head in his hands after he shot a fellow moviegoer over a disagreement about a cellphone in January 2014.
Alleged shooter's wife takes stand in Florida movie theater case
Vivian Reeves, whose husband, Curtis Reeves, is accused of killing Chad Oulson during an argument at a movie theater in 2014, told a judge during a hearing that her husband fired his gun in self-defense.
Wife of Florida man accused in theater shooting testifies in court
The wife of the former police captain accused of fatally shooting a man in a Florida movie theater testified in court Wednesday in a hearing that will determine if his claim of self-defense meets the criteria under Florida's Stand Your Ground law.
Wife of Florida man accused in theater shooting over victim's texting testifies in court
The wife of the former police captain accused of fatally shooting a man in a Florida movie theater testified in court Wednesday in a hearing that will determine if his claim of self-defense meets the criteria under Florida's Stand Your Ground law. Curtis Reeves, 74, is accused of shooting and
Trayvon Martin's parents on becoming activists, a role they never expected to have before son was killed
It was five years ago this month that Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African-American 17-year-old from Miami Gardens, Florida, was shot and killed by neighborhood watchman, George Zimmerman . Since his death, Trayvon’s parents Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin have been at the front of the charge to stem
Trayvon Martin's parents describe taking on new roles as activists
Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African-American teen, was killed five years ago and his parents have stepped up to speak out against gun violence.
Defense cites Stand Your Ground law in theater shooting case
A Florida judge is hearing evidence to determine whether a retired police officer acted in self-defense when he shot a man in a movie theater in 2014
Prosecutor: Off-duty officer justified in shooting intruder
A police officer won't face charges for fatally shooting an intruder at his suburban St. Louis home who had argued with the officer online over the Black Lives Matter movement
Outrage Grows After Release of Alleged Road Rage Killer of Former NFL Player
Ronald Gasser admitted to shooting Joe McKnight, a former player for the New York Jets, following an argument at an intersection near New Orleans but will not face any charges, according to authorities.
911 Call Captures Moment Homeowner Uses Deadly Force to Defend Himself
Intruder is fatally shot by Florida homeowner who believed his life might be at risk.