A day after U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced prosecutors would not charge George Zimmerman with a federal hate crime, Trayvon Martin's parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, held a press conference calling the decision 'very disappointing.' Fulton encouraged people to get involved in activism and fight injustice.
Crowds gathered at the Friendship Torch in front of Bayfront Park for a Trayvon Martin vigil on July 14, 2013. Crowds demanded changes to laws and made a social call to arms after George Zimmerman was acquitted from the murder of Martin.
A man suspected of stealing a vehicle that was left running with a sleeping baby inside made a quick stop at a nearby gas station, where he left the infant in its car seat with a clerk, saying “Take the baby! Take the baby!” The man fled from the gas station after leaving the child. Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office officials say they’re still searching for the man but the infant is safe. Deputies notified the mother, who arrived about 30 minutes later. Source: AP
A Broward County judge set a $500,000 bond Tuesday for Zachary Cruz, who was caught skateboarding Monday on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School grounds where brother Nikolas Cruz killed 17 people in February.
Police responded to reports of a shooting at Great Mills High School in Great Mills, Maryland. Several injuries have been reported. The local sheriff’s department urged parents to avoid going to the scene and to instead report to a nearby high school.