Zimmerman Not Guilty

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) A Florida jury has found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. The neighborhood watch volunteer had been charged with second-degree murder. Jurors were also given the option of considering the lesser charge of manslaughter, but in the end they agreed with Zimmerman, who contended that he shot the unarmed teen in self-defense.

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