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Breaking: Michael Dunn gets life for Jordan Davis killing

The Florida man accused of shooting and killing an unarmed 17-year-old teen over a loud music dispute has been sentenced to life in prison. Michael Dunn, 47, was convicted of first-degree murder for shooting Davis in November 2012. 

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Justice for Jordan Davis: jury finds Michael Dunn guilty of first-degree murder

A jury has found Michael Dunn guilty of first-degree murder in the killing of a slain Florida teen. The 47-year-old shot and killed Jordan Davis outside of a convenience store in November 2012. The two had an argument over loud music that was coming from Davis’ car. 

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Justice for Jordan Davis: jury selection begins for Michael Dunn retrial

The retrial of a Florida man who fatally shot an unarmed teenager to death after asking him and his friends to turn down their music in a gas station parking lot, began Monday with jury selection. Michael Dunn, 47, was found guilty on three counts of attempted second-degree murder and one count of firing into […]

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Justice for Jordan Davis: Michael Dunn’s sentencing delayed, will not be tried on attempted murder convictions

Michael Dunn will not get a new trial for attempted murder convictions faced in connection to the death of Jordan Davis. He is facing a possible retrial on the first-degree murder charge. If re-tried, Dunn will have a new attorney representing him.

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Events

Cafe Society to host Stand Your Ground talk in light of Dunn verdict

The Cafe Society in Chicago will be meeting on Wednesday, March 12 at Ron’s Barber Shop 6058 W North Ave. at 5pm and Friday March 14 at NiteCap Coffee Bar 1738 W 18th St. at 6pm to discuss the implications of the controversial Stand Your Ground law. This is community conversation, set to take place […]

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Rev. Al Sharpton, Tom Joyner to lead Stand Your Ground protest

The Rev. Al Sharpton, radio personality Tom Joyner and the parents of slain teenagers Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis will lead a march and rally against Florida’s Stand Your Ground Law. The rally is set to take place in Tallahassee on Monday. 

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The Michael Dunn trial: another juror speaks out, says case ‘not about race’

Another juror in the Michael Dunn case has spoken out about the verdict. Juror #8, Creshuna Miles, a 21-year-old black woman, in an interview with CNN says that race was not a factor in the jury’s decision-making.

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Re-trial for Michael Dunn murder case scheduled for May

In May, prosecutors will re-try Michael Dunn, the Florida man who fired into a car full of teens during a loud music dispute. Dunn killed Jordan Davis the day after Thanksgiving in 2012. He was convicted on February 15 of three counts of second-degree attempted murder and one count of firing a weapon into a […]

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‘HOODIES UP!’ march to take protest of day of Trayvon Martin death

Residents, activists and community members will participate in the “HOODIES UP!: 2 years of Outrage & Remembrance” event on Wednesday February 26th in honor of slain teen Trayvon Martin. The nationwide rally takes place on the very day that Martin was fatally shot by former Florida neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman. Zimmerman was acquitted of […]

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Dunn trial juror #4 says they voted 9-3 to convict him of first-degree murder

For the first time after the verdict, one of the jurors in the Michael Dunn trial is speaking out. Only known as Juror #4, the woman told ABC News’ Byron Pitts that the initial vote in favor of the first-degree murder conviction was 10-2. 

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