Daily Archive: June 5, 2013

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Opinion

George Zimmerman, not Trayvon Martin, is on trial

Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, sits with her attorney Benjamin Crump, during a pre-trial hearing for George Zimmerman, the accused shooter of Martin, on May 28, in Sanford, Fla. (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Joe Burbank, Pool) Attorneys for George Zimmerman, who is charged with second-degree murder in the killing of Trayvon Martin, won’t be able to mention Martin’s drug use, suspension from school, or past fighting during opening statements in Zimmerman’s trial, which begins June 10.

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Sports

Deacon Jones of famed Fearsome Foursome dead at 74

This 1964 handout provided by NFL photos, shows the Los Angeles Rams defensive front four, known as the “Fearsome Foursome.” from left to right are Lamar Lundy (85), Merlin Olsen (74), Rosey Grier (76), and Deacon Jones (75). (AP Photo/NFL Photos) by The Associated PressDavid “Deacon” Jones, the original sackmaster, has died.