Halloween costumes to avoid this year

Freeze! Step away from the stack of face masks and hazmat suits.

"What's more topical than Ebola?" you're thinking. "It's the perfect inspiration for a Halloween costume, right?!"

No. Just ... no.

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Life without parole in loud-music murder

A Florida judge Friday sentenced Michael Dunn to life in prison without parole for the 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis.

The sentence, imposed nearly two years after Dunn shot and killed Davis during an argument over loud music, also ca...

US commission weighs in on 'stand your ground'

"Stand your ground" statutes benefit whites more than blacks, are unnecessary and cause minority men to live in fear, several experts said Friday to a federal civil rights commission evaluating racial disparities in the laws.

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Democratic challenger, former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist, left, and Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott, shake hands after participating in their second debate Wednesday in Davie, Fla. It was sponsored by the Florida Press Association and Leadership Florida.

Scott, Crist clash in 2nd debate

A governor's race already one of the most negative in history became even nastier -- and weirder -- as Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist fought over everything from self-defense laws and the economy to the use of an electric fan during Wednesday night's debate.
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Michael Dunn showed no emotion as guilty verdict was read.

Zimmerman atty. talks about Dunn verdict

A day after 12 jurors convicted Michael Dunn of first-degree murder for shooting and killing 17-year-old Jordan Davis, high-profile defense attorney Mark O'Mara weighed in on the outcome.

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George Zimmerman is seen smiling after being acquitted.

Report: Zimmerman charges unlikely

The Washington Post reports the Department of Justice is not expected to move forward with civil rights charges against George Zimmerman.

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Bill Clinton: U.S. has bought NRA's theory

Bill Clinton addressed a number of crime and justice issues during a sweeping talk with CNN on Wednesday, including taking on the National Rifle Association and its pro-gun policy.

Lake Mary police talk to George Zimmerman about a road rage incident.

Cops: Zimmerman threatens to shoot man

Police say George Zimmerman threatened to shoot a man during a road rage incident in Lake Mary, but he was not arrested.

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