Trayvon Martin shooter charged after weeks of tension

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Amid furious public pressure to make an arrest in the Trayvon Martin slaying, the special prosecutor on the case went for the maximum Wednesday, bringing a second-degree murder charge against the neighborhood watch volunteer who shot the unarmed black teen. George Zimmerman, 28, was jailed in Sanford, Fla. — the site of the Feb. 26 killing that set off a nationwide debate over racial profiling and self-defense — on charges that carry a minimum of 25 years in prison and a maximum of life. Prosecutor Angela Corey would not discuss Wednesday how she reconciled the conflicting accounts of what happened or explain how she arrived at the charges, saying too much information…

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