Top Ten Videos to watch

A Man Operating A Tv Camera
Maurice White
March2Justice
'News One Now' With Roland Martin Taping
Bill Cosby
Activists In Los Angeles Gather To Burn Likenesses Of The Confederate Flag
Flint Firebirds V Windsor Spitfires
CBC Message To America: Rep. Conyers Addresses The Damage Inflicted On Our Communities By Poverty, Mass Incarceration And Lack Of Economic Development
Iowa Caucus Ted Cruz
NewsOne Now NAACP Image Awards Preview
Student sitting at a desk in a classroom
Slavery Stock image
The 16th Annual Wall Street Project Gala Fundraising Reception
Ava DuVernay
Roland Martin Blasts Stacey Dash For Comments About BET, Black Networks
President Obama Delivers State Of The Union Address At U.S. Capitol
Ava DuVernay
2016 North American International Auto Show
Democratic National Committee Presidential Primary Debate
88th Oscars Nominations Announcement
Democratic debate
Dream Speech
GOP Presidential Candidates Debate In Charleston
US President Barack Obama speaks on the
24593149
2011 Winter TCA Tour - Day 5
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 18, 2015: Two wooden stand-in Oscar statuettes are ready to be taken on
Woman Holding Dollars - Isolated
President Barack Obama Delivers His State Of The Union Address
Leave a comment

The police department that is handling the Trayvon Martin murder has now threatened to arrest reporters who approach, e-mail, or attempt to question any city employee about the case during non-working hours, according to the Miami Herald.

SEE ALSO: Woman Arrested For Trespassing In Hospital, Dies In Jail

The city of Sanford, Fla., and its police department have come under fire for not arresting George Zimmerman, a self-proclaimed neighborhood watch volunteer who is responsible for the brutal killing of the unarmed 17-year-old Martin, last month.  Zimmerman is currently in hiding and has claimed self-defense as his motive for shooting the teen.

‘LIKE’ NewsOne’s FB Page To Stay Up On Black News From Around The World
http://www.facebook.com/plugins/likebox.php?href=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FNewsOneOfficial&width=600&height=290&colorscheme=light&show_faces=true&border_color&stream=false&header=true&appId=126014200784041

The once picturesque city of Sanford will now forever be known as the “Birmingham and Selma of the 21st century,” said the Rev. Al Sharpton, unless it brings 28-year-old Zimmerman to justice.  In the ’60s, Birmingham and Selma were two Alabama cities, where civil rights marches were held in order to protest the extreme racial injustices and police brutality going on there.

According to a press release that was sent out Wednesday by the town’s officials, city workers have complained that members of the media have stalked them after-hours to try and get information about the Martin case.  Some workers claim that reporters have even followed them to their homes.  Sanford law enforcement officials are now putting an end to such practices with a warning of jail time for pesky press people.

“Law enforcement officials will not hesitate to make an arrest for stalking,” says the press release.

Currently, there is no Florida statute on stalking that prevents reporters from questioning any city official.

RELATED:

NewsOne’s Coverage Of Trayvon Martin
Chuck D Says Rick Ross Should Rap About Trayvon

Also On News One: