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Controversial verdicts in recent history

POSTED: 12:09 PM Jul 15 2013   UPDATED: 12:14 PM Jul 15 2013

George Zimmerman's acquittal on murder charges is one of the more controversial verdicts in recent history.

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George Zimmerman's acquittal on murder charges in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin is one of the more controversial verdicts in recent history, sparking protests nationwide. Here's a look at that case and others that captured the public's attention:

Crime Report

Man charged with DUI at Van Pelt Elementary School

A Washington county, Virginia man was arrested this morning after drinking and driving in the parking lot of an elementary school.

Director of local non-profit charged with embezzlement

On Aug. 20, Anita Foster-Machado, was arrested on six felony counts of embezzlement, which happened during her time as the Executive Director of the Bristol Library Foundation.

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