1. third chances

    Zimmerman's GF: Drop Charges

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    Is this the first bit of good news for George Zimmerman in a while? According to a court filing, his girlfriend no longer wants to press charges against Zimmerman after she accused him of pointing a long-barreled shotgun at her, which resulted in charges of aggravated assault, battery, and criminal mischief in November. In her court filing, she wrote that he "never pointed a gun at or toward my face in a threatening manner," and wants to get back together with him.

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