"I hope that we will approach this necessarily difficult dialogue with the same dignity that those who have lost the most, Trayvon's parents, have demonstrated throughout the last year – and especially over the past few days." – Attorney General Eric Holder calling the killing of Trayvon Martin a "tragic, unnecessary shooting," and saying the Justice Department will follow "the facts and the law" as it reviews evidence to see whether federal criminal charges are warranted.
"This is not something that I as the chief deputy coroner get to report that often. It's an absolute miracle this child survived." – La Porte (Ind.) County Chief Deputy Coroner Mark Huffman commenting on the rescue of 6-year-old Nathan Woessner who spent more than three hours buried under 11 feet of sand after being swallowed by a massive Indiana dune.
"El Chapo is greatly strengthened because he will now have access to the crown jewel of narco-trafficking, Nuevo Laredo," – George Grayson, an expert on the Zetas and professor of government at the College of William & Mary in a statement after the capture of Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, the notoriously brutal leader of the feared Zetas drug cartel.