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February 17th, 2014
11:53 PM ET

Parallels between the killing of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis

The hung jury on the first-degree murder charge against Michael Dunn is raising some of the same questions about race and justice in Florida asked after the George Zimmerman trial. Gary Tuchman took a look at the similarities and differences between the Zimmerman and Dunn trials.

In an interview with New Day's Chris Cuomo, George Zimmerman described himself a "scapegoat." John Berman spoke to Chris Cuomo about their conversation.

John Berman spoke with Benjamin Crump, who is the attorney for Trayvon Martin's family.
February 17th, 2014
11:45 PM ET

Jordan Davis's family attorney: "In their eyes he isn't just an attempted murderer, he's a murderer"

The parents of Jordan Davis spent yesterday marking what would have been their son's 19th birthday. According to their lawyer John Phillips, they are waiting to hear why the jurors were unable to decide the first-degree murder charge against Michael Dunn. Mr. Phillips spoke to John Berman along with Dunn's former neighbor, Chuck Hendrix, who describes him as "egotistical and arrogant."'

John Berman speaks with attorney and children's activist Areva Martin, former federal prosecutor Jeffrey Toobin, along with criminal defense attorneys Mark Geragos and Mark O'Mara.
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February 17th, 2014
11:41 PM ET

The case against Michael Dunn continues

Jurors in Florida found Michael Dunn guilty of four out of the five charges against him. That alone might send Dunn to prison for the rest of his life. But a hung jury on the first-degree murder charge has prosecutors promising a new trial. Martin Savidge takes a look at the events that brought the case to this point.


Filed under: Jordan Davis • Martin Savidge • Michael Dunn
February 17th, 2014
11:35 PM ET

What was it like inside the flight hijacked by the co-pilot?

An Ethiopian Airlines pilot found himself on the wrong side of the fortified cockpit door as his co-pilot hijacked the plane. The flight was headed to Rome, but the co-pilot flew to Geneva, where he sought asylum. Frederik Pleitgen has the latest on what happened on-board that flight.

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February 17th, 2014
11:33 PM ET

'Snake Salvation' pastor dies from rattlesnake bite

A Kentucky pastor has died after being bitten by a snake at the church where handling poisonous snakes was part of worship. Jamie Coots lost his life after refusing medical treatment for the bite. Coots starred alongside Pastor Andrew Hamblin on the reality show "Snake Salvation." In 2012, Gary Tuchman went to Hamblin's church to find out why a small group of preachers still insist on handling snakes as part of their services.

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February 17th, 2014
11:30 PM ET

Could Kim Jong Un face prosecution for the treatment of his people?

A United Nation's report released today is offering a horrifying new picture of the conditions inside North Korea. It details a long list of abuses including murder, torture, slavery, sexual violence and mass starvation. The U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea even sent Kim Jong Un a letter warning that he could face prosecution for crimes against humanity. Paula Hancocks has the latest.

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February 17th, 2014
09:20 AM ET

No end to the travel nightmare

There is a new round of watches and warnings posted from Washington state to Maine. 49 states have seen snow in the past 24 hours. There is little in the way of good new for anyone trying to travel through the nation's airports or on some of the busiest highways. Sunlen Serfaty has the latest on the travel nightmare from Reagan National Airport.
 
Margaret Conley is near the scene of a massive pileup on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

Filed under: 360° Radar • Margaret Conley • Severe Weather • Sunlen Serfaty