Oscar Pistorius sat through a tough week of emotional testimony in his murder trial. Several witnesses took the stand including the former Olympian's neighbor's who say they heard a woman's screams coming from the house. But Pistorius's lawyers tried to make the case that he mistook his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp for a burglar, and it was actually Pistorius screaming. Nick Valencia has the latest.
Anderson discussed this with criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos and former federal prosecutor Sunny Hostin who says Pisotrius' defense "is he screams like a girl."
Ebony Wilkerson is now facing three counts of attempted first-degree murder for driving her three children into the Atlantic Ocean. Witnesses say the kids called for help, screaming that their mother was trying to kill them. Wilkerson denies trying to harm anyone, but rescuers say she tried to stop them from saving the children. Nick Valencia has the latest on the case.
Anderson discussed this with Senior Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin and reproductive psychiatrist Dr. Catherine Birndorf who says in Wilkerson's mind "she may have thought she was helping her kids."
He was Mexico's most wanted drug kingpin. Part of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's legend was his ability to elude the law. His time on the run ended over the weekend with a predawn raid. Brian Todd has the latest on how "El Chapo" ended up behind bars.
Even in hiding "El Chapo" inspired equal measures of fear and respect. Gary Tuchman visited his home turf in Mexico last year when there were rumors he had been killed. A warning, some of the images are graphic.
Jury deliberations in the Michael Dunn trial could begin as early as tomorrow. Dunn is charged with first-degree murder, and admits to shooting and killing 17-year-old Jordan Davis during a confrontation over loud music. But Dunn claims it as self-defense. Martin Savidge has the latest on the case Dunn's lawyers presented in court.
John Berman discussed Dunn's self-defense claims with former federal prosecutor Sunny Hostin.
It began as a grisly double homicide and missing persons case that involved a young woman, her fiancé and his younger brother. There were rumors of a possible love triangle and crime of passion. Now, a new development is complicating that storyline. Casey Wian has the latest.
Could Florida's "stand your ground" law come into play in the case of a retired cop who fatally shot a man in a movie theater? Police say he fired his gun during an argument over texting. Now another couple is stepping forward and claiming they had a run-in with the suspect days earlier, at the same theater. Martin Savidge has the latest on the case.
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Friends of movie theater shooting victim Chad Oulson are uniting to help his family. In a web exclusive interview Joe Detrapani shared his memories.
Aubrey 'Lee' Price is accused of embezzling millions of dollars. He reportedly wrote a letter saying he was planning to commit suicide, and was later officially declared dead. It turns out he is very much alive and now in FBI custody. David Mattingly has the latest twist in this story.
Sunny Hostin, Jeffrey Toobin, Mark Geragos, and Danny Cevallos discuss the year’s high-profile crime stories including George Zimmerman and the Whitey Bulger trial.
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