Dr. Michael Baden is a former New York City medical examiner and one of the most high-profile experts in the forensics field. He was hired by Michael Brown's family to do a private autopsy after the teen was shot by Officer Darren Wilson. He is set to testify tomorrow in front of the grand jury. This comes as local authorities brace for the the response from protesters if there is no indictment against Officer Wilson. Jason Carroll takes a look at the forensic case.
Anderson discussed the evidence that we know about and the questions that remain about the case with CNN legal analysts Mark O'Mara and Sunny Hostin.
The arrest of suspected cop killer Eric Frein ended a nearly seven week search. Frein is facing a string of charges, including first-degree murder in connection with an ambush at the Pennsylvania State Police barracks. Frein was found near an abandoned airport hangar and police found dozens of items including a laptop, bible, food, clothing and weapons. Jason Carroll has more on what was found at Frein's hideout.Inside Eric Frein's hideout The arrest of suspected cop killer Eric Frein ended a nearly seven week search. Frein is facing a string of charges, including first-degree murder in connection with an ambush at the Pennsylvania State Police barracks. Frein was found near an abandoned airport hangar and police found dozens of items including a laptop, bible, food, clothing and weapons. Jason Carroll has more on what was found at Frein's hideout.
With tensions running high, and an indictment announcement imminent, on Thursday evening CNN's Jason Carroll sat down with embattled Ferguson police chief Thomas Jackson.
Despite rumors of the Missouri cop's potential resignation continually serving as national news fodder, Jackson referenced what he described as progress between those mourning for Michael Brown and calling for action, and those supporting the local police force and officer Darren Wilson.
To hear Jackson's interview, and Carroll's assessment of the situation from on the ground in Ferguson, watch the above video.
A doctor, who recently traveled to Guinea to treat Ebola patients, is the first Ebola case in New York City. But where was he prior to realizing he had contracted the virus?
Watch the above video as CNN's Jason Carroll details the ways in which medical detectives are retracing Dr. Craig Spencer's recent movements.
Police are searching for the suspect in the ambush of two Pennsylvania State Troopers. They say Eric Frein killed Byson Dickson and seriously wounded Alex Douglass. Now we are learning Frein belongs to a military simulation group that reenacts battles from the Cold War. There are fears that he is using 'survivalist' skills to act out one of those battles in real life. Jason Carroll has the latest on the manhunt.
31-year-old Eric Matthew Frein is the prime suspect in an ambush that left one Pennsylvania State Trooper dead and left another seriously injured. Frein is on the run and believed to be armed and dangerous. Police also describe him as a survivalist who is ideally suited to life in the wild. Jason Carroll has the latest on the search.
Where does a manhunt like this start? Anderson asked former LAPD psychologist Kris Mohandie and former FBI Deputy Director Tom Fuentes.
U.S. counterterrorism and intelligence officials are working to verify the identity of a second American killed while fighting for ISIS in Syria. A family friend spoke to CNN and identified him as Abdirahmaan Muhumed. An anti-ISIS group already identified another American fighting for the terror group as Douglas McCain from Minnesota.
We are now learning that McCain's high school friend Troy Kastigar was killed fighting for an extremist group back in 2009. Jason Carroll spoke to Kastigar's mother. It is the first time she is speaking on television and said she believes the two were manipulated.
An anti-ISIS group now says there was a second American killed fighting in Syria. The group that released photos of Douglas McCain's passport and his remains made the claim without providing any identification or evidence. U.S. officials estimate that dozens of Americans have tried to join ISIS. What would make them want to travel to Syria, pick up a weapon and fight for a group like that? Jason Carroll looks at the stories of other American jihadis.
Maajid Nawaz was once a member of a militant Muslim group. Today he is the author of "RADICAL: My Journey Out of Islamist Extremism." Anderson spoke to him about how groups like ISIS recruit westerners.
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