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November 21st, 2014
10:21 PM ET

American Journey: Paralyzed Marine stands and accepts his Bronze Star

Captain Derek Herrera was shot in the back and paralyzed while serving in Afghanistan. Today the U.S. Marine stood and walked to receive his Bronze Star. He did it with the help of a robotic device never before used by an American. Kyung Lah has his inspiring story.

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September 2nd, 2014
11:39 PM ET

Mystery surrounds the 24-year-old American being held in North Korea

24-year-old Matthew Miller is the youngest of the three Americans being held in North Korea and allowed to speak to CNN yesterday. He was arrested last April for what North Korean authorities describe as "rash behavior." The circumstances surrounding Miller's arrest remain murky, but he is accused of tearing up his tourist visa and seeking asylum. Kyung Lah is in Miller's hometown of Bakersfield, California and found few people are willing to talk about the situation.

Former Ambassador Bill Richardson has negotiated with the North Koreans several times. He tells Anderson that this interview with the three Americans is likely a sign that Kim Jong Un's regime is ready to deal.

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July 16th, 2014
11:26 PM ET

Crime & Punishment: Alleged call girl accused of killing a Google executive pleads not guilty

Forrest Timothy Hayes was an executive with Google and a married father of five. Last November he was found dead on his yacht, and alleged call girl Alix Tichelman is accused of injecting him with a lethal overdose of heroin. Today Tichelman pleaded not guilty to a string of charges including manslaughter and prostitution. Kyung Lah has the latest on the case.

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July 2nd, 2014
10:16 PM ET

Tensions boiling as undocumented immigrants are bussed to a California community

A flood of undocumented immigrants is overwhelming U.S. border towns and immigration facilities. A recent surge of unaccompanied minors is only complicating a very difficult situation. Some of those undocumented immigrants are being bussed to facilities in Murrieta, California. Protesters there are not just making their voices heard, but they are forcing the buses to leave. Kyung Lah visited Murrieta and found tensions boiling.

Murrieta's Mayor Alan Long told John Berman that he does not have a problem with the immigrants themselves, but he opposes the process that sent them to his community.

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June 11th, 2014
10:20 PM ET

Mother of Las Vegas shooting victim: I want everyone to know he's my hero

Joseph Wilcox was at a Las Vegas Walmart when the husband and wife shooters walked in. They had just killed a pair of police officers, they opened fire and ordered everyone to leave the store. Wilcox was carrying a legally concealed weapon and refused to run away. He chose to confront the danger and he lost his life. Anderson spoke with Joseph Wilcox's sister C.J. Foster and his mother, Debra.

Kyung Lah looks at frightening video from inside the Walmart that was just released by police.

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June 9th, 2014
11:10 PM ET

Crime & Punishment: Who are the husband and wife Las Vegas killers?

There are troubling new details about the husband and wife who gunned down two police officers and a civilian, before taking their own lives. The shooting happened on Sunday in Las Vegas. The couple made no secret of their hatred of the government. They spoke about it to neighbors and even wrote about it online. Police say this weekend, they turned their words into violence. Kyung Lah looks at how the tragic events unfolded.

Anderson looks back at the lives lost in Sunday's shooting.

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June 6th, 2014
10:07 PM ET

Seattle's mayor: What inspired me is the student who jumped in there  

The shooter who opened fire Thursday at Seattle Pacific University killed one young man and injured several others. We are learning more about the hero who tackled the suspect and doused him with pepper spray. John Meis is a student building monitor and his actions ended what may have otherwise been a far deadlier tragedy. Seattle's Mayor Ed Murray told Anderson that his city had been in mourning since Sunday, when two men were shot to death in another incident.

Kyung Lah has the latest information on how Jonathan Mies stopped the Seattle Pacific shooting suspect.

 

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May 30th, 2014
10:51 PM ET

Key evidence missed before the UCSB rampage

Weeks before the deadly rampage in Isla Vista claimed the lives of six people and injured 13 others, police visited the killer. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department says deputies asked him about the videos he posted on-line, but they never watched them. They also did not go into his apartment to look for weapons. Kyung Lah has the latest on the investigation.

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May 27th, 2014
10:01 PM ET

Tragedy unfolds in Isla Vista

On Friday at 9:17 pm, the killer sends out his frightening 137 page manifesto by e-mail. Moments later a killing spree would begin. Less than two hours later six people will be killed, 13 others wounded and the killer would take his own life. Kyung Lah looks at how the Isla Vista killing spree unfolded.

AC360 is not showing the killer's photo or using his name. Anderson discussed this decision with former LAPD psychologist Kris Mohandie and "Columbine" author Dave Cullen.

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May 20th, 2014
10:59 PM ET

Cell phone video offers clue to start of California wildfires

Nine major wildfires burned about 40 square miles in San Diego County last week, according to a California Fire spokesman. Authorities have formed a task force to look into the causes of the fires and determine whether or not they were arson.

A cell phone video shot by Adam Jordan captured the early moments of a fire that started in Carlsbad California. The video could be a major clue for investigators trying to determine what sparked the wildfire. Kyung Lah reports.

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