Does the Ferguson audio recording backup Officer Wilson's version of the shooting?
It might be the sound of Michael Brown losing his life. A company that makes a video conferencing app confirms audio of gunshots in Ferguson was recorded right around the time Officer Darren Wilson opened fire. CNN cannot independently confirm whether this recording actually captured audio of that shooting, but it is an intriguing piece of the puzzle. Don Lemon explains how CNN obtained this recording.
If this audio is verified, what does it tell us about the shooting? Anderson spoke with audio forensic expert Frank Piazza, CNN legal analyst Mark O'Mara and legal affairs commentator Areva Martin.
A jury in Texas found a man not guilty in the murder of a drunk driver who killed his sons. Local media reports say in 2012, 20-year-old Jose Banda Jr. was intoxicated when he struck and killed David Barajas' sons. They were just 11 and 12, and helping to push the family's truck down a road near their home. Prosecutors say Barajas then shot and killed Banda. Anderson discussed this emotional case with former federal prosecutor Jeffrey Toobin and Mark O'Mara, who is George Zimmerman's former attorney.
The fact that there is, so far, no decision on whether Officer Wilson will face criminal charges is fueling outrage for some in Ferguson. The grand jury is not expected to reach a decision until October. Deborah Feyerick looks into how Missouri's law spells out when police officers are allowed to use lethal force.
Anderson discussed the next steps in this complicated case CNN legal analysts Sunny Hostin and Mark O'Mara.
Officer Dan Page was seen on CNN pushing Don Lemon during protests in Ferguson. But it is a different video of Officer Page that led to him being relieved of duty. A speech he made several months ago is filled with ugly statements about gays, affirmative action, women, and President Obama. Don Lemon looks at some of the most incendiary statements.
Anderson looks at ugly comments Officer Page made about President Obama and discussed the fallout with former federal prosecutor Sunny Hostin, criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos, and George Zimmerman's former attorney, Mark O'Mara.
It has been four days since unarmed teen Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. In that time federal officials launched a civil rights investigation and the FBI is looking into the case. The community is rallying around Brown's family and demanding answers from police, including the identity of the officer who pulled the trigger. Wolf asked Ferguson's Police Chief Thomas Jackson why that information is still not being released.
There was a new round of violence and arrests tonight in Ferguson. Wolf discussed the handling of this case with Syracuse University's Boyce Watkins and legal analysts Sunny Hostin and Mark O'Mara.
In a shocking case out of Florida, a former police captain is charged with murder after the fatal shooting of a man in a movie theater during an alleged argument over texting. The 71-year-old is being held without bail; his attorney says his client acted in self-defense. Eyewitnesses say they didn’t see punches thrown, only popcorn. Christiane Amanpour, Dan Savage, Margaret Hoover, Frank Bruni, and Mark O’Mara discuss the case and the likelihood of this man’s release under Florida law.
It has not been a great week for George Zimmerman. First he was arrested on domestic violence charges in an incident involving his girlfriend. He spent Monday night in jail, where he was served with divorce papers. Today his soon to be ex-wife, Shellie Zimmerman, appeared on Katie Couric's talk show "Katie." Anderson looks at what she said and discusses it with Mark O'Mara, one of the attorneys who helped win Zimmerman's acquittal in the Trayvon Martin case.
Zimmerman defense attorneys Mark O'Mara and Don West spoke out tonight on AC360.
They talked to Anderson about challenges experienced during the trial and reacted to a comment made by Florida prosecutor Angela Corey during an HLN interview.
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