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July 7th, 2014
11:06 PM ET

Crime & Punishment: Breaking down the Pistorius re-enactment video

A stunning video shows Oscar Pistorius going through the motions of what he says happened the night he shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. For the first time, the public is seeing Pistorius without his prosthetics while pretending to shoot a gun. Pistorius' defense attorneys are expected to rest their case tomorrow and say the video was illegally obtained and aired on Australian TV. Robyn Curnow reports.

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April 10th, 2014
09:40 PM ET

Crime & Punishment: Pistorius cross examination gets combative

Oscar Pistorius faced a new round of tough questions from prosecutors. He returned to the stand for his second day under cross examination. The former Olympian claims he accidentally shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, because he thought she was an intruder. The prosecutor called that explanation a lie. Steenkamp's parents were in the courtroom listening to every word. Robyn Curnow has the latest.

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April 9th, 2014
09:55 PM ET

Dramatic testimony in the Pistorius trial

Oscar Pistorius returned to the witness stand and faced tough questions under cross examination today. The prosecutor who grilled the former Olympian is known for his combative style. At one point he forced the courtroom to look at graphic pictures of Reeva Steenkamp after the shooting. Robyn Curnow has the latest.

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April 7th, 2014
11:06 PM ET

Oscar Pistorius takes the stand

For the first time, Oscar Pistorius spoke publicly about the night he killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The former Olympian testified in his own defense at his murder trial today. Pistorius described the incident as a terrible accident that haunts him. Robyn Curnow has the latest as Pistorius' lawyers make their case.
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March 11th, 2014
10:23 PM ET

Is the autopsy the key evidence in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial?

The pathologist who conducted Reeva Steenkamp's autopsy testified for the second straight day. The doctor's findings seem to contradict Oscar Pistorius' account of the night of the shooting. While the defense may have scored some points during tough cross-examination of a Pistorius friend who testified about the Olympian's gun use. Robyn Curnow has the latest on the case.

Anderson broke down the latest evidence with forensic scientist Lawrence Kobilinsky and Senior Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin.

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March 10th, 2014
11:05 PM ET

Oscar Pistorius vomits and cries in court

Extremely graphic testimony in the Oscar Pistorius trial led to the former Olympian breaking down inside the courtroom and vomiting. It happened as a pathologist went into detail about Reeva Steenkamp's injuries caused by the bullets fired by Pistorius. Robyn Curnow was in court when this happened.

Anderson broke down today's proceedings with criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos and former federal prosecutor Sunny Hostin.

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March 7th, 2014
10:02 PM ET

Crime & Punishment: What happened in the hours before Ebony Wilkerson drove her kids into the ocean?

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."

 

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December 12th, 2013
10:06 PM ET

Sign language interpreter tries to explain his actions at Mandela memorial

He had the eyes of the world upon him as he stood just feet from some of the world's most powerful leaders. The man who apparently spent hours signing gibberish during Nelson Mandela's memorial claims he's schizophrenic and was hallucinating at the time. CNN's David McKenzie spoke with the sign language interpreter and Robyn Curnow has the latest on the controversy.
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December 6th, 2013
10:02 PM ET

Mourning Mandela in South Africa

News of Nelson Mandela's passing came around midnight local time in South Africa. That means many people there woke to the sad news today. Robyn Curnow is in Johannesburg and tells Anderson how the country is mourning Mandela's passing and celebrating his legacy.


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