CNN's Chris Cuomo meets teens in Chicago who are turning their lives around thanks to one woman's dedication. CNN Hero Diane Latiker began by inviting young people into her home to escape the violence on the streets. Now she has a community center where she serves as a role model and source of encouragement.
Tio Hardiman, director of CeaseFire Illinois, says part of the solution to reducing crime in Chicago begins with understanding that violence is model behavior and a matter of public health.
He's supportive of the remarks President Obama made while visiting his town, which addressed the problems with crime there and throughout the country.
Hardiman's focus isn't on challenging gun laws, but on showing young people that they have a choice about their path in life.
"We have a Sandy Hook incident in Chicago every 30 days," he told CNN's Chris Cuomo. "We have to change the way people think. We have generations of people that grew up in this culture of violence in Chicago."
Kayla Robles recounts her fear when a fire broke out on the Carnival ship Triumph. Robles, who is six months pregnant, took a vacation with her husband and his family.
Chris Cuomo also spoke with Robles' mother and sister who were awaiting her arrival in Alabama. During the interview, Theresa Gaspard thanked her son-in-law for protecting her daughter when the situation worsened due to the power outage.
A former Carnival Cruise Lines employee says the company and cruise industry won't lose revenue after the Triumph ordeal. Jay Herring tells Chris Cuomo the reason they won't suffer financially is because people will still take cruise vacations for the great value.
South African Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius faces murder charges in the death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
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