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June 30th, 2014
10:44 PM ET

Police: Mother of Georgia toddler also researched child deaths in hot cars

A judge will determine this week whether there's enough evidence to keep in jail a man whose son died in a hot SUV. Justin Harris is charged with murder and second-degree cruelty. Georgia police say that Harris and his wife, Leanna, told them that they conducted Internet searches on how hot a car needed to get to kill a child. CNN's Martin Savidge has more on the investigation.

June 27th, 2014
08:55 PM ET

Who is Justin Ross Harris, the Georgia father who fatally left his toddler in a hot car

More than a week since a toddler died after being left inside a vehicle on a hot Georgia day, questions still remain as to the circumstances of that fateful day.

At the center of the investigation is Justin Ross Harris, the father of the late 22-month-old Cooper Harris.

After traveling to Alabama to interview those that knew Harris earlier in his life, on Friday evening CNN's Nick Valencia profiled the man that is charged with the murder of his own son.

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Filed under: Crime & Punishment • Martin Savidge
June 26th, 2014
09:21 PM ET

Retracing the steps of Justin Harris, the Georgia father who fatally left his toddler in a hot car

Roughly one week since a toddler died after being left inside a vehicle on a hot Georgia day, on Thursday evening Martin Savidge joined Anderson Cooper live with details from that fateful day.

As part of an in-depth look at the events of June 18th, Savidge retraced the steps of Justin Harris' route to work, in the process shedding light on an event that is at best a tragedy, and at worst, murder.

Watch the above video as the CNN correspondent paints a grim picture of the final day in 22-month-old Cooper Harris' life.


Filed under: Crime & Punishment • Martin Savidge
April 28th, 2014
09:57 PM ET

New twisters touch down a day after tornadoes kill 16 people 

It's a one-two punch of deadly and destructive weather. New twisters touch down less than 24 hours after tornadoes swept through Arkansas, Iowa and Oklahoma. At least 14 were killed in Arkansas, and officials fear the death toll will rise as crews dig through debris. The twisters ripped roofs off of homes, tossed cars like toys and tore down power lines. Anderson takes a look at the destruction.

Martin Savidge reports from Tupelo, Mississippi just after a twister leveled a busy section of the city and Ed Lavandera has the latest from hard hit Mayflower, Arkansas.

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Filed under: Ed Lavandera • Martin Savidge • Tornado
April 14th, 2014
10:35 PM ET

Co-pilot's cell phone signal detected after Flight 370 vanished from radar

A signal coming from the cell phone belonging to Flight 370's co-pilot reached a Malaysian cell tower in the moments after the plane lost contact. The tower was about 250 miles from the location of the flight's final signal. It is raising serious questions about how far off course and how low the plane was flying. Pamela Brown has the latest on the investigation.

Martin Savidge takes a look at what this cell phone data says about Flight 370's altitude.

March 18th, 2014
09:49 PM ET

Recreating Flight 370's sharp left turn

Both Thai and Malaysian officials report their radar systems registered a plane that may have been Flight 370. If that's true, it would indicate the flight took a hard left from its intended route. A law enforcement official says a move like that was almost certainly programmed by someone in the cockpit. Martin Savidge took a closer look in a 777 flight simulator with flight instructor Mitchell Casado.

March 17th, 2014
11:14 PM ET

What may have happened inside the cockpit?

Unless you are a commercial pilot, it's hard to visualize what may have been happening in Flight 370's cockpit. Martin Savidge walks through several scenarios in a Boeing 777 simulator. CNN's Richard Quest joins the conversation and says "no one could come up with a scenario that makes sense with the facts that know so far."
March 15th, 2014
12:39 AM ET

Sinking fast inside a flight simulator

Watch what happens when Martin Savidge tries to recreate extreme changes in altitude inside a Boeing 777 flight simulator. Officials say this may be what happened on board Flight 370.

February 17th, 2014
11:41 PM ET

The case against Michael Dunn continues

Jurors in Florida found Michael Dunn guilty of four out of the five charges against him. That alone might send Dunn to prison for the rest of his life. But a hung jury on the first-degree murder charge has prosecutors promising a new trial. Martin Savidge takes a look at the events that brought the case to this point.


Filed under: Jordan Davis • Martin Savidge • Michael Dunn
February 14th, 2014
09:26 PM ET

Dunn trial deliberations head into the weekend

Deliberations are set to resume this weekend in the Michael Dunn trial. Before the jury  wrapped up today, they asked the judge a question that could give some indication where this is going. John Berman discussed all of this with Martin Savidge, former federal prosecutor Sunny Hostin and criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos.

Filed under: Jordan Davis • Mark Geragos • Martin Savidge • Michael Dunn • Sunny Hostin
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