Saturday on CNN: Murdered beauty queen and the priest
May 30th, 2013
05:29 PM ET

Saturday on CNN: Murdered beauty queen and the priest

A Texas beauty queen is murdered on Easter Sunday and 53 years later, the only suspect, the priest who was the last to see her is still a free man. That's despite the fact that other priests, local police and the Texas Rangers say John Feit is the murderer. But they are helpless to do anything.

The reasons why are unique and infuriating to many people. Law enforcement officials consider the evidence overwhelming and plentiful. And people who used to be authorities in the Church who volunteered to testify said Feit admitted killing Irene Garza.

We found John Feit in Arizona, now married and a former priest, and he was very surprised to see us.

Don’t miss the one-hour Anderson Cooper Special Report, "Beauty and the priest" on Saturday night at 8 and 11 p.m. ET.

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Filed under: Crime & Punishment • Tonight on AC360
May 28th, 2013
11:04 PM ET

Was jailed U.S. citizen framed in Mexico?

An Arizona mother of seven will be back in court on Wednesday as a judge weighs whether she will go free or remain behind bars in Mexico, her family said.

It's a situation Yanira Maldonado's family said she never imagined when she boarded a bus to head back to the United States last week after attending a family funeral.

Now she's facing drug-smuggling charges after Mexican authorities said they found 12 pounds of marijuana under her bus seat.

Her family vehemently denies the charges and accuses authorities of arresting her to get bribe money.


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Filed under: Crime & Punishment • Mexico
May 24th, 2013
08:45 PM ET

Healing the horses affected by Oklahoma tornado

Doctors work to save horses who were injured and displaced after the OKlahoma tornado. Horse trainers Randall Weidner and Lindsay White lost all 12 of their thoroughbred and quarter horses when a tornado destroyed their home and barn in Moore, Oklahoma on May 20. A fund has been established to help them recover. CNN's Gary Tuchman reports.

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Filed under: Tornadoes • Weather
May 24th, 2013
12:54 AM ET

Operation BBQ Relief brings comfort food to victims

Operation BBQ Relief brings comfort by providing food for tornado victims. Gary Tuchman reports.

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Filed under: Anderson Cooper • Tornadoes • Weather
May 23rd, 2013
12:40 AM ET

Comfort dogs: The calm after the storm

Dogs trained by Lutheran Church Charities are in Oklahoma to soothe victims of the tornado. CNN's Gary Tuchman reports.

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Filed under: Animals • Tornadoes • Weather
May 21st, 2013
11:47 PM ET

Inside a personal tornado shelter

CNN's Gary Tuchman takes a look at a metal storm shelter in Moore that survived the deadly Oklahoma tornado while the house above it was completely destroyed. At least 24 people, including nine children, died in the region after the winds, peaking around 200 miles per hour, pummeled the town.

The sliding door of the shelter reveals a small space that could hold a few family members and a limited amount of belongings for a short period of time. In this particular shelter, there are materials inside although the owners didn't use it on Monday because they left the area.


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Filed under: Tornadoes • Weather
May 16th, 2013
10:31 PM ET

New questions about West, Texas first responder

CNN's Gary Tuchman reports on Bryce Reed, an EMS worker in West, Texas. Anderson Cooper interviewed Reed after the deadly fertilizer plant explosion. Many regarded him as a hero, but now his statements about the incident are facing scrutiny.

Reed is currently in federal custody for allegedly having pipe bomb materials. He plans to plead not guilty to those charges, and his lawyer says he had no involvement in the plant explosion.

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Filed under: Texas
May 9th, 2013
10:45 PM ET

Man: I saw DeJesus before she vanished

CNN's Gary Tuchman talks to a man who believes he saw Gina DeJesus on the day she was kidnapped in 2004.  Eric Poindexter says a car cut him off and swerved into a parking lot, heading in the direction of the young girl he thinks was DeJesus. Poindexter and his brother immediately told police what they saw when reports emerged about a missing teen who was last seen in that area. He remembers law enforcement didn't want to talk to them or view their information as credible.

May 7th, 2013
11:01 PM ET

The search for Ashley Summers

Ashley Summers' family questions whether her disappearance is connected to the three missing women found in a Cleveland house on Monday. Summers vanished on July 9, 2007 when she was 14 years old. About a month later, her mother received a phone  call from her saying she was OK. Relief soon turned to fear; they never heard from her again. CNN's Gary Tuchman reports on the search for the young woman.

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Filed under: 3 Missing Teens Found in Ohio • Crime
May 2nd, 2013
11:54 PM ET

Missing mother's dramatic tranformation

A woman who was declared dead has resurfaced 11 years later. She left her family and started a new life in Florida. CNN's Gary Tuchman reports.

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