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John Kerry says Ebola "has the potential to become a scourge like HIV or polio that we will end up fighting - all of us - for decades." Erin Burnett has the latest.
August 24th, 2012
08:18 PM ET

"Romney Revealed" documentary

An exclusive look inside the Romney family tonight.

In a very special documentary: "Romney Revealed: Family, Faith & the Road to Power," the Romney family recently opened up to CNN's Gloria Borger and talked about a wide range of subjects, including Ann Romney's struggle with multiple sclerosis.


Filed under: Election 2012 • Politics
August 24th, 2012
08:04 PM ET

Improper 911 call response leads to woman's murder, sisters want answers

Police officers are under intense criticism in Dallas tonight after a woman appears to have been murdered in her home while on the phone with a 911 operator, begging for police to come help her.

According to the Dallas Morning News, Deanna Cook called 911 at about 10:55AM last Friday to say she needed help. The call lasted 11 minutes, but it's what happened next that's caused so much outrage: police weren't dispatched until more than 30 minutes later.

So while the call was classified as urgent, it wasn't given the highest priority, and so police officers didn't arrive at Cook's house until almost 50 minutes after the call was initially placed, according to the newspaper.

Officers checked the outside of the house and spoke to neighbors, but found no signs of foul play and left. Two days later, Deanna Cook was found dead in her bath tub by her sister Karletha Cook-Gundy, who comes OutFront tonight with her other sister Valecia Battle.


Filed under: Crime • News
August 24th, 2012
07:53 PM ET

Witness to NYC shooting describes chaotic scene

Curtis Horne was riding a city bus outside the Empire State Building in Manhattan this morning when he suddenly heard shots ring out.

Standing just a few yards from the shooter, he reacted with heroism and bravery, shielding a young girl and her mother from the chaos, and he comes OutFront tonight.


Filed under: Crime • News
August 24th, 2012
07:52 PM ET

NYPD Commissioner gives latest on shooting outside Empire State Building

Gunfire erupted on the streets of midtown Manhattan this morning as a man opened fire outside the Empire State Building.

58-year-old Jeffrey Johnson shot a former colleague on the sidewalk before engaging in a shootout with police officers that resulted in his death and injuries to 9 other bystanders, some of whom may have been accidentally shot by police officers returning fire.

The victim is 41-year-old Steven Ercolino, according to the State University of New York, where he was a 1992 graduate. New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is OutFront tonight with more details.

CLICK TO SEE AN INTERVIEW WITH A WITNESS TO THE SHOOTOUT WITH POLICE


Filed under: Crime • News
August 24th, 2012
07:26 PM ET

Tropical Storm Isaac poised to strike Haiti tonight

Tropical Storm Isaac is on track to hit Haiti tonight, soaking the country with torrential rain and whipping winds up to 60 miles per hour.

Haiti, no stranger to natural disasters, still has hundreds of thousands of people living in tents since the devastating earthquake in 2010 who are even more vulnerable to the storm.

OutFront tonight with the latest is CNN's Martin Savidge in Jacmel, Haiti.


Filed under: News • Weather
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