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December 8th, 2014
11:00 PM ET

Russell Simmons calls for federal indictments in Brown, Garner cases

During pregame warmups at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York Monday, NBA star LeBron James donned a t-shirt with the words "I can't breathe."

James is now the biggest star to join a growing group of pro athletes protesting grand jury decisions not to indict in the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown.

In interview with CNN's Erin Burnett, co-founder of Def Jam Recordings and the founder of Global Grind, Russell Simmons says protesters will unveil a list of demands, including calls for indictments in the coming days.


Filed under: Chokehold death • Eric Garner • News
December 8th, 2014
10:49 PM ET

Royal Mania: Will and Kate get rock star treatment in NYC

Britain's Prince William and Kate aren't just getting the royal treatment on their first visit to New York City - they're getting rock star treatment. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.


Filed under: International • Jeanne Moos • News
December 8th, 2014
10:36 PM ET

Lebron James wears "I can't breathe" T-shirt in NYC

LeBron James joins a growing list of major pro athletes voicing their outrage over grand jury decisions not to indict police officers in the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown.

CNN's Kyung Lah is OutFront.


Filed under: Chokehold death • Eric Garner • News • Sports
December 8th, 2014
09:07 PM ET

Tamir Rice's mother: "I'm looking for a conviction"

The mother of a 12-year-old boy gunned down by police is speaking out publicly for the first time. The mother, Samaria Rice, says that she was threatened with arrest when she tried to rush to her son's aid while he lay dying in the street.

Justice Department: Cleveland Police poorly trained, reckless

Tamir Rice was playing with a toy gun in the park. Two seconds after police officers arrived on the scene, the 12-year-old boy was fatally shot.

CNN's Martin Savidge has more OutFront.


Filed under: Justice • News • Tamir Rice