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The UK raised its level in response to events in Iraq and Syria, where ISIS militants have seized a swath of territory. Ashleigh Banfield is in for Erin Burnett.
August 15th, 2014
09:43 PM ET

Alleged burglar dubbed "clumsy crook"

Here's one destined to go down in the annals of dumb suspects. An alleged thief's scheme to steal a safe goes south. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a motorist who gives new meaning to the term safe driving.

 


Filed under: Crime • Jeanne Moos • Justice • News
August 12th, 2014
08:13 PM ET

Does Missouri case mirror Trayvon Martin?

President Barack Obama is calling the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown "heartbreaking". He also addressed the anger over Brown's death- anger that has exploded into chaos and violence- saying

"I urge everyone in Ferguson, Missouri, and across the country, to remember this young man through reflection and understanding. we should comfort each other and talk with one another in a way that heals, not in a way that wounds."

Monday night, for the second night in a row, police faced off against protesters - using tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse crowds.

Some people say Michael Brown's shooting, and its aftermath, invokes memories of Trayvon Martin. Did the Martin case influence the community's reaction?

David Mattingly has the report.


Filed under: Crime • Justice • Michael Brown • News
July 24th, 2014
02:21 PM ET

Walmart shoplifting vigilante goes viral

Attention Walmart shoppers: is that cart full of stolen groceries? Some say it took nerve, others say it demonstrated stupidity when an Oklahoma man used his cellphone camera to record what he thought was a crime in progress.

CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on a confrontation over a loaded cart.


Filed under: Business • Crime • Jeanne Moos • News
July 11th, 2014
08:46 PM ET

Susan Sarandon: White people do not end up on death row very easily

Two decades ago Susan Sarandon starred as an anti-death penalty advocate in the film "Dead Man Walking," a role which won her an Academy Award and a lasting friendship with the person she played, Sister Helen Prejean.

CNN's Erin Burnett had the opportunity to speak with both of them about their ongoing fight against the death penalty.


Filed under: Crime • Death Row Stories • Justice • News
July 10th, 2014
09:24 PM ET

Google executive's prostitute linked to second death

A high-priced prostitute is accused of injecting a Google executive with a lethal dose of heroin and leaving him to die.

Georgia case reopened after alleged prostitute accused in yacht death

Now investigators are looking into whether Alix Tichelman may be linked to the death of her ex-boyfriend. He was thought to have died of an overdose, but now officials aren't entirely sure and have reopened the case.

CNN's Dan Simon has more OutFront.


Filed under: Crime • Justice • News • Tech exec killed
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