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May 13th, 2013
09:47 PM ET

White House responds to Justice Dept. secretly obtaining AP phone records: "We are not involved"

The White House has responded to accusations that the Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records for some of the associated press' reporters and editors.

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said:

"Other than press reports, we have no knowledge of any attempt by the Justice Department to seek phone records of the AP. We are not involved in decisions made in connection with criminal investigations, as those matters are handled independently by the Justice Department. Any questions about an ongoing criminal investigation should be directed to the Department of Justice."

OutFront tonight: CNN's Brian Todd has the story.


Filed under: Justice • News
May 13th, 2013
09:34 PM ET

Castro's brothers speak out: "I've never seen that girl"

The brothers of Ariel Castro – the man charged with kidnapping three young women for nearly a decade – are breaking their silence.

In an exclusive interview with our Martin Savidge, the two men insist they had nothing to do with the abductions of Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight.

They also spoke about what happened after they were picked up by police last week.


Filed under: Cleveland Missing Women • News
May 13th, 2013
09:22 PM ET

Police confiscate witness videos after allegedly beating man to death

Bakersfield police are accused of beating a man to death and then confiscating videos of the incident.

Family members of the man who died are fighting for access to video and audio tape taken by bystanders at the scene.

David Sal Silva, the father of four young children died, after police say they were responding to reports of possible public intoxication and the 33-year-old resisted arrest.

OutFront tonight: CNN's Stephanie Elam is in Bakersfield, California.


Filed under: Crime • Law • News
May 13th, 2013
08:50 PM ET

Police: Boy stabbed 8-year-old Leila Fowler to death

Police have arrested a 12-year-old boy in the stabbing death of his little sister, 8-year-old Leila Fowler of Valley Springs, California.

How does a 12-year-old kill his sister?

Police launched a massive manhunt for an intruder the boy claimed killed his sister while the two were home alone more than two weeks ago. It later proved to be a lie.

Our Kyung Lah has the story.


Filed under: Crime • News
May 13th, 2013
08:30 PM ET

Ohio Attorney General anticipates more charges to be added in Cleveland case

52-year-old Ariel Castro has been charged with four counts of kidnapping, and three counts of rape, but what about the allegations of physical abuse, and forcing one of his captives to have a miscarriage?

Outfront tonight: Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.


Filed under: Cleveland Missing Women • Crime • News
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