July 18th, 2013
08:32 PM ET

Witness in Bulger trial found dead

A potential key witness in the Whitey Bulger trial found dead.

59-year-old Stephen Rakes, who was found at the side of a Boston area road, accused Bulger of stealing his liquor store at gunpoint and using it as his mob headquarters.

Man who'd been set to testify against 'Whitey' Bulger found dead

Susan Candiotti is OutFront with the story.

Filed under: Crime • James "Whitey" Bulger • Justice
July 18th, 2013
08:25 PM ET

Detroit files for bankruptcy: "Motown is Notown," says Bill Gross

The city of Detroit has officially filed for bankruptcy – it's the biggest city in america ever to go under.

Detroit files for bankruptcy

In the filing Detroit says:

  • Homicide rate is the highest in 40 years
  • 78,000 properties are abandoned
  • Emergency vehicles break down
  • Nearly half the street lights don't work.

The filing means 17 billion dollars in pension promises and debt could go down the drain - leaving tens of thousands of workers and American investors empty-handed.

Outfront tonight: Bill Gross, manager of the world's biggest mutual fund and Founder of PIMCO.

Filed under: Economy • News
July 18th, 2013
04:06 PM ET

22 children die after eating poisoned lunches in India

In India, 22 children died after eating free school lunches that contained a poison. The poison is a sarin-related nerve gas used in agriculture.

Police can't find Indian principal after school lunch deaths

Sumnima Udas is at the hospital where the sick kids are being treated.

Erin Burnett asked her how they are doing.

Filed under: International • News • OuterCircle
July 18th, 2013
01:06 PM ET

Queen Elizabeth II: I want the baby to arrive already

Sick of the Royal Baby watch - you are not alone. Britain's Queen Elizabeth agrees with you.

Erin Burnett has more in the OutFront Outtake.

Filed under: International • OutFront Outtake • OutTake
July 18th, 2013
12:53 PM ET

Study: Beer drinkers more attractive to mosquitoes

According to a new study by Smithsonian, beer makes you more attractive to mosquitoes.

Erin Burnett reports

Filed under: Science
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