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October 17th, 2013
09:38 PM ET

Missouri town divided over teen rape case

A Missouri county prosecutor has asked the court to appoint a special prosecutor to take a new look at allegations that a popular high school football player raped a 14-year-old girl last year.

That's after he saw an interview earlier this week on CNN's Erin Burnett OutFront.

George Howell has more OutFront.


Filed under: Crime • Justice • Missouri Rape Case • News
October 17th, 2013
09:13 PM ET

Convicted murderer says he was wrongly accused: My life is on the line

Convicted murderer or wrongly accused?

For ten years, Ryan Ferguson has been sitting in a maximum security prison for a crime he says he didn't commit.

Now, an appeals court in Missouri may grant him a new trial and set him free after two of the state's key witnesses admitted they were lying when they testified against him.

David Mattingly has the story.


Filed under: Crime • Justice • News
October 17th, 2013
09:06 PM ET

Ted Cruz aide: Senator won't rule out another shutdown

Texas Senator Ted Cruz, is the driving force behind the Republican push to tie the government shutdown to Obamacare is not backing down.

As we mentioned at the top of the program – a Cruz aide tells Dana Bash he won't even rule out another shutdown. Republicans on Capitol Hill are fed up, but in his home state of Texas, the reviews are much different. 

Ed Lavandera is OutFront from Dallas.


Filed under: Debt Ceiling • Government Shutdown • News
October 17th, 2013
09:04 PM ET

Manhunt for convicted killers released by mistake from Florida prison

A massive manhunt is under way in Florida for Charles Walker and Joseph Jenkins - both convicted murderers.

2 convicted murderers mistakenly freed from Florida prison

They were accidentally released from prison.

John Zarrella has the story OutFront.


Filed under: Crime • News
October 17th, 2013
08:38 PM ET

Debt deal has billions of dollars for special projects

Where's the pork?

Like nearly every bill that comes out of Washington, the measure approved Wednesday night to end the partial shutdown and prevent a possible default was, of course, filled with goodies that are totally unrelated to the real purpose of the bill.

There's a little pork in that bill: The 5 most surprising provisions in the debt deal

OutFront: Tom Foreman has the report.


Filed under: Debt Ceiling • Government Shutdown • News
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