November 15th, 2013
08:21 PM ET

Murder, self defense, or accidental shooting? Looking into Michigan's laws

A young woman shows up on a man's front porch late at night seeking help following a car accident. His version of the story? He thinks she's trying to break in, and ends up accidentally shooting her.

Under Michigan law, there is no duty to retreat when you are in your own home, but a person must show they "honestly and reasonably" believed there was imminent danger of losing their life or suffering great bodily harm to claim self-defense.

So do the charges add up? Outfront tonight are CNN Legal Analysts and criminal defense attorneys Sunny Hostin and Danny Cevallos.

Filed under: Crime
November 15th, 2013
08:17 PM ET

Michigan man charged with murder after shooting teen on front porch

A deadly accident or brutal murder?

A Michigan man is under arrest tonight and facing second-degree murder charges after shooting a 19-year-old woman in the face. He is white, she was black.

Renisha McBride was shot in the early morning hours of November 2nd on the front porch of Theodore Wafer's house. Wafer says he thought she was trying to break in and his gun accidentally discharged, but McBride's family says she was simply looking for help after crashing her car that night.

Outfront tonight with the story is Susan Candiotti.

Filed under: Crime
November 15th, 2013
08:14 PM ET

Toronto Councilor: Rob Ford is a "damaged individual"

Stripping Toronto's mayor of power.

Today, Toronto's City Council made an attempt to reel in its embattled leader by voting overwhelmingly to suspended Rob Ford's powers.

He refuses to resign despite admitting he has smoked crack, and in another show of defiance, Ford says he'll fight the council's decision.

Outfront tonight is Toronto Councilor Adam Vaughan, who was part of the majority vote today.

Filed under: Politics • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford
November 15th, 2013
08:11 PM ET

New website offers big savings, group discounts for marijuana

A "Groupon"-style website for marijuana.

With pot now legal for recreational use in two states and several other cities, dispensaries are popping up across the country, and a new startup is capitalizing on the trend. CNN's Ana Cabrera is Outfront with more.

Filed under: Marijuana
November 15th, 2013
08:06 PM ET

Officials meet over controversial high school mascot – the "Arab"

Outrage over a controversial high school mascot.

Tonight a meeting is being held that could determine the fate of the "Arab," the actual name of a mascot for a school in southern California that some groups are calling offensive and racist.

CNN's Casey Wian is OutFront with the latest.

Filed under: News
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