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  • Stolen Mustang returned after 28 years
    A California Highway Patrol officer found a stolen classic 1967 Ford Mustang and returned it to its owner after 28 years.
    - 29 Dec 14, 2:14pm -
  • 2 sides to America's policing issues
    The tens of thousands of law enforcement officers who flocked to New York City for the funeral of slain police officer Rafael Ramos showed that civil rights demonstrators have achieved one of their central goals: What was once seen as an isolated str…
    - 29 Dec 14, 1:04pm -
  • Gym mat death case reopened?
    Despite concluding there was no foul play in the death of a Georgia teen nearly two years ago, a sheriff's office conducted additional interviews on the case as recently as this month.
    - 27 Dec 14, 8:06pm -
  • Woman dies, wants dog to die too
    Connie Lay made an unusual request in her will before she died last month in Aurora, Indiana: She asked that her German shepherd, Bela, be euthanized and buried with her.
    - 19 Dec 14, 5:37am -
  • Mom: My son was lynched
    The FBI is investigating the death of a 17-year-old North Carolina boy who was found hanging from a swing set, his body covered in fire ants.
    - 16 Dec 14, 10:03pm -
  • Gun, badge and lax standards
    It's a Wild West of standards -- where one state can require more training for a manicurist than an armed guard. CNN and CIR investigate.
    - 15 Dec 14, 6:00pm -
  • My treatment shames U.S. flag
    I've heard that the Senate report on CIA torture is 6,000 pages long. My story, though, takes place elsewhere: in Guantanamo, away from the CIA program that the report covers. The 6,000 pages of the Senate report are just the start of what Americans…
    - 15 Dec 14, 5:45pm -
  • Yang: No pardon for Wahlberg
    Trayvon Martin. Michael Brown. Eric Garner. The list of names of black men killed by white men who have subsequently gone unpunished -- and in the case of Brown and Garner, untried -- continues to grow. In each of these cases, an ugly theme has been…
    - 15 Dec 14, 5:44pm -
  • Burned teen's phone key to killer
    After obtaining warrants and cracking a password, police were able to access Jessica Chambers' phone records and are following up on leads, a prosecutor said Thursday.
    - 15 Dec 14, 5:39pm -
  • Black cop: I live in two worlds
    Anwar Sanders says that in some ways, cops and protesters are on the same side
    - 12 Dec 14, 2:27pm -
  • Class-action suit over H.S. football
    The legal fight over head injuries in football has made its way to the high school arena -- and is heading to court.
    - 5 Dec 14, 6:55pm -
  • Texas killer's execution stayed
    Scott Panetti dressed in a purple cowboy outfit and called Jesus, John F. Kennedy and the Pope to the stand in his trial for the 1992 slayings of his mother and father-in-law.
    - 3 Dec 14, 5:34pm -
  • Another lost son, call for justice
    The day after Michael Brown was killed by a police officer, Syreeta Myers drove from her South City home to the northwest suburb of Ferguson. She marched on the street demanding justice for Brown's death. She wanted to stand by his parents.
    - 1 Dec 14, 3:14pm -
  • Father charged in hot car death
    The father of a 15-month-old boy who died after being left in a car in July is charged with criminally negligent homicide.
    - 1 Dec 14, 12:51pm -
  • The hug shared around the world
    It's the picture we needed to see after a week like this.
    - 30 Nov 14, 10:12pm -
  • New threat: 'Racism without racists'
    In a classic study on race, psychologists staged an experiment with two photographs that produced a surprising result.
    - 29 Nov 14, 8:40pm -
  • Dog finds skull of 'Hunt' fugitive
    Officials say a dog found remains belonging to Kevin Patrick Stoeser, a sex offender featured on CNN's 'The Hunt.'
    - 19 Nov 14, 6:18pm -
  • Mom from 'The Hunt' turns self in
    A woman who allegedly took her daughter in violation of a court ruling and then went on the run for a decade has turned herself in, according to U.S. marshals in New Hampshire.
    - 19 Nov 14, 6:18pm -
  • School accused of 'poverty porn'
    The boy's stories are heartbreaking: "My dad drinks and hits me ... my mom chose drugs over me ... my home on the reservation isn't a safe place for me to be," wrote Josh Little Bear. His request seems reasonable -- send a few dollars to help St. Jos…
    - 18 Nov 14, 8:34pm -
  • 1,111 sex crimes, 0 investigations
    Five New Orleans detectives may have failed to investigate 1,111 sex crimes over a 3-year period, a report says.
    - 14 Nov 14, 6:24pm -
  • McStay suspect pleads not guilty
    The man accused of killing the McStay family pleaded not guilty Wednesday in a California court to murder charges.
    - 14 Nov 14, 2:59pm -
  • Pirates at the pump?
    They look like ordinary guys pumping gas. But authorities say they are thieves, using stolen credit cards to fill vehicles fitted with huge hidden tanks. The fuel is resold at cut rates.
    - 14 Nov 14, 2:57pm -
  • Justice means what for Ferguson?
    The Michael Brown case has great significance because it is yet another in a growing line of tragedies that further demand a conversation about our civil liberties within the criminal justice system.
    - 7 Nov 14, 1:38pm -
  • Wife: Van der Sloot stabbed
    Joran van der Sloot's wife says her husband was "seriously injured" in a stabbing at the Peruvian prison where he is serving time for murder, but a top prison official is calling her account an outright lie, according to reports.
    - 6 Nov 14, 1:26pm -
  • Charged for feeding homeless
    Arnold Abbott handed out four plates of food to homeless people in a South Florida park. Then police stopped the 90-year-old from serving up another bite.
    - 6 Nov 14, 1:22pm -
  • Did Ex -NFL cheerleader rape?
    The woman who was once the oldest cheerleader in the NFL faces rape charges for alleged sexual encounters with a teenager at a Delaware vacation home.
    - 6 Nov 14, 1:19pm -
  • FBI posed as Internet repairmen
    In a sting operation last July at a Las Vegas casino, undercover FBI agents gained access to a hotel suite by disabling the hotel's Internet and then posing as Internet repair technicians.
    - 4 Nov 14, 5:15pm -
  • Teen's tragic Amazon quest
    Kyle Nolan's mother opens up about his tragic journey to the Peruvian Amazon seeking the mind-altering power of ayahuasca, which some call a drug and others call a medicine.
    - 30 Oct 14, 12:31pm -
  • Agents: The devil made him do it
    Though he told authorities that the devil made him do it, Satanists disapproved, after a man allegedly shattered a stone copy of the Ten Commandments last week.
    - 30 Oct 14, 12:30pm -
  • Hannah Graham's remains ID'd
    Human remains discovered last weekend in Albemarle County, Virginia, belong to University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities said Friday.
    - 29 Oct 14, 11:26am -
  • Cops recover after hatchet attack
    A New York City police officer remains in critical condition at a Queens hospital Friday, one day after suffering a hatchet wound to the head.
    - 28 Oct 14, 3:25pm -
  • From homecoming prince to killer
    One week after being named to his high school's homecoming court, Jaylen Fryberg opened fire in its cafeteria -- shooting five, one fatally, before turning his gun on himself.
    - 28 Oct 14, 1:24pm -
  • NFLer stun-gunned 3 times
    The Miami Dolphins have suspended a defensive lineman after he allegedly touched women and then took an "aggressive fighting stance" when police attempted to arrest him, according to a probable cause affidavit.
    - 27 Oct 14, 6:12pm -
  • Pistorius case not over yet
    The state will appeal the judgment and sentence in the Oscar Pistorius case, South Africa's national prosecuting authority said Monday, according to state-run media.
    - 27 Oct 14, 5:23pm -
  • Decades-old cold cases solved
    Oklahoma officials confirm the identities of 6 people who went missing in 1969 and 1970. They were in cars at the bottom of a lake.
    - 27 Oct 14, 12:23pm -
  • 'Django Unchained' actress charged
    "Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts and her boyfriend have been charged with one count each of lewd conduct, a spokesman said Tuesday.
    - 22 Oct 14, 6:56pm -
  • Dozens arrested at pumpkin festival
    Dozens of people were reportedly arrested after rowdy crowds set fires, overturned cars and threw bottles, disrupting a pumpkins festival in Keene, New Hampshire.
    - 19 Oct 14, 5:58pm -
  • Exhumed John Doe most wanted?
    A tip from a man who watched "The Hunt with John Walsh" led the FBI to Alabama to have a John Doe exhumed in hopes it might answer the question of what happened to one of the agency's most wanted fugitives.
    - 18 Oct 14, 1:53am -
  • Should rapist return to work?
    Should a convicted rapist, who has served their time in prison, be allowed to resume their old job?
    - 17 Oct 14, 9:47pm -
  • Honeymoon hit man hired?
    A millionaire British businessman accused of hiring hit men to kill his new wife during their honeymoon in South Africa pleaded not guilty as his trial began Monday.
    - 10 Oct 14, 2:34pm -
  • Feds probe grenade in playpen
    A federal prosecutor will review the case of a Georgia SWAT team that threw a flash-bang grenade into a playpen, according to a Tuesday statement.
    - 9 Oct 14, 5:19pm -
  • 'I do' followed by murder-suicide
    Some wedding guests noticed tension between the couple almost immediately after each said "I do," police say. The bride and groom didn't speak to each other at the reception. Then there were three 911 calls.
    - 9 Oct 14, 5:17pm -
  • Deputies bust ... okra farm
    The grower was alarmed when the police helicopter swept low over his land. The deputies were "strapped to the gills," he says. But what they thought was pot was actually ...
    - 9 Oct 14, 11:16am -
  • Hacking nude photos is 'sex crime'
    Jennifer Lawrence does not mince words about the hacking that put her personal nude photos in the public eye: It's a "sex crime," she said.
    - 9 Oct 14, 11:15am -
  • Giudice shocked by prison sentence
    As "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice faces a 15-month prison term that's set to start in January, it's no surprise that she's also been dealing with "sleepless nights."
    - 7 Oct 14, 1:12pm -
  • Trooper shooting suspect letter found
    A handwritten letter thought to have been written by the suspect in the ambush of two Pennsylvania State Police troopers details how he shot the officers and then escaped, two sources tell CNN.
    - 6 Oct 14, 6:59pm -
  • Royals turn to law to protect prince
    Lawyers for Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, have sent letters to two photographers asking them to stop following the couple's son, Prince George, and his nanny around public parks, Buckingham Palace said Thursday.
    - 3 Oct 14, 3:34pm -
  • Woman sues sperm bank over mix-up
    At five months pregnant, Jennifer Cramblett and her same-sex partner learned that Cramblett had been inseminated with the wrong sperm from the wrong donor with the wrong ethnicity.
    - 2 Oct 14, 5:07pm -
  • Michael Phelps arrested for DUI
    Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps was arrested early Tuesday morning in Maryland on a DUI charge, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority.
    - 2 Oct 14, 1:04pm -
  • Hernandez case: Who's who?
    Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez is behind bars, accused of killing 3 people. Here are the names you might hear ahead of his trials.
    - 30 Sep 14, 2:34pm -

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  • BreakingParched ground

    Parched ground

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE   This patch of parched earth was spotted by Hyderabad resident Namratha Sunkari on a walk after her lunchbreak. India is currently experiencing searing heat, which has led to hundreds of deaths. "People prefer to stay indoors…
    - 6 hours ago, 28 May 15, 12:10pm -
  • Gator in the parking garage

    Gator in the parking garage

    If #flooding roads weren't enough, now there are alligators in parking garages. Rebecca Duensing @maribecca
    - 22 hours ago, 27 May 15, 7:42pm -
  • My #cnnireport story

    My #cnnireport story

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE   Read more on this story from CNN affiliate KTRK in Houston.- dsashin, CNN iReport producer Image submitted by @jidanabOur new work pet after the storm. #alligator #flooding #storm #houston #crazypets
    - 22 hours ago, 27 May 15, 7:36pm -
  • India heat wave

    India heat wave

    A rickshaw puller takes respite from the heat in New Delhi, India, on May 23. Photo by Mukesh Kumar.
    - 1 day ago, 27 May 15, 5:26pm -
  • My #cnnireport story

    My #cnnireport story

    Image submitted by @mukesh.smlA rickhaw puller resting in afternoon at Delhi near Rajghat to take some respite from the killer heat wave ....all across India temprature soars to almost 50°C, roads are melting, people restricting themselves to their…
    - 1 day ago, 27 May 15, 5:18pm -
  • Elephant Seals Rescue and Release Malibu, California

    Elephant Seals Rescue and Release Malibu, California

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE   Julie Ellerton says the California Wildlife Center had been caring for these two elephant seals for about two months before they were healthy enough to return to the sea. They were released in April.- davidw, CNN iReport pr…
    - 2 days ago, 27 May 15, 4:27am -
  • My #cnnireport story

    My #cnnireport story

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE   Ami Misra photographed people on a popular intersection of New Delhi handing out cool cups of water and fruit juices to pedestrians in order to combat the oppressive heat. "The temperatures have been escalating to over 109…
    - 2 days ago, 26 May 15, 8:52pm -
  • My #cnnireport story

    My #cnnireport story

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE   Parts of India are enduring a stifling and deadly heat wave. In the southern region of New Delhi, air conditioners are on full blast, said Nishit Arora. He captured this photo of air conditioning units buzzing behind a resid…
    - 2 days ago, 26 May 15, 7:41pm -
  • Houston flooding

    Houston flooding

    I live in Cyfair area I commute about 28 miles one way to work. When I got stranded it was around 4am I was traveling east on I 10.I am a diesel mechanic at Schneider National. Our family wasn't affected by the storm. I was sitting in that mess for a…
    - 2 days ago, 26 May 15, 7:01pm -
  • Extreme lightning bolt in Texas storm

    Extreme lightning bolt in Texas storm

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE   The lightning around dtinah 'was crazy' Monday night in Kyle, Texas, she told us. She took several shots with her iPhone finally capturing this lightning strike.- hhanks, CNN iReport producerCaptured this lightening bolt ou…
    - 2 days ago, 26 May 15, 6:46pm -



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