The El Chapo trial has passed its one-month mark with several witnesses revealing in-depth details about cartel operations. Criminal defense lawyer Vinoo Varghese joins CBSN to recap the highlights and give his take on the jury's surprising response so far.
A 16-year-old Indiana boy has been arrested in the killing of a 17-year-old pregnant schoolmate whose body was found in a restaurant dumpster, authorities said. Police said Aaron Trejo, who is on the Mishawaka High School football team, was being held on a preliminary murder charge in the death of Breana Rouhselang.
At the El Chapo trial, the jury got a look inside Juan Carlos Ramirez's ledger, which showed payments for drug shipping boats and cartel-related murders. Former Colombian public defender German Rosero is the fourth witness. Public defense lawyer Vinoo Varghese joins CBSN to discuss the case.
Special counsel Robert Mueller is recommending former national security adviser Michael Flynn serve little or no prison time for lying to investigators in the Russia probe, because of his "substantial" cooperation. CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman discusses the ramifications for the ongoing investigation.
A settlement has been reached in a civil lawsuit involving Florida financier Jeffrey Epstein. For now, the deal means none of Epstein's accusers will be able to testify against him. Epstein's sex abuse case has attracted attention in Washington because Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta was involved as a U.S. attorney a decade ago. Chuck Weber of CBS affiliate WPEC-TV joined CBSN from West Palm Beach with more.