Jane Velez-Mitchell

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Cat vs. water: Friend or foe?

Cat vs. water: Friend or foe?

Group: Pics show pregnant woman in cop chokehold!

Group: Pics show pregnant woman in cop chokehold!

The New York Police Department is facing new allegations about one of its officers reportedly placing a chokehold on a seven-month pregnant woman after she was accused of illegally grilling on a public sidewalk.

Rosan Miller and the advocacy group People Organizing and Working for Empowerment and Respect released what they’re calling inflammatory photos that appear to show an unidentified male cop restraining the woman while wrapping his arms around her neck.

Mom 'of very little help' as husband, baby found dead

Mom 'of very little help' as husband, baby found dead

Does a woman whose husband and baby were found dead have anything to do with their deaths?

Brooke Floyd, 21, was found wandering alone Friday in a remote area near the Ouachita Mountains in northwestern Arkansas. Police say her family's truck had broken down. According to Yell County Sheriff Bill Gilkey, Floyd was "of very little help" in locating her 33-year-old husband Brian Floyd and 10-month-old son Harper.

Cops: Teen raped at Keith Urban concert

Cops: Teen raped at Keith Urban concert

An 18-year-old man is charged with raping a 17-year-old girl during a Keith Urban concert while onlookers took photos and recorded video.

The local police says Sean Murphy attacked the victim on the lawn of the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts, on August 26. According to the Mansfield Police Department, the attack stopped when "a female patron witnessed the assault pushed Murphy off of the victim and moments late he fled into the crowd."

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This week's hottest clips from 'Jane Velez-Mitchell'

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Help Stop Cormorant Slaughter

Help Stop Cormorant Slaughter

Innocent animals are in danger of being slaughtered by our own government.  The Portland District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is considering a plan to slaughter most of the double breasted cormorants that inhabit East Sand Island on the Washington-Oregon border.  Why?  Simply because these birds eat, critics say.

The government claims they need to use $1.5 million of our tax dollars each year to kill these birds in order to protect the endangered salmon and steelhead populations.  Critics say these fish aren't endangered because of the birds--they're endangered because humans have tampered with their habitat and over-consumed them.

Mom goes ballistic on good samaritans

Mom goes ballistic on good samaritans

A Colorado couple who reported a young boy in a hot car to police say the child’s mother lashed out at them and rammed them with her car. The alleged assault left one of the victims in a wheelchair, with multiple broken bones. 

Shannon Dominguez and her boyfriend Alan Mason noticed a boy in a car with the windows rolled up, parked outside a Dollar Store in Longmont, CO. Dominguez says while she was on the phone with 911, the boy’s mother, Kristina Riddell, approached the couple in the parking lot and started making threats. Riddell is accused of slapping Mason in the face.

Dangerous #FireChallenge trend goes viral

Dangerous #FireChallenge trend goes viral

A horrifying, and insane viral video trend is sweeping the nation. Could your teenager be involved?  

It’s called the “Fire Challenge.” Kids are dousing themselves with an accelerant like rubbing alcohol or perfume and then lighting themselves on fire, scrambling to put out the flames before they are burned. Their friends videotape the whole thing and upload it to social media.

Justin Bieber & Orlando Bloom at war over ex's?

Justin Bieber & Orlando Bloom at war over ex's?

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Jennifer Huston: Foul play or runaway?

Jennifer Huston: Foul play or runaway?

New details regarding Jennifer Huston's last known whereabouts have emerged nearly one week after the stay-a-home mom vanished without a trace.

Huston was last seen on July 24 driving a dark green Lexus SUV in Newberg, Oregon.

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