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ICYMI: Watch the best of 'Jane Velez-Mitchell' from this week!

ICYMI: Watch the best of 'Jane Velez-Mitchell' from this week!

Watch Jane Velez-Mitchell weeknights at 7 p.m. ET on HLN. Follow the show on Facebook, and follow Jane on Twitter.

Friend: I think he wanted out of the marriage

Friend: I think he wanted out of the marriage

Jane speaks to a friend of Justin Ross Harris, the Georgia dad accused of murder after leaving his son Cooper in a hot car.

Chris Wilkerson says the Ross she sees now "would be totally capable of this kind of thing."

Hot car death: He's fired, she's lawyered up

Hot car death: He's fired, she's lawyered up

There are new twists and turns in the hot car death investigation as Leanna Harris hires an attorney and Home Depot announces Justin Ross Harris' termination from his job in web development.

According to Catherine Woodling, Mgr Corp. Communications with The Home Depot, Justin Ross Harris was has been terminated from the company. He was working as a web developer at a Home Depot corporate office when he left his son strapped into his car seat in his car.

New charges looming for accused call girl?

New charges looming for accused call girl?

Cops are investigating whether a high-price call girl who's facing manslaughter charges in the death investigation of a Google executive could also be responsible for her boyfriend's death last year.

Alix Tichelman, 26, is accused of killing Google Glass executive Forrest Timothy Hayes on his luxury yacht in November. Cops say Tichelman injected Hayes with a fatal dose of heroin and as he lay there dying, she gathered her belongings, drank her wine and stepped over his body to exit the yacht. She then apparently turned back to close a blind, so a passerby wouldn't be able to see the body.

Who murdered Maggie Daniels & where are they now?

Who murdered Maggie Daniels & where are they now?

Family and friends hope newly released surveillance video footage will lead to answers in the mysterious death of Maggie Daniels.

The popular school counselor was found murdered in her apartment on June 28. Cops have yet to release how Daniels died or who possibly killed her, only stating that she was murdered.

Chicken abuse uncovered at North Carolina farm

Chicken abuse uncovered at North Carolina farm

Undercover investigations that expose horrifying abuse on factory farms could soon be outlawed.  That means that investigations like the one a group called Compassion Over Killing recently conducted at Prince Poultry in North Carolina would be illegal.  The undercover investigator who went inside prince poultry found examples of horrifying cruelty.  She even saw chickens being buried alive. 

Compassion Over Killing filed a complaint with law enforcement and the North Carolina Bureau of Investigation started an inquiry in to the farm's practices.  Prince Poultry provides exclusively to chicken producer Pilgrim's Pride, the second largest chicken producer in the world.  Their products show up in stores and restaurants across America.  In a statement, Pilgrim's Pride told CNN:

Missing girl Anji Dean found safe, alive

Missing girl Anji Dean found safe, alive

UPDATE: According to a source familiar with the investigation, Anji has been found alive and safe Wednesday.

Washington cops are investigating the mysterious disappearance of Anji Dean, the 17-year-old who vanished from her family home nearly two weeks ago and has not been seen since.

Hot car death: Dad's online lies revealed

Hot car death: Dad's online lies revealed

An online profile that seemingly belongs to accused killer Justin Ross Harris raises new questions in the death investigation surrounding his 22-month-old son.

Ross Harris is accused of intentionally leaving his son, Cooper, to die in a hot car on June 18. He told investigators it was all an accident and he only made the gruesome discovery after he finished with work for the day. Police initially seemed sympathetic to Harris' story but quickly became suspicious and began investigating Harris.

Was mom's double life motive for murder?

Was mom's double life motive for murder?

Police release a possible motive for murder in the case against Megan Huntsman, the Utah mom who's accused of choking and suffocating six of her infant children to death.

CNN affiliate KTSU reports that police believe Huntsman was heavily involved in drugs and alcohol. During a police interview Hunstman allegedly admitted she needed money to buy drugs, apparently insinuating that she couldn't afford drugs and a baby.

Fmr. Classmate: Nothing there to convince me Leanna was involved

Fmr. Classmate: Nothing there to convince me Leanna was involved

Jane speaks with a former classmate of Leanna Harris - the wife of Justin Ross Harris who's accused of intentionally leaving his son to die in a hot car. Leanna's former classmate says that Leanna stood out when she needed to, made her own decisions and wasn't a follower.

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