Jane Velez-Mitchell

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Jodi Arias' former art teacher speaks out

Jodi Arias' former art teacher speaks out

Jodi Arias has been in prison for around four years awaiting trial. One of the ways she passed the time was by painting. Some of her artwork even appeared for sale on ebay.  Jane Velez-Mitchell speaks to her former high school art teacher to find out what Jodi Arias was really like.

For complete coverage of this trial watch Jane Velez-Mitchell weeknights at 7pm ET on HLN. 

Phone sex face-off in Arias trial?

Phone sex face-off in Arias trial?

The Jodi Arias defense team may play a recording that allegedly is Jodi and Travis Alexander having phone sex. The judge cleared the courtroom for two hours on Thursday while she listened to evidence that many speculate includes that phone call.

Will it be allowed into evidence?  Should it?  Jane Velez-Mitchell debates it with her panel of legal experts.

High school friend: Jodi was a 'good girl'

High school friend: Jodi was a 'good girl'

Jane Velez-Mitchell spoke to Tina Ross, a close high school friend of Jodi Arias.  Ross describes Jodi in high school as beautiful and popular and she says Jodi was a 'good girl'.  She tells Jane what she thinks happened the night Jodi killed Travis Alexander. 

For complete coverage of the Jodi Arias trial watch Jane Velez-Mitchell weeknights at 7pm ET on HLN. 

Did Travis Alexander lead a double life?

Did Travis Alexander lead a double life?

The defense is trying to show that Travis Alexander was leading a double life. On Wednesday they called his ex-girlfriend to the stand. She testified that while they were dating they never had sex and she was surprised to find out he wasn't a virgin.  But she discovered that he was cheating on her with Jodi Arias. 

But did her story convince the jury that Travis led a double life? Jane Velez-Mitchell debates it with her panel of legal experts. 

Do you think Jodi is dressing like her attorney on purpose?

updated 4:15 PM EST, Wed January 30, 2013
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91% Yes
9% No
Jodi's coworker: Arias wanted to BE Travis

Jodi's coworker: Arias wanted to BE Travis

 A former coworker of Jodi Arias speaks to Jane Velez-Mitchell.  She calls Jodi 'scary-is Arias' and said that Jodi 'wanted to BE Travis'.  For more on this trial watch Jane Velez-Mitchell weeknights at 7pm ET on HLN. 

Jodi's eyes were 'soulless'

Jodi's eyes were 'soulless'

Jane Velez-Mitchell spoke to Julie Haslem a close friend of Travis Alexander who also knew Jodi Arias. She said if you looked into Jodi's eyes there were 'soulless'.  She also tells Jane that Jodi was 'very possessive' of Travis. 

For more on this trial watch Jane Velez-Mitchell weeknights at 7pm ET on HLN. 

These pets need good homes!

These pets need good homes!

Jane Velez-Mitchell is teaming up with animal welfare expert Jane Garrison and adoptapet.com to try and find some amazing animals new and loving homes. You can find information on adopting each animal below. And you can always go to adoptapet.com to rescue an animal near you! If you save any of these animals, please send us a photo of you so we can post it on the web site! Our email is Jane@hlntv.com

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Do you think Jodi Arias will take the stand?

updated 3:22 PM EST, Tue January 29, 2013
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59% Yes
41% No

Casey’s next chapter: Bankruptcy

Casey Anthony filed for bankruptcy on Friday. Anthony is almost $800,000 dollars in debt has been unemployed for years. Among her debts is around $500,000 to her attorney Jose Baez.

Should Casey Anthony be allowed to file for bankruptcy? And what is the real reason behind her move?  Jane Velez-Mitchell investigates. For more on this story watch Jane Velez-Mitchell weeknights at 7pm ET on HLN. 

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