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Four-year-old's body found stuffed in trunk of mom's car

Four-year-old's body found stuffed in trunk of mom's car

Around 9 a.m. Monday Stacie Marie Parsons walked into an Athens, Texas police department and told cops she killed her 4-year-old daughter, Victoria. This according to the sheriff's office. Now police and family members are trying to figure out why.

The 25-year-old mother was arrested and charged with capital murder. Her bond has been set at $2 million.

Did jealousy push a mom to kill her daughter?

Did jealousy push a mom to kill her daughter?

Around 9 a.m. Monday Stacie Marie Parsons walked into an Athens, Texas police department and told cops she killed her 4-year-old daughter, Victoria. This according to the sheriff's office. Now police and family members are trying to figure out why.

Cops found the little girl's lifeless body with trauma to her head and chest at Parsons’ house wrapped in a garbage bag.

Statements begin in Renisha McBride shooting trial

Statements begin in Renisha McBride shooting trial

Opening statements began Wednesday in the case against Theodore Wafer, the 55-year-old man accused of shooting and killing an unarmed 19-year-old girl on his porch last year.

Defense attorneys opened their case by telling jurors Wafer had heard banging on his door at least four separate times before he opened it and shot Renisha McBride in the face in the early morning hours of November 2, 2013.

Who killed popular professor Dan Markel?

Who killed popular professor Dan Markel?

Cops are searching for clues in the mysterious murder of Dan Markel, a well-liked law professor from Florida State University who was found shot to death in his home last week.

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A look inside the Renisha McBride shooting trial

A look inside the Renisha McBride shooting trial

Jury selection began Monday in the shooting death trial of Renisha McBride, a 19-year-old who was shot in the face after banging on a stranger's front door in a suburb near Detroit, MI.

That stranger was 55-year-old Theodore Wafer.

Check out the best of 'Jane Velez-Mitchell' from this week!

Check out the best of 'Jane Velez-Mitchell' from this week!

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The Killer Next Door: Jarred Harrell

The Killer Next Door: Jarred Harrell

Drew Peterson: A look at Kathleen Savio's killer

Drew Peterson: A look at Kathleen Savio's killer

"The Killer Next Door" takes a look at the murderers among us, asking -- what were the red flags and how did we miss them?

HLN's Jane Velez-Mitchell delved into the case against Drew Peterson. The former Illinois police officer was convicted of murdering his third wife, Kathleen Savio, in 2012 and remains a suspect in the disappearance of his fourth wife Stacy Peterson.

Mom pleads not guilty in son's sodium poisoning

Mom pleads not guilty in son's sodium poisoning

The defense team for the mother who's accused of poisoning her son to death with salt was granted more time for discovery Wednesday during a pretrial conference.

Lacey Spears is accused of poisoning her 5-year-old son to death through his feeding tube with toxic levels of sodium. Cops say Spears, who documented her son Garnett's ailments online, used him and his ailing health to gain attention and sympathy online.

Murder mystery: Who killed Laura Araujo?

Murder mystery: Who killed Laura Araujo?

A 23-year-old recent grad was found brutally murdered Monday on a Philadelphia street that neighbors describe as "quiet".

Cops say Laura Araujo was beaten, strangled and put in a trash bag. Her body then wrapped in a blanket, put inside a duffel bag and left in an abandoned lot.  

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