Jane Velez-Mitchell

Jane Velez-Mitchell takes a stand on the biggest topics of the day that people across the country are buzzing about.

New info about the Trayvon Martin case

New info about the Trayvon Martin case

Lisa Bloom’s new book, ‘Suspicion Nation’, details how the prosecution lost such a ‘winnable’ case.  Brand new interviews with friends of Trayvon Martin and the experts involved in the case show exactly where the prosecution went wrong.

For more on this story, watch Jane Velez-Mitchell weeknights at 7 p.m. ET on HLN. Follow the show on Facebook, and follow Jane on Twitter.

George Zimmerman won't be charged

George Zimmerman won't be charged

Florida prosecutors announced they will not charge George Zimmerman in the domestic dispute with his girlfriend.  She had called 911 saying Zimmerman broke a table and pointed a gun at her. Zimmerman was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault battery and criminal mischief. But now she says she doesn’t want him to be charged. 

For more on this story, watch Jane Velez-Mitchell weeknights at 7 p.m. ET on HLN. Follow the show on Facebook, and follow Jane on Twitter.

Did Zimmerman pull a gun on his girlfriend?

Did Zimmerman pull a gun on his girlfriend?

George Zimmerman was arrested after his girlfriend called 911 claiming he pointed a gun at her and threatened her.  Zimmerman was charged with aggravated assault, battery and criminal mischief.  His first appearance before a judge will be Tuesday.

For more on this story, watch Jane Velez-Mitchell weeknights at 7 p.m. ET on HLN. Follow the show on Facebook, and follow Jane on Twitter.

George Zimmerman compared to Clint Eastwood?

George Zimmerman compared to Clint Eastwood?

Shellie Zimmerman, the estranged wife of George Zimmerman, held a press conference on Wednesday evening. Shellie did not speak but her attorney, Kelly Sims, had plenty to say. And he brought up Clint Eastwood, Siegfried & Roy and even the Batmobile.  Jane Velez-Mitchell and the Lion’s Den debate this press conference.

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Wife's lawyer speaks out on Zimmerman fight

Wife's lawyer speaks out on Zimmerman fight

At a press conference Wednesday evening, the attorney for Shellie Zimmerman, George Zimmerman’s estranged wife, detailed his client's version of events regarding an altercation that took place between the couple on Monday -- and his views on what caused it.

“He knew he wasn’t supposed to be there,” attorney Kelly Sims said, referring to George Zimmerman, who was acquitted of second-degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin in July.

Why is Shellie Zimmerman filing for divorce?

Why is Shellie Zimmerman filing for divorce?

Tanya Young Williams was married to NBA star Jayson Williams when he shot and killed his limo driver. After a long trial the jury deadlocked on manslaughter charges and he pleaded guilty to assault. While the details of the cases are different, Tanya Young Williams, know what it is like to have a spouse go through a long and serious trial. She tells Jane Velez-Mitchell why she believes Shellie Zimmerman is filing for divorce now, after the trial.

For more on this story, watch Jane Velez-Mitchell weeknights at 7 p.m. ET on HLN. Follow the show on Facebook and follow Jane on Twitter.

Zimmerman's wife to 911: I'm really scared

Zimmerman's wife to 911: I'm really scared

Shellie Zimmerman called 911 and said her estranged husband, George Zimmerman, threatened her and hit her father. On the phone call she said she was afraid George would shoot.  Police say a gun was present but not used.  Police arrived on the scene and questioned everyone there. But Shellie and her father both refused to press charges against George Zimmerman. Police are looking through surveillance video to determine exactly what happened.

For more on this story, watch Jane Velez-Mitchell weeknights at 7 p.m. ET on HLN. Follow the show on Facebook and follow Jane on Twitter.

George Zimmerman trial: Meet the attorneys

George Zimmerman trial: Meet the attorneys

George Zimmerman claims self-defense in the 2012 fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed teenager. The trial is scheduled to begin June 10. Here is a look at the legal teams involved in the high-profile trial:

Angela Corey:  

No ‘Stand Your Ground’ hearing?

Attorneys for George Zimmerman made a shocking announcement today when they told a judge they’re going to skip the Stand Your Ground hearing, something that could have granted Zimmerman immunity in the Trayvon Martin case.

Zimmerman, who’s accused of shooting the 17-year-old in self-defense, is charged with second degree murder.

Trayvon Martin: One Year Later

Trayvon Martin: One Year Later

A candlelight vigil in New York City honored the one-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death at the hands of neighborhood watch captain, George Zimmerman. The 17-year-old Trayvon, was shot to death on his way home from a convenience store by Zimmerman.

Organized by the Trayvon Martin Foundation, the “Million Hoodies” vigil is just one of many events scheduled around the country to honor the slain teen.

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