Jane Velez-Mitchell

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

Teen's last text: 'I think I'm about to be abducted'

Teen's last text: 'I think I'm about to be abducted'

Michigan police are on the hunt for a killer after a 14-year-old girl was found dead along a popular bike trail in the small town of Armada, Michigan.

April Millsap's body was found in a ditch hours after she left for a walk with her dog, Penny, on July 24.

Did this American missionary molest orphans in Africa?

Did this American missionary molest orphans in Africa?

A 19-year-old missionary from Oklahoma is charged with molesting children at a school in Kenya.

Matthew Durham began volunteering at Upendo's Children's home in Nairobi two years ago. Upendo provides food, clothes and schooling to neglected children. On Durhan’s latest trip to Nairobi, he allegedly requested to stay in an "overflow bunk" with the children, instead of sleeping at the home of a sponsor family, as he had done during a past visit.

Cops: Shooting of FSU professor not random act

Cops: Shooting of FSU professor not random act

Cops announced a possible new lead Monday in the mysterious murder of Dan Markel, a well-liked Florida State University professor who was found shot in his garage on July 18.

According to the Tallahassee Fire Department, a neighbor went over to the Markel's garage after hearing a "loud bang." It was there, the neighbor told police, where they found Markel's driver side window "bashed in" and the professor bleeding. The neighbor, who called 911, told police Markel was sitting and moving in the car but that he was unable to speak.

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Day 2: Was Renisha McBride a threat?

Day 2: Was Renisha McBride a threat?

Day two in the Renisha McBride shooting trial brought several new witnesses to the stand including a responding officer and a woman who witnessed the 19-year-old victim's car accident hours before she was shot to death.

Wafer is accused of shooting and killing Renisha McBride on his porch last year.  He claims he was in fear of his life and shot her in self-defense.

Drugged, raped & bitten at CEO's mansion?

Drugged, raped & bitten at CEO's mansion?

Former Tennessee tech CEO Mark Giannini is accused of raping a woman who thought she was meeting the businessman for a job interview.

The victim apparently told police Giannini drugged and raped her and that one of his employees then drove her back to a motel where her family was staying.

Day 1: The Renisha McBride shooting trial

Day 1: The Renisha McBride shooting trial

Testimony 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.

Wafer's defense began their opening statements today by telling jurors that their client heard banging on his door at least four separate times before he opened it and shot McBride in the early morning hours of November 2, 2013.

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.

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