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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.

The Killer Next Door: Drew Peterson

The Killer Next Door: Drew Peterson

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All dressed up & looking for their fur-ever home!

Each night, Jane Velez-Mitchell features her "Pet of the Day" on her show at 7 p.m. ET on HLN. Today, we have a special collection for Pet of the Day. These pets all need new homes. 

Jane Velez-Mitchell is teaming up with animal welfare expert Jane Garrison and adoptapet.com to try to 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 so we can post it on the website. Our email address is Jane@hlntv.com

Hot car death: Mom's attorney speaks out

Hot car death: Mom's attorney speaks out

Jane and her Lion's Den panel weigh in on the latest developments in the hot car death investigation.

Read the entire statement released by Leanna Harris' attorney here.

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.  

Attorney: Leanna Harris is living a 'nightmare'

Attorney: Leanna Harris is living a 'nightmare'

The newly appointed attorney for Leanna Harris whose husband is accused of leaving their toddler son, Cooper, to die in a hot SUV released a statement on her behalf Tuesday, saying she is "living every parent's nightmare."

"She will never again be able to tuck him into bed at night and return later to check on him," said Leanna Harris' attorney Lawrence Zimmerman.

Alleged stalker to Bullock: 'You belong to me'

Alleged stalker to Bullock: 'You belong to me'

The man accused of breaking into Sandra Bullock's home on June 8 apparently walked directly in front of the superstar's bedroom with her inside, according to the search warrant and affidavit obtained by HLN.

Cops say 39-year-old Joshua James Corbett allegedly climbed a chain-link fence that was topped with barbed wire around 5 a.m. to get inside Bullock's property line. Cops arrested Corbett after receiving a "hot prowler" call around 6:30 a.m. suggesting Corbett was inside for more than an hour before the actress realized she was not alone.

Hot car death: Who did Ross Harris talk to for 6 minutes?

Hot car death: Who did Ross Harris talk to for 6 minutes?

New theories emerge in the hot car death investigation. Could the phone calls Ross Harris made in the moments after discovering little Cooper was dead in the backseat of his car be the key to this case? Jane and her Lion's Den panel debate it.

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.

Listen: Alleged killer call girl's 911 call

Listen: Alleged killer call girl's 911 call

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.

They say Alix Tichleman's former boyfriend, Dean Riopelle died of an overdose in 2013. Tichelman was there when he died and called 911. His death was initially ruled an accident. However, cops announced their plan to re-examine the case after Tichelman was arrested and charged with murder in the death investigation of Google executive Forrest Timothy Hayes.

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