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'2 drunk 2 care' driver arrested

'2 drunk 2 care' driver arrested

The 20-year-old woman who allegedly tweeted ‘2 drunk 2 care’ hours before causing a fatal car crash has now been arrested. Kayla Mendoza has been charged with DUI manslaughter, vehicular homicide and driving with a suspended license.  

Mendoza allegedly tweeted ‘2 drunk 2 care’ hours before she caused the crash on November 17 which killed two 21-year-old girls.  Mendoza is still recovering from her own injuries and is in a wheelchair.

On location: Graphic images shown in court

On location: Graphic images shown in court

Editor's note: Jen Su is a TV & Radio Presenter for 5 FM, SABC3, and Business Day TV in Johannesburg, South Africa. She is providing local insight to the Oscar Pistorius murder trial on HLN with Jane Velez-Mitchell.

“Look at the picture and take responsibility for what you’ve done, Mr. Pistorius!”

Did millionaire hire hitman to kill model wife?

Did millionaire hire hitman to kill model wife?

California cops say a millionaire tycoon tried to kill his beautiful model but soon-to-be ex-wife by allegedly offering a friend $80,000 to murder her -- and it's all caught on tape!

Was this tycoon being set-up by the alleged hit man or did this nasty divorce turn deadly?  Jane also spoke to the attorney of the man allegedly behind the plot. You can see that interview here

Kissin' Congressman: I'm sorry to God, my wife, my kids

Kissin' Congressman: I'm sorry to God, my wife, my kids

Married, Congressman Vance McAllister of Louisiana is known for his deeply religious beliefs. Rep. McAllister even centered his campaign on family values but now, the conservative father of five is in hot water!

The congressman was caught on tape making out with his much younger staff member, Melissa Peacock. Peacock, who is also married and has 2 children, worked as a scheduler for McAllister. The video was shot two days before Christmas in the McAllister's office.

Outrage after abuse video posted to Facebook

Outrage after abuse video posted to Facebook

Three people were arrested after a video posted online showed them beating an 11-year-old boy. Police say the boy was whipped up to 60 times with a belt. The alleged abusers posted it on the boy’s Facebook page as punishment.

The video went viral and was brought to the attention of police. And now the boy’s mother, godmother and an adult male have all been arrested and charged child abuse. The video above has been edited and blurred because the full video is too disturbing to post. 

Brutal child beating posted on Facebook

Brutal child beating posted on Facebook

Three people were arrested after a video posted online showed them beating an 11-year-old boy. Police say the boy was whipped up to 60 times with a belt. The alleged abusers posted it on the boy’s Facebook page as punishment.

The video went viral and was brought to the attention of police. And now the boy’s mother, godmother and an adult male have all been arrested and charged child abuse. The video above has been edited and blurred because the full video is too disturbing to post. 

Can you help find new homes for these pets?

Can you help find new homes for these pets?

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

Victim's daughter: My dad was punished for doing the right thing

Victim's daughter: My dad was punished for doing the right thing

Cops say a Detroit driver was pummeled by a group of people after he accidentally struck a 10-year-old boy with his truck.  When 54-year-old Steven Utash went to check on the child police say he was kicked and punched by about a dozen people.  The boy has a broken leg and is recovering, but Utash suffered severe head injuries which left him unconscious and in critical condition.

Jane talks to the driver’s daughter about the attack in an exclusive interview.

Grandma: Mystery money has nothing to do with Relisha's disappearance

Grandma: Mystery money has nothing to do with Relisha's disappearance

A shocking Facebook photo of Relisha Rudd’s step-father with a giant wad of cash in his mouth.  The photo was supposedly taken just after the 8-year-old went missing from the Washington D.C. area homeless shelter where she lived.  Relisha’s grandmother claims that her daughter received $4,000 from an insurance settlement, and that her husband cashed a disability check.  But could this money be the key to finding Relisha?

Jane speaks to Relisha’s grandmother Melissa Young about the latest developments.

You will fall in love with the Special Cats of Instagram

You will fall in love with the Special Cats of Instagram

All cats are awesome, but we have to admit, we all have a soft spot for the "special" ones. You know, the ones who may not be as conventionally cat-like as the rest? 

Now, there's an amazing Instagram that puts the spotlight on these uniquely adorable fur balls. The Special Cats of Instagram is home to all sorts of special needs/special qualities cats, and it is incredibly delightful. 

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