Jane Velez-Mitchell

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

Cop charged with sexually assaulting 8 women is freed

Cop charged with sexually assaulting 8 women is freed

An Oklahoma City Police Officer is charged with sexually assaulting at least eight women while he was on duty patrolling the streets.

Daniel Holtzclaw, 27, is charged with 16 felony counts including first-degree rape, sexual battery, indecent exposure and stalking. He’s been released from jail after a judge reduced his bail from $5 million to $500,000.

Love triangle turns deadly?

Love triangle turns deadly?

Sheila Graham-Trott is on trial for murder after cops say she beat her former friend, turned husband's lover, to death with a hammer.  

Investigators say Graham-Trott and her husband of 20 years, former Indialantic Florida mayor Daniel Trott, were separated when he began an affair with her friend, Kelly Brennan.

Who will represent Jodi Arias?

Who will represent Jodi Arias?

Who will convicted murderer Jodi Arias hire as an attorney now that she no longer wants to represent herself in the retrial of the penalty phase?

Arias was convicted last year of murdering her lover Travis Alexander in 2008. She shot him in the head, stabbed him repeatedly and slit his throat ear-to-ear, nearly decapitating him.

Jodi Arias no longer wants to be her own lawyer

Jodi Arias no longer wants to be her own lawyer

Jodi Arias may no longer act as her own attorney for her upcoming penalty phase retrial, according to a motion filed by Arias' attorneys.

Arias was initially granted permission to act as her own lawyer back in August by Arizona Judge Sherry Stephens.

Cops: Missing student 'possibly endangered'

Cops: Missing student 'possibly endangered'

Police in Boone, North Carolina, are desperately searching for a missing Appalachian State University student who has not been seen or heard from in nearly a week.

Anna Smith,18, was reported missing by her roommate on September 3 around 6 p.m. According to cops, she was last seen near her dorm room possibly wearing a red or orange top with black leggings.

Did NFL turn blind eye to incriminating video?

Did NFL turn blind eye to incriminating video?

The NFL is facing new accusations that league officials never asked an Atlantic City hotel to view the now-infamous video of Ray Rice knocking his wife unconscious in an elevator.

The NFL said that league hadn't seen the incriminating footage until yesterday. TMZ is reporting that the NFL never asked the hotel to see the video, even though the league was doing its own investigation into the February incident.

Missing girl's dad: We have no idea what happened

Missing girl's dad: We have no idea what happened

As the desperate search continues for Kristy Kelley, 27, in Indiana, another woman who went missing in the same area just five weeks earlier is found alive. Cops say Joelle Lockwood, 30, was found living in a wooden cage, wearing a belt as a dog collar and working as a slave inside a mobile home.

Just over a month after Lockwood went missing, Kristy Kelley, 27, vanished into thin air less than 20 miles away on August 15 after drinking with friends.  Will the reappearance of Joelle Lockwood help with the search for Kristy Kelley?

Renewed hope for finding Kristy Kelley?

Renewed hope for finding Kristy Kelley?

With the miraculous discovery of missing mom Joelle Lockwood found alive over the weekend, there's a new sense of hope for the family of another missing woman.

Kristy Kelley was last seen Friday night in Boonville, Indiana, around 1:30 a.m. The mother of two spent the night out drinking with friends before she seemingly vanished. Her cell phone was found in the bar's bathroom the next morning. 

#WhyIStayed & what it means

#WhyIStayed & what it means

As the video of former NFL player Ray Rice knocking his then-finance -- now wife -- out cold surfaced Monday, conversations and heated debates sprang up across the nation.

How could he do something like this? How did the NFL not know about this? Why was Rice only suspended for two games? And finally, why did she stay?

Ray Rice cut from Ravens after new video of punch surfaces

Ray Rice cut from Ravens after new video of punch surfaces

Graphic video released Monday shows an NFL star knocking his fiancee unconscious. Hours after that video surfaced, the Ravens terminated Ray Rice's contract and the NFL suspended him indefinitely.

Until now, surveillance footage of the February incident was limited to shots of Rice dragging his then-girlfriend, Janay Palmer out of an Atlantic City hotel elevator.

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