Jane Velez-Mitchell

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Did cops mistake movie star for prostitute?

Did cops mistake movie star for prostitute?

An actress known for her role in "Django Unchained" claims she was detained over the weekend because cops in Los Angeles, California, thought she was a prostitute.

Daniele Watts says cops racially profiled her and her boyfriend, questioning them after they were seen showing affection to one another in public. Watts is African-American, her boyfriend is white.

NFL star: 'I am ... not a child abuser'

NFL star: 'I am ... not a child abuser'

Another NFL star in hot water after shocking abuse allegations. Star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is charged with felony child abuse for admittedly hitting his four-year-old son with a switch.

The Vikings forced Peterson to sit out Sunday's game, a blowout loss against New England, but he'll be allowed to play again this coming Sunday vs. New Orleans. Critics say this is an exceptionally light punishment, especially after the Baltimore Ravens fired Ray Rice for knocking out his now-wife Janay.

When (exotic) animals attack: Six tragic incidents

When (exotic) animals attack: Six tragic incidents

Real-life Lassies: Heroic animals who’ve saved lives

What happened to Jill Halliburton Su?

What happened to Jill Halliburton Su?

A bizarre Florida murder mystery baffles police.

Cops say 59-year-old Jill Halliburton Su, a relative of the founder of the billion dollar Halliburton oil empire, was found murdered in the bathtub of her upscale gated community home.

It's official: Jodi Arias won't rep herself

It's official: Jodi Arias won't rep herself

Jodi Arias is officially no longer her own lawyer.

In a pretrial hearing Monday, Arizona Judge Sherry Stephens granted the convicted killer's motion to relinquish her pro per status, effective immediately -- in other words, Arias will no longer be representing herself in the penalty phase retrial.

Suspect in kids' slayings waives court appearance

Suspect in kids' slayings waives court appearance

The South Carolina man suspected of killing his five children waived his right to his first hearing Monday morning, the Lexington County clerk of courts office said. 

In a brief filed by his legal counsel, Timothy Jones Jr. said he had been advised by his attorneys not to appear, in part because it “is entirely unnecessary and will undermine my ability to receive a fair trial,” according to CNN affiliate WIS. The brief reportedly goes on to say, “Since this hearing is for the sole purpose of parading me in front of the media, it is my wish to waive my appearance.” WIS reports he is currently on suicide watch and being kept away from other inmates.

WATCH: Global growers lay roots

WATCH: Global growers lay roots

An urban garden in Georgia is helping refugees feed themselves and get a little taste of home. Jane's Green team goes to the Atlanta suburb of Clarkston to see how this plot with a sordid past is cultivating a more sustainable future.

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Father of 4: I was racially profiled & have video to prove it

Father of 4: I was racially profiled & have video to prove it

A father of four taped his heated confrontation with police and his video has taken off online, with nearly 1.3 million views.

African American Chris Lollie claims he was harassed by white police officers as he waited in a public skyway to pick up his kids from daycare. It happened in late January in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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