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Justin Ross Harris to face Georgia grand jury

Justin Ross Harris to face Georgia grand jury

It was a probable cause hearing dripping with drama as Cobb County Assistant District Attorney Chuck Boring presented the state's case against Justin Ross Harris, the father accused of intentionally leaving his 22-month-old son in a hot car to die.

Allegations of sexting while his son was dying, financial problems and chilling statements between husband and wife ran rampant in the courtroom as Police Detective Phil Stoddard detailed the investigation against Harris.

Judge finds probable cause, denies bond in hot car death hearing

Judge finds probable cause, denies bond in hot car death hearing

Justin Ross Harris is behind bars Thursday after a Georgia judge found probable cause and denied bond for the father accused of leaving his son in a hot car to die.

Justin Ross Harris, 33, said he forgot to drop his 22-month-old son off at day care, accidentally leaving the boy in the hot car all day. He has been charged with felony murder and cruelty to children. He has pleaded not guilty.

Hot car death: Do prosecutors have a strong case?

Hot car death: Do prosecutors have a strong case?

Attorney Sierra Elizabeth weighs in on the hot car death investigation.

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Teen hunter ignites Facebook firestorm

Teen hunter ignites Facebook firestorm

Who is Kendall Jones? Well, someone who really got the internet talking for starters.

Jones is a 19-year-old cheerleader from Texas who hunts big game for sport. She recently came under fire after posting several pictures on her Facebook page showing her posing with animals like lions, elephants and leopards; all animals she said she shot and killed.

Cops hunt for a killer in North Carolina

Cops hunt for a killer in North Carolina

North Carolina cops are searching for clues in the mysterious death of 31-year-old Maggie Daniels.

Daniels' body was found on the floor of her bedroom on June 28. According to several reports, there were no visible injuries on her body, the only sign of a struggle was a broken mirror.

Missing firefighter's body found in national forest

Missing firefighter's body found in national forest

The body of missing firefighter Mike Herdman was found over the weekend, two weeks after he was reported missing in Los Padres National Forest in California.

CNN affiliate KTLA reports that Herdman's body was discovered less than a mile from where he was last seen. According to the medical examiner, he died accidentally and due to blunt force trauma. Police say there is no indication of foul play.

Is he the Smokey to your Bandit? This pup & a few friends need your help!

Is he the Smokey to your Bandit? This pup & a few friends need your help!

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

Man v. Instagram? Adam Richman's 'inexcusable remarks'

Man v. Instagram? Adam Richman's 'inexcusable remarks'

Controversy erupts after Adam Richman, the star of 'Man v. Food' posted an Instagram picture showing off his 70 lb weight loss that included the hashtag thinspiration.

People who follow the Travel Channel star were quick to criticize his use of the hashtag. Their concern? The idea of 'thinspiration' is a highly controversial topic that is often used in pro-anorexia and pro-bullemia internet communities.

Police investigate hit-and-run turned homicide

Police investigate hit-and-run turned homicide

Police in Michigan are investigating the mysterious death of Rebekah Bletsch, a mother and wife whose body was found alongside a country road less than a mile from her home.

Cops say the 36-year-old went for a jog with her headphones and cellphone around 5 p.m. on Sunday. An hour later, a passerby found her lying on the side of the road and called 911. Dispute efforts to save her life, Rebekah was pronounced dead when paramedics arrived.

Charges looming in Charlie Bothuell investigation?

Charges looming in Charlie Bothuell investigation?

Questions remain as authorities continue to investigate the mysterious disappearance and recovery of 12-year-old Charlie Bothuell.

Eleven days after Bothuell was reported missing from his father's home in Detroit, Michigan, police made a miraculous discovery. Not only was Bothuell found alive, investigators found him hidden behind boxes in the basement of his dad's house.

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