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Nicaragua Apprehends Mexicans With $7 Million in Cash in Fake News Trucks

At least $7 million in cash was found in the vehicles of 18 people pretending to be news crews from Mexico's Televisa television covering a drug trial in Managua linked to the 2011 killing of folk singer Facundo Cabral, Nicaraguan police said Friday. continue reading »

Bolivian Border Town Receives Extra Security After Mob Kills Brazilians Accused of Murder

Soldiers and additional police have been deployed in the border town where two Brazilians accused of murdering three local residents were lynched earlier this week, the Bolivian government said Friday. continue reading »

Guatemalan Police Officer Arrested For Holding Teen as Sex Slave

A Guatemalan police officer was arrested on charges of holding a 14-year-old girl as a sex slave for months, authorities said Friday. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Arrested for 1980 Murders in U.S.

A Puerto Rican man wanted for the murders of his girlfriend and her mother 32 years ago in Pennsylvania was arrested in Puerto Rico, police said Thursday. continue reading »

No Justice for Colombian Journalist’s Death 13 Years Later

Press organizations, defenders of human rights, families and journalists gathered here Monday to commemorate the 13th anniversary of journalist and humorist Jaime Garzon's murder and to protest the authorities' failure to punish anyone for the crime. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Did Michael Mendez Keep Woman Locked Up in Room For Years?

The woman police believe may have been locked in a bedroom for years is now defending the man suspected of keeping her there. According to police, Michael Mendez, 42, is a member of the Latin Kings street gang and when they entered continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Attacked by Ex-Boyfriend Who Hid in Trunk of Car

Peter Maya is facing kidnapping and battery charges after he hid in the trunk of his ex-girlfriend’s car and climbed into the backseat and attacked her. Police say Maya, 24, was hiding in the trunk of Keisha Bethel of Oaklan continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Angry Wife Tries to Run Over Husband, Injures Little Girl

After an argument with her husband, Texas wife attempted to run him over but instead severely injured a young girl. Police say a very intoxicated Martina Cooper Hernandez, continue reading »

Michael Martinez Stabbed For Smacking Girlfriend’s Sunburned Butt

After getting badly sunburned, Tiffany Sherry returned to her Pennsylvania home in pain. He boyfriend had no idea that one smack of the tush would land him the hospital. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Felon Shoots Self with Homemade Gun he Made Because he Can’t Buy Firearm

A Florida man was hospitalized and arrested after his homemade gun fired at his leg. Manny Garrido, 23, of Lake Worth, decided he needed a gun for his protection. However, as a felon, Garrido was no continue reading »

Mexico Extradites 3 to U.S., Including Man Wanted for Murder in Illinois

Three suspects - two Mexicans and a U.S. citizen - wanted on sexual abuse and murder charges were extradited to the United States, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Traffic Stop in Veracruz, MX Turns Up Several Endangered Species

Authorities in the Mexican state of Veracruz say they found a number of animals, some of them endangered, in a truck on Tuesday. Soldiers from Mexico's Ministry of National Defense were reportedly patroll continue reading »

High Ranking Mexican Generals to be Indicted for Racketeering, Drug Charges

Retired Gen. Tomas Angeles Dauahare and five other high-ranking Mexican military officers are to be arraigned this week on drug and racketeering charges. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Pretending to be Florida Police Officer Busted by Actual Off-Duty Cop

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man in Siesta Key Florida for pretending to be a police officer. Oscar Mondeja, 39, was walking along the Siesta Key Beach pretending continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Florida Woman Interrupts Trip to Salon to Run Across Street to Slap Someone

A 26-year-old Florida woman was arrested for running across the street to slap another woman across the face. Police in Naples say Dorys Leidys Quintana was at a hair salon with she spott continue reading »

Brazil Sees 21.8 Percent Increase in Violent Deaths in Sao Paulo

The number of violent deaths here in Brazil's largest city climbed 21.8 percent in the first half of this year compared with the same period in 2011, the Sao Paulo state government said Thursday. continue reading »

Accused Killer of National Guard-Mother of 4, Steals Passenger Jet, Shoots Himself

The manhunt for murder suspect Brian Hedglin ended when he crashed an empty SkyWest passenger plane in Utah and proceeded to shoot himself in the cockpit. continue reading »

Florida Man Calls 911 Multple Times Claiming Honduran Gang Trying to Kill Him

On June 23, police in Fort Pierce, Florida received multiple 911 calls from a man claiming Honduran gangsters were trying to kill him. A police report states, a man called 911 numerous times stating there had bee continue reading »

Lawyer Jose Baez says Police Should Have Known Tot-Mom Casey Anthony was Living in “Fantasy World”

Many around the world were glued to the news as they watched Casey Anthony stand trial for allegedly killing her two-year-old daughter, Caylee Marie. As the trial went on, continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Dallas Mother Attempts to Sell Baby in Classified Ad for $4,500

A Texas woman has been arrested after she attempted to sell her infant son in a classified ad. Megan Heichelbeck had decided she wanted to adopt a child, but when she saw a classified ad for a four-month-old African American and Hispanic continue reading »