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BREAKING NEWS:  University of Michigan’s Rich Rodriguez is Out

After a brutal weekend for the University of Michigan Wolverines, its coach, Rich Rodriguez is said to be out. Rodriguez met with the University’s athletic director Dave Brandon earlier this afternoon and a meeting with the team is scheduled for 6:00 pm CST. continue reading »

TN Jailers Now Have to Ask Inmates, “Are You Here Illegally?” (VIDEO)

January 1st enacted a new policy for Tennessee jails. Every inmate’s residency status is now going to be checked to make sure they are all in the country legally. continue reading »

Aging 1968 Cuban Hijacker Turns Himself In, Gets 15 Years Prison Term

Luis Pena Soltren, returned as a repentant fugitive from Cuba for his role in the 1968 hijacking and faced a stern judge handing that handed the 67-year-old man a 15 years sentence without the possibility of parole. continue reading »

Rick Sanchez Wants a Job in 2011, He’s “Unemployed and Ruined”

The former CNN host of Rick's List and his friends have launched a website and Twitter account all in an effort to get him a gig in 2011. continue reading »

Texas City Wants to Bring in Wealthy Mexican Investors, in Turn Provide Them Investor Visas

The City of McAllen recently announced that wealthy Mexican investors may soon wish to contact the city and apply for U.S. citizenship. The McAllen Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and McAllen City Commission continue reading »

CRIME: (Logan Square) Two Wounded in Shooting at Diversey and Drake

Monday night, police say two men were seriously injured after being shot in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood. Police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said that around 8:40 p.m., near the intersection of Drake and Diversey Avenues continue reading »

SMALL BUSINESS FINANCE: New Law Helps Business Obtain over $10.3 Billion in Loan Guarantees

SBA Administrator Karen Mills announced that as of Dec. 31 the agency had approved more than $10.3 billion in loan guarantees which supported more than $12 billion in lending to small businesses since President Obama continue reading »

Latino Social Network Que Pasa to Add New Game Titles to Its Network through eGames

Quepasa Corporation, creator and operator of Quepasa.com, a rapidly growing online social network for the Latino community, announced today that it has signed a publishing and distribution agreement with eGames, Inc., a leading developer and publisher of casual online games. continue reading »

Newly Enacted Jobs Bill has Helped Small Businesses to Obtain over $10.3 Billion in Loan Guarantees

SBA Administrator Karen Mills announced that as of Dec. 31 the agency had approved more than $10.3 billion in loan guarantees which supported more than $12 billion in lending to small businesses since President Obama continue reading »

(Logan Square) Shooting on Fullerton Ave.

December 31, 2010, at 11:39 p.m., a shooting was reported on the 2800 block of West Fullerton Avenue in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood; near the intersection of Fullerton and North Mozart Street. continue reading »

Mexican Teen Deported In Spite of Fears He’ll Be Murdered

For fear of being killed if he stayed in Mexico, Daniel Garcia and his sister fled to Canada, but last Monday his sister was deported and after a failed attempt to stay his removal, he was deported as well. continue reading »

NY Governor Attempts to “Protect” Undocumented Without Criminal Records

As part of a pact with the federal government, and in an attempt to appease opponents of a program used to identify undocumented immigrants, New York Gov. David A. Paterson says he has reached an agreement continue reading »

More Latinos in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math Fields Wanted

A recent report has pointed out that while the need for STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) college students has risen, the number of Latino students in the fields are far lower than the national average, and that number will only worsen unless more pre-college age Latinos take an early interest in STEM education/careers. continue reading »

Padre Albert Cutie–Pens Book Charging Church has “Many Homosexuals”

Father Albert Cutie clearly isn’t seeking a quite life after leaving, some say pushed out of the Catholic Church for a not-too private love affair. continue reading »

Lawmakers in Kentucky Disagree on How to Handle Undocumented Immigration

Pushing for the state’s police to be given the authority to arrest anyone they suspect may be in the country illegally is David Williams, the Republican Senate President. He seeks to be able to arrest unauthorized immigrants for criminal trespass if the individual is found on public or private property in the Kentucky. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Man Visits Family in Florida and Then Decides to Torch Them to Death

Justino Sanchez Diaz, from Puerto Rico, was visiting his extended family in Florida when he decided to burn them to death. Sometime on New Year’s Day, continue reading »

COMMUNITY ALERT: Hit & Run Information Wanted

Wanted for a Fatal Hit and Run 009th District. On Saturday, January 01, 2011 at about 3:38 a.m. at approximately 5246 S. Western Avenue, a pedestrian was struck and fatally injured by an unknown vehicle. continue reading »

Hate Crimes Up in New York State with High Anti-Semitic Sentiment and Low Anti-Hispanic Bias

The New York State Division of Criminal Justice has just released its Hate Crime report for the year ending 2009. The report is a gauge of what is happening in the state in terms of hate crimes reported, the number of arrests for hate crime and who the intended target of that hate is. continue reading »

POLL:  American Not Very Optimistic About Upcoming New Year

Americans expected the current year to be better than it turned out but are more hopeful about the year to come. This is similar to findings in previous years. Still, adults are less optimistic about the upcoming year than they’ve been in the previous seven years of surveying. continue reading »

Tamale Day at the McMahon’s

My youngest brother married one of the brightest and most talented women I know. She has even spoken in my classes as someone who started and sold a business and the students loved her as well. continue reading »