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LATINO BLOTTER: They Prefer Cash - Man Tries to Pay for Lap Dance with Crack

A Texas man was arrested Sunday after he tried to pay for a lap dance with crack cocaine after. Ricardo Luna, 26, was reportedly arrested at an continue reading »

Colombian Navy, Air Force, Police Work Together in One Ton Drug Bust

Colombia's navy, air force and police collaborated Tuesday in the confiscation of 1,000 kilos (2,202 pounds) of cocaine, authorities said. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Chris Aguilar Leaves Mother’s Dead Body in Bathtub for Days

An Arizona man was arrested after it was discovered that he left his dead mother’s body in her homes bathtub while he came and went as usual. Tucson police stated that due to the decomposition of the body, it w continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Beats Pregnant 18-Year-Old Girlfriend With Help from His Friends

Three men have been arrested in connection to the kidnapping and assault of a pregnant 18-year-old police say they held for 9 days. Police in Ceres, Calif. say that on Jan. 27, the pregnant victim’s continue reading »

How Congress Can Better Protect Immigrant Victims of Crime

This week the Washington Post reported on two laws that protect victims of domestic abuse who are also immigrants. The story profiles women who were literally saved from abusive relationships by law enforcement who then guided them to programs that offer a special form of immigration relief for victims. continue reading »

For Murdering 9-Year-Old Neighbor, Alyssa Bustamante is Sentenced to Life in Prison

Wednesday, 18-year-old Alyssa Bustamante of Missouri was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole for savagely killing her 9-year-old neighbor, because she wanted to know what it felt like to kill someone. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Meth Mom Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter After Baby Dies From Drug-Filled Breast Milk

In 2010, a California mother was accused of causing the death of her weeks-old son by way of breastfeeding him though she was using methamphetamine. On Nov. 21, 2010, 6-week-old Michael Acosta III died as a result of continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Mother of Cash Carrying Kids Sentenced to 3 Years Probation

In September 2011, Veronica Angulo Leyva’s children were sent in the U.S. to pick up $100,000 in undeclared currency and bring it back to her in Mexico, and as a result she was accused of child abuse. continue reading »

Police Issue Community Warning After Girl Followed 2 Days in a Row

A Humboldt Park teen is terrified after she says a man in a car followed her home two days in a row, asking if she needed a ride. Police say the 13-year-old girl reported that either a Hispanic or white man had pulled up beside her on Wednesday, continue reading »

Florida Teacher ‘Disciplines’ Autistic Students with Hot Sauce

Lillian Gomez, a Kissimmee, Florida, special education teacher, was recently removed from her classroom and suspended after putting hot sauce on her student’s crayons. According to Gomez, the hot sauce was meant to keep her autistic students from putting the crayons in their mouths. continue reading »

Costa Rican Girl (12) Raped by Father; Gives Birth to Brother, Struggles to Maintain Family (VIDEO)

In the small town of Cuajiniquil, Costa Rica, a young girl’s life has been changed forever after being a victim of incest. At just 12 years of age, “Gisell” was raped by her father, Javier Luna Lopez. After the rape, she soon found out she was pregnant. She gave birth to a baby boy, her son, yet also her brother. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: New Mexico High School Seems to be Full of Shoplifters

Police in New Mexico say a group of at least six students from a local high school were behind a series of shoplifting incidences. Albuquerque police told KOAT they initially suspected that all six t continue reading »

Cop Suspected of Having Sexual Relationship With Teen is Fatally Shot by Fellow Officer

A California police officer was shot and killed over the weekend by a fellow officer. After it was alleged that Santa Maria Officer Albert Covarrubias Jr. was engag continue reading »

Chilean Man Steals 11,453 Pounds of Glacier Ice with Plans to Sell to Local Bars

Chilean police surprised a man who was transporting in a refrigerated truck 5,200 kilograms (11,453 pounds) of ice that had removed from the Jorge Montt glacier, the cargo apparently destined for bars and restaurants here in the capital. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Miami Man Arrested After Refusing to Stop Smoking on Plane, Pushing Flight Attendant

Sometimes those flying the friendly skies aren’t so friendly themselves, case and point being Manolin Villaverde. Tuesday, Villaverde was on a flight from Houston to Ontario, Calif., when about an hour in, h continue reading »

Nephew of Cicero Town President Arrested for Stealing Beer While in Town-Owned Vehicle

The nephew of a Chicago-area town president has been arrested for allegedly stealing beer. Joseph Terrana, 41, is the nephew of Cicero town president Larry Dominick. After watching surveillance footage of the store, police say Terrana, wearing an continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Arrested for Encouraging Daughter to Fight Another Girl

While pretty much everyone will agree that young people need parental support, the encouragement given by one Florida mother is not exactly what we had in mind. continue reading »

Latino Soldiers Indicted in Scheme to Illegally Obtain Military Recruiting Bonuses

Latino soldiers were allegedly involved in a conspiracy to obtain more than $200,000 in fraudulent recruiting bonuses from various U.S. military departments. continue reading »

Catholic Priest Gunned Down in Guatemala After Car Accident

A Catholic priest in the southeastern Guatemalan province of Santa Rosa was fatally shot Friday after a road accident, authorities said. The Rev. David Donis died of a gunshot to the chest, fire department spokesperson Lazaro Aguilar told radio stations. continue reading »

Members of Drug Smuggling Organization Sentenced

U.S. Attorney Robert E. O’Neill announces that earlier this week, U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Kovachevich sentenced Elias Estupinan Rengifo (48, Colombia, South America) to 135 continue reading »