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California Youth Counselor Sentenced to 29 Years in Prison for Producing Child Pornography

Defendant Also Ordered to Pay $234,000 in Restitution to Victim. Thomas Perez Jewell was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Oakland, Calif., continue reading »

Another Teacher in Southern California Arrested for Sexual Relationship With Student

Yet another teacher in Southern California has been arrested for allegedly having inappropriate sexual contact with a student. In a school just little more than an hour southeast of Los Angeles, a teacher at Hemet High School has been continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Suspect in Redondo Beach Double Murder Captured in Mexico

The main suspect in the Redondo Beach, CA killing of a woman and her daughter has been caught after he fled to Mexico. Tuesday, the bodies of Vickie Bergman, 49, continue reading »

Agents Find Another Drug Smuggling Tunnel at Arizona-Mexico Border, 550lbs of Marijuana Inside

Another smuggling tunnel has been found long this U.S.-Mexico border, this time in Arizona. The Department of Homeland Security says federal agents discovered the tunnel Thu continue reading »

Narco Blog: 13 Die in Mexico Nuevo Loredo Shootout

Thirteen suspected gang members were killed in a shootout with Mexican soldiers and police in the northern border city of Nuevo Laredo, military spokespersons said. Mexican media had reported since early Thursday afternoon on a raging gun battle in that city, located across the Rio Grande from Laredo, Texas, as well as the mounting of blockades in some areas. continue reading »

WATCH Charlie Sheen in Unaired Super Bowl Commercial for Fiat “House Arrest” (VIDEO)

There are always a number of ads made for the Super Bowl that never actually air and a Fiat spot with Charlie Sheen was apparently one of them. Instead of running the “House Arrest continue reading »

Retired General Denied Amnesty in Guatemala

A Guatemalan court ruled Thursday that a 1986 amnesty law does not bar prosecution of retired Gen. Efrain Rios Montt for crimes against humanity during his 1982-1983 rule of the Central American country. continue reading »

Web-Based Therapy May Help Teens With Chronic Fatigue

Online treatment linked to fewer severe symptoms of syndrome, better school attendance, study finds. eens with chronic fatigue syndrome, which can cause poor concentrat continue reading »

Stroke Risk Rises With Duration of Type 2 Diabetes: Study

After 10 years with blood sugar disease, chances of brain attack tripled, researchers say. People who've had type 2 diabetes for more than 10 years are three times m continue reading »

Staff at Latino Nursing Home in Humboldt Park Say the Home is Unsafe

Chicago is a very neighborhood-centric city. That is why it is probably not surprising that many area nursing homes follow the same trends, with close identification with the specific neighborhood in which they are found. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Authorities Capture Kidnapper Twice- In Less than Three Months

Mexican authorities continue to demonstrate their lack of abilities with this case as highlighted in the state of Durango. The kidnapper Julio Cesar Quintero Escobedo, 34 years old, was captured last November 2011, when elements of the Special Unit for Combating Abductions of the Office of the State of Durango, located with a band of criminals. continue reading »

Diego Rivera Sketches Get a Facelift in Mexico

Four sketches made by Mexican artist Diego Rivera in the 1930s for New York's Rockefeller Center are being restored with a grant from Bank of America, the Diego Rivera-Anahuacalli Museum said. continue reading »

Cash-Strapped Spanish Town Authorizes Marijuana Plantation

Leaders of this northeastern town have given the green light to the establishment of a cannabis plantation to boost municipal revenues and create jobs in the context of Spain's economic crisis. continue reading »

Bill Gates Angers Many In Peru After Saying Other Countries are More in Need

Microsoft founder Bill Gates recently made a number of people angry when he stated that aid agencies should be concentrating on the poorest countries in the world, not those like Peru continue reading »

DO YOU SEE IT? New Mexico Man Sees Face of Jesus in a Tortilla

A New Mexico man says he has seen the face of Jesus and you can too. David Sandoval of Española, NM believes the face of Jesus, the son of God, in the discoloration of a tortilla he found on Ash Wednesday. continue reading »

Is ‘Jersey Shore’ Star Snooki Pregnant?

Though she has denied them for months, rumors that “Jersey Shore” star Snooki is pregnant are surfacing once more, this time claiming she’s three months along. continue reading »

Mexico’s Pemex Ends 2011 with Net Loss of $6.5 Billion

State oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos, Mexico's largest company, said it posted a net loss of $6.5 billion in 2011, a 103 percent increase over 2010. continue reading »

Health Tip: Protect Your Kids’ Teeth From Cavities

Here's what you can do. Monitoring your child's diet and limiting sugar intake can help protect the child from cavities. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics continue reading »

Limited Preschool Access Dims Success for Latino Children-And California’s Future

Gabriela Ramos had hardly knocked when four-year-old Fátima Martínez opened the front door of her family's home and ushered in her preschool instructor. continue reading »

Historic Victory Announced: Chicago Clean Power Coalition Press Conference March 1

Today, Midwest Generation, a subsidiary of Edison International, will announce the retirement of its Fisk and Crawford coal plants, two of the oldest and dirtiest coal-fired power plants in the nation. continue reading »