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College Kids Often Use Cell Phones While Driving: Study

Students seem to have 'misplaced confidence' in their ability to multitask, researcher says. Distracted driving due to texting and use of other electronic devices is common among college students in California, according to a new study. continue reading »

Many U.S. Workers Sleep-Deprived: CDC

Transportation workers among those getting the least shuteye, researchers say. Many American workers get fewer than six hours of sleep each nigh continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Man Executed on Street in Sinaloa (Photo Warning)

A heavy vehicle operator was killed Wednesday morning outside his home in South Meadows subdivision, number five. He has been identified as Eduardo Estrada Espinoza, who was 37 years of age. continue reading »

Sofia Vergara Rejoins Cast For Sequel to ‘The Smurfs’

Colombia's Sofia Vergara, the star of "The Smurfs," will also participate in the sequel to the 2011 blockbuster that earned $560 million worldwide, Sony Pictures announced Thursday. continue reading »

Texas Rep. Francisco “Quico” Canseco Says TSA Agents Assaulted Him

Texas Rep. Francisco “Quico” Canseco is claiming that he was assaulted by TSA agents at San Antonio International Airport earlier this month. The Republican congressman says the “overzealous” federal screeners ass continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Happy Birthday to Me - Man Hires ‘Hitman’ to Kill Wife as Present to Self

A Las Vegas man is behind bars after police say he attempted to hire someone to kill his wife as a present to himself for his birthday. Jorge Victorino-Vazquez was arrested on Saturday after an undercover investigati continue reading »

“Immigrants Cause Global Warming” - ‘The Colbert Report’ Takes on the Claim

During Wednesday's The Colbert Report host Stephen Colbert commented on a new video from the organization Californians for Population Stabilization in a segment called "United We Can't Stand Them." continue reading »

Marco Rubio’s Grandfather Was Ordered Deported; He Chose To Stay

Here’s the thing about Marco Rubio: he’s the son of Cuban immigrants, represents the state with the fourth-largest immigrant population in America, constantly bills himself and his background as the embodiment of the American Dream…and yet he seems to have much less sympathy for immigrants who have stories much like his. continue reading »

Prostitute Suing U.S. Embassy in Brasilia After Marines and Embassy Staff Push Her from Car

The U.S. government in once again faced with accusations that those under their command have engaged in inappropriate conduct with prostitutes in Latin America. continue reading »

When Kidney Transplant Fails for Man he Donates Donated Kidney to Save Another

When 27-year-old Illinois resident Ray Fearing needed a kidney transplant his sister stepped up and donated one of hers. Sadly, due to the very disease that destroyed his original kidney, the potentially life-saving gift from his 24-year-old sister was being damaged. continue reading »

Javier Bardem to Appear in Film Based on Brother Carlos Novel “Alacran Enamorado”

Javier Bardem will make his return to Spanish cinema when he plays a neo-Nazi ideologue in "Alacran enamorado" (Scorpion in Love), a film based on a novel by his brother Carlos. In remarks to Efe, Spanish director Santiago Zannou said the winner of a best-supporting-actor Oscar for his turn in the Coen brothers' "No Country for Old Men" will play a secondary character named Solis continue reading »

Mexican Diplomat Receives Immunity After Driving 91mph While Drunk and Peeing in Pants

On Friday morning, police in Roswell, Georgia near Atlanta clocked a vehicle traveling at 91 mph. After pulling the vehicle over, police discovered the driver was Mariano Saynez Ruiz Duran, the vice consular at the Mexican Consulate General’s Atlanta office. continue reading »

Cocaine Habit Might Speed Brain Aging

Scans comparing users with non-users showed premature loss of gray matter in drug abusers. Chronic cocaine use may speed up brain aging, a new study suggests. continue reading »

Air Quality Improving in Many U.S. Cities: Report

Even Los Angeles showed lowest smog levels in more than a decade, data found. Air quality in America's most polluted cities has improved significantly over the past decade, according to a new report from the American Lung Association. continue reading »

‘Noticias OK” in Puerto Rico to Report Only Good, Happy News

A radio program in Puerto Rico will report only good news starting May 1 as a way to try and minimize violence on the streets of the Caribbean island. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: El Chapo Sends Message to Zetas

The car bomb that exploded outside the building of the Attorney General of Tamaulipas in Nuevo Laredo was a demonstration of power asserted by the leader of the Sinaloa cartel, Joaquin Guzman Loera better known as El Chapo Guzman. His desire was to defy local authorities and confirm his cartels presence in the border city and their desire to exterminate the Zetas. continue reading »

7.5%  of Scheduled ICE Deportations Suspended

An ongoing review of pending deportations has resulted in the suspension of 7.5 percent of the planned expulsions, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said. The evaluation is aimed at clearing a large backlog of court cases and at focusing enforcement efforts on the deportation of criminals, ICE Deputy Press Secretary Gillian Christensen said. continue reading »

COMMUNITY ALERT: Deceptive Practice: Fraud/Confidence Game Targeting Senior Citizens

Senior Citizen Residents of the 4th, 5th, 6th and 22nd Districts should be aware of Deceptive Practice: Fraud/Confidence Games occurring in their area. About This Crime - Offenders gain entry by ringing the doorbell or knockin continue reading »

Group of Mexican Attorneys Promoting Online Divorces

A group of Mexican attorneys wants to convince people that divorces are not difficult to obtain, rolling out a prepaid card that simplifies the process and can even be purchased at supermarkets. continue reading »

What’s At Stake: SB 1070 at the Supreme Court

SB 1070 is Arizona’s controversial anti-immigrant law. After the law passed in 2010, two dozen copycat bills were introduced in state legislatures across the country; five passed in Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, South Carolina and Utah. The ACLU and a coalition of civil rights organizations have filed lawsuits in all six states. continue reading »