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Latino Blotter: 10-Yr Prison Sentence for Two Latinos Possessing Machine Gun & Selling Grenades

Jose Eduardo Munoz, 28, and Alfredo Israel Zendejo Jr., 22, both Laredo residents and convicted felons, have each been sentenced to serve 10 years in federal prison for illegal possession of a machine gun, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today. continue reading »

Gloria Estefan to be Mentor on New Singing Competition Show “The Star Next Door”

Gloria Estefan and country singer John Rich (Big & Rich) have signed on to be mentors on the CW’s upcoming music competition show “The Star Next Door”, executive-produced by singer-actress Queen Latifah. continue reading »

Was it Latin Lovin’ Gone Wrong or Just a WTF Moment? California Man Kills Wife with a Cannonball

Authorities were called to a California mobile home park after a woman was killed and man was injured when he fired a cannonball into a home. The unidentified man told police that he ignited the makeshift cannon, firing the c continue reading »

VIDEO Courtroom Brawl Leaves Latino Family Jailed for Assaulting Daughter’s Killer

The family of Jessica Rojas is not only grieving her violent end but also the two family members that were arrested by Springfield, Massachusetts court authorities after inciting a brawl at her alleged killers trial. continue reading »

Louis C.K. and ‘Modern Family’ Nominated for Comedy Awards Airing May 6

Nominations for the second annual “The Comedy Awards” were announced today with “Modern Family,” “Bridesmaids,” “30 Rock,” “Crazy, Stupid, Love.” and Louis C.K. leading the way with the most nominations. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: NM Man Tries to “Dine & Dash” Police Officers Serving at Diner for Charity

After eating at a Las Cruces, New Mexico Applebee’s a man a two females decided that they weren’t going to pay for the food and attempted to leave. However, they did not seem to realize that the restaurant was full of cops working as servers that day. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Mexican Party says U.S. Sees No Danger of Cartel Pact

The United States considers reports that the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, might cut a deal with Mexico's drug cartels if it wins the presidency an "unfounded myth," a party official said, citing statements by U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden. continue reading »

Obama’s 1st Press Conference of the Year: “We can Still be a Nation of Laws and Immigrants”

President Obama presided over his first press conference in close to seven months and the first press conference of 2012 which included comments on immigration. continue reading »

¡Feliz Cumpleaños Gabo! Colombian Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez Turns 85

Gabriel García Márquez was born in 1928 in the small town of Aracataca, Colombia. He grew up with his maternal grandparent - his grandfather was a pensioned colonel from the civil war at the beginning of the century. H continue reading »

Top Facts About Latino Voters in Super Tuesday States

The Hispanic Leadership Network released its “Top Facts about Hispanics in Alaska, Georgia, Idaho, Massachusetts, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Vermont and Virginia” for today's Super Tuesday primary elections. continue reading »

LISTEN: First Single “La Señal” From ‘Juanes: MTV Unplugged’

Monday, Colombian singer Juanes released the first single from his upcoming album "Juanes: MTV Unplugged". Produced by Juan Luis Guerra, the first single is titled, "La Señal". Though the full album, which includes duets wi continue reading »

New Starz Show “Magic City” Depicts 1950s Miami

The Starz cable channel on April 6 will begin broadcasting "Magic City," a series about Miami in the late 1950s. "The series is based on one of the most glamorous, exciting and dangerous periods in continue reading »

Ana Baiz-Torres: First Diversity Directory at U of C, San Diego Sues for Unjust Termination

Ana Baiz-Torres is suing the University of California, San Diego for firing her when she was trying to increase the college's diversity, which was her job as UCSD's first director of development for Diversity Initiatives. continue reading »

Docu-Series Looking for Latino Family-Owned Businesses

Seeking Hispanic Family-Owned Businesses and African-American/Black Family-Owned Businesses. We are seeking affluent Latino family-owned businesses with HUGE continue reading »

Latino Blotter:  Man Mom Meets on Online, Moves in 4 Days Later,  Assaults Her 3-year Old

A Texas mom is accused of meeting a man on line allowing him to move in with her four days later and watching when he sexually assaulted her three-year-old daughter. continue reading »

Vida/SIDA Opens LGBT Homeless Shelter, First of Its Kind of Midwest

It took years of revised plans and fundraising, but on March 3 Vida/SIDA cut the ribbon on its much-anticipated LGBT homeless youth shelter, the first of its kind in the Midwest. continue reading »

Narco Blog:  Man Murdered at Children’s Party in Broad View

In the midst of a children's party, two gunmen executed a young man. He was shot four times in the north of Monterrey. The deceased, 18, nicknamed "The Cri Cri", was shot in the chest and died instantly. The murder was reported in Colonia La Esperanza. continue reading »

Pablo Milanes Cancels Tour in Spain After Emergency Surgery

Cuban singer-songwriter Pablo Milanes cancelled his Spanish concert tour after undergoing emergency surgery for an umbilical hernia at Ruber Internacional Clinic in Madrid. continue reading »

Nearly 4 Million Mexican teens have Posted Racy Photos on Web

Around 3.6 million Mexican teenagers say they have posted photos of themselves in "provocative poses" on the Internet, the IFAI data-protection agency said. continue reading »

Michelle Rodriguez Among Those Discovery Their Ancestry on PBS Series “Finding Your Roots”

Michelle Rodriguez is among those taking part in the 10-part PBS series Finding Your Roots, in which those taking part join Harvard scholar and renowned cultural critic He continue reading »