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Man Who Stole Rolex From Hollywood Airport Arrested

South Florida authorities say they have arrested the man believed to have stolen a Salvadoran woman's $6,500 watch while she went through security at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. continue reading »

Iowa Woman, Melissa Ramirez, Falls into Uncovered Storm Sewer

An Iowa woman was in critical condition after police say she fell into an uncovered storm sewer over the weekend. Melissa Ramirez, 24, is believed to have spent continue reading »

Trying to Cash $100 Check, Miami Man Confused With a Bank Robber, Now Awarded $3.3 Million Check

A man mistakenly thought to be a bank robber has just been awarded $3.3 million by a Florida jury. On July 8, 2008, Rodolfo Valladares entered an Aventura Bank of America continue reading »

NM Governor Susana Martinez Fails for 3rd Time to Revoke Licenses for Undocumented

Undocumented immigrants in New Mexico still have the right to get driver's licenses, after Republican Gov. Susana Martinez failed for a third time to repeal the 2003 law continue reading »

Sean Penn Meets with Pres. Fernandez Kirchner, Agrees Falkland Islands Belong to Argentina

After meeting with Argentina's President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in Buenos Aires, actor Sean Penn spoke with reporters about Argentina's ongoing dispute with Britiain over the Falkland Islands. continue reading »

Calif. Immigration Agent Shoots Fellow Agent Before Being Shot, Killed by Another

Officials are still investigating a shooting involving three agents with Immigration and Customs Enforcement which left one officer wounded, and another dead by the gun of a third agent. continue reading »

Mother Who Drowned Her Daughters Was Denied Psych Help Due to Immigration Status

A mother in South Los Angeles has been arrested for the murder of one of her daughters and attempted murder of another. Police say 32-year-old Lorna Valle tried to dro continue reading »

Jon Secada: We Have to be Aware of Our Health

Grammy winner Jon Secada has joined a campaign to make Hispanics more aware of chronic hepatitis C, a condition that contributed to the death of his father. continue reading »

Denying Fairness and Human Rights to Some Put All of our Freedoms at Risk (AUDIO)

Mitt Romney’s line on “self-deportation” got a laugh from the audience at a Florida debate last week, but as thousands in Alabama, Arizona and elsewhere know — there’s nothing funny about it. continue reading »

Health Tip: Offer Healthy Breakfast Choices

Doughnuts and pastries may be delicious breakfast treats, but they're probably loaded with fat and sugar. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these healthier breakfast choices: continue reading »

Hispanic Media Coalition: Trends in Latino Mobile Phone Usage

The National Hispanic Media Coalition, NHMC, releases a report entitled "Trends in Latino Mobile Phone Usage: And What They Mean for U.S. Telecommunications Policy." continue reading »

Narco Blog: Mother & Daughter Found Murdered

This morning, police authorities were able to determine the whereabouts of Amalia Ramirez of God, 42 years old and her daughter Yvonne Saucedo Ramirez, 22. continue reading »

Arizona Working to Arm Volunteer Militia to Monitor Mexican Border

Arizona is moving closer to establishing an armed volunteer militia to monitor the state's border with Mexico, an initiative that concerns civil rights defenders. continue reading »

Sheen and Warner Bros. at it Again: Company Says Sheen is Using Their Photos to Promote New Show

Even after being kicked off CBS’ “Two and a Half Men”, Charlie Sheen is once again in trouble with his former bosses at Warner Bros. for using images that don’t belong to him. continue reading »

Philadelphia: Fight Over Dog Poop Ends in New Father Being Killed

A Philadelphia man is in jail after police say he shot his neighbor, Franklin Manuel Santana, after Santana told him to stop letting his dogs poop in his yard. Witnesses said Santana, like many of the neighbors continue reading »

Trouble on Twitter: Obama Aide Called ‘Insulting’ for Quoting Chimichanga Line from WashPo Artic

We get it, during election season even the smallest things can and are turned into platforms for attack. The latest “little thing” to catch the eyes of Republicans on the prowl was a recent Tweet sent out by President Obama’s campaign manager, Jim Messina. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Claimed he Was Carjacked to Get a Free Ride From Cops

Hollywood, here I come! Okay, maybe not. Hector Felix Jr. was just looking for a free ride to Hollywood – Hollywood, Florida that is – when he called police while in Port St. Lucie claiming he had been carjacked. continue reading »

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Chosen to Chair Democratic National Convention

Having dedicated his career to civic engagement and grassroots empowerment Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has been chosen to lead the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte this summer. continue reading »

STUDY: Latinos and Asians Have Highest Levels of Interracial Marriages

Interracial and inter-ethnic marriages continue to increase in the United States and the greatest growth has occurred among Hispanics and Asians, according to a report by the Pew Research Center. continue reading »

Are Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Calling Off Their Divorce?

TMZ is reporting that Kobe Bryant and the wife who filed for divorce in December are reconciling. Vanessa was seen at her still-husband’s game against the Atlanta Hawk continue reading »